Beaver Creek Resort, located in the town of Avon in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado is just 120 miles west of Denver off Interstate 70. Beaver Creek Resort is an upscale resort known for its world-class restaurants, luxury lodging, art galleries, bars, shopping and for having a family-friendly atmosphere all set in a Bavarian style village. It is rated by magazines as one of the best overall mountains in the world with high ratings for service, grooming, and dining. Beaver Creek Resorts motto is "Not exactly roughing it" and they live up to the luxury skiing/riding experience.
Beaver Creek Resort has gorgeous scenery, great skiing, and a ton of upscale amenities. But, this naturally all comes with a price tag. Bring your wallet and platinum card. It’s expensive. But, for those who can afford it and are looking for that type of resort, you’ll enjoy it. The service at Beaver Creek Resort is world-class. If you are looking to save some money, you can stay in Avon. But, beware that day skiing involves limited and expensive on mountain parking. When full or too expensive, parking is down the mountain with shuttle service.
Beaver Creek Resort is great for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels and it is home to various Ski Championships. This is an ideal resort for intermediate skiers and includes groomed runs, moguls, beginner slopes and off mountain skiing. Therefore, there are many options to challenge yourself or to just take it easy making it a family-friendly mountain. Beaver Creek Resort has modern and high speed lifts are well placed and will get you up the mountain quickly. Because this ski area is the furthest (off of I-70) from the Denver metro area it is usually quiet. No lift lines. The ski school is one of the best in the world.
Beaver Creek Resort Notable Trails:
- Golden Eagle - the country’s only FIS downhill course.
Beaver Creek Resort Tips:
- If you're on a budget, buy a set of days ahead or use your Epic pass, and pack a lunch. Food is not cheap.
- Get some warm chocolate-chip cookies at day’s end. This is something that Beaver Creek Resort is famous for.