Mountain Stats

Summer at Winter Park Resort

Winter 2014/15 Operating Dates

Opening Day: Saturday November 15, 2014.  Closing Day: Sunday April 26, 2015

Average Annual Snowfall

Winter Park Resort receives over 29 feet of snow annually, and has the most consistent snow season after season.

Mountain Characteristics

Winter Park Mary Jane Vasquez Ridge Parsenn Bowl Eagle Wind The Cirque
Vertical Drop
feet / meters
2,220 / 667 1,766 / 538 1,215 / 370 1,714 / 522 1,600 / 488 2,060 / 628
Maximum Run Length 2 miles 4.5 miles 1.4 miles 4.9 miles 0.52 miles 0.36 miles
Elevation Top
feet / meters
11,220 / 3,420 11,200 / 3,414 10,700 / 3,267 12,060 / 3,676 11,600 / 3,536 12,060 / 3,676
Elevation Base
feet / meters
9,000 / 2,743 9,450 / 2,880 9,486 / 2,891 10,348 / 3,154 10,000 / 3,048 10,000 / 3,048


Trails: 3,081 total skiable acreage (1,246 hectares), includes 143 designated trails and 1,212 acres (490 hectares) of off-piste terrain, including Vasquez Cirque and glade skiing.

Level Total Winter Park Mary Jane Vasquez Ridge Parsenn Bowl Eagle Wind The Cirque
Beginner 8% 27% 6% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Intermediate 18% 21% 19% 35% 30% 0% 0%
Advanced 19% 32% 15% 3% 50% 0% 0%
Most Difficult 52% 20% 59% 51% 20% 100% 75%
Expert Only 3% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 25%


25 lifts including The Village Cabriolet, two high-speed six-pack lifts, seven high-speed express quads, four triplets, six double chairlifts, three surface lifts, one platter and one rope tow. Uphill capacity of 40,000 riders per hour. The Zephyr Express is modified to accommodate 20 gondola cabins for dinner service to The Lodge at Sunspot.

Type of Terrain Accessed by Lifts Lift Name Vertical
Arrow 630 ft. 6 min.
Challenger 1,461 ft. 9.5 min.
Discovery 120 ft. 3.5 min.
Eagle Wind 1,180 ft. 9 min.
Endeavour 187 ft. 5 min.
Eskimo Express 1,241 ft. 4.2 min.
Galloping Goose 130 ft. 2.5 min.
Gemini Express 490 ft. 3 min.
High Lonesome Express 778 ft. 7.5 min.
Iron Horse 1,676 ft. 11.5 min.
Lariat 51 ft. 1.5 min.
Looking Glass 459 ft. 5 min.
Olympia Express 1,112 ft. 8 min.
Panoramic Express 1,642 ft. 7.5 min.
Pioneer Express 1,215 ft. 6.5 min.
Pony Express 1,052 ft. 6.5 min.
Prospector Express 703 ft. 4 min.
Spirit 48 ft. 3 min.
Sunnyside 873 ft. 8 min.
Super Gauge Express 1,770 ft. 7 min.
  Village Cabriolet 83 ft. 2.4 min.
Zephyr Express 1,610 ft. 7 min.


Snow is made on 27 trails covering 313 acres (127 hectares). Our snowmaking capabilites guarantee the opening of Winter Park before Thanksgiving.


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


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


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


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.