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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: Jennifer Anderegg - 10th February 2019

  • 5
  • Beginner
  • 5Intermediate
  • 5Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 5Aprés Ski
  • 5Terrain Park
  • 5Overall Value
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I had my first ski lesson with Zulu and my husband last week at the age of 42. I was nervous but ended up having such an enjoyable time! Zulu was such a kind and considerate coach who helped make me feel at ease on the mountain. I am so grateful for his instruction and ability to figure out our strengths and weaknesses in such a short time. Thank you Zulu for making our trip to Monarch one to remember!

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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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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation