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Ski Granby Ranch Ski Resort

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Overview

Granby Ranch is a family-owned resort that is comprised of two mountains; each of which offers different terrain. The East side is designed for intermediate and beginner skiers while the West side has more challenging blue and black runs. You can look out on the Continental Divide from Silver Creek. Skiers of all ability levels enjoy the uncrowded slopes and varied terrain. Unconventional, but amazingly effective lessons, are available here.

Where Is Granby Ranch Ski Resort Located?

The ski resort is located 90 miles west of Denver. You will need to rent a car from Denver International Airport or the Denver area to get to this resort. There are a few airports that are slightly closer to Granby, including the Eagle County Regional Airport and Yampa Valley Regional Airport.

Transportation

Mountain condos available. Hotel nearby with shuttle service to ski area. Economy motels, guest ranches, and B&Bs also available nearby.

Restaurants

Breakfast

  • Mid Town Cafe serves up fresh-made pastries as well as standard breakfast fare along with your favorite tea or coffee. 420 East Agate Avenue, Granby, CO 80446

Lunch

  • Granby Ranch Grill has a fireplace and outdoor patio. It also offers everything from pizza to steak. 1000 Village Road, Granby, CO 80446

Dinner

  • Maverick’s Grille has a wide selection of steaks, game, burgers and chicken that can be paired with your favorite Colorado microbrews or wine. 15 East Agate Avenue, Granby, CO 80446

Après/Nightlife

  • Tabernash Tavern serves up everything from cocktails to beers to wine in an Old Western-style establishment. 72287 US-40, Tabernash, CO 80478

Terrain

Terrain

Granby Ranch ski area receives 120 inches of snow per year on its 406 skiable acres. Snowmaking covers 65 acres. The base elevation is 8,202 feet and the summit 9,202 feet with 1,000 feet of vertical. Total number of trails is 38.

There are terrain park progression sessions and clinics. Night skiing is available, which includes free hot chocolate and homemade cookies at the firepit while the slopes are being groomed by the snowcats. The resort also features two Nordic trail networks on the East Mountain and at the golf course. These can be used by cross-country skiers and snowshoers.

Inside Scoop

Children ages 5 and under can ski for free, and those 80 and older only pay $15. Private and group ski and snowboard lessons are available as well as rentals. During the summer, there is live music at the base of Milestone Lift, and you can go hiking and biking on the mountain. Other activities include fishing and golfing.

Plan Your Trip

Ski Granby Ranch Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

41"
26"
17"
9"
2"
2"
Nov
34"
Dec
29"
Jan

Terrain Overview

37%
Beginners Runs
37%
Intermediate Runs
2%
Advanced Runs
24%
Expert Runs
41
Runs in Total
1.3 mi
Longest Run
406 ac
Skiable Terrain
100 ac
Night Skiing
170 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 5

2
High Speed Quads
1
Triple Chairs
1
Double Chairs
1
Surface Lifts

Elevation

9202'
Summit
1000'
Vertical Drop
8202'
Base

Important Dates

December 10, 20212021/12/10
Projected Opening
April 03, 20222022/04/03
Projected Closing
92
Projected Days Open
116
Days Open Last Year
39
Years Open
220"
Average Snowfall
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