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Nothing Like Skiing in Idaho Springs

Nothing Like Skiing in Idaho Springs

With so many things to do in Idaho Springs, we hope you’ll give a day to hitting the slopes at one of the nearby ski ranges to test your skills or learn some new ones.  This is the perfect outdoor expedition for risk-takers or for those in the group who may be a bit more cautious.  There is a range of trails – from beginner to expert – to suit the experience level of everyone on the trip. Don’t be afraid to bring the family here – kids love snow sports and they will be safe too!

Powder to the People

There are multiple options for skiing in Idaho Springs.  No matter what kind of snow sport, what skill level, or what you’re looking for, these conveniently located slopes have got it. Get ready for a day filled with fun as you take in the crisp Colorado air, tackle the slopes, and spend quality time with loved ones.  These beautiful mountains are calling your name – between taking in the Idaho Springs sights or driving through the rural areas of Colorado, a ski day never seemed so fun.

Make some amazing memories on the best slopes Colorado has to offer. With a multitude of trails, breathtaking views, and family-friendly options, a day spent skiing, snowboarding, or tubing sounds perfect for you. Your trip through Colorado can only be enhanced by what these ranges have to offer.  While skiing in Idaho Springs may not seem to be first on your list, it is definitely something you don’t want to miss.

Echo Mountain

Echo Mountain is a ski range with almost a dozen trails and is just over 10 miles outside of downtown.  With many intermediate trails, this ski range is great for the recreational skier or snowboarder. While you’re shredding some powder, take a break to check out their tubing runs.  If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind experience, ski across the mountain under the stars with the night skiing package.

Loveland

Loveland is ski range less than 25 miles outside of downtown Idaho Springs with dozens of trails. There are lots of beginner, intermediate, and advanced trails for snow sport enthusiasts of every level. This ski range spans 1,800 acres, meaning that you can ski comfortably on one of the many trails without feeling crowded. Enjoy a beautiful, snowy day on the mountain, taking your time across the slopes or testing your skills and taking it to the next level.

sNOw Gear? sNOw Problem!

If you’re an out-of-towner, living in dreary, snow-less areas, you might not have any skiing or snowboarding equipment of your own. Don’t fret – skiing in Idaho Springs is still possible!  In downtown Idaho Springs, you can stop in at a rental store on your way up to the slopes. Don’t let anything hold you back from having a ski trip to brag to your friends about!

At Exit 240 Ski & Snowboard Rental, you can find skis, snowboards, boots, helmets, clothing, and more. Maison de Ski is also a great option for ski, snowboard, and accessory rentals, as well as tune-ups to equipment you may already have. Enjoy top-tier equipment and have the ride of a lifetime down these stunning mountainsides!

On the Way

On your way to and from skiing in Idaho Springs?

A trip to the ski ranges for a day packed full of snow sport fun is bound to leave you with a hankering for some down-home cooking.  Lucky for you, Idaho Springs is full of restaurants to fuel you up for an action-packed day or satisfy your cravings before you settle in for the night.  Whether you’re looking for some quick and easy options or someplace to sit down and relax while you enjoy your meal, Idaho Springs has it all.

Maybe you’d like to start or end your day skiing in Idaho Springs with some nice, hot coffee or tea. Centrally located in downtown Idaho Springs, you can visit the Starbucks for your classic coffee drink or The Frothy Cup for a small town and cozy atmosphere.  No matter what drinks you’re looking for to top off your day on the slopes, this town has you covered.

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