Guide to Maximizing Adventure at Wolf Creek Ski Resort, The Snowiest Ski Resort in Colorado
The Wolf Creek Ski Resort Area is a ski destination that offers a laid-back mountain experience, abundant powder snow, short ski lift lines, and breathtaking scenery. Wolf Creek, Colorado's snowiest ski resort, averaging over 430 inches of snow annually, is a popular destination for powder skiing and snowboarding. This amazing ski area has a total of 10 lifts. From the Lynx Lift (magic carpet) to Alberta Lift, this resort includes a mix of chairlifts for learning the basics or more expert-level slopes to test your skills. With 1,600 acres of skiable terrain, it is fun for the whole family! Lifts operate every day in the winter from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This ski resort operates 10 miles (30-minute drive) northeast of our Pagosa Springs lodging. Pagosa Springs offers this fantastic ski resort close by and hot springs to relax in after a long day on the slopes. Our Pagosa Springs CO Hotel is one of the closest hotels to Wolf Creek and sits right downtown among many shops and restaurants to explore. Restaurants like Riff Raff on the Rio and Beny's Mexican Restaurant are must-visits to get a locally brewed beer from Riff Raff or an authentic Margarita from Beny's. We include complimentary breakfast every morning and a hot tub and sauna to relax your muscles after a mighty day at Wolf Creek. We offer free parking at our hotel. If you are visiting without a car, shuttles operate daily to pick you up right by the hotel, take you up to the mountain in the morning, and bring you down in the afternoon with ease for $35 per person.
The Best Time to Visit Wolf Creek
The best time to visit Pagosa Springs and Wolf Creek Ski Resort would be January or February. Lift lines are shorter, snow is abundant, and hot springs are blazing! Riverwalk Inn of Pagosa Springs sits in the heart of downtown among great local restaurants with live music every week. Many ski shops are located nearby, like Ski and Bow Rack and Summit Ski and Sports, that offer ski rentals for the day. If you don’t want to lug your skis up to the mountain, Wolf Creek also offers ski rentals right at the base for a stress-free day of fun.
Wolf Creek offers great packages like Forever Young Clinics-lessons and lift tickets for $111, Miss Monday-just the ladies ski lessons for $111, or Tuesday Turns & Technique Series-discounted lessons on techniques like turning or just looking to refine skills for $111. Wolf Creek offers lifts for everyone. If you are learning to ski, it is perfect to purchase a day pass for the Beginner Lifts for $44 to hone in on your new skills. If you want to go extreme, try the Alberta Lift, with many black diamonds and trees to test your thrilling turns.
Pagosa Springs is a great winter destination to relax, enjoy the beautiful snow falling in the San Juan National Forest, and sip hot coffee. Riverwalk Inn strives to be a home away from home. With many positive reviews every month, we would love to host you and your family this winter on a beautiful vacation in Pagosa Springs. Our website has even more information about events happening in Pagosa Springs every month.
Feel free to call us at 970-264-4161 to answer any questions or to book your winter escape to Wolf Creek Ski Resort.
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