Uphill Policies




Rocky Mountain Uphill Ski Resort Policies

We reviewed 77 resorts encompassing the rocky mountain region.

At this time, 31 of the resorts have written uphill travel policies available.

6 of the resorts in this region have written policies that do not allow uphill skinning.

It is our hope that with the right conversations we can help create uphill access at more resorts in the Rocky Mountains.

This region is one of the most progressive in the country, especially Colorado, when it comes to policies and an embracing culture.

Resort access varies widely. You will find below the hours allowed and potential cost for your local resort and you can review the resort's written uphill poicies before you head out. We do our best to provide the most accurate informaton but please be sure to check with your local resort before heading out on the mountain.


Arizona


Resort Hours Cost Resort Policy
Snowbowl Non-Operating Hours Only Uphill Access Permit Required View Policy

The following resorts do not have stated policies in Arizona - Elk Ridge Ski and Recreation, Mount Lemmon Ski Valley and Sunrise Park Resort.


Colorado


Resort Hours Cost Resort Policy
Arapahoe Basin Anytime Free Uphill Pass Required View Policy
Aspen Snowmass Anytime Free View Policy
Beaver Creek Anytime Free View Policy
Breckenridge Non-Opertaing Hours Only Free View Policy
Cooper Anytime Uphill Access Armband Required View Policy
Copper Mountain Non-Operating Hours Only Free Uphill Access Pass Required View Policy
Crested Butte Anytime Waiver Required View Policy
Keystone Non-Operating Hours Only Free View Policy
Loveland Non-Operating Hours Only Free Uphill Access Pass View Policy
Monarch Mountain Anytime $20/season or Season Pass View Policy
Powderhorn Mountain Resort Anytime Free Uphill Pass View Policy
Purgatory NO Uphill Access Allowed View Policy
Steamboat Anytime Uphill Pass Required View Policy
Sunlght Mountain Resort Operating Hours Only Free Uphill Pass View Policy
Telluride 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Free View Policy
Vail Anytime Restricted Free View Policy
Winter Park Anytime Free View Policy

The following resorts do not have stated policies in Colorado - Echo Mountain, Eldora Mountain Resort, Howelsen Hill and Wolf Creek.


Idaho


Resort Hours Cost Resort Policy
Brundage Non-Operating Hours Only Free View Policy
Schweitzer NO Uphill Access Allowed View Policy
Sun Valley Non-Operating Hours Only Free View Policy

The following resorts do not have stated policies in Idaho - Bald Mountain Ski Area, Bogus Basin, Kelly Canyon Ski Area, Lookout Pass Ski Area, Magic Montain Ski Area, Pebble Creek Ski Area, Pomerelle Mountain Resort, Silver Mountain, Soldier Mountain Ski Area and Tamarack Resort.


Montana


Resort Hours Cost Resort Policy
Big Sky Operating Hours Only Pass/Ticket Required View Policy
Bridger Bowl NO Uphill Access Allowed View Policy
Great Divide Non-Operating Hours Only Free View Policy
Snowbowl Non-Operating Hours Only Free View Policy
Red Lodge Mountain Non-Operating Hours Only Free with Signed Uphill Policy View Policy
Whitefish Mountain Non-Operating Hours Only Pass/Ticket Required View Policy

The following resorts do not have stated policies in Montana - Blacktail Mountain Ski Area, Discovery Ski Area, Lost Trail - Powder Mountain, Maverick Mountain and Showdown Montana.


New Mexico


Resort Hours Cost Resort Policy
Sandia Peak Anytime Free View Policy
Ski Santa Fe Anytime Free View Policy
Taos Off Season Only Free View Policy

The following resorts do not have stated policies in New Mexico - Angel Fire Resort, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, Red River, Sipapu Ski Resort and Ski Apache.


Utah


Resort Hours Cost Resort Policy
Alta Off Season Only Free View Policy
Beaver Mountain Anytime Free View Policy
Brighton Limited Times Free View Policy
Deer Valley NO Uphill Access Allowed View Policy
Park City Non-Operating Hours Only Free View Policy
Snowbasin Anytime Free View Policy
Snowbird NO Uphill Access Allowed View Policy
Solitude Mountain NO Uphill Access Allowed View Policy

The following resorts do not have stated policies in Utah - Brian Head Resort, Eagle Point, Nordic Valley Resort, Powder Mountain and Sundance.


Wyoming


Resort Hours Cost Resort Policy
Grand Targhee Non-Operating Hours Only Free View Policy
Jackson Hole NO Uphill Access Allowed View Policy
Sleeping Giant Non-Opertaing Hours Only Free View Policy
Snowy Ranga Anytime Free View Policy
Snow King Mountain Anytime $10/day or Uphill Season Pass Varies in Price View Policy

The following resorts do not have stated policies in Wyoming - Beartooth Bason, Hogadon Basin, Medowlark Ski Lodge, Pine Creek Ski Resort and White Pine Ski Area.



If you do not see a policy listed for your local ski resort, feel free to contact us. We will be more than happy to research your local resort's policy, as well as try to advocate for uphill access if the resort currently does not allow it. You can reach us at noliftneeded@gmail.com.


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