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Monarch Mountain

Contact Info
23715 Hwy 50
Monarch, CO 81227

Snow Report:
Skiable Acres:
800 Acres
Vertical Drop:
1,170 Feet


Monarch is a mid-sized ski area on the Continental Divide in central Colorado. The abundant snowfall here creates plenty of the light and fluffy powder for which Monarch is famous.

With over 50 lift-accessible runs and 900 acres of backcountry accessible by snowcat, Monarch is a great place to escape the crowds and enjoy the powder.

Hours + Prices


Daily: 9am - 4pm

Late November to early April


Mountain Stats

Skiable Acres:
800 Acres
Average Snowfall:
350 Inches
Easiest: 14%, More Difficult: 28%, Most Difficult: 27%, Experts Only: 31%
Base Elevation:
10,790 Feet
Vertical Drop:
1,170 Feet
Lifts and Runs
Number of Lifts:
5 Lifts
Total Runs:
54 Runs

4 Double Chairs; 1 Fixed Quad

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Colorado Springs:

Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area is 120 miles via CO Highway 115 & U.S. 50 or via U.S. 24, U.S. 285 & U.S. 50

From Denver:

Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area is 157 miles via U.S. 285 & U.S. 50

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