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Winter Park Resort Skiing and Snowboarding

Winter Park Ski Resort consists of four adjacent mountains:  Winter Park, Mary Jane, (including Parsenn Bowl), Vasquez Cirque, and Vasquez Ridge, making it one of the largest ski resorts in Colorado.  A network of trails and lifts interconnects the four distinct sections of each mountain. When it comes to skiing and snowboarding the Winter Park trails are perfect for all levels of skiers and snow boarders. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced skier or snow boarder, there is a place for you on this mountain.

Did you know that Winter Park Resort is the oldest continually operated resort in Colorado and the 2014 / 2015 season marks Winter Park Resort's 75th season.  Winter Park is also known as a favorite Colorado destination for skiing and snowboarding, hence the tag line you may often hear, "Colorado's Favorite".

Winter Park Resort Season Schedule

Resort operations for the 2014-2015 winter season: Opening day is November 12, 2014 and closing day is April 19, 2014. Ready to make your winter vacation plans?  Book here now .

Winter Park Resort Lift Ticket Deals

Looking for a deal on lift tickets or season passes?  Check here for details on Discount Winter Park lift tickets .
Destinations West reservations can pre-purchase discounted lift tickets with early reservations. Please call us by Nov. 30, 2014 for the best rates we have available.  800-824-8438.

Winter Park Resort Mountain Statistics

Winter Park: Base 9,000 feet (2,743 meters); summit at Sunspot 10,700 feet (3,261 meters). Vertical drop: 1,700 feet (518 meters).
Mary Jane: Base 9,450 feet (2,880 meters); summit at North Cone 12,060 feet (3,676 meters). Vertical drop: 2,610 feet (796 meters).
Vasquez Ridge: Base 9,486 feet (2,486 meters); summit 10,700 feet (3,261 meters).
Vasquez Cirque: Base 10,400 feet (3,170 meters); summit 11,900 feet (3,627 meters). Vertical drop: 1,500 (457 meters).
Combined:  Vertical drop: 3,060 feet (933 meters); summit at North Cone to Winter Park base.

Winter Park Resort base area

 Winter Park Resort Terrain Parks

Winter Park Resort is known as a leader in world class terrain park design and has been applauded for their progressive design providing learning opportunities for the very beginner to the most seasoned pro.  The Starter Park, located below Snoasis, is designed for the beginner park rider.  This park features small boxes perfect for those first attempts at rail sliding. Dog Patch, located on the east side of the Eskimo Express, offers skiers and riders an intermediate park system ideal for perfecting skills; Dog Patch East, located just east of the original Dog Patch, offers a variety of non-traditional jib features for skiers and riders; Rail Yard, Winter Park's advanced terrain, features a combination of rails and jumps with perfect flow; Dark Territory, Rail Yard's limited access area, continues to evolve with more unique features including two new jump lines, a variety of rails, boxes and manmade jibs.

Winter Park Resort Chair-lift Information

25 lifts including two high-speed six-pack lifts (the newest is the Panoramic Express; the highest in North America), seven high-speed express quads, four triples, six double chair-lifts, three surface lifts and two t-bar/platters and one rope tow provide an uphill capacity of 38,370 riders per hour.  For special occasions such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Martin Luther King holiday, President's Day and Valentine's Day, the Zephyr Express chair-lift is modified to accommodate 20 gondola cabins for dinner service to The Lodge at Sunspot atop Winter Park Mountain.

This information is provided from Winter Park Resort.  For more information regarding the ski area, please give us a call at 800-824-8438.