Home to 27 ski areas and resorts, Colorado offers some of the most epic trails and thrilling rides you’ll be able to find. If you are looking for ways to spend your winter holidays, there are so much you can do in Colorado. From skiing to snowshoeing, to sleigh rides. You can even enjoy snow tubing and snowmobiling with your family and friends. There are so many winter ideas you can run up in Colorado. Let’s take a look at some of the mountains and resorts you will find in Colorado.
The Arapahoe Basin is known as one of the Basins with the longest ski seasons in North America. The ski season starts here starts from mid-October to early June. The basin also boasts of the highest elevation terrain park in North America. A-Basin has its own beach, an early riser parking lot where most parties and concerts are held.
Also known as the “the posh winter playground” there is so much fun at this mountain. The mountain is plagued by skiers yearly and they are still discovering the mountain’s challenging chutes and double black. While you are in Aspen, you can stop over and see a show at the Wheeler Opera house, visit the Harris Concert Hall and even see plenty galleries and the Aspen Art Museum.
Beaver Creek Resort
If you are looking to have extra fun on your vacation, you should stop by the Beaver Creek resort and you will be charmed by its fantastic features. You will enjoy the heated moving walkways, the fresh-baked cookies at the bottom of the slopes and can even go on a 20-hours-a-day grooming schedule result through snow and have a good time swish through acres of corduroy and powder.
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Another popular resort in North America, the resort is blessed with a variety of terrain, monster mogul runs, glades, long groomed trails and plenty of family-friendly beginner areas. This is one of the resorts to all snowboarding on its slope. The resorts’ Freeway Terrain park is one of the best parks in North America, you are just going to spend time in one of the best places.
If you are a beginner or you are new to skiing and snowboarding, Buttermilk is the place to be. The mountain has a long reputation for being plagued by first-time skiers and snowboarders. The rolling trails are comfortable for you if you are just getting your snow leg as none of its runs are for experts. The mountains have hosted the ESPN’s Winter X Games for eleven straight years now with plenty Snowboard stars like Gretchen Bleiler, Hannah Teter, and many others winning snowboarding medals.
This place is just right for both beginners, intermediate and expert runs as the mountain boasts of a perfect layout. All the runs which will suit any level of snowboarders are clustered with the like-levelled terrain, this ensures that you won’t leave your run for a steeper one.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort
This place is filled with wide-open green and blue trails, plenty unexplored lines, expert bowls and less crowded slopes. They are also CB backcountry Guide that will teach you how to safely explore the area’s untouched powder and have a good time.