Eldora Mountain Resort is a mid sized ski resort located on the Front Range. It is largely known as a locals ski area. It is only 21 miles from Boulder and is the closest ski area to many northern Colorado residents. There’s lodging and lots to do in Boulder for those wanting a different kind of ski vacation. There is regularly scheduled public transportation to the resort. It has beginner’s programs and terrain as well as runs for every skill level. A great low key resort for locals and visitors alike.


Location Eldora Mountain Resort is located on the Front Range in north central Colorado. It is 21 miles from Boulder and 48 miles from Denver.
Airports Denver International Airport- 63 miles
Season Length November to April (typical length, depending on weather)
Hours 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mountain Info

Acres 680
Base Elevation 9200 ft
Summit Elevation 10,800 ft
Vertical Rise 1600 ft
Avg. Annual Snowfall 300 in
Lessons Yes
Rentals Yes
Terrain Park Yes – 3
Snowcat Skiing No
Cross Country Skiing Yes
Night Skiing No


Trails 53
Longest Run 3 Miles
Terrain 20% Green
50% Blues
30% Blacks
Lifts 11 lifts
Two Quads
Two Triple
Four Doubles
One Poma
Two Conveyor lifts


Amenities Restaurants, bar, shops
Trail Map Link Eldora Mountain Resort Trail Map


Ski Town The city of Boulder is 21 miles away and the mountain town of Nederland is only a few miles away.

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9 a.m. – 4 p.m.