USA Ski Resort Guide for Winter Park

Winter Park Ski Resort Guide

About the Resort

This resort started life as a railway town and the railway is still very much part of the resorts life, it brings skiers from Denver to the slopes that are some of the best in the US. Most of the accommodation is a bus ride away. Although some slope side accommodation has been developed lately. It does a variety of restaurants and shops.

About the Mountains near Winter Park

The main base links to five well linked sectors offering a variety of runs. There are some hair raising moguls to keep the expert happy as well as some great open terrain. The intermediates will find runs to suit their particular ability, from easy gentle well groomed to the bumpy ungroomed powder runs. Beginners have the use of a 25 acre dedicated area reached by a high speed quad and two more chairs.

Apr├Ęs Ski at Winter Park

There are some interesting mountain restaurants with an increasing choice f venues. Although the village can become a bit lifeless in the evening it does have a varied and interesting mix of eateries offering pasta to steaks and seafood. Apres ski is also varied and not too expensive, althought lacking in the glitz and glamour of some resorts.

Winter Park Resort Ratings Guide

Snowfall RatingSnow Reliability5 Stars
Ski Lifts Number of Lifts 21
Resort HeightResort Height 2745 m
9000 ft
Run Length Slopes / Runs 2745-3675 m
9000-12060 ft
QueuesQueues 4 Stars
Green Ski% of Green Pistes in resort 9%
Blue Ski% of Blue Pistes in resort 34%
Red Ski% of Red Pistes in resort 0%
Black Ski% of Black Pistes in resort 57%

Local Tourist Office Information

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Telephone: +1 800 729 7907