Wolf Creek

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Wolf Creek Ski Packages

Lodging + Lift Tickets Discount Price
Wyndham Pagosa
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
13% off $437
HillSide Inn
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
8% off $809
Foothills Lodge and Cabins
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
6% off $1,084

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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

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 4.3 / 5
based on 11 reviews

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Fabulous!4.3 / 5Sep 04, 2019
Wolf Creek ReviewsGarrett W.
advanced skier
Wolf Creek is a dream for skiers and boarders who love powder and tons of trees. Always has the best snow in Colorado and is more affordable than the other big resorts that the state is known for. It's a bit of a drive from other major locations, and is about 45 minutes from the closest city, but it's relatively close to South Fork, a town that has... More
Fabulous!4.4 / 5Aug 08, 2019
Wolf Creek ReviewsLarry K.
expert skier
Wolf offers everything. Backcountry hiking to access the Steeps, chutes, trees. And of course plenty of groomers. Sits on top of the continental divide on the famous 160 Wolf Creek pass. For only about 1700 acres this place skis like a much larger resort. Nice people with cheap tickets ($72). The base lodge is nice with a big deck and plenty... More
Good!3.8 / 5Aug 08, 2019
Wolf Creek ReviewsMatt D.
expert skier
Incredible snow, no crowds, and family friendly is how to describe Wolf Creek. Passes are also very cheap and there is good terrain for all levels. The only drawback is that there is no nearby accommodation and the nearest major cities are Santa Fe (3 hours) or Denver (5 hours).... More
Fabulous!4.4 / 5Jul 01, 2019
Wolf Creek ReviewsAndrew V.
beginner snowboarder
I can always depend on Wolf Creek for good, early snow and a laid back family atmosphere. Never any lines or crowded runs! Unfortuantly not much of an apres ski atmosphere in Pagosa Springs but the hot springs are nice after a hard day of shredding.... More
Fabulous!4.3 / 5Jul 01, 2019
Wolf Creek ReviewsAndrew R.
intermediate skier
I loved my experience at Wolf Creek! The snow was the best quality I have ever skied on, but my only complaint was the length of the runs. If they were longer I would never want to leave! I also loved that it’s in the middle of nowhere so there’s virtually no lines at all. However with that being said the resort is literally in the middle of... More
Fabulous!4.3 / 5Nov 20, 2018
Wolf Creek ReviewsKyle 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 08, 2018
Wolf Creek ReviewsBruce 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

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