Eldora...Closer to You! Located just 21 miles from Boulder and 47 miles from Denver - Eldora is close enough to become your weekly getaway. Enjoy something for everyone - steeps, bumps, glades, a terrain park, a world-class Nordic Center and groomed corduroy for cruising. And don't forget our acclaimed Children's Center where we make learning to ski or snowboard fun! Eldora also features free close-in parking and RTD bus service that drops you off only steps from the lift.

Enjoy our brand new Alpenglow 6-person high speed detachable lift! Enjoy a smooth ride from the base to the top of Challenge Mountain in just over 4 minutes. Ideal for enjoying a ton of vertical in just a short time. 


Annual Snowfall:
300 in / 762 cm
Base Elevation:
9,200 ft / 2,804 m
Summit Elevation:
10,600 ft / 3,231 m
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Season Dates:
Skiable Area:
680 acres / 275 hectares
# of trails:
612 acres / 248 hectares
Bowl Skiing
CAT Skiing
Terrain Parks

Best Known For

 Located only 47 miles from Denver and 21 miles from Boulder, Eldora is a ideal choice for people who love outdoor adventure and crave alpine fun close to home. Eldora is known for the outstanding SnowSports school as well as multi week lesson programs for children & adults. Eldora has the terrain to challenge all Alpine and Nordic ability levels.


TREK Multi-Week Lesson Program for youth ages 4-12 is aimed to get your kids skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing better. They will build confidence through progression and develop all mountain skills that will last a lifetime. Our lessons will provide a solid platform for children to head out and explore the world of alpine and Nordic fun. 

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