Wolf Creek

Heather Burke
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Heather Burke
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Wolf Creek is situated in a beautiful southern Colorado bowl drenched with natural snow in the San Juan Rio Grande National Forest. Wolf Creek offers seven lifts serving 1,600 ac of skiing and snowboarding - at great rates. Wolf Creek doesn't get the big crowds, but it does get the big snow - over 450 in annually. In fact, The U.S. Olympic Team trains here because the season is long and snowy at this high elevation South West Colorado ski resort. Wolf Creek has trademarked "the most snow in Colorado" and backs up their claim scientifically by typically receiving 450-470 ft of snow in this South West Snowbelt. Interestingly, this part of Colorado has a similar latitude to Virginia but you are skiing above 10,000 ft.

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Wolf Creek vs
Wolf CreekArapahoe Basin
beginner20 %10 %
intermediate35 %30 %
advanced25 %37 %
expert20 %23 %
total runs77 109
ski area1,600ac 960ac
summit elevation11,904ft 13,050ft
total lifts9 8
child lift ticket$6 Free
adult lift ticket$70 $100
back country
value for money
average total snowfall211″ 180″
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Wolf Creek Reviews

Fabulous 4.4 / 5
based on 6 reviews

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Fabulous!4.3 / 5Nov 15, 2018
Kyle K. Kyle K.
advanced snowboarder
Snow is always plentiful here and the crowds are small. Tucked away from many of the bigger parts of Colorado, Wolf Creek offers some Colorado pow without the price or crowds.... More
Superb!4.8 / 5Nov 07, 2018
Bruce B. Bruce B.
advanced snowboarder
Wolf Creek is a hidden gem. I was invited there by some childhood friends from back east, who now live in Pagosa Springs. My son, one of his friends and I decided to make the trek from the front range after mediocre conditions. My friends told me Wolf Creek was getting hammered with snow. Turns out that WC gets more snow annually than... More
Good!3.7 / 5Nov 24, 2017
DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Powder, powder, powder, that's what it is all about here. No parks, and not even completely groomed, they know what their product is. Powder and trees. Don't waste your time near the chairs. Go to knife ridge and find the cat. Hike up about 200 yards and drop left. That's where the glory is. You can get cheaper tickets on Wed I believe, their... More
Very Good!3.9 / 5Nov 20, 2017
ZFZeb F.
advanced skier
Wolf Creek is a small gem in Southern Colorado, that receives an ungodly amount of snow. If you are looking for nonexistent lift lines, waist-deep powder, and friendly people, then Wolf Creek is the place to go.... More
Superb!4.5 / 5Nov 19, 2017
advanced skier
Wolf Creek is great for all levels. I have made visited this ski area multiple times and hope to go back soon. The runs on the mountain are great for any level. Highly recommend. ... More
Superb!4.8 / 5Nov 07, 2017
NSNeal S.
beginner skier
Never been would like to go if given an opportunity to. Would love to ski but don't no how. This would give my wife and kids to see snow. Let... More

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