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Reviews for Monarch Mountain

Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Monarch Mountain that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Monarch Mountain stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Monarch Mountain review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Monarch Mountain vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

by: Allison Marrero - 18th November 2017

  • 5
  • 5Beginner
  • 4Intermediate
  • 3Expert
  • 4All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 3Aprés Ski
  • 3Terrain Park
  • 5Overall Value
value, size of mtn, location
smaller mountain

Full review

This mountain is perfect for beginners. It's affordable for those that not only need lessons, but the entire rental package. The staff that works w/ you is very sweet, dedicated and professional too. They are extremely patient if you need to rent equipment AND let you pick it up after 3pm for the next day so you don't have to wait in line your first day skiing. it's not a resort; so if you get there about 40 minutes before the mountain opens, parking is easy. Plus, food is fairly affordable if you decide to buy lunch. (we bring ours and pop it in a locker.) Let's talk about the mountain. It's a smaller mountain but really gives you a wide variety of options; from a very simple bunny smoke to serious challenging slopes. I have 14 and 11 year old boys and we've been skiing her 5 years. It's to the point that they know the mountain well enough to ski without me hovering over them. :-) It's really a great, affordable, smaller mountain that still gives you a great skiing experience without paying crazy prices.

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  • Marshall (27th March 2021)

    We visited Monarch Mountain and were really impressed overall. It is affordable, uncrowded, and laid back. I had three kids with me,...

  • Goose Jarigese (20th February 2021)

    As a life long skier and pass holder at various areas from NM to CO Monarch is the least desirable of all...

  • Fred Floon (14th January 2021)

    Spent the day on the mountain on 13 Jan. Very, very boney, with large sections of dirt and rock exposed. Almost ruined...

  • John Pena (3rd January 2021)

    Hassle free, family friendly, bang for the buck skiing for all levels. I like to go 2 or 3 times a week...

  • Marcia Landwehr (11th December 2020)

    I have been skiing Monarch since the 60’s when the Forest Service shut down Wolf Creek. Mr Berry told my Dad we...

  • 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...

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