Loveland Ski Area is near to the hearts and homes of generations of Colorado skiers and riders. Just 53 miles from Denver, Loveland offers uncrowded slopes, remarkable terrain, free close-in parking and a season that lasts from October through May. Loveland also averages 400" of snow each season - more than any Front Range or Summit County resort. Loveland is a perfect place for those that simply want to ski and ride. This is Colorado. Welcome home.

Annual Snowfall: 400.0in / 1016cm
Area: 1670 acres
Base Elevation: 10800 ft / 3284 m
Summit Elevation: 13010 ft / 3956 m
Hours of Operation: wkdys 9am-4pm; wknds 8:30am-4pm
Season Dates: October 2015—May 2016
Address: I-70 west exit 216 Georgetown, CO, 80444
Main Phone Number : 303-571-5580
Snow Report : 303-571-5580 x221
Lodging/Central Reservations : 800-225-LOVE
Closest Airport: Denver International Airport DEN
Miles from Denver: 53

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Near to the hearts and homes of generations of Colorado skiers and riders, Loveland is Colorado’s true winter wonderland. Just 53 miles west of Denver, Loveland boasts 1,800 acres of remarkable terrain, FREE snowcat skiing along the Continental Divide, an innovative lesson program and more snow than any Front Range or Summit County resort. Loveland is home for those that simply want to ski or ride. Welcome home.

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Enjoy free snowcat skiing along the Continental Divide and explore some of Loveland’s most exhilarating terrain with a free ride on the Ridge Cat. Take in the amazing 360 degree views as you are whisked along the North side of The Ridge in the comfort of our 18 passenger snowcat. The Ridge Cat will provide access to Field of Dreams, Velvet Hammer, Tickler, 13,010 and Marmot when conditions permit.

Skiers and riders are required to have a valid season pass or lift ticket in addition to Ridge Cat Pass which can be picked up free of charge at the Basin Ticket Office. Ridge Cat access is provided on a first-come, first-served basis when conditions permit. When operating, the Ridge Cat will pick up a new group of skiers and riders just beyond Gate 1 North off Chair 9 and will drop skiers & riders off at Gate 4 North. This MOST DIFFICULT and EXPERT terrain is only accessible by foot or snowcat – there is no lift access here.

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April 12, 2016

Loveland Ski Area's 2016/17 unrestricted season pass products are on sale now at the guaranteed lowest rates and provide snow riders with unlimited access to Loveland Ski Area next season, bonus days at Crested Butte, Purgatory, Monarch Mountain and Powderhorn during the 2016/17 season, and free skiing and riding for the remainder of this season. Loveland Ski Area is scheduled to close on Sunday, May 8.

"Our season pass products provide Front Range skiers and riders access to one of the longest and snowiest seasons in the state along with 12 bonus days to explore some of Colorado's finest mountains," said Rob Goodell, director of business operations. "But what really makes our spring pass sale unique is that you can use next year's pass to ski the rest of this season. April is typically one of the snowiest months at Loveland and the sooner you buy your pass, the more free skiing you get."

Loveland's midweek season passes are valid every Monday through Friday for the remainder of this season as well as all of next season with no holiday blackouts. They also come with 3 free days at Monarch Mountain for the 2016/17 season.

2016/17 SEASON PASS PRICES (subject to change)



Adult (23-69) $389 $369
Young Adult (15-22) $289 $269
Child (6-14) $179 $169
Under 5 No Cost No Cost
Senior (70+) $89 $89
Midweek $279 $269

Loveland's 2016/17 season pass products are now available online, onsite, and over the phone and include discounts during every visit on lift tickets for family and friends, lessons, rentals, food and Sport Shop purchases

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Featured Deal

Purchase your 2016/17 season pass now and ski the rest of this season for FREE!

Set your own record number of days and enjoy one of the longest and snowiest seasons in Colorado with a Loveland Season Pass. Discover all of Loveland’s 1,800 acres of terrain that gets packed with snow, not people. Expand your horizons with free snowcat skiing on The Continental Divide in Loveland’s Ridge Cat and explore some of Colorado’s finest resorts with bonus days at Purgatory, Crested Butte, Monarch Mountain, and Powderhorn Mountain Resort. Loveland season pass holders also receive discounts during every visit on lift tickets for family and friends, lessons, rentals, food and Sport Shop purchases.

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FREE Snowcat Skiing

Enjoy free skiing on the Continental Divide at Loveland Ski Area. Take in the panoramic views as you are whisked to some of Loveland's most exhilarating terrain in the comfort of Loveland's Ridge Cat. The Ridge Cat is free for all guests with a valid lift ticket or season pass. Just swing by the ticket office to pick up your free Ridge Cat Access Pass and head up to Lift 9 for your free ride to fresh powder!

Flex Ticket

Loveland's Flex Ticket allows you to ski any 4 consecutive hours that you choose. With Colorado's only flexible 4 hour lift ticket, there is no more waiting for the half-day rate to start. Just ask for the Flex Ticket at time of purchase. You will be charged full price, but if you bring it back within 4 hours you will receive a partial refund.

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