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Reviews for Monarch Mountain

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by: Tay Hammond - 14th December 2016

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  • 3All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 1Family Friendly
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  • 3Overall Value
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Too many black and blue rocks !

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Skied at Monarch last Friday, 12/09/16. One of the few blue groomers, Snowburn, had multiple grape fruit size rocks lying atop the surface and rocks partially submerged but partially visible. Picked up several and tossed in the trees, but not sure why Monarch ski patrol can't spend 15 minutes to pick them up, and keep their customers and skis happy!! Maybe Monarch is trying to increasing business for ski tunes. Likewise a black run called Mirage, had multiple knee crushing rocks that were not marked, and could mash potato a tele skiers knee. In fact a local blew out his knee the past weekend hitting said rocks. Not sure why the owner, Bob Pennies, doesn't mark these obstacles with bamboo.

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  • anonymous user (5th February 2020)

    Monarch is the cheapest resort in Colorado, but you get exactly what you pay for. They claim natural snow but it's because...

  • Mitchell Ackerman (5th February 2020)

    I've been coming here for years, and really like the place. It's smaller than most, but gets good snow and generally shorter...

  • Ward Family (3rd January 2020)

    Great time-we have been coming to Monarch for 10years

  • Catherine Swint (29th December 2019)

    Do not attempt to ski this mountain on a peak day unless you already have all your own gear!! They are miserably...

  • Lance d (11th December 2019)

    We are out of towners and love this mountain. We have passes for the large corp. resorts. We ski Monarch at least...

  • Ron Powell (9th December 2019)

    Have done two seasons and would like to give it bad review only to keep it for myself. We loved the experience...

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