Stats & Hours

Monarch Mountain's Hours Of Operation:

Winter Hours (late November to mid April)

9:00am-4:00pm Lifts are in operation.
8:00am-5:30pm Main Lodge is open.
8:00am-4:30pm Rental Shop is open.

During the ski season Monarch is open 7 days a week

Summer Hours (April 13, 2015 - Opening Day 2015)
8:30am-4:00pm Administrative Offices are open during the summer season Monday through Friday.

Mountain Stats

# of lift-served trails 53
% Easiest 27%
% More Difficult 30%
% Most Difficult 43%
In addition to our lift-served terrain, 130 of our 800 total acres is hike-to terrain (Mirkwood Basin)

12% is Most Difficult
88% is Extreme

Longest Run 1 mile

1 fixed quad (Pioneer), 4 fixed double chairs (Garfield, Tumbelina, Breezeway, Panorama), 1 conveyor lift (Caterpillar), 2 surface lifts (Congo & Safari only for Ski School)

Uphill Capacity 8,900 skiers per hour
Lift Hours 9am to 4pm daily
Ski Season: Late November - Early April
Annual Snowfall: Approximately 350+ inches 100% natural snowfall
Operated Since: 1939
Elevation Base: 10,790 ft.
Summit: 11,952 ft.
Vertical Drop: 1,162 ft.
Skiable Acres: 800

Monarch operates on 800 acres along the Continental Divide in the Sawatch Range within the San Isabel National Forest under permit of the US Forest Service.