12 Beginner-Friendly To Advanced Ski Resorts In Colorado

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If it’s your first time skiing or snowboarding then the most important thing is to get the resort right. You want to choose a resort that has easily accessible nursery slopes and also gentle slopes for you to progress to.  You will also want to be able to hire ski and boots in resort so that you can change them if they don’t work well and maybe it is worthwhile hiring ski clothing too until you know what really suits you.
Picking the right ski resort for your first time on the slopes is one of the most important decisions to make when learning to ski or snowboard. From making sure there are plenty of gentle pistes to find your feet, to finding things to do in resort when you’re taking a break from ski school, we are here all the way to help you make the best choices. Here Are 12 Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced ski resorts In Colorado:

Winter Park Resort

Winter Park Resort
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner11 km(8 %)
Overall: 143 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 79 km (55%)

Telluride Resort
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner6.7 km(8 %)
Overall: 88.2 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 29.8 km (34%)
  • Ski routes: 11.9 km

Buttermilk Mountain

Buttermilk Mountain ski
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner11.9 km(35 %)
Overall: 34 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • few freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 8.8 km (26%)

Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek ski resort
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner28.5 km(19 %)
Overall: 150 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 57 km (38%)
  • Ski routes: 25 km

Breckenridge

breckenridge ski resort
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner28 km(18 %)
Overall: 153 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 65 km (42%)

Snowmass

Snowmass ski resort
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner14.2 km(6 %)
Overall: 237 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 111.4 km (47%)

Vail

Vail ski resort
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner57 km(24 %)
Overall: 234 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 93 km (40%)

Keystone

Keystone
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner25 km(19 %)
Overall: 135 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 45 km (33%)
  • Ski routes: 100 km

Loveland

Loveland ski resort
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner12 km(13 %)
Overall: 93 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 43 km (46%)

Aspen Highlands

Aspen Highlands
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner24.3 km(18 %)
Overall: 135 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 70.2 km (52%)

Arapahoe Basin

Arapahoe Basin ski resort
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner40 km(38 %)
Overall: 105 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 40 km (38%)

Aspen Mountain

Aspen Mountain ski resort
Slope offering for beginners/beginner slopes

Blue slopes beginner0 km(0 %)
Overall: 103 km

Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers

  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 54 km (52%)

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