Colorado in North America is famous destination for the skiing, there are many resorts at the higher altitude and the tourists reaching there can get acclimatized within a day or two. Some of them are very easily accessible, there are many which are not very crowded being in the remote area. Here is a list of ‘Top Ski Hills In Colorado’.
- Vail Mountain Resort
Vail is at 100 miles to the west of Denver altitude of 8120 feet and with the peak at 11450 feet. The records show that the snowfall is up to 341 inches making both sides of the hill perfect site for skiing. The hill has variety of jumps and bumps offering great fun. Vail is ideal for both beginners as well as medium scale skiers.
- Aspen Ski Resort
Aspen Ski Resort is popularly known for the celebrities visiting. The hill has peak at 11212 feet and the base at 7945 feet. The hill records average snowfall of 300 inches and is very popular with the expert skiers. Many Bollywood stars and famous athletes own property in the locality. There are ample opportunities for the accommodations and dining at various budget levels.
- Telluride Ski Resort
Telluride is in remote location and is held as the ideal destination for the skiers. The hill offer 300 acres of area for skiing, and is best skiing spot in Colorado. The hill has peak of 12247 feet with base elevation of 9082 feet. Almost 300 inches of snowfall makes the field cater to all levels of skiing. The discovery of gold and silver in the 19th century made Telluride quite famous. There are numerous events held in the area, there is film festival, chamber music festival, Wild West Festival and Blues Festival amongst them.
- Beaver Creek Ski Resort
This resort opened in 1980 is popular for its activity both in summer as well as winter. The hill has a peak at 11440 feet and 8100 feet at the base. The track has 25 lifts, 335 inches of snowfall in the hill makes it very popular skiing resort. The resort is famous for the beginners and medium level skiers, though there are also few challenging spots for the advanced skiers. In summer the terrain becomes ideal territory for the mountain bikers and hikers, there are other sports such as horseback riding, hot air ballooning and golfing also popular in this area in summer.
- Durango Mountain Resort
Durango is an old mining town which zoomed in limelight in the 19th century during gold and silver hunt. The Purgatory Mountain has this resort spread over 1360 acres of terrain. The peak is at a height of 10822 feet. 260 inches of snowfall in this terrain makes the area ideal choice for the skiers.