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Mountain Information

Panoramic view of mountain ski slopes of the Beaver Creek Vally at dusk Beaver Creek Plaza at dusk with view of ski slopes and ice rink Skier takes a run in the powdered back-country at Beaver Creek

2017/2018 Winter Lift Operating Dates

Open: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Closing: Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Hours of Operation (MST)

    8:30/9:00am - 3:30/4:00pm

Base Elevation

    8,100 ft. / 2,469 m

Summit Elevation

    11,440 ft. / 3,488 m

Vertical Rise

    3,340 ft. / 1,231 m


Number of Trails


Number of Lifts


Beginner Terrain

    19% (345 acres)

Intermediate Terrain

    42% (776 acres)

Advanced Terrain

    22% (395 acres)

Expert Terrain

    12% (221 acres)

Extreme Terrain

    5% (95 acres)


    2, Rose Bowl and Larkspur Bowl



High-Speed Combination Lift


High-Speed Quads


Triple Chair


Double Chair


Surface Lifts & Carpets     8

Total Uphill Capacity/hour

44,264 skiers/hour



    680 acres

Average Annual Snowfall

    325 inches / 787 cm

Total Skiable Area

    1,832 acres

Longest Run (Centennial)

    2¾ miles

Terrain Parks


Half Pipes



Shuttle-Service Parking Lots

Bear Lot(s) - Paid parking Located at the base of the west entrance to Beaver Creek (at the Beaver Creek roundabout head west on Highway 6 and turn left at the stop light) with complimentary direct shuttle service to main Beaver Creek Village.  Shuttle Service from the Bear Lot will also stop at the Landing for the quickest access to skiing in Bachelor Gulch. 

Elk Lot - Paid Parking Located at the base of the Main entrance to Beaver Creek (From Avon Road southbound, head west on Highway 6.  Elk Lot is the first lot you come to on the south side of Highway 6).  A complimentary direct shuttle is available for a short ride to the Beaver Creek Village.

Rate Structure for Shuttle-Serviced Parking Lots

Daily flat rate - $10 (up to one hour is free)
Ten Day Punch Pass - $75*
*Available for purchase beginning early November at Ticketing Offices in the Beaver Creek Village or the Landing. 

In-Resort Parking Lots

Villa Montane - Paid parking garage for visitors open from 7:00am to 11:00pm. Located in the Main Village, off Avondale Lane across the street from the Vilar Performing Arts Center. 

Village Hall - Paid parking garage for visitors open from 7:00am to 11:00pm. Located in the Main Village, just before the skier bridge. 

For more information on parking, please call (970) 949-4911. 

10 Reasons Beaver Creek is a Top Ski Destination in Colorado

Year after year, skiers of all levels flock to Beaver Creek and discover what they’ve always been looking for: legendary service, unmatched skiing and the intimacy and relaxation of one of the best mountain towns in the West. 

What exactly is it that makes Beaver Creek such a sought-after destination?

We spend all year paying attention to details so your vacation is unparalleled.

Creating a world-class ski destination is a labor of love that transforms a beautiful mountain valley into a premium snow sport experience.  That means you can expect the best experience from beginning to end, from the check-in at your preferred lodging to the staff on the mountain to the servers at dinner.

We have four gourmet on-mountain dining options.

Fine Dining

Our mountain offers more than just fresh powder; we have several epicurean options slopeside so you can indulge whenever your appetite is piqued.

Our Ski School Ambassadors are so much more than ski instructors.

Visiting Beaver Creek is the experience of a lifetime due to the emphasis our staff places on making every moment a memorable one. That attention to detail starts with our Ambassadors.

We’ll hand tailor lessons to teach your entire family to ski.

New this year, we’re offering private family ski instructions. Our instructors love sharing a passion for the mountain with anyone who's willing to listen. Learn to ski with individualized methods depending on your ability.

With over 1,800 acres of skiable terrain, our trails are World Cup worthy.

Join us each year for the Audi Birds of Prey World Cup weekend. Once you’ve watched the pros tackle the trails, you can challenge yourself on the very same runs.

No nannies needed at Beaver Creek.

kids in the snowWe offer half or full day world class care for your young ones that aren’t quite ready to strap on skis. We care for children aged two months to five years old at our Small World Play School.

We love hosting your events and group get-togethers.

We have an entire team assembled just tocater to the needs of large groups. Whether it’s a corporate event or a winter wedding, we will provide everyone in the group with a vacation they will remember for a lifetime.

Meet Old World Charm in person.

You can meet Helmut Fricker in the Village Plaza throughout the winter. It’s not every town that has a jolly, alpenhorn-blowing, lederhosen-wearing friend who's has been entertaining us all since the resort opened in 1980.

We’re more than a ski town.

We know not every moment can be spent on the slopes (as much as you wish that were true). Browse upscale boutiques in Beaver Creek Village or lounge by a mesmerizing fire while enjoying a relaxing après ski cocktail.

The best homemade cookies, every day

Beaver Creek 3 o'clock cookiesEvery day at three o’clock is cookie time in Beaver Creek. Our chefs serve over 495,000 freshly-baked cookies each year!

These are only 10 of many great reasons why Beaver Creek is unrivaled in skiing, service and overall experience.

We’re sure that you will find dozens of your own reasons why you want to return to our mountain town again and again.


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