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Wolf Creek Ski Area Skiing

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Season Start/End: 11/11/2017 - 04/01/2018
10300ft - 11904ft
20%|25%| 35%| 20%
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from US$6.00 to US$70.00
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Powder Day at Wolf Creek Ski Area

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. 


Powder Day at Wolf Creek Ski Area

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.



  • 11904ft
  • 1604ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 10300ft


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  • Longest Run

    2 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    1600 ac

  • Snow Making

    5 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 11/11/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 130
  • Projected Closing: 04/01/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 150
  • Years Open: 79
  • Average Snowfall: 430"

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Wolf Creek Ski Area - Ravens nest ... Solid today ...
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Wolf Creek Ski Area - Was here 12/30. Crowded chair lines but decent skiing. Such great people at Wolf. Love this place but they need snow just as bad as everyone else.  - © RB
Wolf Creek Ski Area - Skies this past weekend on 8” of new snow. Great early season skiing.   - © Buck Combs

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Wolf Creek Ski Area Reviews

  • Stephen Odom

    • 3
    23rd January 2018

    Full review

      Twice I ended up skiing to the parking lot because the runs that lead to it are not marked. I ended up...
  • Aaron

    • 5
    17th January 2018

    Full review

      Wolf creek is a great beginner area to ski at, a great place to learn and grow. Yet, the area solely caters...

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