ski winter park colorado posterSkiing Winter Park Colorado

Now that Winter Park Resort is open for it’s 70th year I thought it would be good to post the ski area statistics and such.  We are getting more snow this week and are supposed to have more of the resort open by next week. Here are the stats for Winter Park Resort in Grand County, Colorado.

Elevation

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

Winter Park Resort Base Village Map

Winter Park Resort Shuttle Map

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)

Lifts 

25 total ( year installed)

  • 1 high speed eight person cabriolet gondola
    • Village Cabriolet ( 2008)
  • 2 high-speed detachable six-passenger chairlift:
    • Super Gauge Express (@Mary Jane) ( 2005)
    • Panoramic Express (@Mary Jane) ( 2007)
  • 7 high-speed detachable quad chairlifts:
    • Eskimo Express ( 1999)
    • Gemini Express ( 1993)
    • High Lonesome Express ( 1991)
    • Olympia Express ( 1996)
    • Pioneer Express (@Vasquez Ridge) ( 1986)
    • Prospector Express ( 1994)
    • Zephyr Express ( 1990)
  • 4 triple chairlifts:
    • Arrow ( 1977)
    • Eagle Wind ( installed 2006; former Outrigger chair)
    • Endeavour ( 1993)
    • Sunnyside (@Mary Jane) ( 1989)
  • 7 double chairlifts
    • Challenger (@Mary Jane) ( 1975) Photo
    • Discovery ( 1984)
    • Galloping Goose (@Mary Jane) ( 1975)
    • Iron Horse (@Mary Jane) ( 1975)
    • Looking Glass ( 1965)
    • Pony Express (@Mary Jane) ( 1975)
  • 3 surface lifts:
    • Apollo
    • Lariat handle tow ( 2002)
    • Spirit platter pull ( 2004)
  • 3 conveyor lifts:
    • Children’s Center magic carpet
    • Comet magic carpet
    • Meteor magic carpet

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)

December 2nd, 2009

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