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Durango Mountain Resort

Durango Mountain Resort Ski Resort Guide

Durango Mountain Resort, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,300m10,827ft
Resort Height2,680m8,793ft
 Nearest AirportsMontrose and Grand Junction
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Durango Mountain Resort

Marketed as the biggest surprise in Colorado skiing. Jean-Claude Killy is a fan of the local scenery which he described as the most beautiful this side of the Italian Alps.


The American ski resort of Durango Mountain Resort is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 2,680m8,793ft.

Durango Mountain Resort has direct access to a total of 11 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,680m8,793ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,300m10,827ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Durango Mountain Resort offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Beginner skiers.


Durango Mountain Resort is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Durango Mountain Resort.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Durango Mountain Resort?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Durango Mountain Resort

Ski Area Stats

Durango Mountain Resort Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Cross Country
Total Length
16km10 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Durango Mountain Resort Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,300m10,827ft
Lowest Piste2,680m8,793ft
Resort Altitude (Durango Mountain Resort)2,680m8,793ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Durango Mountain Resort
Expert Skiers

Durango Mountain Resort Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Bull Run'.

Location and Map

Where is Durango Mountain Resort?

This ski resort is in the American Rockies in La Plata, Colorado.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Durango Mountain Resort is Montrose, 110 minutes drive away.

Grand Junction airport is also within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 17,750 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Durango Mountain Resort 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 Durango Mountain Resort, 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 Durango Mountain Resort Tourist Office for the latest.

Durango Mountain Resort