Powderhorn Mountain Resort is in western Colorado and has a different look than some of the more famous resorts in the state. It sits on a large flat top mountain called the Grand Mesa. There are great views and the climate provides plenty of dry powder. Powderhorn has varied terrain including two terrain parks. There is lodging available right at the resort.


Location Powderhorn is located in western Colorado 39 miles from Grand Junction. It is 233 miles from Denver.
Airports Grand Junction Regional Airport- 39 miles
Season Length December to April (typical length, depending on weather)
Hours 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mountain Info

Acres 1600
Base Elevation 8200 ft
Summit Elevation 9850 ft
Vertical Rise 1650 ft
Avg. Annual Snowfall 250 in
Lessons Yes
Rentals Yes
Terrain Park Yes – 2
Snowcat Skiing No
Cross Country Skiing No
Night Skiing No


Trails 37
Longest Run 2 Miles
Terrain 20% Beginner
50% Intermediate
30% Advanced/Expert
Lifts Lifts: 5
1 Quad
2 Doubles
2 Surface


Amenities Restaurants, bar
Trail Map Link Powderhorn Trail Map


Ski Town Powderhorn has a low key ski village atmosphere. It doesn’t have all the amenities of some of the larger resorts but there is lodging available right at the resort.
Summer Various events are held throughout the summer. Weddings can be held here.

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9 a.m. - 4 p.m.