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Top Ski Resorts in Colorado

Henry E. Vail II holds a BBA in marketing from Lamar University and completed the Certified Financial Planning curriculum at Houston University. He leverages his training to serve physician clients as a private wealth advisor at Sucre-Vail Wealth Advisors, based in Houston, Texas. In his free time, Henry Vail II enjoys skiing in Colorado.

Colorado is home to a number of notable ski resorts, including the following three.

1. Telluride Ski Resort
Located in the San Juan Mountains, Telluride Ski Resort consistently has good snowfall and offers over 2,000 acres of terrain. Those looking for a truly vertical ski experience will enjoy the area’s elevation, which begins at 8,725 feet tops out at 13,150 feet. 

2. Breckenridge Ski Resort
Situated in an old mining town, Breckenridge Ski Resort offers a mix of great runs through the trees and high alpine bowls. The resort also boasts the highest chairlift in North America, the Imperial Express SuperChair on Peak 8, which has a summit elevation of 12,998 feet. 

3. Steamboat Ski Resort
Steamboat Ski Resort is named after the nearby town of Steamboat Springs. The resort features over 2,965 acres of terrain and 165 named trails across six peaks. One of the biggest ski resorts in the United States, Steamboat includes 10 percent more lifts and 26 percent more trails than other ski resorts in the state.