Monarch Mountain, Salida

4.6
#2 of 13 in Parks in Chaffee County
Located along Colorado’s Continental Divide, Monarch Mountain is an independent, family-friendly ski area that offers a genuine mountain experience. Operating on 100 percent all-natural snow, Monarch offers 1,162 vertical ft. of diverse, skiable terrain. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing, low-key place to bring your little ones or you prefer to push the boundaries and huck over cliffs, Monarch is your place.

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  • We have started trying to find the smaller, less crowded and less expensive mountains and if that’s what your looking for, Monarch is your place. Best snow I’ve ever found. Every turn was soft, no...  more »
  • If you want a nice place to go skiing and avoid the crazy crowds then Monarch Mountain is your place. We have taken our youth group from church several times and gone once as a family. All visits...  more »
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  • Great place to ski or snowboard! A smaller mountain, but fun and hardly any lines to wait in for your turn on the lift. Super fun blues and greens with lots of space to have fun on the mountain. Food and drink options in the lodge are fantastic. The whole staff are kind, friendly, and make you feel like you're family. Perfect place for a family or just a getaway with you and some buddies. I always have a blast when I'm at Monarch!
  • Wonderful mountain. They do not have good half day rates. My 10 year old had to buy a adult pass just to use the bunny slope.

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