Just north of Gunnison, the Cranor Ski Hill has 4 beginner runs served by one Poma platter lift with a maximum vertical descent of 400 feet.
The Cranor Ski Hill is operated by the City of Gunnison and openings are snow dependent since there is no snow making capabilities. Typically, it is only open Friday through Sunday except for holidays.
To reach Cranor Ski Hill from downtown Gunnison, head north on SR135 for 3 miles. Turn right heading east on CR10 for 2 miles. The Cranor Ski Hill is on the left.
Note: If you are interested in snowboarding at Cranor Ski Hill, make sure to call before heading out since it had been closed from lack of snow the past few seasons. It was open for the winter 2013/2014 season.
Overall, Cranor Ski Hill is the 27th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 28 snowboarding resorts in Colorado.
Local Contacts: City Of Gunnison Parks And Recreation (970) 641-8060 or (970) 641-4655.
Best Season: January
Average Difficulty: Easy
Base Camp: Butte Bunk, Mt Crested Butte (303) 309-0911
Luxury Loding: Scarp Ridge Lodge, Crested Butte (866) 479-4677; Elk Mountain Lodge, Crested Butte (970) 349-7533
Breakfast Restaurant: Izzys Cafe, Crested Butte
GPS: 38.587063, -106.895771
Date Published: 12/30/2015
Date Updated: 12/15/2017
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