Top 5 Colorado Ski Resorts

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Whether it is summer or winter, many outdoor activities await us nearly everywhere within the Rocky Mountains here in Colorado. Here is a summary of the top 5 ski resorts found in Colorado:

Breckenridge is located in Summit Country.  This is the most famous ski resort in North America. It offers different activities for kids, families, and groups. Explore the Country Boy Mine and dogsled with the Siberian Huskies. Gondolas, together with the well-known Superchairs, carry passengers from one peak to the other. Please note that there is no parking at the base of Peak 8. Lodging is not a problem. There are restaurants and bars nearby, as well as shops and grocery stores.  Grab the chance to be taught by their professional ski instructors. They offer world-class lessons for novice and seasoned skiers alike. Breckenridge Patrols are always busy to ensure the safety of their guests.

Vail is located in Eagle County. This is a single mountain ski resort, and considered the largest of its kind in the U.S. Accommodations and dining places are always easy to find. Guests can shop anytime or spend a fun evening at the piano bar, karaoke club, and microbrewery. They have summer activities like Spraddle Creek Ranch horseback riding. Winter activites include outdoor adventure sessions, snowshoeing, dog sledding and ski biking. Promoting safety is on top of their priority list. Private lessons for kids, teens, and adults are also available. At Vail, there are no boring moments!

Experience quality outdoor recreation in the alpine environment of Winter Park/Mary Jane in Grand County. It has three interconnected mountains – Mary Jane, Parsenn Bowl, and Vasquez Cirque. This beautiful mountain is really bumpy, in fact, it was voted #1 bump skiing mountain in North America. Enjoy your winter by snow cycling, ice skating, snowcat touring, and chairlift riding. Sharp shooter imaging is another fantastic activity to do here. Spend your summer here as well, together with your whole family by biking, cruising the mountain, wall climbing, and Mary Jane mineral panning. Here is a tip for first time skiers at Winter Park and Mary Jane: Know your limits, there’s always a learning curve.

Keystone in Keystone, Colorado consists of four mountains – Dercum Mountain, North Peak, the Outback, and Independence Bowl. Visitors will enjoy night skiing. The place offers options for dining, activities, and lodging. Restaurants are proud of their four diamond gourmet courses. Conference centers for productive business meetings are also available.The Ski Patrol, Mountain Operations, and medical teams are always alert in any emergency situation. After your exhausting day, relax and rejuvenate your body in the new Keystone Spa.  Experience an unforgettable vacation in the Rocky Mountains at Keystone.

Steamboat in Routt County is one of North America’s largest ski mountains. Here you can try dining at the mountain top or on the gondola where delicious and exotic food is prepared. The best package during winter season is called Early Rewards Package. You can save up to 20% on lodging and lifts. Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports (STAR) is a program in Steamboat that provides outdoor recreational activities for participants with disabilities.

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