Top 10 Best Ski Resorts in Colorado, USA (with Map & Photos)

Colorado (USA) has a large number of slopes with a variety of landscapes, suitable for beginners, experts and even non-skiers. The slopes are covered in superb snow, and you can't deny yourself the pleasure of visiting one of 55 peaks over 14,000 feet in the Colorado Rockies and spending time in one of Colorado's ten great resorts.

They are listed below in alphabetical order.

Colorado Ski Resorts
Colorado Ski Resorts


Four ski regions with over 320 pistes and an opulent reputation make this Colorado ski resort an international magnet for celebrities and ski fans.

Be sure to visit - a disco where there is a high probability of meeting a celebrity in the evening.

Beaver Creek: (Beaver Creek)

 This is the youngest resort, opened in 1980. Since then, it has grown to a 1,800-acre ski area.

Must Visit -: Shops, restaurants, bars and art galleries at Beaver Creek Village.


 You can be amazed by the legendary Colorado slopes, but just as much will be the Country Boy tour or dog sledding.

Must Visit - Breckenridge Brewery & Pub for Hearty Food and Best Brewery


 Newly expanded landscaped parks make this Colorado ski resort particularly attractive for all snowboarders, from beginner to experienced snowboarders. Its 116 runs on 3,000 acres are also very fun for skiers of all skill levels.

 Must visit - Summit House on the summit of Dercum Mountain, where you can enjoy a possible meal or sip hot chocolate or something even more potent 11,640 feet above the level seas.

Purgatory Purgatory (Durango)

 Despite its ominous name, Purgatory is one of Colorado's family-friendly resorts, with a wide range of services for children and teens. For connoisseurs, interesting ski trips are offered.

Be sure to visit - moonlit walking tours.

Steamboat Springs

 This Colorado ski resort town has grown 69 Winter Olympians more than any other city in North America. Perhaps its 2,965 acres of skiing landscape have some controversy.

 Be sure to visit - dinner at a mountain restaurant on the top of the mountain, which you can reach by gondola.


Newbies have nothing to do in this Colorado ski resort. It is the highest ski area in North America. All skiers must have avalanche sensors. The "lightest" slope has a slope of 35 degrees, while a slope of 30 degrees is considered the steepest in other resorts in the region.

Be sure to visit - the tasting room of the Montania distillery, where you can taste the exclusive rum.


 There is the longest run "GallopingGoose" at 4.6 miles, but that shouldn't put you off - 23% of the 125 runs are entry-level.

Be sure to check out The Eco Adventures Program, which includes activities such as ski tours, snow climbing and heliskiing.


 This is the largest ski resort in the United States with over 5,000 acres.

Be sure to visit the Colorado Ski and Snobboard Museum and the Hall of Fame.


This is the closest ski resort to Denver, and the most popular with the locals.

Be sure to visit - rent a helmet with a camera and you will bring home a DVD of your travels.

Colorado Ski Resorts Map