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Buena Vista

Buena Vista Ski Resort Guide

Buena Vista, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift460m1,509ft
Resort Height390m1,280ft
 Nearest AirportsAspen and Gunnison-Crested Butte
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Buena Vista

Open Thurs & Fri from Noon-9pm, Sat & Sun 10am-9pm. Located on the Continental divide. Attractions include the Luberjack Hall of Fame building and horese-drawn sleigh rides.

Summary

The American ski resort of Buena Vista is at an altitude of 390m1,280ft.

Buena Vista has direct access to a total of 5 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Buena Vista. If you have skied here, or know the area, please tell us about it in the Ski Forum.

Snowboarding

Buena Vista offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Buena Vista.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Buena Vista?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Buena Vista.

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Ski Area Stats

Buena Vista Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Cross Country
Total Length
25km16 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
5

Altitudes

Buena Vista Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift460m1,509ft
Lowest Piste390m1,280ft
Resort Altitude (Buena Vista)390m1,280ft
Max Vertical70m230ft

Location and Map

Where is Buena Vista?

This ski resort is in Chaffee, Colorado, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Buena Vista is Aspen, 99 minutes drive away.

Gunnison-Crested Butte, Vail/Eagle and Colorado Springs airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 7,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Buena Vista 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 Buena Vista, 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 Buena Vista Tourist Office for the latest.

Buena Vista