- ABOUT THE SPOT
Skiing in Winter Park Resort, Winter Park, Colorado USA
The top of the pass is at 11307 ft/3446 m and has access to a wide array of backcountry stashes. It is one of the earliest ski areas in Colorado with an annual snow fall of 300 in/762 cm. Winter Park Resort is one of the best resorts for skiing. Vertical drop is 1700 ft/518.1 m. Top elevation is 10700 ft/3261 m and base elevation is 9000 ft/2743 m.
It covers 3081 ac/12.46 km² of skiable area including 143 designated trails and 1212 ac/4.90 km² of off-piste terrain, which includes Vasquez Cirque and glade skiing. Levels are 8% for beginners, 17% intermediate, 19% advanced, 53% most difficult and 3% expert only.
There is a lift system of 25 lifts, including the Village Cabriolet, seven high speed express quads, six double chairlifts, two high speed six pack lifts, four triplets, one rope tow, three surface lifts and one platter. The lift capacity is 40000 riders/hour. There is snow making in 299 ac/1.21 km² for 26 trails.