Powderhorn


If you’re looking for a great family skiing vacation destination, look no further than Powderhorn Resort. Located on the side of the Grand Mesa, Powderhorn has excellent terrain for alpine skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. It also offers some of the best snowmobiling turf in the world.

Powderhorn has a lot to offer the average skier. There is a vertical drop of 1650 ft from a summit of 9850 ft, which means that even though the mountain top is flat there’s plenty of great slopes to enjoy. There are 29 trails spread over 510 acres of land, serviced by 4 gski lifts. Of these trails, 20% are beginner rated, 50% are for intermediate skiers, 15% are for advanced skiers and 15% are for experts only. The top of the Grand Mesa offers approximately 360 000 acres of great cross-country and snowmobiling terrain.

Snowboarders will delight in knowing that there are two terrain parks which features rails, a fun box, hits and tabletops. In addition to this, Powderhorn offers boarding clinics and regularly host’s competitions during the winter season. Children and women are well catered for too. The Children’s Learning Centre caters for children between three and seven and includes play packages, private lessons and lunch. The ski clinics for women are very popular and are presented by competent female instructors.

The food at Powderhorn is great and you can choose between the Sunset Grille and the Wildwood Restaurant. Accommodation comes in the form of luxury condominiums, inns and lodges, all situated at or around Powderhorn. Nearby attractions include the Colorado National Monument and the Colorado Wineries.

Powderhorn Resort is open between December and April and has a great rental shop if you leave anything at home. Book now and enjoy peace of mind for the remainder of the year – knowing that you’ve chosen the ultimate family skiing destination for your loved ones.