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Colorado is known all around the world for its ice-topped mountains. It’s the favorite destination for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. There are plenty of ski resorts in Colorado to choose from; all boasting of adventure and breathtaking views. But most of them also boast in long lines and crowded ski spots.
Luckily, Colorado also has its hidden gems. There are resorts that are nicknamed as the Colorado Gems. These resorts will take you back to the good ol’ days when ski resorts are simply what they are meant for: skiing and all the winter sports. Many of these resorts may not have the latest attractions or the fastest lifts available in town. But nothing else will stop you from getting the most out of your vacation.
No more waiting in long lines to get a lift. No more waiting for people to leave the best ski spots just so you can start having fun.
Here are some of Colorado’s hidden ski resorts gems for you, your family, and friends to try out.
Loveland Ski Area
Loveland is the first ski resort that you’ll come across while taking I-70 from Denver. So not only will you avoid the crowd at the resort, you can even avoid the traffic.
Loveland has 1,800 acres of terrain, ready for all kinds of winter activities. They have tickets and packages that are perfect for those who don’t want to spend way too much. Why spend so much on fancy hotels and expensive restaurants when the most important part of the trip is the activities!
Interested in visiting “The Legend?” That’s what many locals call Arapahoe Basin. Arapahoe Basin is known to have the longest ski season in North America. Here, the ski season starts as early as October and can last up until the next July.
Like Loveland, Arapahoe Basin also offers great deals for tickets and ski and snowboarding lessons. They have instructors who can teach you the basics, up until the more advanced tricks of snowboarding and skiing. You can even sign up for private lessons for the entire group so you, your friends and family can learn together.
Just three hours from Denver, you’ll find Monarch Mountain. This ski area is best for people who don’t want to be bothered by crowds and the busy days of big resorts. Climbing up the mountain is a delight in itself, with all the breathtaking views you’ll find.
Monarch Mountain is known for its affordable deals and friendly atmosphere. The area offers a variety of terrains to try out, whether you’re a beginner or you’ve been skiing for most of your life. There are sets of training available for kids and adults alike who are still learning the ropes of skiing.
These three resorts are only some of Colorado’s hidden gems for skiing and snowboarding. So if what you’re after is more skiing, less waiting, then take your pick on any of these resorts. You’ll get both your money’s and your time’s worth.
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