Go Back   CityProfile.com Forum - Local City and State Discussion Forums > United States City Forums > Colorado > Denver
Click Here to Login

Reply
Old 11-16-2010, 04:11 AM  
Junior Member

Dallas, Texas
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 7 | Kudos: +10
Best/cheapest ski resort

Anyone know what the best cheap ski resort is around Denver? I have been to Winterpark, Keystone, and Sunlight. Of those three, Sunlight was the cheapest but not really the most fun. The good thing about it was that its not crowded. Looking for something closer to Denver though with the same price range or volume of people.
__________________

Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2010, 10:37 AM  
Member
 
elan's Avatar

georgetown, colorado
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 32 | Kudos: +13
loveland. you drive right by it to get to keystone. its not really a "resort", but its cheap and super awesome
__________________

Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2010, 12:15 PM  
Junior Member

Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 5 | Kudos: +10
The closest resorts to Denver are Loveland, right on I-70 at the Eisenhower tunnel, and Eldora, which is near Nederland west of Boulder. Unfortunately the places with the best snow and most amenities are also crowded and more expensive. Once Eldora gets the snow it needs it's really a great place, with few crowds.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2010, 03:52 PM  
Junior Member

boulder, CO
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 7 | Kudos: +10
Eldora 100%.

I live in Boulder so its the only pass I get.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2010, 08:05 PM  
Junior Member

Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 9 | Kudos: +10
I gotta go with Loveland Ski Area. You can get discounts to there almost anywhere and it's never crowded. You can buy a season pass online.

Only bad part it is a day ski area - no lodging. They have some incredible ski terrain. It's bigger than you think it is.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2010, 06:29 AM  
Junior Member

Denver, Colorado
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 5 | Kudos: +10
Keep in mind that I am new to the sport but I have found some great deals at A-Basin. It is right on the other side of Loveland Pass. I have fun there and there are some runs and trails that I have yet to try out due to lack of skill. I think there is a 4 pack deal for like $130.
Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2010, 10:48 AM  
Junior Member

Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 7 | Kudos: +10
Second vote on ABasin.
After the initial beginning of the season crush there's no line and with the Montezuma bowl open there's tons of terrain for all levels.
The best deal was the $119 four pack (expired) but the current 4 pack is only $139 but it expires Dec 12th so don't wait!
Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2010, 03:46 PM  
Senior Member
 
Jake7's Avatar

Honolulu, Hawaii
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 3,294 | Kudos: +135
Images: 45
I used to spend a week in Denver every winter and I usually went to Loveland, though I spent a few winters at Breckenridge. Overall I liked Breckenridge better, but Loveland was more chill, and not as crowded for sure.
__________________
Discover Scentsy at Lucky Lucy Scentsy Products - an independent Scentsy consultant!


https://luckylucy.scentsy.us/Scentsy/Buy
Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2010, 06:11 PM  
Junior Member

Littleton/Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 5 | Kudos: +10
Pretty much anywhere is bomb. If its not as great skiing theres no massive lines to wait it! Breck is pretty fun.
Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2010, 11:35 PM  
Junior Member

Colorado
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 13 | Kudos: +10
I agree with the others that Loveland is a quick drive from the Denver Metro and has something for everyone. One of my favorites!
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply

Go Back   CityProfile.com Forum - Local City and State Discussion Forums > United States City Forums > Colorado > Denver
Bookmark this Page!

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Suggested Threads

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.