Beaver Creek Colorado
Beaver Creek is located just 2 miles from Avon, Colorado and is a ski destination that’s known for world-class alpine villages, and well known for its family friendly ski runs, challenging terrain parks, and chocolate chip cookies in the base area at the end of each ski day. Beaver Creek stands out in the winter with its glamorous vibe – Park Hyatt, the Ritz, and Bachelor Gulch are familiar names in this ski town. The posh vibe of Beaver Creek scares some people away, which means you’ll often get to enjoy pow days all to yourself. Here, you’ll conveniently find plentiful ski and snowboard schools, a Nordic ski center, shopping attractions, and family-friendly activity areas. Beaver Creek is excellent when it comes to after-ski recreation – it has everything from shops selling delectable cookies and hot chocolate, to bars with excellent Colorado crafted beers and unlimited food options for all.
Beaver Creek Ski Area
The World Cup for skiing is frequently held at Beaver Creek for a reason. The entire Beaver Creek stretch includes Bachelor Gulch, Rose Bowl, Lurkspur, and Grouse Mountain (skiing from Beaver Creek to Vail is possible!). Boasting a summit of 11,440 feet and 1800 acres of skiable terrain, you’ll find adventure no matter your ski level. Although Beaver Creek is pegged an expert’s ski resort, the trails are still beginner-friendly – 38% if its trails are easy! With 323 inches of snow each year, Beaver Creek is a great place for pow days.
Beaver Creek Airport
To get to Beaver Creek, fly to Denver National Airport, 3.5 hours away from the ski resort. From the airport, you can rent a car or avail of shuttle services offered by companies like Colorado Mountain Express.
Beaver Creek Ski Rental
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BEAVER CREEK RESORT STATS
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Beaver Creek offers more than 100 additional trails, three terrain parks, another half pipe, some extreme terrain and two more bowls. Experience the famed village-to-village ski experience from Beaver Creek, to Bachelor Gulch and Arrowhead. With more than 3,300 feet of vertical rise, the resort tops out near 11,500 feet.
Après ski and evening entertainment can be found throughout the area so come to Eagle County prepared to ski hard and play late!
|Base Elevation:||8,100 ft. / 2,469 m|
|Summit Elevation:||11,440 ft. / 3,488 m|
|Number of Trails:||150|
|Number of Lifts:||24|
|Skiable Acreage:||1,832 acres / 741 hectares|
|Longest Run:||Centennial at 2.75 miles / 4.43 km|