Ski Areas > US Rocky Mountains > Silverton, Colorado




  This ski hill has a comparatively modest collection of trails and a comparatively small number of ski lifts. Having such a sizeable skiable land, 1,800 acres in all you will never run out of skiing land. The drop of 3,200 feet is ample for a great top to bottom run. Silverton receives higher snowfall than the local average every snow season. Not too many places to stay in the vicinity, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve previous
    to going because these places to stay fill up swiftly. Silverton has a much higher than average proportion of red and black ski runs and a much lower than average proportion of easy ski runs. The great snow here becomes especially
deep, 33 feet every year, and that is one of the greatest highlights of this ski mountain. The Colorado peaks during ski season are something you canít pass up in the event that you're addicted to skiing or snowboarding. Getting a great workout and an opportunity to spend some time in the wilderness will make you happy you came. The trailmap of Silverton on this net page of course says a thousand words. Silverton is an average size ski hill featuring an average  
altitude difference when compared to other US Rockies ski resorts. Silverton is a small ski resort managed by friendly folks. The peaks of the San Juan and Jemez Mountains give this ski area an extraordinarily good panorama. Skiing here is always an enjoyable experience with heaps of difficult slopes. The San Juan and Jemez Mountains blanketed in wonderful snow is a complete skiing or snowboarding delight. The natural beauty of the Colorado peaks and the magnificent sense of zipping down the ski runs are motive enough to come here to ski. These ski runs are foot smashing; they'll make you feel years younger. Some people prefer skiing and some snowboarding, either way, in this general region, you'll come across scores of ski hills. The snowboarding and the skiing in Colorado is loads of fun the whole snow season.

Special features: Heliskiing available. No grooming, all expert and advanced. Vertical Drop: 1900 ft from lift 3087 ft from hike to top

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Hotels Near Silverton ski area, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado

Box Canyon Lodge And Hot Springs, Ouray
12.5 miles away
St.Elmo Hotel, Ouray
12.6 miles away
Comfort Inn Ouray, Ouray
12.6 miles away
China Clipper Inn, Ouray
12.7 miles away
Black Bear Manor, Ouray
12.7 miles away
The Ice House Condominiums, Telluride
12.8 miles away
The Ice House Lodge, Telluride
12.8 miles away
Camel's Garden, Telluride
12.9 miles away
Silver Star Luxury Condominiums, Telluride
12.9 miles away
The Victorian Inn, Telluride
13 miles away
The River Club, Telluride
13.1 miles away
Auberge Residences Element 52, Telluride
13.2 miles away
The Hotel Telluride, Telluride
13.3 miles away
Inn At Lost Creek, Telluride
14.8 miles away
Lumiere Hotel, Telluride
14.8 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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These outdoors activities are available near Silverton ski area.
 Ski Areas Near Silverton ski area:
Kendall Mountain, Colorado , 1 miles away
   400 foot drop, 1 lifts, 3 runs
   0% Expert & Adv.
   0% Intermediate
   0% Beginner
Purgatory, Colorado , 14 miles away
   2029 foot drop, 11 lifts, 85 runs
   26% Expert & Adv.
   51% Intermediate
   23% Beginner
Telluride, Colorado , 15 miles away
   3845 foot drop, 18 lifts, 115 runs
   41% Expert & Adv.
   36% Intermediate
   23% Beginner
Hesperus Ski Center, Colorado , 38 miles away
   700 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Wolf Creek, Colorado , 63 miles away
   1604 foot drop, 7 lifts, 77 runs
   45% Expert & Adv.
   35% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Irwin Lodge, Colorado , 76 miles away
   2100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
   100% Expert & Adv.
   0% Intermediate
   0% Beginner
Powderhorn, Colorado , 77 miles away
   1650 foot drop, 4 lifts, 44 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Crested Butte, Colorado , 78 miles away
   2775 foot drop, 16 lifts, 121 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   57% Intermediate
   23% Beginner
Sunlight Mountain, Colorado , 91 miles away
   2010 foot drop, 4 lifts, 67 runs
   25% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Aspen Highlands, Colorado , 94 miles away
   3635 foot drop, 4 lifts, 131 runs
   52% Expert & Adv.
   30% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Silverton ski area:
Animas River, San Juan / La Plata County , 1 miles away, Class IV-V - 24.2 miles long (Silverton to Tacoma)
Lime Creek, -blank- County , 1 miles away, Class V+ - -blank- miles long (2nd Gorge)
Mineral Creek - South, -blank- County , 3 miles away, Class V+ - 0.5 miles long (Above South Mineral Camp Ground)
 Trails Near Silverton ski area:
Deer Park Trail, San Juan , 2 miles away
Whitehead Trail, San Juan , 4 miles away
Brooklyn Trail, San Juan , 5 miles away
 National Parks Near Silverton ski area:
Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec - NM , 57 miles away
Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park - CO , 59 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Silverton ski area:
Cornerstone Colorado, Telluride , 15 miles away
Telluride Ski & Golf Club, Telluride , 15 miles away
Telluride Golf Club, Telluride , 15 miles away

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