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Skiing: Colorado > Colorado Ski Areas

Quick Facts


Advanced Terrain: 20%
Average Annual Snowfall: 250 Inches
Base Elevation: 8,200 Feet (2556.1 Meters)
Beginner Terrain: 20%
Double Chairs: 2
Expert Terrain: 10%
Fixed Quad Chairs: 1
Half Pipe: No
Intermediate Terrain: 50%
Number Of Lifts: 4
Number Of Runs: 27
Skiable Acres: 510 Acres
Snowboard Park: Yes
Snowmaking Acres: 50 Acres
Summit Elevation: 9,850 Feet (3070.4 Meters)
Surface Lifts: 1
Vertical Rise: 1,650 Feet (514.3 Meters)

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General Description

Fresh tracks at Powderhorn
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Fresh tracks at Powderhorn
Powderhorn Resort is located in the mountains of western Colorado, thirty-five miles east of Grand Junction. Powderhorn offers a classic skiing experience. It offers lots of snow, uncrowded slopes, free parking and affordable lift tickets. Whether you're an advanced skier looking for steeps and bumps or a beginner looking for a first time lesson, you can find it at Powderhorn. If you don't like the idea of sliding on the snow, try the Crescent Moon Snowshoe Center. There are snowshoes to rent and access to upper and lower trails. If you can walk, you can snowshoe.

For more information call 970-268-5700 or visit their website at

Directions from Grand Junction: Take I-70 east to exit #47. Follow Hwy 65 east to Powderhorn.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Ski Season: Early December through Early April .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Daily Adult Lift Ticket (19-54 yrs) See website for up to date lif
Student Lift Ticket (7-18 yrs.) See website for up to date lif
College Student Lift Ticket (id required) See website for up to date lif
Senior Lift Ticket (55-69 yrs.) See website for up to date lif
6 & under, and 70 & over See website for up to date lif

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Downhill Skiing
ICON Snowboarding

More Information

Links to other sites:
Powderhorn Resort - Official web site


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