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Scenic Snowcat Tours

Scenic view of Sunspot

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Winter Park mountain in a heated 13 passenger snowcat. This loop tour travels across beginner, intermediate, and expert trails, making several stops along the way for photos.


From the Base of Winter Park Resort at specified times.


Daily:  10:00 am and 12:00 pm. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm; 13 seats available each tour.

Nightly:  Friday and Saturday at 5:00 pm.

Tours are 2-hour in length. All tours have 30 minutes to stop and enjoy spectacular mountain-top views and lunch in the unique ambience of The Lodge at Sunspot. Lunch not included in tour cost. Guests that require longer than 30 minutes at Sunspot may download the Zephyr Chairlift before 3:00 pm.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to departure time at Balcony House Guest Services. Minimum of 4 paying guests required for every tour.


$49/person; children 3 or under are free if they can sit on an adult's lap.


Dress for winter weather as you will be walking on the snow during arrival and departure and scenic stops along the way. Wear shoes suitable for snow, a jacket, and sunglasses. We also recommend gloves, hats, scarfs, and of course, a camera!


Reserve an entire snow cat for 2 hours for just $539 (13 seats for the price of 11). This is a private snow cat tour designed for corporate and large groups and is not sold by the seat. Private tours may not be available during normal tour times. Private tours are available by arrangement in advance.

Where to go:

All tour guests (with or without reservations) should go directly to the Guest Services Center in Balcony House. Advance reservations are strongly recommended for all tours.


Advance reservations available 48 hours in advance; book on-line or call 970-726-1616 or 888-221-1806. Day-of-tour reservations may be available - please visit Balcony House Guest Services in-person to inquire about availability or call 970-726- 1616. Private / Group Tours also available; for information please contact Tour Center direct at 970-726-1616.

Our Partners


Intrawest is the leading developer and operator of village-centered destination resorts across North America.


Subaru is proud to be the Official Vehicle of Winter Park Resort. With Subaru's symmetrical all-wheel drive, you can have the confidence to get where you want to go regardless of weather conditions. For more information on this partnership, visit SubaruWinterPark.com


Frontier is proud to be the Official Airline of Winter Park Resort. Born and bred in Colorado, Frontier offers nonstop service to over 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic.

New Belgium Brewing

New Belgium Brewing, makers of Fat Tire Amber Ale and a host of Belgian-inspired beers is100% employee owned. This Colorado Brewer is a bicycle friendly business recognized as one of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work. New Belgium Brewing is the proud craft beer partner of Winter Park Resort.

US Forest Service

With our commitment to the environment comes close cooperation with the US Forest Service.


Coca-Cola® enjoys being the soft drink partner to Winter Park Resort and is honored to have the opportunity. Coca-Cola® offers a complete beverage experience while you are hard at work out on the slopes.

GoPro, the world's most versatile camera and producer of some of today's most engaging content, enables people to capture footage during their favorite activities. GoPro products are sold in more than 30,000 stores in over 100 countries worldwide.

Red Bull

Red Bull is a proud energy drink sponsor of Winter Park Resort. Thanks to a unique combination of high quality ingredients, Red Bull Energy Drink vitalizes body and mind.

American Express®

American Express® is the official credit card of Winter Park Resort.


Choose from a variety of SUVs then check out the products you need, like ski racks and snow tires. Plan your trip today with Avis, the preferred car rental company of Winter Park. Visit avis.com.


Budget is the preferred car rental company of Winter Park. Pick from a variety of vehicles, like roomy SUVs, and products like ski racks to get you to the lodge. Visit budget.com.


Jagermeister is a proud Partner of Winter Park Resort. Jagermeister is one of the best-selling imported liqueurs in the United States and the favorite drinks of millions.

Robert Mondavi Private Selection®

Robert Mondavi Private Selection® is a proud Partner of Winter Park Resort. Created to celebrate the diversity of California's wine growing regions; Robert Mondavi Private Selection wines are sourced from vineyards ideally suited for each variety.

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo is the largest financial institution in Colorado (FDIC deposit market share, 6/30/07) with locations in more than 65 communities.



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Winter Park Resort's winter 14/15 season will run from November 12 – April 26.

The resort is open 9am – 4pm weekdays and 8:30am – 4pm on weekends and holidays.
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