Skiing Rocky Mountain National Park

 Awestruck,  your Estes Park vacation home rental,  has many amenities, such as the hot tub and Jacuzzi tub, that will help you relax and enjoy the beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park view.  If you want to explore Rocky Mountain National Park and visit Estes Park, Colorado while still skiing in Colorado.  Estes Park, Colorado offers a number of options for skiing:

Eldora

Eldora is the closest ski area to Estes Park, Colorado. Eldora Ski Resort is located in Nederland, Colorado in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. Eldora Ski Resort averages 300 inches of snowfall per year, and has 100 percent snowmaking coverage on its groomed terrain.  With 12 lifts and an uphill capacity of 11,500 skiers per hour, 53 trails on 680 acres, and one terrain park Eldo Ski Resort provides many skiing options.  Eldora Ski Resort typically is opened by Thanksgiving and stays open until mid-April. Eldora 2861 Eldora Ski Road, #140 Nederland, CO 80466 303-440-8700 eldora.com


Echo Mountain

Echo Mountain is south of Nederland, Colorado.  Echo Mountain is located on the slopes of Mount Evans. It is a small ski area and focuses on skiers and riders that prefer terrain parks. Echo Mountain includes all terrain park features.  Echo Mountain provides jumps, rails, boxes and jibs throughout the hill.  Echo Mountain has one run geared to novice terrain park riders and one run for expert terrain park riders.  Echo Mountain offers night skiing.  Echo Mountain has a vertical drop of 660 feet and 15 trails. Echo Mountain typically opens in December and stays open to early May. Echo Mountain 19285 Highway 103 Idaho Springs, CO 80452 303-325-7347 echomt.com


Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley was a ski resort in Rocky Mountain National Park until the resort closed in 1991 and the lifts were removed.  However, the trails still exist, and many backcountry skiers enjoy skinning up the trails and skiing down. Hidden Valley has 1,200 acres of terrain, 27 trails and a vertical drop of 2,000 feet. The parking area and old base lodge still exist. No avalanche control work is done at Hidden Valley, and there is no ski patrol. Hidden Valley Estes Park, CO 80517 970-586-1206 nps.gov


To rent equipment for skiing in Estes Park, Colorado and Rocky Mountain National Park, you may consider:


Estes Park Mountain Shop
2050 Big Thompson Avenue
Estes Park, Colorado
(970) 586-6548


After a long day of skiing ,  return to Awestruck, your Estes Park vacation home rental.  


About Awestruck Estes Park vacation home rental:


Awestruck is a luxury 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath executive single family, Estes Park, Colorado vacation home  Awestruck is located in the Windcliff community.  This vacation home rental provides over 3,400 square feet of indoor living space and comfortably sleeps 8 and is ideal for large families, a group of friends, or a romantic honeymoon.  The outdoor, 7 person hot tub, wood burning fireplace, wood stove, Jacuzzi tub, breathtaking views and proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park all contribute to this home being the highest rated Estes Park Vacation Home rental.

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