Go Play: Go ski Beaver Creek!
BEAVER CREEK RESORT
Season: Nov. 27, 2013- April 20, 2014
Elevation: Base — 8,100 ft.; Summit — 11,440 ft.
Hours from GJ by car: About 2 hours
Price Info: For up-to-date ticket info, visit http://www.beavercreek.com.
Free Press Insider’s Tip: Don’t miss Beaver Creek’s Coyote Cafe, a locals’ favorite restaurant and bar. Or pop into The Dusty Boot Steakhouse & Saloon!
Beaver Creek, a smaller ski resort located near the much larger Vail Mountain, offers 1,832 skiable acres, three terrain parks and 25 lifts. Its ski-school is top notch, ideal for new skiers and kids.
Plus, Beaver Creek is famous for its complimentary chocolate-chip cookies. Cookie Time chefs greet skiers at the foot of the slopes with silver trays full of warm cookies starting at 3 p.m. Now, that’s service!
Here’s another fun fact: Beaver Creek is home to the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, the World Cup, and the Talons Challenge.
SOURCE: Beaver Creek Resort
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