Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Monarch Mountain

Planning a ski trip to Monarch Mountain? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Monarch Mountain stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Monarch Mountain review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 1.9

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 32%
  • Beginner
  • 29%
  • Families
  • 44%
  • Intermediate
  • 38%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 26%
  • Advanced
  • 35%

Helpful Highlights:

Our family has always enjoyed our time skiing at Monarch. We love the fact that they have only “Real” natural snow. Setting on the Continental Divide you ma...

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  • 4

    Monarch Mountain Review

    by anonymous_user - 31st March 2008

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    I got a Monarch pass this year that gave me three days each at seven different resorts. Here it is, the end of March, and I've now hit all of them. The am... Full review

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  • 4

    Fun, fun mountain!

    by snowbunny - 25th October 2013

    Pros: Very nice, soft, turny snow. No lift lines.

    Cons: n/a

    I visited Monarch back in January because they were the only ones in Colorado that had snow. And they had a lot of it! Fun mountain (not huge) with all kind... Full review

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  • 4

    Sweet little snow gem

    by snowfun - 23rd March 2010

    Pros: Hometown hill vibe, small attitude, not crowded

    Cons: Shorter runs, cold, wind, few close lodging options

    Monarch is off the well-beaten I-70 path, but it isn't always easy to get to when Monarch Pass is icy & snowpacked. It's not big on amenities, but its old s... Full review

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  • 4

    Good but watch your gear!

    by sid_shock - 9th November 2011

    Pros: Lots of snow

    Cons: Locals like to steal gear

    I always like boarding here. No crowds, good snow, and really fun terrain, especially in Mirkwood. Like many of the smaller resorts, the lifts are slow, but... Full review

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  • 3

    Monarch Mountain Review

    by anonymous_user - 26th March 2008

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    Pros: Great snow, reasonable price, beautiful scenery. Good for kids and families. Cons: Lines and slow chairs for typically short runs. Stay away on v... Full review

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  • 3

    Monarch Mountain Review

    by highvoltage-guy - 7th December 2007

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    It's relatively cheaper than most the other resorts. They have black runs but they are pretty short but challenging. Some off piste skiing though. It's a he... Full review

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Monarch Mountain is changing the definition of group skiing/riding. Traditional group ski travel has been defined as a minimum of twenty to twenty-five people to receive group discounts. Not any longer at Monarch Mountain. Group pricing is now available to parties of ten or more with all-day adult lift tickets starting as low as $40.00. More

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