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Skiing in Eldora Mountain Resort, Boulder, Colorado USA

Average Snowfall:
300 in/762 cm
Vertical Drop:
1600 ft/487.7 m
Base Elevation:
9200 ft/2804 m
Top Elevation:
10800 ft/3292 m
Most difficult trail:
Corona Bowl-a black diamond
Berthoud Pass is located between Idaho Springs and Winter Park and is one of the closest areas in Denver for skiing. It belongs to Boulder County and is just an hour away.

The top of the pass is at 11307 ft/3446 m and has access to a wide array of backcountry stashes. Eldora Mountain Resort is located at 21 mi/33.8 km away from Boulder and 47 mi/75.7 km away from Denver. It is a perfect place for skiing. The resort has opened its doors, hosting skiing since 1962. There is 300 in/762 cm of snow annually in Eldora.

It boasts about Colorado’s best snowmaking system. It can cover 100% of groomed terrain, which is more than any other resort in Colorado. Vertical drop is at 1600 ft/487.7 m. Base elevation is at 9200 ft/2804 m and top elevation is at 10800 ft/3292 m.

The most difficult trail is Corona Bowl, a double black diamond, where expert skiers will have a blast. There are 680 ac/2.75 km² of skiable area and the longest run is 3 mi/4.8 km long. Trails are 20% for beginners, 50% intermediate and 30% advanced. Winter and holidays are the best time to visit the resort. In winter temperature varies from 1˚F to 33˚F/-17.2˚C to 0.5˚C.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Denver
48.6 mi / 78.2 km, 1 hr 19 mins
Take I-224 and connect to C-470, connect to Route 6 in Golden, see Golden directions below to continue into Eldora.
BY CAR FROM Boulder
21.5 mi / 34.6 km, 42 mins
APPROXIMATELY 21 MILES (35 MINUTES). Take Canyon Blvd. West (Canyon Blvd. is Hwy 119). Follow 119 to Nederland. Turn left at the Roundabout. Continue South on 119 for one mile. Turn right on 130 and follow the signs to Eldora.
BY CAR FROM Golden
33.7 mi / 54.2 km, 58 mins
APPROXIMATELY 35 MILES (45 MINUTES). Take Highway 93 North to Highway 72, follow Highway 72, turn right onto Highway 119, turn left on road 130 to Eldora.
BY CAR FROM Fort Collins
75.6 mi / 121.6 km, 1 hr 44 mins
APPROXIMATELY 70 MILES (90 MINUTES). Take I-25 South, exit onto Highway 119 West/Diagonal Highway to Boulder, exit onto the Diagonal Parkway (Iris Blvd.) exit 240, turn left onto 28th Street to Canyon Blvd, turn right. Follow directions from Boulder.
BY AIR
Denver International Airport,
63.5 mi / 102.2 km
BY TRAIN

Take any Amtrak train from anywhere in Colorado. For fares, schedules and tickets check the website.

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