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Skiing Winter Park, Colorado

We love helping our guests plan their Winter Park vacation and often get asked about the ski slopes, average snowfall, types of trails etc.  So we thought it might be helpful if we created a post outlining Winter Park’s most sought after statistics.

Winter Park Resort Winter Operating Hours

Winter Park ski season runs from mid-November to late April, with extended season skiing at Mary Jane often running through early May.

Daily operating hours are:

Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday: 8.30 AM – 4 PM

Winter Park Average Snowfall

Based on the last ten years, Winter Park Resort receives an average of  315 inches of snow annually.   Early season conditions are enhanced by state of the art snowmaking on 27 trails/313 acres.

Winter Park Elevation

  • Base: 9,000 ft (2,700 m)
  • Summit: 12,060 ft (3,680 m)
  • Vertical rise: 3,060 ft (930 m)

Winter Park Ski Trails

  • Total ski terrain: 3,081 acres
  • Off-piste terrain: 1,212 acres
  • Trails: 166 total (9% beginner, 34% intermediate, 57% advanced/expert)

    Winter Park Resort Ski Trail Map

Winter Park Chair Lifts 

Winter Park has a total of 21 chairlifts:

  • 1 high speed, ten person gondola
  • 3 high-speed six-passenger chairlift:
    • Super Gauge Express
    • Panoramic Express
    • Sunnyside Express
  • 7 high-speed four-passenger chairlifts:
    • Eskimo Express
    • Gemini Express
    • High Lonesome Express
    • Olympia Express
    • Pioneer Express
    • Prospector Express
  • 3 three-passenger chairlifts:
    • Arrow
    • Eagle Wind
    • Endeavour
  • 7 two-passenger chairlifts
    • Challenger 
    • Discovery
    • Galloping Goose
    • Iron Horse
    • Looking Glass
    • Pony Express
  • 6 beginner surface lifts:
    • Apollo
    • Lariat handle tow
    • Spirit platter pull
    • Children’s Center magic carpet
    • Comet magic carpet
    • Meteor magic carpet
  • 1 high speed eight person cabriolet gondola
    • Village Cabriolet

Elevation

  • Base: 9,000 ft (2,700 m)
  • Summit: 12,060 ft (3,680 m)
  • Vertical rise: 3,060 ft (930 m)

[edit] Trails

  • Skiable area: 3,060 acres (12.4 km2)
  • Trails: 143 total (9% beginner, 34% intermediate, 57% advanced/expert)
  • Average annual snowfall: 365 in (9.3 m)

View looking north from the top of Parsenn Bowl, Winter Park Resort.

View looking east from near the top of the Mary Jane section of Winter Park Resort.

[edit] Lifts [5]

25 total (manufacturer, year installed)

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