"Not exactly roughing it"

  • Luxury ski resort
  • Grooming is their passion
  • Hosts famous world cup race Birds of Prey
  • Complimentary hot chocolate & cookies
  • 2 1/4 hours to Denver International Airport

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Beaver Creek ski resort summary

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  • Beaver Creek is an exclusive, luxury resort with special extras:
  • Escalators take you to the ski runs, slopes are quiet & complimentary hot chocolate & freshly baked cookies are served at 3pm each day.
  • Famous for hosting the only annual world cup race in the USA on it's steep Birds of Prey course, Beaver Creek also boasts some of the sweetest softest terrain in North America, ideal for skiers & snowboarders of all abilities.
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  • Beaver Creek Village is a charming, picturesque, pedestrian base village with boutique shops & fantastic restaurants.
  • Beaver Creek Village is also home to the Vilar Performing Arts Center.
  • Beaver Creek is ideal for families, with the ski school & main lifts being right in the village.
  • The ice rink is a focal point, so you can teach the young ones to skate or watch them from the plush couches with heaters.
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  • Beaver Creek resort has 2 other small base villages at Bachelor Gulch & Arrowhead.
  • Beaver Creek is near the town of Avon & also only 15 mins from Vail ski resort.


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What's new

Beaver Creek ski resort what's new?

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  • New for 2021 / 2022 Beaver Creek will be adding McCoy Park with 17 new trails of beginner & intermediate terrain.
  • This new learning area & family friendly zone will allow families to have a relaxed skiing experience.
  • New for 2020 / 2021 "Beaver Creek Wonder"! Explore the selfie-worthy giant sculptures in Beaver Creek village including a giant snow globe, ice bike & frost flowers.
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  • Complete renovation of ski & ride school for 2019 / 2020 ski season from registration to ski rental equipment & sales areas.
  • New ice cream parlour offering nostalgic ice cream novelties, soup & sandwich lunches, located in the Haymeadow Park learning area, with beginner friendly chairlift, gondola, magic carpets & gentle terrain.
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  • The Drink of Water chairlift #5 will be upgraded to a high speed 4 passsenger lift for the 17/18 ski season and re-named "Red Buffalo Express" after "Red" and "Buffalo" peaks in the Gore Range.
  • "White Glove First Tracks" - pristine groomed corduroy greets you as you are whisked away on a private tour by top ski school professionals for an hour of first tracks before the mountain opens to the public.
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  • "The White Carpet Club" is an exclusive, private retreat in the heart of Beaver Creek Village, just steps from the escalator to the Centennial Express Lift. 
  • Relax in the elegant lounge with coffee & pastries, before leaving your street shoes in the private lockers & getting help with your ski gear from the ski valet & lift tickets if you need them.
  • At the end of the day, leave your boots to get toasty warm on the boot dryers & devour the cookies at 3pm from the private cookie chef.  
  • Daily, weekly & longer memberships are available offering the ultimate luxurious guest experience. 


Beaver Creek ski resort piste classification


Beaver Creek ski resort terrain

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  • 150 runs
  • Beginner Terrain 19%
  • Intermediate Terrain 43%
  • Advanced 21%
  • Expert & Extreme Terrain 17%
  • Longest run in Beaver Creek: Centennial 2.75 miles
  • Terrain parks: 4


  •  A significant portion of Beaver Creeks terrain is dedicated to beginners.
  • The new Haymeadow beginner area has its own lift & is the perfect place to learn to ski or snowboard.
  • Then head to Red Buffalo Park at the top of the mountain, ideal terrain for beginners to progress, with spectacular views of the nearby Gore Range.
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  • Lots of grooming means Beaver Creek is a paradise for intermediate skiers.
  • Check out Bachelor Gulch & Arrowhead for excellent cruising blue runs.
  • Intermediates can also hone their bowl skiing skills.
  • Try blue runs C Prime in Rose Bowl or Larkspur in Larkspur Bowl.

Advanced / Experts:

  • Powder hounds set their sights on the Stone Creek Chutes extreme terrain, with 180 acres short, steep glades runs for experts.
  • Take the Birds of Prey Express lift to access the Golden Eagle world cup run & other advanced runs.
  • Grouse Mountain is a joy for advanced skiers, with black & double black mogul runs & glades to explore.

Piste Map

Beaver Creek ski resort piste map

Beaver Creek ski resort trail map

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Lifts / Snowfall / Elevation

Beaver Creek ski resort lifts


Beaver Creek ski resort snowfall & elevation

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Beaver Creek resort has 23 lifts:
  • 3 gondolas
  • 11 high-Speed quads
  •  1 triple chairlift
  • 1 double chairlifts
  • 7 surface lifts.
  • Beaver Creek average annual snowfall: 325 inches / 787 cm
  • See latest Beaver Creek snow report
  • Base Elevation 8,100 ft. / 2,469 m
  • Summit Elevation 11,440 ft. / 3,488 m
  • Vertical Rise 3,040 ft. / 1,231 m

Apres Ski

Beaver Creek ski resort apres ski

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    • Beaver Creek hosts an array of superb dining options on & off the mountain from Wyld at the Ritz Carlton, Bachelor Gulch to Hooked in Beaver Creek Village & wonderful crepes at Rimini's.
    • Beano's Cabin is one of our favourite's - take a starlit sleigh ride to this mid mountain restaurant for a special evening.
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    • Taverns & bars including martini bars at the Park Hyatt's 8100 for cocktails & s'mores, Colorado Tasting room for Colorado beer, wine & whisky tastings or DJ & dancing at The Coyote local's favourite.
    • There are also plenty of options for casual family dining including Blue Moose Pizza, Black Diamond Bistro & the Dusty Boot.
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    Recommended Beaver Creek restaurant's which Chalets USA have been to:

    • Golden Eagle Inn restaurant 
    • 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill in the Park Hyatt for wonderful steaks
    • Toscanini Italian restaurant
    • Beano's cabin on mountain restaurant
    • Rimini for breakfast, crepes, gelato & espresso drinks

    Restaurants in Beaver Creek recommended by Chalets USA clients:

    • "Hooked (fish & seafood restaurant) was fantastic" Hazlewood, UK.


    Beaver Creek ski resort activities & events

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    • Beaver Creek village is home to a number of art galleries, stores & boutiques offering everything from one of a kind artwork & elegant jewellery to the latest trends in sporting goods.
    • Watch a world class concert, live jazz, dance or broadway performance at the Vilar Performing Arts Centre, right in Beaver Creek Village.
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    • "Thursday night lights" glow stick, ski down to music, followed by fireworks will create memories for a lifetime.
    • Beaver Creek funfest is a great winter event where all the family can play games with prizes, every Saturday.
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    • Winter wine snowshoe excursions are a delight or try your hand at Nordic skiing.
    • The outdoor ice skating rink is open daily.
    • Or whoop with excitement on the snow tubing hill, thrills for all the family!


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