Are you looking for a challenging ski adventure? Beaver Creek Ski Resort provides this, plus so much more. The Prey World Cup has its downhill racing course at Beaver Creek and this brings in elite skiers from all over the world. Speeds on this course can exceed 80 mph and the vertical slope is at least 750 meters. There are many tourists and competitors visiting Beaver Creek each year, making it a true vacation destination.Beaver Creek is located near Avon, Colorado and within driving distance of Denver. There are three villages within the resort: Bachelor Gulch, Beaver Creek Village, and Arrowhead. There are a variety of activities for guests to enjoy, including an active nightlife in Beaver Village.
The three villages that comprise Beaver Creek each have their own personality. Bachelor Gulch boasts the Ritz-Carlton open all year round and providing 180 guest rooms. This hotel offers guests access to Beaver Creek skiing as well as a championship golf course. The hotel’s 21,000 sq ft spa was awarded a 4-star rating by Forbes and the hotel is listed on Conde Nast’s Gold List.
Beaver Creek Village is located right on the ski slopes allowing guests to ski in right to the slopes. All lodging accommodations in Beaver Creek Village may be reached either by ski bridges or trails. Each of the Village’s art galleries, restaurants, bars, and shops are connected by elevators or heated walkways. There is also a beautiful performing arts center and an outdoor skating rink.
Arrowhead Village includes many private condominiums and single-family homes. Located west of the other two villages, Arrowhead include one of the most popular dining establishments in Beaver Creek, the Broken Arrow Cafe. Arrowhead is also accessible from the other villages and the ski area by shuttle service or ski trails. The village also includes a golf course designed by Jack Nicholas as well as fairway condominiums and homes.
Beaver Creek is located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies and is within driving distance of Denver. There is also an airport to service guests from further away.
At the base of the mountain, elevation exceeds 8,000 ft and the summit elevation is more than 11,000 ft. The mountain’s vertical slope is more than 3,000 ft and boasts 148 ski runs. The longest run on the mountain is just under 3 miles. Beaver Creek gets an annual snowfall of approximately 300 inches and is open from November to April, depending on snowfall.
Colorado is known for its world-class skiing and Beaver Creek is one of the best resorts in the state. This resort is considered one of the most challenging with tight tree skiing and adventurous runs. As the host of the annual Bird of Prey World Cup, Beaver Creek contains some of the best ski runs in the world.
The resort is operated by Vail Resorts, the company which also manages Keystone, Breckenridge, and Vail. This company is known for managing some of the world’s best resorts and Beaver Creek Ski Resort is one of their finest.