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Wolf Creek

  After a snow-filled December, Wolf Creek Ski Area has surpassed the 200-inch mark, making it the ski resort with the Most Snow in the Nation! With sun-filled days and not another storm coming in for at least a week, this is the best time to discover why boarders and skiers alike have coveted the deep powder and incredible natural snow in Southwest Colorado. Says Barnie.

Wolf Creek Ranch is half the distance from the slopes, and it the best place to stay!
    The people there were so nice. We rented a wonderful cabin that had its own hotub. I recomend this place when looking for lodging in Wolf Creek. Says Jon.

Totally awsome skiing and boarding here. Says skidude.

I went
to Wolf Creek with my youth group in march of 2006. It was my first time skiing, and i would love to go back it was fun and exciting all the people were really nice to. Thanks Says Tonya.

Wolf Creek is a conventional size ski area having a roughly average vertical drop compared to other US Rockies ski mountains. You have to go 105 miles to get to a ski mountain with a fuller-scale drop from top to bottom. All in all there are 77 ski slopes to select
from; it's a good variety. Having 1,600 acres of skiing area you will never be short of skiable land. This ski hill has an average percentage of advanced and expert ski runs and an average proportion of easy ski runs. This ski mountain obtains stronger snowfall than the local average every winter season. Snowboarding and skiing in this region is scores of fun the whole winter season. A great workout and just being on the ski runs for a while will have you returning. The charming snow blanketed San Juan and Jemez Mountains mountaintops are a one hundred percent snowboarding and skiing delight. The astonishing seasonal snowfall of 39 feet is an enormously delightful depth. This ski area has a drop of 1,604 feet; Wolf Creek makes excellent use of it all. Wolf Creek has lots of ski runs and an acceptable quantity of lifts. This ski area has 7 good ski lifts, and they are ably looked after and run by kind people. Since you're on this page you are almost certainly into skiing or snowboarding, either way, there are scores of great places for that in the neighborhood. This ski resort has a nice set of trails; it's completely out of the question to get bored here. The natural splendor of the Colorado peaks and the good sense of rocketing down the ski runs have ski folks coming from all over. Nothing outdoes the Colorado mountaintops during snow season; they are a splendid place for snowboarding and skiing. The nearby hotel rooms are a bit far from the bottom area, and if you make reservations previous to going, you're all set. The San Juan and Jemez Mountains and its mountaintops give this ski mountain an enormously splendid view.

Wolf Creek ski area Management Says:
Wolf Creek is renowned for light, fluffy powder that comes in epic portions.In addition to a variety of traditionally maintained beginner and intermediate terrain, Wolf Creek offers an exceptional back-country feel with 1,000 acres of advanced and expert terrain serviced by the Alberta lift, including the breathtaking Knife Ridge, the challenging Waterfall Area, and Alberta Peak, the pinnacle of Wolf Creek Ski Area, all of which exists largely in its natural state..



Hotels Near Wolf Creek ski area, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, Colorado

Allington Inn And Suites, South Fork
14.6 miles away
Fireside Inn And Cabins, Pagosa Springs
17.3 miles away
Elkwood ManorLuxury Bed Breakfast, Pagosa Springs
18.6 miles away
Quality Inn Pagosa Springs, Pagosa Springs
18.8 miles away
Alpine Inn Of Pagosa Springs, Pagosa Springs
21.3 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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 Ski Areas Near Wolf Creek ski area:
Kendall Mountain, Colorado , 62 miles away
   400 foot drop, 1 lifts, 3 runs
   0% Expert & Adv.
   0% Intermediate
   0% Beginner
Silverton, Colorado , 63 miles away
   3200 foot drop, 1 lifts, 1 runs
   100% Expert & Adv.
   0% Intermediate
   0% Beginner
Monarch, Colorado , 65 miles away
   1162 foot drop, 7 lifts, 63 runs
   58% Expert & Adv.
   28% Intermediate
   14% Beginner
Purgatory, Colorado , 71 miles away
   2029 foot drop, 11 lifts, 85 runs
   26% Expert & Adv.
   51% Intermediate
   23% Beginner
Irwin Lodge, Colorado , 77 miles away
   2100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
   100% Expert & Adv.
   0% Intermediate
   0% Beginner
Telluride, Colorado , 77 miles away
   3845 foot drop, 18 lifts, 115 runs
   41% Expert & Adv.
   36% Intermediate
   23% Beginner
Crested Butte, Colorado , 79 miles away
   2775 foot drop, 16 lifts, 121 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   57% Intermediate
   23% Beginner
Hesperus Ski Center, Colorado , 88 miles away
   700 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Pajarito Mountain, New Mexico , 91 miles away
   1410 foot drop, 7 lifts, 37 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Snowmass, Colorado , 93 miles away
   4406 foot drop, 21 lifts, 84 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   7% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Wolf Creek ski area:
Wolf Creek, Mineral County , 6 miles away, Class IV+ - 0.25 miles long (Downstream from Highway 160 Bridge)
San Juan River - East Fork, Archuleta County , 7 miles away, Class III-IV - 4 miles long (East Fork to 160 Bridge)
Rio Grande, Mineral / Rio Grande County , 16 miles away, Class II - 12 miles long (Wagon Wheel Gap to South Fork)
 Trails Near Wolf Creek ski area:
Treasure Mountain Trail, Mineral , 3 miles away
Silver Creek Trail, Mineral , 4 miles away
Windy Pass Trail, Mineral , 5 miles away
 National Parks Near Wolf Creek ski area:
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO , 55 miles away
Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO , 55 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wolf Creek ski area:
Rio Grande Club, South Fork , 16 miles away

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