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Winter Park Resort Ski Season

85 Parsenn Road, Winter Park, Colorado 80482
970-726-5514
Description:

Snow Line: 970-726-SNOW

Info Line: 970-726-5514

2015-2016 Season: Nov. 18, 2015-April 24, 2016

Hours of Operation: 9am-4pm weekdays, 8:30am-4pm weekends and holidays

Winter Park Resort by the Numbers:
3,081 skiable acres, 143 trails, 26 lifts, 6 terrain parks, 1 halfpipe, 323 inches average annual snowfall over the past ten seasons, 12,060ft summit elevation, 3,060ft vertical drop, 4.9 miles longest run.

The Seven Territories of Winter Park Resort

Winter Park Territory – More time together. More space to yourself.

Winter Park Territory at Winter Park Resort has a little something for everyone. With its groomers and long cruisers, it’s perfect for families who want to stay together. Parents can venture out on their own and take on a more challenging diamond or two while the kids are in the renowned ski school. #WinterParkTerritory

Vasquez Ridge Territory – More off-the-beaten-path trails. More off-the-charts powder stashes.

If you’re looking for a brief escape from civilization, you’ll love Vasquez Ridge Territory. This intermediate and advanced terrain is the definition of off the beaten path and offers some of the most persistent powder stashes on the mountain. #VasquezRidgeTerritory

Parsenn Bowl TerritoryMore room to breathe so you can enjoy the breathtaking views.

With its majestic 360-degree views, Parsenn Bowl Territory offers gorgeous scenery, which goes great with the wide-open bowl skiing and friendly intermediate ski trails.
#ParsennBowlTerritory

Terrain Park Territory - More pipe. More jumps. More “Did you see that?”

Proof that jumps, jibs and rails are for everyone. The entire park system features an 18ft halfpipe and more than 80 other innovative progressive features that Winter Park is always reconfiguring to enhance your—and their own—creativity on the slopes, making their half-dozen parks an easy start for beginners and a challenging test for experts, but only after earning their way into Dark Territory. #TerrainParkTerritory

Mary Jane TerritoryMore bumps. More trees. There’s only one Mary Jane.

The legendary lady has been known for her world-class bumps and tree skiing for generations. Long, bumpy and unabashedly challenging—but with plenty of blues to help you chill out when you need to—Mary Jane is an authentic Colorado experience that’ll push your limits and make you feel like a local, no matter where you’re from.
#MaryJaneTerritory

Eagle Wind Territory – Feel more out of bounds while staying well within bounds.

The side-country-like terrain of Eagle Wind Territory is an exhilarating experience. Winding through a beautiful challenging forest and ending in gorgeous glades, Eagle Wind Territory makes you feel closer to the natural beauty of the mountain, perhaps more than anywhere else at the resort. #EagleWindTerritory

The Cirque Territory – More steeps. More chutes. More stories to tell.

The Cirque at Winter Park Resort is the most challenging terrain. But now with the Cirque Sled, getting to the top just got a little easier. The Cirque may not be very forgiving, but it will give you plenty more stories to tell. #CirqueTerritory

Rentals and Demos

Winter Park Resort Rentals offers four convenient slope-side locations: West Portal Station, The Jane Shop, Zephyr Mountain Lodge-Slopeside, and Kids Ski + Ride Center. Demos at Mountain Adventure Center, The Jane Shop and Showcase Snowboards.

Restaurants and Après

Winter Park Resort offers a total of 20 food and beverage venues with convenient locations on the mountain, at the base of the Resort, and in the Village. From gourmet dining atop Winter Park Territory at The Lodge at Sunspot, to the selection of Village dining locations, to cookies and hot cocoa at Coca-Cola® Tubing, there is something for everyone’s tastes.

Ski + Ride School

Winter Park Resort’s Ski + Ride School is Colorado’s first professional ski school. The school offers lessons for all disciplines and abilities. Uniquely incorporating its Guest Centered Teaching™ system, the Ski + Ride School offers programs for kids and adults in private, semi-private (four maximum) and group settings. It also offers specialty packages for advanced skiers like the Steep & Deep and Bob’s Mogul camps, as well as highly trained private guides so you can explore more and access the mountain before anyone else.

Non-skiing Activities

Just because you’re not a skier doesn’t mean you can’t experience the high of a chairlift ride! Foot passengers can take a scenic ride up the Zephyr Express chairlift to The Lodge at Sunspot. Access times are limited. Foot-passenger tickets are available at the Winter Park Resort Balcony House ticket windows or Guest Services desk. Enjoy lunch at The Lodge at Sunspot before you ride the lift back down.

Coca-Cola® Tubing features four individual lanes, exciting banked curves, a covered conveyor lift ride back to the top and the comfortable Hill House warming lodge with restrooms, gourmet hot chocolate service and fresh-baked cookies.

The outdoor Village Ice Rink, located in the heart of the Village at Winter Park, is open 10am-10pm daily during the ski season as conditions permit. Free lessons Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Skate rentals are available at Winter Park Resort Rentals, adjacent to the rink. Check out broomball on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and enjoy several disco skate nights with 1970s disco music while the disco ball lights up the Village Ice Rink.

Enjoy a sightseeing Snowcat tour of Winter Park Mountain at Winter Park Resort in an enclosed heated Snowcat. Travel across beginner, intermediate and expert trails, making several stops along the way for photos.

Snowshoe tours allow you to explore Arapaho National Forest with a Winter Park guide, or rent snowshoes and take a self-guided tour.

NASTAR recreational race course is open Friday-Sunday 11am-3pm on Lower Cranmer Trail.

The Lift Bus

A free, local shuttle bus that runs to and from most lodging properties, restaurants, businesses and activities in Winter Park, Fraser and Winter Park Resort. See page 42 for tips on riding the bus and pages 46-foldout for the day and night bus schedules.

Parking

There are over 3,100 free parking spaces at the base of Winter Park and Mary Jane. Convenient, covered and open-air pay parking is also available at Winter Park Village. All parking at the Resort is free starting at 3pm daily.

 

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