Which Colorado resort has the most terrain?

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Written by Cassidy Barnes posted on Friday, February 26th, 2010

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Colorado has a seemingly infinite amount of skiable terrain, but how does it break down? Who has the most acres? Who has the most trails?

While some resorts defy classification, like the wild mountain setting of Silverton or the combination of Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass, here is a list of all the resorts in Colorado according to size.

If you get bored taking the same runs all the time, this is your solution. Take a look at our list and you’ll never have to see the same trail twice. There are over 2,600 trails in Colorado and more are being created every year!

Now get out there and explore them!

Vail is the undisputed leader for area and trails in Colorado. It has 193 trails and 5,289 acres.

In descending order…


193 trails: Vail Mountain Ski Resort

165 trails: Steamboat Springs Ski Resort

155 trails: Breckenridge Ski Resort

149 trails: Beaver Creek Ski Resort

143 trails: Winter Park Ski Resort

135 trails: Keystone Ski Resort

126 trails: Copper Mountain Ski Resort

121 trails: Crested Butte Ski Resort

120 trails: Telluride Ski Resort

118 trails: Aspen Highlands Ski Area

105 Trails: Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

91 trails: Snowmass Ski Resort

85 trails: Durango Ski Resort

77 trails: Wolf Creek Ski Resort

76 trails: Aspen Ski Resort

70 trails: Loveland Ski Area

67 trails: Sunlight Mountain Resort

63 trails: Monarch Ski Area

53 trails: Eldora Ski Area

44 trails: Buttermilk Ski Area

33 trails: SolVista Basin Ski Area

29 trails: Powderhorn Ski Resort

26 trails: Ski Cooper Ski Resorts

15 trails: Howelsen Hill Ski Area

15 trails: Echo Mountain Park

4 trails: Kendall Mountain Ski Area

**All uncharted: Silverton Ski Resorts


Keystone comes in #2 in total skiable acres with 3,148.

5,289 acres: Vail Mountain Ski Resort

3,148 acres: Keystone Ski Resort

3,132 acres: Snowmass Ski Resort

3,060 acres: Winter Park Ski Resort

2,965 acres: Steamboat Springs Ski Resort

2,450 acres: Copper Mountain Ski Resort

2,358 acres: Breckenridge Ski Resort

2,000 acres: Telluride Ski Resort

1,819 acres: Silverton Ski Resorts

1,815 acres: Beaver Creek Ski Resort

1,600 acres: Wolf Creek Ski Resort

1,600 acres: Powderhorn Ski Resort

1,365 acres: Loveland Ski Area

1,200 acres: Durango Ski Resort

1,167 acres: Crested Butte Ski Resort

1,028 acres: Aspen Highlands Ski Area

900 acres: Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

800 acres: Monarch Ski Area

680 acres: Eldora Ski Area

673 acres: Aspen Ski Resort

470 acres: Sunlight Mountain Resort

470 acres: Buttermilk Ski Area

406 acres: SolVista Basin Ski Area

400 acres: Ski Cooper Ski Resort

150 acres: Howelsen Hill Ski Area

70 acres: Echo Mountain Park

35 acres: Kendall Mountain Ski Area

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