Pagosa Skiing, Snowboarding & More

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado is a great place to make your ski or snowboard trip destination. We’re only 24 miles to Wolf Creek Ski Area with several attractions along the way.  Pagosa also has a huge selection of activities and winter sports, you couldn’t do them all with two vacations!

Wolf Creek Ski Area

Wolf Creek Ski Area claims the most snow in Colorado.  All lifts are operating from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, including the new Lynx Lift!  Wolf Creed Ski Area is tentatively open from early November until late March.  Find current snow reports at their website.

If you’re in Pagosa Springs this winter be sure to plan a day here.  Wolf Creek Ski Area provides lessons for children and adults.  Occasionally people ski in silly costumes and pose for the ski area photographers.

Pictures, concessions, and rentals are available between the lifts and the parking lot.  Wolf Creek also has a bar and gift shop.

Skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels can enjoy a wide variety of runs with markers throughout that suggest routs skiers should take based on skill level.

Wolf Creek offers a variety of ski lift passes.  Half day, full day, 3 day, and season passes are available.  Ask about their group rates that are offered.

Wolf Creek Ski area
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Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

Cross country skiing in Pagosa Springs is popular.  There is an abundance of great locations in town and nearby areas.  Many organizations care for and manage various free to use trails.  Pagosa Springs has several quality stores selling and renting equipment.

Read more about cross country skiing in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

There are many beautiful un-groomed trails as well as one groomed area rated for snowshoeing/winter hiking.  Trails groomed for snowmobiling are also perfect for snowshoeing.  The Wolf Creek Trailblazers groom many miles of trails.

Good places to consider snowshoeing

Dress Weather Wise

You can check the weather and snowfall reports, but at such high altitudes the weather is ever changing.  Be prepared with the these tips provided by Leo Trippi.

What to wear skiing
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Ski, Snowboard & Accessories Shopping

Pagosa Now makes it easy to find the right local business which provide equipment sales and rentals or winter clothing.
Equipment RentalsSporting Goods • Clothing


There is an abundance of winter sports available in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Choose to visit Pagosa Springs for your ski vacation.

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