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by: Nathan - 27th November 2018

  • 5
  • 5Beginner
  • 5Intermediate
  • Expert
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • Aprés Ski
  • Terrain Park
  • 5Overall Value
Inexpensive, not crowded, friendly staff, great beginner/intermediate runs
Smaller for Colorado

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I have been learning to snowboard for the last couple of seasons and so far I love Monarch Mountain! The staff is super friendly, there are plenty of runs for me to learn on and challenge myself as I get better, and best of all, the mountain is not nearly as crowded as some of the big ones so you basically get to the bottom and hop on the next lift. It's non-stop skiing until you feel like calling it a day! Unlike some of the big mountains in Colorado, there isn't a village at the base of the hill. There is a nice restaurant/bar as well as a cafeteria. They have a store that carries a lot of what you might need gear-wise during the day. None of the runs are super long, especially compared to some of the big mountains in CO, but again, you hit the bottom and are on the next lift to the top. There is virtually no down time between runs, which is great!

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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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