Monarch Mountain is located in south central Colorado only 2 hours from Colorado Springs and less than 3.5 hours from Denver. Located on Highway 50 on the Continental Divide Monarch is very accessible. Monarch offers skiing for families plus steep terrain, tree skiing, fresh powder snow and Snowcat skiing for expert and advanced skiers.
Region: Chaffee County
Closest Town: Salida, Colorado
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise1162 ft
Base Elevation10790 ft
Summit Elevation11952 ft
Annual Snowfall350 inches
Number of Trails63
Skiable Acres800
Longest Run5280 feet / 1609 metres
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts6
High Speed Six Chairs0
High Speed Quad Chairs0
Quad Chairs1
Triple Chairs0
Double Chairs4
Surface Lifts1
Lift Capacity6100 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 2020Opened 11/01/19
Season 2019Opened 11/16/18
Season 201811/23/17 to 04/08/18 (137 days)
Season 201712/02/16 to 04/16/17 (136 days)
Season 201611/20/15 to 04/11/16 (144 days)
Season 201511/27/14 to 04/12/15 (137 days)
Season 201411/22/13 to 04/12/14 (142 days)
Season 201312/14/12 to 04/14/13 (122 days)
Resort Features
Night Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Snowshoe Trails
Snow Tubing
Terrain Park

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Monarch.
Status: CLOSED
Season Started: 11/01/19

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/07/19
Regular $48 $64 $94 $64
Multi day discounts available

Ages 6 and under and 69+ free ticket. Military discounts.

Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.

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Kids Program
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Ski Lessons Available
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