Winter Activities

Downhill Ski at Monarch Mountain Ski & Snowboard Area.

It is often one of the least crowded ski areas in Colorado and often has some of the best snow in the state and near the top of the Continental Divide. Monarch has an excellent ski school and child care center.  Snow skiing at Monarch is incredible!



Ski Areas, Ski Shops, & Snowmobile Rentals 

Monarch Mountain Ski Area – 47miles

Monarch Snowmobile Tours & Rentals & snowshoe rentals – walking distance from the Lodge

All Season Adventures – 16 miles Salida

Mt. Shavano Ski Shop & Snowboard Shop – Snowshoe & Cross-Country Ski Rental – 36 miles

Mountain Sports Haus Ski Shop – 31 miles Poncha Springs, CO

Cross-country ski and snowshoe over Old Monarch Pass.. and after a gradual slope, stand on top of the Continental Divide and look into the Gunnison Valley.


Ski Free Colorado Deals