Colorado is home to many world class and world famous ski resorts. The beautiful Rocky Mountains provide abundant snowfall for great powder skiing. The different resorts offer an extensive range of terrain. There are bunny hills for those just learning, with most resorts offering lessons and rentals to get you started. There are plenty of groomed intermediate runs to glide down. There are tree runs to explore. There is open bowl skiing above timberline. There is lots of expert terrain to choose from for those looking for more extreme skiing. There is even backcountry skiing accessed via snowcat or helicopter. Many resorts have terrain parks with jibs, half pipes and other features. Snowboarding is allowed at all the Colorado ski resorts. Many resorts also have groomed cross country trails for those wanting to cross country ski. With all this varied terrain everyone is bound to find what they are looking for.
The Rocky Mountains in Colorado rise up to 14,000+ feet above sea level. Most of the ski resorts are between 8,000-13,000 feet and at these altitudes there is almost always plenty of snow in the winter. That means lots of fresh powder for skiers. Even with all that snow, Colorado is a very sunny state and skiers are often cruising down the trails under cobalt blue skies. There are amazing views to be had from the mountains of Colorado ski resorts.