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Comparison of Colorado ski resorts facts for kids

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Colorado offers many world-class ski resorts. The following table compares their various sizes, runs, lifts, and snowfall:

Name Nearest city Skiable area (acres) Top elevation (feet) Base elevation (feet) Vertical (feet) Runs Lifts Snowfall (in/year) Date Statistics Updated
Arapahoe Basin Dillon 1,428 13,050 10,520 2,530 147 9 314 March 2020
Aspen Highlands Aspen 1,040 11,675 8,040 3,635 117 5 300 March 2020
Aspen Mountain Aspen 675 11,212 7,945 3,267 76 8 300 March 2020
Beaver Creek Beaver Creek 1,832 11,440 8,100 3,340 150 23 325 March 2020
Breckenridge Breckenridge 2,908 12,998 9,600 3,398 187 34 282 March 2020
Buttermilk Aspen 470 9,900 7,870 2,030 44 8 200 March 2020
Ski Cooper Leadville 470 11,700 10,500 1,200 60 5 260 Jan 2020
Copper Mountain Copper Mountain 2,490 12,441 9,712 2,738 140 24 278 March 2020
Crested Butte Crested Butte 1,547 12,162 9,375 2,787 121 15 253 March 2020
Echo Mountain Evergreen 60 10,650 10,050 600 13 3 275
Eldora Nederland 680 10,600 9,200 1,400 63 10 225 March 2020
Granby Ranch Granby 406 9,202 8,202 1,000 35 6 200
Hesperus Hesperus 60 8,880 8,100 700 13 2 150
Howelsen Steamboat Springs 50 7,136 6,696 440 17 1 170
Kendall Silverton 16 9,540 9,300 240 11 1 200
Keystone Keystone 3,148 12,408 9,280 3,128 128 20 235 March 2020
Loveland Dillon 1,800 13,010 10,800 2,210 94 11 422 December 2020
Monarch Salida 800 11,960 10,790 1,170 54 5 284
Powderhorn Grand Junction 1,600 9,850 8,200 1,650 50 4 250 December 2020
Purgatory Durango 1,650 10,822 8,793 2,029 105 12 260 December 2020
Silverton Mountain Silverton 1,819 13,487 10,400 3,087 69 1 400 December 2020
Snowmass Snowmass Village 3,339 12,510 8,104 4,406 98 21 295 March 2020
Steamboat Steamboat Springs 2,965 10,568 6,900 3,668 169 18 368 December 2020
Sunlight Glenwood Springs 680 9,895 7,885 2,010 67 4 252 December 2020
Telluride Telluride 2,000 12,515 8,725 3,790 148 17 276 March 2020
Vail Vail 5,317 11,570 8,120 3,450 195 31 354 March 2020
Winter Park Winter Park 3,081 12,060 9,000 3,060 166 23 347 March 2020
Wolf Creek Pagosa Springs 1,600 11,904 10,300 1,604 133 9 430 February 2021
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