Beaver Creek Overview
Once you step through the grand welcoming gates of Beaver Creek Resort, something magical happens, as you step into a winter wonderland of relaxed, sophisticated luxury wrapped around a world-class ski resort mountain experience.
The resort offers up some amazing skiing across its 1,832 acres. With impeccable grooming across the resort, endless bump runs, right up to the heart-pumping Birds of Prey downhill course where you can test yourself just like Ted Ligety or Aksel Lund Svindal do each year when the World Cup rolls into town.
With a vertical drop of 3,340 feet (1,018m), two bowls, and three terrain parks, there is something for everyone here. For a unique experience, you can ski village-to-village across to Bachelor Gulch and then to Arrowhead Village, and then back to Beaver Creek across mostly beginner and intermediate terrain.
The picture-postcard village offers specialty shops, art galleries, bars, and restaurants all linked by heated walkways and escalators – with the village centerpiece – a kid-friendly open outside ice-skating rink. And calling all kids and cookie fans worldwide, every day at 3 pm there are freshly baked free cookies on offer at the base of the mountain!
Why Choose Beaver Creek?
- 1,800 acres of meticulously groomed terrain runs over three distinct base areas
- A great mix of beginner and intermediate terrain right up to expert
- Ski and ride, if you dare, the legendary World Cup Birds of Prey downhill course
- Over 26,000 vertical feet of black diamond and double black diamond runs
- Generally, less crowded than Vail
- Beaver Creek’s world-class shopping, dining, spas, and their 3.00 pm famous Cookie Time
Beaver Creek Key Statistics
- Beginner Runs 19%
- Intermediate Runs 43%
- Advanced Runs 38%
- Summit Elevation 11,440 ft / 3,490 m
- Ski Area 1,815 acres / 734 hectares
We have prepared a where to ski at Beaver Creek guide for you.
Beaver Creek Lodging
Is spread out across four distinct areas. The main place to stay if you can is Beaver Creek Village with ski in ski out and slopeside losing options. You can also stay in Bachelor Gulch Village, Arrowhead Village with direct snow access, or you can shuttle and drive to the villages if you prefer if staying in a private home.
Finally, you can stay in the town of Avon which offers access to Beaver Creek via a gondola. Beaver Creek is a five-star experience and many of the properties reflect this level of excellence, however, there are also many more moderate options if the ski budget is a little higher this season.
We can arrange all of your Beaver Creek lodging and Beaver Creek vacation packages.
Beaver Creek Lift Tickets
Beaver Creek offers day and multi-day lift tickets for adults, children, and seniors. If you get in early, before December each season, the best value lift passes for Beaver Creek Ski Resort is one of the EPIC pass options.
We can arrange all of your EPIC and Beaver Creek 1 -7 day lift passes for you at special prices when you book your lodging through us also. However, be aware that the EPIC passes go off sale in late November or early December each season.
You can purchase all your Baver Creek lift tickets at significant discounts to the walk-up window prices through us.
Beaver Creek Ski School
Beaver Creek Ski School is one of the very best ski schools in the country offering beginner, intermediate and advanced group and private lessons for skiers and snowboarders.
Taking a lesson is a great way to be introduced to the best places to ski and ride if you are new to Beaver Creek. It is also a great way for the kids to be entertained all day, make new friends and gain confidence.
We can arrange all of your Beaver Creek lessons for you.
Top Things To Do In Beaver Creek
- Ski and ride 1800+ acres of amazing terrain
- Snowmobile Tours
- Dine at Beano’s Cabin
- Beaver Creek ice skating at The Black Family Ice Rink
- Beaver Creek spars and luxury shopping
- Thursday Night Lights Fireworks
- Vilar Performing Arts Center
There is so much to experience at Beaver Creek including dog sledding.
Beaver Creek Restaurants and Bars
Beaver Creek Restaurants
Beaver Creek is renowned for some of the best on and off-mountain fine dining with 25 mouthwatering options in the ski resort. For fine dining award-winning, Grouse Mountain Grill with its locally-sourced farm-fresh menu and welcoming staff is the No. 1 rated restaurant by Trip Advisor. For a unique experience, a trip to Beano’s Cabin for dinner is a memorable one given the 20-minute open-air sleigh ride to your five-course meal that’s comprised of traditional Colorado fare.
Beaver Creek Bars & Apres
The Broken Arrow at the base of Beaver Creek ski resort offers handcrafted and wholesome food choices along with a large sundrenched deck and full bar. In the Park Hyatt lobby, you will find the Brass Bear Bar that’s perfect for an after skiing thirst-quenching catch-up in style. The Powder 8 Kitchen and Tap at the base of Chair 6 has you coved with pizza, an outdoor patio with fire fit, a full bar, and live music.
There are also some great places to dine just down the road in the town of Avon.
We have prepared a restaurant guide for your convenience.
Beaver Creek Ski Resort Shopping
Beaver Creek’s purpose-built snow-free walkways offer up a carefully curated collection of fashion, high-end sports apparel, jewelry stores, art galleries, and much more.
Branded stores like The North Face Beaver Creek, Patagonia Beaver Creek, and Burton Beaver Creek are mixed in with several fine art stores like Horton Fine Art, along with all of your winter sports gear stores like Base Mountain Sports and Beaver Creek Gear.
There are also merchandise, liquor, and even an optical store. If you are looking to dine in, your best bet will be to head to the town of Avon and pick up your groceries, which is a six-minute drive or a 22-minute bus ride away.
We have prepared a shopping guide for your convenience.
Beaver Creek Ski Season Opening And Closing Dates
|Nov 24, 2021
|Apr 13, 2022*
|Nov 25, 2020
|Apr 11, 2021
|Nov 23, 2019
|Mar 14, 2020
|Nov 17, 2018
|Apr 14, 2019
How To Get To Beaver Creek
Beaver Creek is a short 30-minute drive or shuttle ride from Eagle County Airport or a 2-hour drive or shuttle ride from Denver International Airport. Beaver Creek is 20 minutes ride away from Vail Ski Resort and both resorts can be skied on the EPIC pass.
We can arrange all of your Beaver Creek transfers for you.
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