If you get easily bored and are looking for something different and extreme, Monarch Ski Area is the best place to visit. It located on U.S. Hwy 50, west of Salida, Colorado, on Monarch Pass. It is a well-known tourist destination, where you can have fun with family or friends.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Skiboarding in Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Crested Butte, Colorado USA
The resort offers a wide range of summer and winter sports, friendly atmosphere and all the facilities that you need. Known as the birthplace of free-skiing, how can you resist exercising skiboarding! The resort holds many competitions of skiboarding.
For this winter activity, the resort offers a skiable area of 1547 ac (6.26 km²), a top elevation of 12162 ft (3707 m) and a base elevation of 9375 ft (2856 m). There are 1058 ac (4.28 km²) including 121 trails for all levels of ability, a half pipe and terrain parks. 27% of trails are designed for beginners, 57% for intermediate athletes and 16% of trails are tailored for those who want to practice their sport in more and more extreme levels.
As far as beginners are concerned, following the instructions of a well experienced staff which is available, they will enjoy their best ski activity. For your comfort, the spot provides 3 high speed detachable quads, 2 fixed grip quads, 2 triple chairs, 3 doubles chairs, 2 surface lifts and 2 magic carpets with uphill lift capacity 20,310 people per hour. The longest runs is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from peak to treasury. The snowfall reaches at 300 in (762 cm) per year.
The appropriate season to perform skiboarding is from November to April. Services like restaurants, bars, shops and nightlife are available on spot.