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Winter Park

Winter Park Ski Resort Guide

Winter Park, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,680m 12,073ft
Resort Height2,740m 8,990ft
 Nearest AirportsDenver International and Steamboat Springs
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Winter Park

The American ski resort of Winter Park is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 2,740m 8,990ft.


Winter Park has direct access to 134 marked pistes, served by a total of 22 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,740m 8,990ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,680m 12,073ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Winter Park is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Winter Park.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Hole In The wall'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Winter Park?

The next notable snow forecast is 5cm 2in, expected on 2 December.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Winter Park

Ski Area Stats

Winter Park Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
220km 137 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Winter Park Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,680m 12,073ft
Lowest Piste2,740m 8,990ft
Resort Altitude (Winter Park)2,740m 8,990ft
Max Vertical940m 3,084ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Winter Park has ski slopes facing north (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Winter Park
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Winter Park?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Winter Park is Denver International, 120 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 22 ski lifts are able to uplift 35,030 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 45 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Winter Park open?

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

Usual opening is mid November, and usual closing is Late April.

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

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