Monarch Ski Area Resort Guide

The Monarch Ski Area resort summary is: Monarch Ski Area has 6 lifts within its 271 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 356m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 54 trail at Monarch Ski Area.



Monarch Ski Area Resort Guide

The Monarch Ski Area resort summary is: Monarch Ski Area has 6 lifts within its 271 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 356m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 54 trail at Monarch Ski Area.

Vertical:

Top: 3645m
Arrow
356m
Bot: 3289m

Best for:

Advanced level skier
Intermediates/
Advanced

Trails:

54
25%
35%
40%

Hectares of Ski:

271
Snowmaking:—

Monarch Ski Area Lifts:

  • drag lift icon1
  • ski lift icon5
  • cablecar icon
Total lifts = 6
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Visiting Monarch Ski Area

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Monarch Ski Area.

  • Season opens
  • Season closes
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    4 | —
  • Nearest Airport
    Denver
  • Nearest Train Station
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    +17195393573

Monarch Ski Area Features

The terrain at Monarch Ski Area includes::

  • Halfpipes
  • Terrain Parks
    1
  • X-Country
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Monarch Ski Area resort?

Monarch Ski Area is an intimate, family-oriented ski area located in south central Colorado near Salida. Under new Colorado-based ownership, Monarch Ski Area has many of the services of the bigger areas but provides a more personal experience. Services include a ski and snowboarding school offering group and private lessons, a children's center, and a lodge with plenty of seating and a variety of food and drinks. Monarch Ski Area relies on an annual average of 350" of snowfall to cover its 670 acres of terrain, with trails ranging in difficulty from beginner to expert. For those with a more adventurous spirit, Monarch Ski Area also offers guided snow cat tours on an additional 900 acres of beautiful terrain. If you need a break from the slopes, there are plenty of other recreation opportunities in the vicinity, including snowmobiling, ice fishing, and snowshoeing. Don't forget to stop in Salida to visit the one-of-a-kind galleries, restaurants and shops. There are no lodgings at the Monarch Ski Area. Monarch Mountain Lodge is located 3 miles east of the ski area. There are a variety of lodging options, from budget hotels to B&B's, located in Salida, just 18 miles east of the ski area.


Explore Monarch Ski Area Location Map

Interactive Monarch Ski Area trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.

Monarch Ski Area Live Weather

ResortSnow DepthTemp. (°C)Wind (km/h)Weather
Top: 0.0m
-4
10
clear
Bottom: 0.0m
-5
5
clear

When's the snowiest month to visit Monarch Ski Area?

AprilAverage: 3.4 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Monarch Ski Area is week 3 of April. There are typically 3.4 snowy days during this week with 23cm of snowfall. Check out the Monarch Ski Area Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Monarch Ski Area

Overall: 2.5 Based on 3 votes.

  • Snowsure 3.3
  • Variety of pistes 3.0
  • Off-piste 3.0
  • Scenery 4.0
  • Apres-Ski 3.0
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