Colorado Ski Snowboard Resorts

Colorado Ski Snowboard Resorts

Colorado Ski Snowboard Resorts Guide

Colorado is rich with the best ski snowboard resorts in North America. Skiing or riding in Colorado is a must-do for any real connoisseur.  Check out this map which shows interactive location details about all 25 ski areas in Colorado. Get extensive resort details in our Colorado Ski Resort Guide. If you are looking for a family-minded area, view our list of recommendations, and check out what we consider Colorado’s top ski area picks.

Colorado’s world-renowned ski snowboard resorts and accommodating ski towns beckon travelers of all backgrounds, ages, and interests, with every ski resort offering something different.  From the hardcore backcountry hike-it crowd to the family of four looking for lessons and a laid-back day on groomed runs, there’s a Colorado ski snowboard resort that will exceed expectations.

View Live Webcam at major resorts for real-time snow conditions.

Be prepare to drive on Colorado’s highways this winter, and check the live webcams of Colorado’s major passes.

Colorado’s Top Snowboard Terrain Parks

Colorado has a premier selection of snowboard halfpipes and terrain parks. Some of our top picks include:

  • Arapahoe Basin – 5 terrain parks featuring halfpipes and terrain park features for all abilities.
  • Aspen – In the heart of Aspen. Intermediate to advanced skiers.
  • Snowmass – A progressive lineup of terrain elements to challenge any level. Central location.
  • Buttermilk Mountain – Home to the Winter X Games
  • Breckenridge – A variety of terrain parks from beginner to pro pipes.
  • Winter Park resort – 7 parks to choose from starter to very advanced.
  • Telluride – Over 100 features created for all ability levels.
  • Vail – Choose from two terrain parks, pro-style features to beginner and kid-sized jumps.
  • Beaver Creek – Signature parks collection
  • Keystone – Home to the award-winning A51 terrain park, more than 100 features
  • Loveland – Something for everyone, new features every year. Two lifts access the park.
  • Frisco Adventure Park – just $29 per day

ski snowboard terrain park

Nordic Skiing

Nordic skiing, otherwise known as cross-country skiing is fundamental to Colorado’s ski history and life in the mountains. Cross-country skiing is perfect for those who enjoy the cardio workout and the slower pace to enjoy the surroundings. Nordic centers can be found near all major ski areas and beyond. Visit our cross-country ski page to learn more.

Backcountry Ski Locations

For those off-the-beaten-path types. Backcountry skiing is readily available. One thing all backcountry areas have in common is they are not managed. Meaning you are on your own. No groomed runs or ski patrol to help you out in case of emergency. Backcountry skiers need to be advanced in their knowledge of avalanche danger and survival, and carry safety equipment. Be able to read maps, and navigate terrain. Most of all have the ability to ski safely in the chosen area. It helps to have a checklist of items you need to bring along. 

A Short List of Popular Backcountry Ski Areas

Finding the Right Colorado Ski Snowboard Resort

With so many ski snowboard resort choices in Colorado, it’s hard to go wrong. With just a little investigating you can easily figure out what ski snowboard resort will fit your group’s ski snowboard ability level and style. Most resorts have ski snowboard schools, clubs, clinics, childcare, and more available. Additionally, there is always a variety of lift ticket prices, passes, and special offers to check out. If you’re on a budget, there are several resorts to consider. Or, if you have a lot of kids with you, there are options.  Perhaps some of your group members are more interested in off-slope or non-skier activities. Whatever your ski snowboard vacation needs are, Colorado is here to deliver.

Alpine Adventure Dogsledding

21767 Hwy 24 West, Leadville, CO
719-486-9899
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Alpine Sports

435 North Park Ave, Breckenridge, CO
970-453-9623
Alpine Sports Store Alpine Sports ski, board and bike rental in Breckenridge, Colorado is a family owned ski, snowboard,...
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Best Western Ptarmigan Lodge

652 Lake Dillon Drive, Dillon, CO 80435
1-800-842-5939
Best Western Ptarmigan Lodge, Dillion Near Breckenridge and Keystone, our Dillon hotel is the perfect destination for gu...
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Blue River Sports & Mountain Wave

600 S. Park Ave., Breckenridge, CO 80424
970-453-1110
Breckenridge’s oldest locally owned & operated ski shop, Blue River Sports is celebrating its 39th season! Mountai...
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Frisco Inn on Galena

106 Galena St., Frisco, CO
970-668-3224 | 855-237-4726
The Frisco Inn on Galena Discover the perfect mountain getaway at the Frisco Inn on Galena, Summit County’s premier lo...
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Frisco Lodge

321 Main Street, Frisco, CO
800-279-6000
Frisco Lodge – Your Home Away From Home  What makes the Frisco Lodge your premiere choice for your next visit to ...
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Hotel Frisco

308 Main Street, Frisco, CO 80443
970-668-5009
Nestled in the heart of Main Street, Hotel Frisco provides unparalleled access to the best restaurants, shops and attrac...
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Sandstone Creek Club

1020 Vail View Drive, Vail, CO
800-421-1098 x202
Family oriented property with fantastic pool and spa, game room, exercise room, recquetball court and library.  Full fr...
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St. Moritz Lodge & Condominiums

334 West Hyman Ave., Aspen, CO
800-817-2069
A European-style lodge, located near the center of town and two blocks to the skier shuttle. Offering rooms with kitchen...
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Vail’s Mountain Haus

292 E. Meadow Dr., Vail, CO
800-237-0922
Nestled along Gore Creek at the Covered Bridge in the heart of Vail Village, Vail's Mountain Haus offers luxurious accom...
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