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Skiing: Colorado > Colorado Ski Areas

Quick Facts


Advanced Terrain: 30%
Base Elevation: 9,200 Feet (2867.8 Meters)
Double Chairs: 4
Fixed Quad Chairs: 2
Half Pipe: Yes
Intermediate Terrain: 50%
Number Of Lifts: 10
Number Of Runs: 52
Skiable Acres: 495 Acres
Snowboard Park: Yes
Snowmaking Acres: 320 Acres
Summit Elevation: 10,600 Feet (3304.2 Meters)
Triple Chairs: 1
Vertical Rise: 1,400 Feet (436.4 Meters)

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General Description

Skiers at Eldora
Copyright: - Eldora Mountain Resort
Skiers at Eldora
Eldora Mountain Resort, located just 21 miles from Boulder and 52 miles from Denver, offers the closest skiing and riding to the Denver area. Its 10 lifts serves 52 trails on 495 skiable acres with 1, 400 vertical foot rise. Eldora is proud to be a family-friendly resort that offers families, beginners and intermediates great skiing terrain. As a full-service resort, Eldora also provides a professional ski school and ski/snowboard rentals.

For more information call Eldora Mountain Resort at 303-440-8700.

Directions from Denver: Take Hwy 36 northwest to Boulder. Follow Hwy 119 west 21 miles to Eldora Ski Area.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Ski Season: Late November through Early April .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Daily Adult Lift Ticket Call for Current Fee Early season and multi-day dis
Daily Child Lift Ticket (6-12 yrs.) Call for Current Fee Early season and multi-day dis
5 yrs. and under or 70 yrs. an older Call for Current Fee

Current Conditions & Trip Reports

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Filed By: Charles Winterscheid (Fort Collins, Co)
Number of People Encountered: 25-50 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Nice spot only a half hour from Boulder and perhaps an hour from Fort Collins. Closest skiing to many Front Range cities.
Conditions: The snow is pretty good, although it can be wind blown and crusty.
Recommended Clothing: Dress warm, because I found it to be windy quite regularly.

Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Cross-country Skiing Eldora offers a Nordic Center with a Nordic ski school, 60 km. of groomed and ungroomed trails; 5 km have snowmaking.
ICON Downhill Skiing
ICON Snowboarding

More Information

Links to other sites:
Eldora Mountain - Official web site


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