Winter Park

Conveniently located in Denver

Winter Park is the closest major mountain destination to Denver at just 67 miles away. Don’t be fooled by the convenient location, though… you’ll feel remotely tucked away in its high country corner of the Rockies. With easy access to 765,000 acres of public land, Winter Park is home to endless adventures and an unparalleled and unfiltered Colorado experience. Find great value and fun in Winter Park!

Winter Park Resort Stats


  • Summit: 11,220 ft
  • Base: 9,000 ft


  • 143 Total Trails
  • 27% Beginner
  • 21% Intermediate
  • 32% Advanced
  • 20% Experienced

Skiable Terrain

  • 3,081 acres

A Backpacker Ski Week DestinationTravel to Crested Butte at Mardi Gras during Backpacker Ski Week. This year we will offer the Essential Package over the dates of your choosing. Packages are customizable, so contact us to learn more.

Why Choose Backpacker Tours?

  • Guaranteed lowest price on all of our packages with our Price Match Guarantee
  • 24/7 on hand assistance before and during travel
  • Exclusive savings on ski gear in our stores
  • Concierge service offered for clothing and gear preparation
  • Earn free gear the more you ski with us
  • Ski anytime, anywhere
  • Charter ski trips offered at Mardi Gras to select destinations