Ski Hesperus


Ski Hesperus is a small ski area outside of Durango, CO. It has runs for all ski levels. The Hesperus Ski Area has been closed for various periods of time over the years but has been open in recent years. It is a close and affordable option for visitors and locals in the Durango area.


Location Ski Hesperus is located in southwestern Colorado, 11 miles west of Durango.
Airports Durango-La Plata County Airport- 25 miles
Season Length December to March (typical length, depending on weather)

Mountain Info

Acres 80
Base Elevation 8100 ft
Summit Elevation 8880 ft
Vertical Rise 780 ft
Avg. Annual Snowfall 150 in
Lessons Yes
Rentals Yes
Terrain Park Yes
Snowcat Skiing No
Cross Country Skiing No
Night Skiing Yes


Trails 24
Longest Run
Terrain 25% Beginner
33% Intermediate
42% Expert
Lifts one rope tow
one double chair lift


Amenities Cafe, nearby restaurant
Trail Map Link Hesperus Ski Area Trail Map


Ski Town The town of Durango is 11 miles away.

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