winter activities

winteractivites1Just outside your door awaits a plethora of Colorado’s renowned winter activities. From action- packed downhill skiing and snowboarding on celebrated slopes, to serene mountain moments, the opportunities to explore the wildlands and Nordic trails throughout the thousands of acres of surrounding wilderness abound.


Skiing & Snowboarding

For the ultimate downhill skiing or snowboarding experience, the Colorado Rocky Mountains feature everything from extreme terrain to groomed cruisers with breathtaking views, and more acreage then could be explored in a single visit. With many of the nearby mountains recognized as the nation’s best ski resorts, outdoor enthusiasts travel the globe to pleasure in the snow conditions and terrain surrounding Adam’s Rib Ranch. One of the many benefits at Adam’s Rib Ranch is private shuttle service from your home to the slopes. No need to drive yourself to the resorts and hassle with limited parking.


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34 lifts with a total of 5,289 skiable acres
Base Elevation: 8,120 ft.
Peak Elevation: 11,570 ft.
Vertical Rise: 3,450 ft.
Average Snowfall: 346 inches per year


Beaver Creek

16 lifts with a total of 1,625 skiable acres
Base Elevation: 8,100 ft.
Summit Elevation: 11,440 ft.
Vertical Rise: 4,040 ft.
Snowfall: 310 inches per year


Aspen Mountain

8 lifts with a total of 673 ski able acres
Base Elevation: 7,945 ft.
Summit Elevation: 11,212 ft.
Vertical Rise: 3,267 ft.
Average Snowfall: 300 inches per year


Aspen Highlands

5 lifts with a total of 1,010 skiable acres
Base Elevation: 8,040 ft.
Summit Elevation: 11,675 ft.
Vertical Rise: 3,635 ft.
Average Snowfall: 300 inches per year



23 lifts with a total of 3,128 skiable acres
Base Elevation: 8,104 ft.
Summit Elevation: 12,510 ft.
Vertical Rise: 4,406 ft.
Average Snowfall: 300 inches per year


Nordic Skiing & Snowshoeing

Discover the pristine wilderness around Adam’s Rib Ranch by snowshoeing on soft-powder trails or Nordic skiing on miles of preserved trails. Explore wildlife havens, ghost towns and panoramic high passes. The surrounding White River National Forest offers an abundance of hiking trails in the summer and seemingly endless snowshoeing and Nordic skiing in the winter.


Sleigh Rides, Sledding & Ice Skating

From the thrill seeker to the nature enthusiast, alternative winter sports and activities are just moments from your front door. Guided snowmobile tours, sleigh rides, dog sledding, ice climbing and ice skating are just a sampling of what’s available on and off-site. Nearby Eagle has a year- round ice-skating rink for family fun.


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