Southwest Colorado Ski Resorts Map and Mountain Statistics
The Southwest region in Colorado includes the communities of Crested Butte, Durango, Gunnison, Mesa Verde, Pagosa Springs, Silverton and Telluride. This area is home to the Mesa Verde National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is well known for it Ancestral Puebloan Cliff Dwellings. The Southwest corner of Colorado is part of the historic four corners which is where the states of Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado intersect. But the Southwest is also known for it's terrain and snow. Traveling to the southwestern part of Colorado is easy with many domestic flights arriving from several US cities. Alternatively you can enjoy the scenery and drive on one of the many winterized highways.
This area is home to some amazing skiing and boarding. Wolf Creek, near Pagosa Springs, is famous for the "most snow in Colorado", averaging over 465 inches a year. Crested Butte receives over 300 inches of snow annually and has 1,167 acres of skiable terrain including a 2,775 ft. vertical drop. But it's Telluride in the San Juan Mountains that offers some of the most picturesque skiing in North America. Telluride also gets it share of rich and famous guests and has plenty of five star accommodations to choose from. But why not get more value on your holiday and stay in your own vacation rental accommodation? Select from a variety of sizes and styles including condo rentals, cozy cabins and chalets or larger family homes. Vacation rental accommodations offer more amenities and are often better value than hotel rooms. Let Owner Direct Vacation Rentals help make your next skiing or boarding vacation in Colorado easy, on budget and memorable. Start your planning your ski and snowboard holiday today.