Monarch Mountain is the perfect ski area for people looking to get away from the hustle-bustle of the bigger resorts. Monarch is very affordable and easily accessible from the Front Range via Highways 285 and 50. At Monarch you park right at the base of the mountain and walk to the lifts, making it very convenient for families with little ones. Monarch's two strongest attributes are friendly people and abundant natural snowfall (350"). This season give Monarch Mountain a try. You'll be glad you did.
Annual Snowfall
350.0 inches/889 cm
800 acres
Base Elevation
10790 feet/3281 meters
Summit Elevation
11952 feet/3634 meters
Hours of Operation
Season Dates
November 2014—April 2015
#1 Powder Place, 23715 Highway 50
Monarch, CO, 81227
Main Phone Number
Lodging/Central Reservations
Closest Airport
Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional GUC
Miles from Denver

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Head into the trees - Monarch's are untouched about 90 percent of the time.

Monarch Cat Skiing operates on an adjacent 1000+ acres of steep trees, chutes, and bowls. Not for the faint of heart!