Ski USA - Colorado

Cuchara Mountain Ski Resort Guide

  • Weather Forecast for Cuchara Mountain at  m altitude issued: 4 pm03 Dec 2016 (local time)  
Ski USA - Colorado

Cuchara Mountain Ski Resort Guide

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Cuchara Mountain Ski Resort Guide

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Slope Stats

  • 3294m

  • 476m

  • 2818m

  • Acres of ski:230
  • Pistes:28
  • Snowmaking:85%
  • Halfpipes:1
  • Terrain Parks:1
  • X-Country:8 km
  • beginner40%
  • intermediate40%
  • advanced20%

We have been informed that this ski area has been closed for some time.

Cuchara Mountain, in the United States (Colorado State), is a small ski resort with just 5 ski lifts (4 chair lifts, 1 surface lifts) but it does boast a respectable 476 metres (1562 feet) of vertical descent. Cuchara Mountain has 230 acres of terrain over 28 trails. Cuchara Mountain is only really suitable for beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. There are 8 kilometers (5.0 miles) of cross country ski trails at Cuchara Mountain. For snowboarders, there is a terrain park and a half pipe. The majority of the trails at Cuchara Mountain are covered by snowmaking. The nearest airport is at Colorado and the nearest train station to Cuchara Mountain is at Trinidad. There is accommodation located close to the pistes but we would welcome additional information about any hotels or chalets in Cuchara Mountain.

Travel

  • Nearest Airport:Colorado
  • Nearest Train Station:Trinidad
  • Tourist Office Phone:+17197423163
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
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Lifts

  • Season opens:
  • Season closes:
  • Lifts:5 (4 chair lifts, 1 surface lifts)
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  •   4
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Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:4 Dec
  • Last Snowfall:
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
  • Piste:-
  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (3056 m)view full snow forecast

PM
clear
10 W10
-5 °CF-Level
1900m
night
clear
10 W10
-7 °CF-Level
1350m
AM
clear
15 W15
-3 °CF-Level
2600m

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Visitor Reviews of Cuchara Mountain

Jan Paul from Netherlands writes:

I lived in stonewall in 1997. Stonewall is located on the other side of the Cuchara Mountain pass. In the winter 1996/1997 Cuchara was closed exept for one weekend. The owner had a party with his friends and opened up the mountain. It was snowing the whole weekend and i think there was about 6 foot of snow. I drove by the resort and saw it was open. I was invited by the owner to join their party. It was my first day of snowboarding. After going down on the beginners slope for a couple of hours it was time to go up the mountain. The lifts were closed so they took us up with the snowcat. It was really amazing. We went in waist deep and we head great fun. Cuchara is a small ski aerea and is used by the locals just to have some fun. It is especially fun when the snow is pounding. You can have some great tree runs. Go with your family and you will have a great day. In the summer Cuchara is very prety. You will love to take your mountainbike up the mountain. Enjoy the vieuw. Spanish peaks are great.

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