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Beaver Creek

Advanced Terrain: 27%
Average Annual Snowfall: 350 Inches
Base Elevation: 7,400 Feet (2306.7 Meters)
Beginner Terrain: 34%
Double Chairs: 4
Elevation: 8,100 Feet (2524.9 Meters) at Beaver Creek Village
Half Pipe: Yes
High-speed Quads: 6
Intermediate Terrain: 39%
Number Of Lifts: 14
Number Of Runs: 146
Skiable Acres: 1,625 Acres
Summit Elevation: 11,440 Feet (3566.1 Meters)
Vertical Rise: 4,040 Feet (1259.4 Meters) 3340 vertical feet from Beaver Creek Village to the summit.
Surface Lifts: 1
Snowmaking Acres: 550 Acres
Snowboard Park: Yes
Triple Chairs: 3

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General Description

Beaver Creek Mountain under an early blanket of snow
Copyright: Jack Affleck - Vail Resorts
Beaver Creek Mountain under an early blanket of snow
Beaver Creek is an intimate resort in a gorgeous secluded setting. The conditions are upscale, uncrowded and offer a unique village-to-village design. Beaver Creek has six high speed quad chair lifts and 1,625 acres of prime skiing terrain. Cruising runs for beginners and intermediates is easy to find as well as the expert terrain the notorious Grouse Mountain and Birds of Prey runs. Vail is located only 12 miles east of Beaver Creek, for those who choose to sample both resorts. Lift tickets are interchangeable between the resorts.

Beaver Creek is among a few resorts in North America with a dedicated snowshoe and cross-country ski park atop its mountain rather than at the base. McCoy Park offers more than 32 kilometers of beginner, intermediate and advanced groomed track and rustic trails.

Beaver Creek is a premier choice for those who value a relaxed atmosphere, intimate charm and luxurious comfort. Since the completion of the core village two seasons ago, Beaver Creek has become a hotbed for a number of high-end art galleries and shops. The Vilar Center for the Arts hosts world-class performing arts in the heart of the Village, offering music, drama, dance, film and children's entertainment. An outdoor ice skating rink provides the focal point of the Village.

For more information call Beaver Creek Ski Area at 970-845-9090 or toll free 800-404-3535. The Avon/Beaver Creek Resort Association can be reached at 970-949-5189.

Directions from Denver: Take I-70 west to the Avon/Beaver Creek exit #167. Beaver Creek is 130 miles/210 km west of Denver International Airport.

Directions from Vail/Eagle County Airport: Beaver Creek is 25 miles/40 km east of the airport. During the winter months, the Eagle County airport offers non-stop daily jet service from Atlanta, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Chicago, Newark, Houston, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Los Angeles and Denver. Weekend service is provided from San Francisco, New York, Detroit and Miami.

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

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Daily Child Lift Ticket Call for Current Fee Prices lower slightly for off-
Daily Adult Lift Ticket Call for Current Fee Prices lower for off-peak time

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Cross-country Skiing McCoy Park, at the top of the Strawberry Park lift offers groomed cross-country and snowshoe tracks.
ICON Downhill Skiing Beaver Creek
ICON Snowboarding
ICON Snowshoeing McCoy Park, at the top of the Strawberry Park lift offers groomed cross-country and snowshoe tracks.

Related Activities
Vail - Vail is the largest single-mountain ski area in North America. Its back bowls are legendary. The town offers outstanding dining, shopping and lodging.

More Information

Links to other sites:
Beaver Creek Resort - Official web site

CaliforniaVacation.com - CaliforniaVacation.com is the #1 travel guide for California vacation rentals, hotels and resorts.


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