Ski Hesperus Snowboarding

The 26th most popular snowboarding destination in Colorado.

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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 Contact(s):  Hesperus Ski Area (970) 259-3712; Durango Visitors (800) GO DURANGO; Durango Avalanche Info (970) 247-8187.

Recommended Book:  "Snowboard Resort Guide 2016" from Chris Gill

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

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Article Source:   Best Ski Hesperus Snowboarding Review

GPS:  37.299098, -108.054829

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  3/29/2018

ID:  24336

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