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Blacktail Mountain

Blacktail Mountain Ski Resort Guide

Blacktail Mountain, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Highest Lift2,035m6,677ft
Resort Height1,596m5,236ft
 Nearest AirportsDenver International and Colorado Springs
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Blacktail Mountain

The first new resort to open in 20 years in the US.

Summary

The American ski resort of Blacktail Mountain is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 1,596m5,236ft.

Blacktail Mountain has direct access to 24 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,596m5,236ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,035m6,677ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Blacktail Mountain offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Blacktail Mountain offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Blacktail Mountain.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Blacktail Mountain?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Blacktail Mountain.

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Ski Area Stats

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
10
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 8 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
5

Altitudes

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,035m6,677ft
Lowest Piste1,596m5,236ft
Resort Altitude (Blacktail Mountain)1,596m5,236ft
Max Vertical439m1,440ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Blacktail Mountain
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Blacktail Mountain?

This ski resort is in the American Rockies in Jefferson, Colorado.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Blacktail Mountain is Denver International, 56 minutes drive away.

Colorado Springs, Vail/Eagle, Laramie and Steamboat Springs airports are all within three hours drive.

Denver International is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 3,900 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Blacktail Mountain open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Blacktail Mountain, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Blacktail Mountain Tourist Office for the latest.

Blacktail Mountain