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Quick Facts

SolVista

Advanced Terrain: 20%
Average Annual Snowfall: 220 Inches
Base Elevation: 8,202 Feet (2556.7 Meters)
Beginner Terrain: 30%
Double Chairs: 1
Half Pipe: Yes
High-speed Quads: 1
Intermediate Terrain: 50%
Number Of Lifts: 5
Number Of Runs: 33
Skiable Acres: 287 Acres
Snowboard Park: No
Snowmaking Acres: 170 Acres
Summit Elevation: 9,202 Feet (2868.5 Meters)
Surface Lifts: 2
Triple Chairs: 1
Vertical Rise: 1,000 Feet (311.7 Meters)




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General Description

Silver Creek Ski Area
Copyright: - Silver Creek Golf and Ski Ranch
Silver Creek Ski Area
This 5,500 acre resort sits tucked gently into the mountains near the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. SolVista is home to 33 family-friendly ski trails on two interconnected mountains with more than 40 kilometers of groomed nordic trails.

SolVista ski area is comprised of two separate yet inter-connected mountains. East Mountain's terrain is primarily beginner and intermediate, while West Mountain's terrain is primarily intermediate and advanced with limited beginner access. A separate learn-to-ski park features a surface lift for beginners.

The Base Lodge is a central, three-story base facility housing lift ticket sales, ski school desk, information desk, rentals, retail shop, lost and found, lockers, cafeteria, restaurant, lounge, and selected administrative offices. First-aid facilities are in the Ski Patrol building just east of the Base Lodge.

SolVista is located two miles south of Granby and 15 miles north of Winter Park. Both towns are known for a multitude of outdoor activities. Granby is a full-service mountain community with a strong ranching heritage. Services include a variety of restaurants and bars, banks, convenience stores, medical services, automotive services, grocery store, florists, and shopping. The Winter Park/Fraser area offers many of the same conveniences, with added restaurants and bars, shopping and a movie theatre.

For more information and reservations call SolVista at 800-757-7669

Directions from Denver: Take I-70 west to exit 233. Follow Hwy 40 west toward Granby, to SolVista.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Ski Season: Late November through Mid-April .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Daily Adult Lift Ticket (13-60 yrs.) Call for Current Fee Mid-week discounts available.
Daily Junior Lift Ticket (6-12 yrs.) Call for Current Fee Mid-week discounts available.
Senior Lift Ticket (61-69 yrs.) Call for Current Fee Mid-week discounts available.
Kids 5 & under, and Seniors 70 & over Call for Current Fee



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Cross-country Skiing SolVista offers more than 40 kilometers of groomed nordic trails.
Yes
ICON Downhill Skiing
Yes
ICON Sledding, Tobogganing, Tubing Silver Creek has a tubing hill and snow biking.
Yes
ICON Snowboarding
Yes



More Information

Visitor Information:

Colorado Tourism Office, 1625 Broadway, Suite 1700 , Denver, CO, 80202, Phone: 800-COLORADO

Links to other sites:
Silver Creek Resort - Official web site

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