Best Colorado Ski Resorts

Telluride: Best Ski Resort in Colorado Overall
Snowmass: one of the best ski resorts in Colorado for overall terrain
Silverton: best Colorado ski area for powder hounds
Wolf Creek: one of the best Colorado ski resorts for powder hounds
Breckenridge wins various awards for top Colorado ski resorts
Keystone Colorado has some good slackcountry options
Crested Butte: one of the best Colorado ski towns
Vail: best Colorado ski resort for advanced terrain
Aspen Colorado has amazing shopping & restaurants
Beaver Creek: best ski-in ski-out lodging award
Arapahoe Basin is renowned for its parking lot parties
Copper Mountain: one of the best CO ski resorts for beginners & intermediates
Best Colorado Ski Resort for Family Friendliness - Purgatory
Aspen Buttermilk: best terrain park in Colorado
Monarch doesn't win any awards for best ski resorts in Colorado
Powderhorn Colorado: uncrowded slopes
Vail Colorado: amazing nightlife
Steamboat: a fantastic Colorado ski town
Aspen: award winning shopping
Telluride: top Colorado ski resort overall

Best Colorado Ski Resorts

Powderhounds Awards for the Best Ski Resorts in Colorado

Which are the top Colorado ski resorts? Here are the Powderhounds awards for the best ski resorts in Colorado!

Best Colorado Ski Resorts for Powder Hounds

Based on advanced/expert terrain + snow quality & quantity + lack of people riding off-piste
Best Colorado Resort for Powderhounds: Silverton Second Best Colorado Resort for Powderhounds: Wolf Creek Third Best Colorado Resort for Powderhounds: Telluride

Other top powder hound ski resorts in Colorado are Crested Butte, Steamboat and Snowmass.

Best Colorado Ski Resorts Overall

Based on many factors including infrastructure & services, terrain, snow & cost

Best Overall Colorado Resort: Telluride Second Best Overall Colorado Resort: Snowmass Third Best Overall Colorado Resort: Breckenridge
Other highly rated ski resorts in Colorado are Vail and Steamboat.

Best Colorado Skiing and Snowboarding


Other Awards for Best Colorado Ski Resorts

Nightlife & Dining

Cost & Value for Money

Also see our USA ski resorts ratings to see how we rate Colorado ski resorts on various factors including the terrain, powder, après and family-friendliness. 

Best Colorado Ski Resorts - Readers' Reviews

These awards for the "best ski resorts in Colorado" are based on the public reviews on Come and have your say on the top Colorado ski resorts by reviewing and rating a ski area. Navigate to the Colorado ski resort you want to review and click on the "add review" link in the left-hand-column. Put your vote in!

NB only Colorado ski resorts with a minimum of 4 reviews were considered in the awards. Where there are equal scores, the resort with more reviews is selected as the best. 1 The top overall Colorado ski resort is based on an average of the other above factors. 2 The best Colorado powder skiing is the average of the scores for snow, uncrowded and off-piste.
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