Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Eldora Mountain Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.6
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.7
  • Nightlife
  • 2.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 27%
  • Beginner
  • 30%
  • Families
  • 50%
  • Intermediate
  • 43%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 37%
  • Advanced
  • 30%

Helpful Highlights:

I hit Eldora on a 10" powder Saturday. Loved the easy access from Boulder, only 35 minutes from town and free parking right at the base of the mountain. Lif...

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  • 5

    Eldora - excellent small but full-scale resort

    by alanmoroney - 27th February 2009

    Pros: Beautiful, Boulder, Snow, friendly people, prices, intruction, equipment

    Cons: some lifts without safety bars

    A beautiful resort just up the mountain from Boulder and Nederland. It is not the biggest, but definitely compares fully with a mid-sized European resort. I... Full review

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  • 5

    Eldora Mountain Resort Review

    by anonymous_user - 16th January 2008



    I've been riding Eldora for years now. It's true that it is a resort that truly only the locals can love, and we have no problem with you gapers no coming h... Full review

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  • 5

    I love Eldora

    by Ritt - 31st December 2008

    Pros: Uncrowded great skiing

    Cons: slow lifts (but that's the only thing I could come up with)

    This eastern skier loves Eldora. Big bowls out west on I70 are nice but who needs the ever present crowd at the lodge. If you're in the Boulder area, this p... Full review

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  • 5

    Eldora is close to Boulder,CO

    by thombre - 3rd January 2011

    Pros: Skiers look out for each other.Not alot of moguls.

    Cons: Lift ticket with rentals will cost $115 per day.

    Took the triple chair up Eldora Ski Mountain yesterday, partly cloudy windy conditions. 36 " base, packed powder,read The New Guide To Skiing by Heckelman w... Full review

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  • 5

    Overall Great Experience!

    by wolfie1997 - 26th February 2011

    Pros: Something to do for everyone!

    Cons: Little bit slushy when the sun shines.

    Great family experience - my daughter skiied "free" - she's in fifth grade - with my husband. While they were investigating the beginner slopes, my other d... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Resort

    by trueskier - 22nd January 2011

    Pros: Fantastic tree skiing and children's programs

    Cons: short groomed runs

    Eldora is a different kind of resort. Its one of those places where the locals go. You won't see pretentious ski outfits, or the most expensive skis, but ... Full review

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