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Wolf Creek Ski Area


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Wolf Creek Resort

Wolf Creek Resort is a high alpine ski resort, 10,300 feet at the base and 11,900 feet at the summit. Sunscreen and sunglasses are a necessity in the high altitude sun. The weather conditions can change rapidly so be prepared with extra clothing and goggles. Clothing need not be elaborate, or even designed for skiing, but a wool hat, warm gloves or mittens, and underclothing are musts. Recognize your own limitations. If you get tired or cold, stop for a while.

Wolf Creek's 9 lifts service incredibly beautiful terrain, over 1,600 acres. The Magic Carpet is a moving conveyor lift for the Wolf Pup Program. The Nova Lift services beginner terrain for children and new skiers. The Raven Chairlift, a high speed quad, services primarily beginner and intermediate terrain. The Treasure Stoke Quad and Bonanza Triple Chairlift services intermediate and expert slopes. The D. Boyce lift is a high speed poma that services intermediate and expert terrain. The Alberta Chairlift replaces the snowcat shuttle that served the Water Fall Area. This unique area is beautiful and adventuresome; full of incredible glades and changing terrain. Predominantly tree skiing and boarding, these 1,000 acres have a few groomed trails for intermediates' interests and enjoyment.

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Places to Stay & Fun Things to Do

Doc's Outdoor Sports and Ski Rentals Web page link icon Photos on page icon
A full service ski shop and outdoor goods store in South Fork, minutes to Wolf Creek Ski Area. Doc's has Snowboard and ski rentals, fishing tackle, snowshoe and sports rentals. Fishing and Hunting licenses.
Fireside Cabins on the San Juan River Email link icon Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Cabins east of Pagosa Springs on 10 acres along the San Juan River, near Wolf Creek skiing. Fireside Cabins have 1 or 2 bedrooms with kitchen, fireplace, and grill. PRIVATE RIVER FISHING. Free WiFi.
Lazy Bear Cabins Web page link icon
In South Fork near the Rio Grande, Lazy Bear Cabins have 2-bedrooms, WiFi, Cable TV, kitchen with full sized appliances. Snowmobile and ATV roads, hike, fish! View fall colors. Play at Wolf Creek Ski Area.
Riverbend Resort Cabins and RV Park Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Between South Fork and Wolf Creek Ski Area; Riverbend Resort is near Alamosa, Creede, and Pagosa Springs. Full hookup RV Park. Cabins with fireplaces, decks overlooking private stocked river frontage.
South Fork Visitor Center - Gateway to the Silver Thread Scenic Byway Web page link icon Photos on page icon
South Fork your outdoor adventure center at the base of the San Juan Mountains. Getaway along the Silver Thread Scenic Byway and the Rio Grande! Fish, hike, hunt, bike, golf, wildlife, Jeep, ATV, and ski.

General Skiing Information

Season Opening Date: October 31, 2019
Season Closing Date: April 5, 2020
Vertical Rise: 1,604 ft.
Terrain: 1,600 acres
Number of Trails: 77
Longest Run: 2 miles (Navajo Trail)

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  • blue intermediate symbolIntermediate - 35%
  • black diamond advanced symbolAdvanced - 25%
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Annual Snowfall: 430 inches
Lifts: 9 Total (2 High-Speed Quads, 1 Quad, 2 Triple, 1 Double, 1 High-Speed Poma, 1 Conveyor & 1 Magic Carpet)
Lift Capacity: 12,000 riders/hour


Base Elevation: 10,300 ft.
Summit Elevation: 11,904 ft.
Map Location: North Central O-9
Location: San Juan/Rio Grande National Forest; Highway 160, Wolf Creek Pass; Between Pagosa Springs and South Fork; 75 miles east of Durango; 65 miles west of Alamosa.

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