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Eldora Mountain Resort

2861 Eldora Ski Road, Nederland, CO 80466
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Just an average mountain

Coming in over $100, this mountain has the price tag of the top resorts in Colorado. However, it... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Avoid Driving I-70

Eldora offers great skiing close to Denver and Boulder and you can get there without having to... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Black Hawk, Colorado
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Eldora is just 21 miles from Boulder and 45 miles from Denver. Avoid the stress of I-70's notorious congestion. Eldora is a locals-friendly mountain, relaxed and unpretentious. One of Colorado's best kept secrets for families. There's something for everyone - steeps, bumps, glades, terrain park, groomed corduroy for cruising. A Children's Center where learning to ski or snowboard is fun. 40km of x-country and snowshoe trails. Free close-in parking and RTD bus service that drops you 50ft from the lift.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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2861 Eldora Ski Road, Nederland, CO 80466
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Coming in over $100, this mountain has the price tag of the top resorts in Colorado. However, it doesn't even compare. The good part is that it is very close to Fort Collins, which is why we chose it and not too busy. I would...More

Thank cniels12
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Eldora offers great skiing close to Denver and Boulder and you can get there without having to drive the increasingly congested I-70. It's not a fancy place, nor is it Colorado's largest or best ski area, but it still gets great snow, and is in...More

1  Thank amacpher
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Little to no good beginners' trails. Not family friendly at all. MUD MUD everywhere. With season pass prices close to other resorts, it's amazing that the entire parking lot is still unpaved and muddy most of the time. Not at all responsive to season pass...More

1  Thank sinag939
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We live about 1/2 hour from Eldora. We moved here last summer from Vermont. Wanted to keep up with family skiing without all the traffic. This is a great little ski area. The staff for the most part were friendly and helpful. Both my 6...More

Thank Renee R
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My friend and I wanted to do a day of skiing while we were in Denver for a three day weekend. After reading about the hassles of getting to Breckenridge, Winter Park, etc. on a busy weekend, we were a bit disheartened. We decided to...More

Thank tanksmiley
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We stayed in Boulder and took the daily drive for 3 days of skiing at Eldora. There are no frills and the food is very average. The scenery was beautiful and we enjoyed the ride from Boulder. We did experience severe winds. While we enjoyed...More

Thank LaSherm16
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Local area close to Boulder and Northwestern quadrant Front Range. Conditions were reminiscent of a very good ski day in Vermont, i.e. some loose snow with firm base, and hence fair to good conditions for Western skiers. Expect less vertical than a top to bottom...More

Thank nhol2n
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were disappointed with the snow conditions as it was no different than skiing in the northeast. We decided to cross country ski, but the snow didn't look very good. Ended up snow shoeing and even then we were walking on grass and rocks. It...More

Thank Bonnie5901
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Easy drive up, pre bought tickets online, nice Jr price $54, not crowded, nice variance of ability on the mountain, good food at lodge, enough staff, Enough shuttles from parking lots. Great mountain for students since it's $199 for season pass and it's 30 min...More

Thank drmader
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Eldora ski is a great place for beginners. Slopes are well kept and have different degrees of difficulty from the first timers to the seasoned. Nederland is a great little town with several vintage shops. Fun!!

Thank Sherri J
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Ernestine H
18 January 2017|
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Response from Brian B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! You can rent skiis, snowboards, or cross country skiis. There is more information about rentals on the website, if you're interested.
28 February 2016|
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Response from James99946 | Reviewed this property |
Rented on site, go early and you will not wait long. Very efficient place!
Cassandra L
27 December 2014|
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Response from jilek5niles | Reviewed this property |
Go skiing when the wind isn't blowing, there are plenty of other activities in the area to choose from!