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Related Regions: Colorado, United States, North America, Southwest Colorado

Overview

Located in the San Juan and Rio Grande national forest between Pagosa Springs and South Fork, Colorado, Wolf Creek Ski Area is known to have “The Most Snow in Colorado”. Spanning across a high alpine ridge, Wolf Creek receives an annual snowfall of 430 inches of natural powder and is known for its incredible hike-to terrain. Bonanza Bowl, Exhibition Bowl and the North Woods are accessible daily offering moderately steep through steep and rocky glade terrain. Prospector Ridge, the Glory Hole, Boundary Bowl, Montezuma Bowl, the Peak Chutes, Alberta Peak, Step Bowl, Knife Ridge, and Horseshoe Bowl offer advanced intermediate and expert only terrain with limited gated access. 20% of Wolf Creeks’ slopes are beginner, 35% intermediate, 25% advanced and 20% expert. 

 

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Elevation

  • 11904ft
    Summit
  • 1604ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 10300ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 1
  • 3
  • 10
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    20%

  • Intermediate Runs

    35%

  • Advanced Runs

    25%

  • Expert Runs

    20%

  • Runs

    120

  • Longest Run

    2 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    1600 ac

  • Snow Making

    5 ac

More Info

Wolf Creek Lodge offers full service cafeteria; Prospector grill and cafeteria; Pathfinder Bar, full service; Apres Ski in Pagosa Springs and South Fork. Base Camp picnic building. First aid room. Rental and sport shop at area; shopping and services nearby. Wolf Pup for ages 5-8 years. School instruction offers classes in racing, powder, beginner's package, snowboarding lessons; Hot Shot Ski & Snowboard program for ages 9-12, experienced skiers. Child care in Pagosa Springs and South Fork.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing10/13/201804/07/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    130
  • Projected Days Open
    150
  • Years Open
    79
  • Average Snowfall
    430"

Best Wolf Creek Ski Area Hotels

High Country Lodge
3821 Highway 160 East Pagosa Springs, 81147
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
Pools
165 Hot Springs Blvd. Pagosa Springs, 81147
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
Room 111
8 Solomon Drive Pagosa Springs, 81147
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Wolf Creek Ski Area Reviews

doubleback
5th December 20185
Todd
16th August 20184
Wolf Creek was amazing! I loved how it was in the middle of nowhere and you couldn't see any towns around. The...Full review
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