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Discover the incredible winter wonderland that is central Colorado!

Once the first snow falls, Colorado is ripe for exploration on a pair of skis. While the state is covered in ski resorts, there is no feeling quite like striking off the beaten path and heading into the backcountry, especially around Beaver Creek! “Compare and book a certified guide for your Beaver Creek Backcountry Skiing trip with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Beaver Creek Backcountry Skiing selection. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Backcountry Skiing in Beaver Creek

What should I know about Backcountry Skiing Beaver Creek?

Located within the town of Avon, not particularly far from the popular resort town of Vail, Beaver Creek is a major ski resort area in Colorado. In addition to offering 150 groomed trails, there are ample opportunities to head into the backcountry.

Among the favourite activities are heading out on hut-to-hut trips, making a large circle starting from the resort and heading south into the backcountry.

Another popular option is making the five day journey from Vail to Aspen on a pair of skis. This option is perfect for advanced backcountry skiers, providing an incredible adventure through some of Colorado’s most stunning scenery.

Why should I choose Beaver Creek for my Backcountry Skiing adventure?

**Stunning scenery **

Nestled into the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Beaver Creek is among the most scenic spots to be found in Colorado. The combination of snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes and dense evergreen forests provide stunning vistas in every direction.

Plentiful powder

During the winter, Beaver Creek receives between 60 and 80 centimeters of snow each month. This means there is always a fresh coating of powder upon which to ski out in the backcountry. Enjoy plenty of incredible downhill runs, which have long made the area popular for alpine ski races.

Something for everyone

One of Beaver Creek’s most attractive qualities for backcountry skiers is that there is something for everyone here. For skiers headed into the backcountry for the first time, there are plenty of routes and options perfectly suited for learning the sport. Advanced skiers too will find adequate challenges at every turn.

What can I expect from the weather during my Backcountry Skiing trip in Beaver Creek?

During the winter, the average daily temperatures in Beaver Creek are generally just below freezing. Winter is also the wettest time of year, with an average of 10 to 12 days of snow per month, meaning plenty of fresh powder for skiing.

How can I get to Beaver Creek?

The best way to get to Beaver Creek is to fly into the Denver International Airport (DEN). From here, it is easiest to rent a car and make the two hour drive west along I-70 to Beaver Creek.

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What currency is accepted around Beaver Creek?

US dollar

When is the best time to travel to Beaver Creek for Backcountry Skiing?

January to April

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