Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding
Loveland Ski Area
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Loveland has been a local favorite for decades. Great snow, reasonable prices, friendly staff and more than 1365 acres of varied terrain has kept the faithful coming back for over 60 years.
Skiers and boarders looking for more aggressive terrain are likely to show up at Loveland Basin, where steeps, bumps and glades team up with wide open bowls to please any member of the family. Beginners enjoy the feel of a separate base area with milder slopes at Loveland Valley. First-time Ski School starts here, where adults and children can comfortably learn on wide, gentle terrain, away from more advanced enthusiasts.
Looking for an adrenaline rush that can only come from cutting fresh tracks in untouched powder? Lift #9 will now whisk skiers and riders to the chutes and ridges along the Continental Divide, higher than any other four passenger chair lift in the world.
Places to Stay & Fun Things to Do
A spectacular log and stone hotel above Denver in the mountains at Evergreen Parkway west of Golden. Relax in your luxurious suites, some private hot tubs and balconies. PACKAGES for Loveland Ski Area.
General Skiing Information
Season Opening Date: October 27, 2016
Season Closing Date: May 7, 2017
Vertical Rise: 2,210 ft.
Terrain: 1,800 acres
Number of Trails: 93
Longest Run: 2 miles
- Beginner - 13%
- Intermediate - 41%
- Advanced - 46%
Terrain Parks: 1 (Love Park)
Annual Snowfall: 422 inches
Lifts: 10 Total (3 Quads, 3 Triples, 2 Doubles, 1 Surface & 1 Magic Carpet)
Lift Capacity: 14,293 skiers/hour
Base Elevation: 10,800 ft.
Summit Elevation: 13,010 ft.
Map Location: North Central F-13
Location: On the Continental Divide just 53 miles west of Denver; 12 miles east of Silverthorne.
More Activities & Information
Summit County, Colorado includes: Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Green Mountain Reservoir, Heeney, Keystone, Silverthorne