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main lodge

guest services

Guest Services Desk

Open 8:00am – 4:30pm (Every Day)

Located inside from the ticket windows on the main level of the lodge, is our Guest Services Desk. Ready to pick up your pass? Pass purchases, pictures and printing is all done here. Lost or found something? We can help you with that too. If you are lost yourself or have a general question about Monarch Mountain, we are happy to help you with any inquiry.

Monarch Image Makers

Open 8:00am – 4:30pm (Every Day)

We have professional photographers scattered all over the mountain catching memorable moments with every click. Look out for anyone wearing a red photographer jacket and have them snap a photo of friends and family. Click the link below to view/purchase your photographs.

food + beverage


the sidewinder saloon

Open 10:00am Daily // Happy Hour at 3:00pm

Considered one of the best restaurants in all of Ski Country, the Sidewinder Saloon features full-service sit down dining, locally crafted beer and spirits, and a full menu. We are famous for our amazing nachos, burger menu, and house-made bloody marys Get 10% off and $1 off alcoholic beverages from 10:00 to 11:00 and from 3:00 to 5:00. For Monarch season pass holders this is in addition to the 10% off pass benefit.

Elmo's Bar

Not Open Yet TBD

Elmo’s Bar is a full service watering hole conveniently located in the Pioneer Room (Cafeteria Level). Here, we serve up tamales, stadium style nachos, cocktails, beer and, of course, our house-made bloody marys complete with bacon (if you want)!

Gunbarrel Cafeteria

Open 10:30am - 2:00pm (Every Day)

Get 10% off and $1 off alcoholic beverages between 10:30 & 11:00. For Monarch season pass holders this is in addition to the 10% off pass benefit.

Java Stop Coffee Shop

Open 7:30am – 4:30pm (Every Day)

Java stop is located in the Fireplace Room on the top level of the main lodge. We've partnered with Brown Dog Coffee to bring you the freshest, locally roasted coffee and espresso. Hot Chocolate, tea, sandwiches, baked goods and lighter to-go fare make this a great, quick stop.

Fly-By Burritos NEW

Open 10:30am - 4:00pm (Every Day)

You don’t even need to come inside! Fuel up at our new food trailer, serving up burritos, bowls and beers.



Elation Sports

Main Lodge: Open 8:30am – 4:30pm (Every Day)

Rental + Lesson Center (RLC): Open 8am – 2pm (Fri – Sun + Holidays)

Find the best deals on the latest gear at our in-house retail store. And now in TWO locations! We carry the best brands in the industry, including Patagonia, Scott, Smith, SPY, Hestra, Swany, GoPro and BCA. No matter your skill level or experience, our friendly and knowledgeable staff can send you out looking and feeling good. Take home some Monarch Mountain swag for friends and family, or for yourself because you had such a blast here.



• Boot Dryers

• Emergency Phone

• Hydration Station(s)

• Outside Seating Deck

• Indoor Seating Areas

No Large Containers or Sack Lunches Please

• Elevator

• Recycling Station(s)

• Restroom(s)

• USB Charging Station

rental + lesson center


Rental Shop

Open 8:00am - 4:30pm (Every Day)

Our efficient equipment rental shop and state-of-the-art fitting system gets you on the slopes faster than ever. We offer everything you need to get you on the mountain. Our equipment is the industry's best.
Monarch Mountain is an equal opportunity provider and operates under a special use permit with the Pike San Isabel National Forest.
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