Facts & Stats

Colorado Ski Country USA is the not-for-profit trade association that represents the ski industry for the state. The Association is comprised of 21 member resorts and conducts public policy, public relations and marketing.

Colorado sees approximately 20 percent of US skier visits annually. More information about Colorado as a ski state can be found here.

CSCUSA reports skier visits three times a year for the periods of; Opening Day through December 31, January 1 through the end of February, and the entire season.

The chart below covers a wide variety of facts and figures relating to Colorado Ski Country USA and its 21 member resorts.

Resort Peak Base Vertical Rise 10 Year Snowfall Avg. Snow Making Acres Lifts Trails Skiable Acres % of terrain by difficulty Bowl Skiing Cat/Heli Skiing
Howelsen 7,136' 6,696' 440' 150 50 4 17 50 25/20/55/0 No No
Steamboat 10,568' 6,900' 3,668' 347" 375 16 165 2,965 14/42/44 Yes Yes
Buttermilk 9,900' 7,870' 2,030' 200 108 8 44 470 35/39/21/5 No No
Sunlight 9,895' 7,885' 2,010' 250" 21 3 67 470 20/55/20/5 No No
Aspen Mountain 11,212' 7,945' 3,267' 300 210 8 76 675 0/48/26/26 Yes Yes
Aspen Highlands 12,392' 8,040' 4,352' 300 121 5 122 1,040 18/30/16/36 Yes Yes
Snowmass 12,510' 8,104' 4,406' 300" 230 20 94 3,332 6/47/17/30 Yes No
Powderhorn 9,850' 8,200' 1,650' 250 21 5 63 1,600 20/50/30 No No
Ski Granby Ranch 9,202' 8,202' 1,000' 220" 245 6 41 406 30/50/20 No No
Telluride 13,150' 8,750' 4,425' 309" 220 18 127 2,000 23/36/41 Yes Yes
Purgatory at DMR 10,822' 8,793' 2,029' 260 250 11 92 1,525 20/45/35 No Yes
Winter Park 12,060' 9,000' 3,060' 327" 299 26 143 3,081 8/18/19/55 Yes Yes
Eldora 10,800' 9,200' 1,600' 300 612 11 53 680 20/50/15/15 Yes No
Crested Butte 12,437' 9,375' 3,062' 300 297 15 121 1,547 21/57/16 Yes Yes
Copper Mountain 12,313' 9,703' 2,601' 304 364 23 140 2,465 21/25/36/18 Yes Yes
Wolf Creek 11,904' 10,300' 1,604' 430" 0 7 77 1,600 20/35/25/20 Yes Yes
Silverton 13,487' 10,400' 3,087' 400 0 1 69 1,819 0/0/0/100 Yes Yes
Ski Cooper 11,700' 10,500' 1,200' 250" 0 4 26 400 30/40/30 Yes Yes
Arapahoe Basin 13,050' 10,780' 2,270' 350" 125 8 109 960 10/30/37/23 Yes No
Monarch 11,952' 10,790' 1,162' 350 0 8 54 800 26/31/43 Yes Yes
Loveland 13,010' 10,800' 2,210' 422 240 10 93 1,800 13/41/22/24 Yes Yes