West of Durango, the Hesperus Ski Area has nine runs spread over 80 acres that are served by 1 lift with a maximum vertical descent of 600 feet.
The Hesperus Ski Area is located 11 miles west of Durango on US160. The nearest airport is Durango–La Plata County Airport (DRO), which is served by United Airlines and American Airlines.
Overall, Ski Hesperus is the 26th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 28 snowboarding resorts in Colorado. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Ski Hesperus including Silverton Mountain, Durango Mountain Resort, Kendall Mountain Ski Area and Chapman Hill.
Local Contacts: Hesperus Ski Area (970) 259-3712; Durango Visitors (800) GO DURANGO; Durango Avalanche Info (970) 247-8187.
Best Season: Jan. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Easy
Base Camp: Durango Hostel (970) 247-9905
Luxury Loding: Tamarron Resort; Strater Hotel (800) 247-4431
Breakfast Restaurant: Kennebec Cafe (970) 247-5674
Reference Source: click here http://www.ski-hesperus.com/
GPS: 37.299098, -108.054829
Date Published: 12/29/2015
Date Updated: 3/29/2018
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