Treat Your Group to World-Class Skiing
Long known for its epic conditions – feet of powder light snow and sunny skies – skiing and snowboarding the mountains of Colorado is a must do during a group visit. With over 30 ski resorts throughout the state open October through as late as June and terrain for all levels there is sure to be a mountain perfect for your team.
Bring your group to Colorado this winter for a ski or snowboard outing. The combination of thrill and serenity is addictive. Your business meeting participants will applaud a day on the slopes to ski or snowboard. It also makes a great spouse program. Ski clubs and leisure groups coming for a ski trip will find it easier than ever before to get a group quote from multiple resorts using our RFP system.
If you are new to the sport, most of the resorts offer lessons and guides that will have you up and moving in as little as a few days. And for those more advanced, heli-skiing and back country excursions abound. Spend a day gliding down groomed runs, tree glades, and off-piste terrain with a gentle wind in the trees and bluebird skies.
Ski Destinations to Meet Your Needs
Colorado has a wide variety of ski resorts sprinkled throughout the Rocky Mountains. Here are a few of our favorites.
- Near Denver – Eldora Mountain Resort in Boulder features all levels of terrain including a great beginner hill, making it an excellent choice to try out the sport on a quick day trip from the Front Range. Loveland Ski Area is close to Denver and perfect for a day trip. Winter Park is a world-class ski resort less than two hours from downtown Denver.
- Mountain Region – A large concentration of resorts are located in the Central Rockies including Keystone, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Arapahoe Basin, Vail, and Beaver Creek. These are some of the largest resorts in the country, with thousands of acres of skiable terrain, lodging, restaurants, entertainment, and amenities. The Central Rockies resorts are full service and easy to access as most are near Interstate 70. Steamboat Springs is another amazing ski destination just a few hours to the northwest. Aspen has four mountains to ski: Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass. Known for glitz and glamour, the mountains of Aspen also offer diverse terrain, excellent service, and gorgeous mountain scenery. Look for regional airports near many of these resorts.
- Southwest Colorado – A little to the southwest are Telluride, Crested Butte, and Durango Mountain Resort. All full-service resorts, these mountains tend to be less crowded due to their more remote locations.
Most ski resorts in Colorado are open late November through late April, with some opening as early as mid-October and some closing as late as the end of June. There are ski shops at each location that can provide ski or snowboard rentals for your entire group. Group ski lessons are also available. For those inclined, cross-country and alpine uphill skiing are available at many of these resorts, with gear shops offering clothing and equipment rentals at most destinations.