Beaver Creek Skiing & Snowboarding
Beaver Creek is located just 2 miles from Avon, Colorado and is a ski destination that is 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 post-ski fun – 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 Resort
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% of its trails are easy! The dedicated Haymeadow Express gondola and it’s green trails make it a great place to learn! Or sharpen your skills on the resort’s blue trails and bowls, and advance to the expert runs on Grouse Mountain. With 323 inches of snow each year, Beaver Creek is a great place for pow days.
BEAVER CREEK RESORT STATS
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Beaver Creek offers more than 150 ski trails, four terrain parks and a half pipe and two bowls with intermediate/advanced trails. Beginners can start at the Haymaker Express Gondola and advance to Red Buffalo Park. Advanced skiers can take on the Talon’s Challenge with 14 runs and over 26,000 vertical feet. With more than 3,300 feet of vertical rise, the resort tops out near 11,500 feet.
Apres-ski and evening entertainment can be found throughout the area so come to Eagle County prepared to ski hard and play late!
BEAVER CREEK RESORT MOUNTAIN STATS
|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|
GETTING TO BEAVER CREEK
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 take a shuttle services offered by companies like Colorado Mountain Express.
Ski Rentals at Beaver Creek
TripOutside features the best local shops in Beaver Creek for skiing and snowboarding gear rental and outdoor adventures.
Beaver Creek Skiing & Snowboarding FAQs
How can I save money on Beaver Creek ski/snowboard rentals?
Time is money, especially when you’re on vacation. Beaver Creek Black Tie Skis offers the highest quality skis in the industry and delivers your gear right to your condo, hotel or home. They’ll even meet you slopeside for any adjustments or tuning. Book through TripOutside to receive an exclusive 10% discount on ski rental delivery.
Renting online in advance can save you money. Many outfitters offer online reservation rates that are better than walk-in rates. This helps the shops manage their inventory and plan in advance. It also guarantees the availability of equipment.
Here are some of the Ski Rental Discounts in Beaver Creek that we can share with you.
You can get a 10% off discount from Black Tie Skis in Beaver Creek
Save 20% when booking 21 days in advance with Epic Mountain Rentals and an additional 20% off discount is applied if you’re an Epic Pass holder.
What is the difference between the different rental packages?
Demo (or premium) packages are for the advanced skier that wants a specific ski or snowboard rental to match their specific riding style or matching the skis to the terrain. These are high-end, high-performance skis and snowboards.
Performance packages are intended for intermediate to beginner levels, typically for groomed terrain and generally have a stiffer, more specialized flex pattern, and may be wider in the waist.
Sport packages are primarily for groomed runs and intended for more beginner level skiers or snowboarders.
**All packages include downhill skis or snowboard, bindings, boots and poles (ski).