Hesperus Ski Area in Durango, Colorado

Ski All Day. Ski All Night.

Hesperus Ski Area is now part of Power Pass — The Most Powerful Pass in the Southwest. Located just 11 miles west of Durango, Hesperus is one of five mountains now accessible on Power Pass, along with Purgatory Resort, Arizona Snowbowl, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area (Los Alamos, NM) and Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort (20 miles southeast of Taos, NM).

hesperus night skiing
Photo Credit: Scott DW Smith

About Hesperus

Just minutes from downtown Durango—11 miles west on Highway 160—Hesperus Ski Area offers 26 trails on 160 skiable acres, with 150 inches of annual snowfall. The double chair takes skiers and riders up to the 8,880' summit for a 700 feet vertical drop. Best known for night skiing and riding, Hesperus also offers tubing, rentals and ski and ride school. View Trail Map.

Hesperus is also home to the renowned Hesperus Ski Patrol.

Projected 2016-2017 Operating Schedule

Open mid-December through mid-March
Lifts turn Monday–Friday 4 p.m.–9 p.m. | Saturday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. | Sunday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Holidays: Saturday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. | Sunday: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. | Monday 9 a.m.–9 p.m.

For more information, call 970-259-3711.

2016-2017 Hesperus Passes & Rates

Sale Ends December 16

Power Pass Hesperus/New Mexico Pass PLUS Hesperus/New Mexico Pass Hesperus Value Pass Hesperus Family Pass

Adult (37-64): $899
Full Price: $999

Young Adult (30-36): $699
Full Price: $799

Young Adult (18-29): $609
Full Price: $699
 
Adult (21-59): $479
Full Price: $599
Adult (21-59): $379
Full Price: $499
Adult (21-59): $249 1st Pass (any age): $249

College: $549
Full Price: $699

Teen (13-17): $479
Full Price: $549
 
Student (13-20): $359
Full Price: $469
Student (13-20): $279
Full Price: $399
Student (13-20): $159 2nd Pass (any age): $199

Child (6-12): $389

Full Price: $449
 
Child (7-12): $329
Full Price: $409
Child (7-12): $269
Full Price: $349
Child (7-12): $129 3rd Pass (7-20): $119

Senior (65-79): $659
Full Price: $799

Super Senior (80+): $169
Full Price: $199

Senior (60+): $359
Full Price: $469
Senior (60+): $299
Full Price: $399
Senior (60+): $129 4th Pass  (7-20): $69

 

     
5th Pass (7-20): $20
 
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Winter Benefits:

Unlimited Access to: 
Hesperus Ski Area, Purgatory Resort, Arizona Snowbowl, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort
 

Winter Benefits:

Hesperus Ski Area, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

Winter Benefits:

Unlimited Access to: 
Hesperus Ski Area, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort
Winter Benefits:

Access with Limited Restrictions to:
Hesperus Ski Area
Winter Benefits:

Access with Limited Restrictions to:
Hesperus Ski Area

3 FREE Days at Each Partner Ski Area:

Masella Ski Resort (Spain)
Eldora Mountain Resort (CO)
Crested Butte*
Powder Mountain
Copper Mountain
Loveland Ski Area
Monarch Mountain
Powderhorn Mountain Resort
Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort
Bogus Basin**
Diamond Peak Ski Resort**
Grand Targhee Ski Resort***
Brian Head Resort
Cooper | Chicago Ridge
Eagle Point Resort
Snowy Range Ski & Recreation Area
Mount Bohemia
Lee Canyon
Panorama Mountain Resort (Canada)^

Partner resorts and benefits may be subject to change.

3 FREE Days at Each Partner Ski Area:

Purgatory Resort
Arizona Snowbowl
New! Eaglecrest Ski Area (Alaska)
Monarch Mountain
Powderhorn Mountain Resort
Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort   
Grand Targhee Ski Resort*
Brian Head Resort
Cooper | Chicago Ridge
Eagle Point Resort
Snowy Range Ski & Recreation Area
Mount Bohemia
Lee Canyon

Partner resorts and benefits may be subject to change.

3 FREE Days at Each Partner Ski Area:

Arizona Snowbowl
New!  Eaglecrest Ski Area (Alaska)
Monarch Mountain
Powderhorn Mountain Resort
Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort   
Grand Targhee Ski Resort*
Brian Head Resort
Cooper | Chicago Ridge
Eagle Point Resort
Snowy Range Ski & Recreation Area
Mount Bohemia
Lee Canyon

Partner resorts and benefits may be subject to change.

3 FREE Days at Each Partner Ski Area:

None

3 FREE Days at Each Partner Ski Area:

None

Restrictions:

No blackout dates at Hesperus, Purgatory, Arizona Snowbowl, Pajarito and Sipapu.

* Crested Butte offers up to 3 FREE days of skiing or riding to Power Pass holders when CBMR Lodging is purchased through Crested Butte Vacations. Receive one free lift ticket for each night stayed per pass holder on the reservation. No blackout dates. Maximum 3 free lift tickets per pass holder. Valid 2016-2017 Power Pass season pass must be presented upon check-in to receive lift tickets. Lift tickets are non-transferable. Call 1-800-341-5431 for lodging reservations and ask for the Purgatory Power Pass Package.  
** Bogus Basin and Diamond Peak blackout dates: 12/19/16–1/1/17; 1/14/17–1/15/17; 2/18/17–2/26/17.
***  Grand Targhee offers 3 FREE lift tickets when you book 2 or more nights of lodging with your 2016/17 partner resort season pass. Must book The Partner Resort Package to receive package rates. Partner Resort Packages start at $140 per night. Call 800.TARGHEE for reservations and mention that you are with a partner resort. A 2-night minimum stay required, based on availability, and other restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Must present your 2016/17 season pass at check in. 1 Ticket per passholder per night stayed. Blackout dates: 12/16/16–1/1/17, 2/17/17–2/19/17.
^ Panorama Mountain Resort offers 3 FREE lift tickets with lodging purchase through Panorama Central Reservations, no blackout dates. Get one FREE lift ticket per night stayed for each Power Pass holder on the reservation, maximum 3 per pass holder. Not valid with any other package or promotion. Call 1-800-663-2929 and ask for the Power Pass Package.
Restrictions:

No blackout dates at Hesperus, Pajarito and Sipapu.

*Grand Targhee offers 3 FREE lift tickets when you book 2 or more nights of lodging with your 2016/17 partner resort season pass. Must book The Partner Resort Package to receive package rates. Partner Resort Packages start at $140 per night. Call 800.TARGHEE for reservations and mention that you are with a partner resort. A 2-night minimum stay required, based on availability, and other restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Must present your 2016/17 season pass at check in. 1 Ticket per passholder per night stayed. Blackout dates: 12/16/16–1/1/17, 2/17/17–2/19/17.
Restrictions:

No blackout dates at Hesperus, Pajarito and Sipapu.

* Grand Targhee: offers 3 FREE lift tickets when you book 2 or more nights of lodging with your 2016/17 partner resort season pass. Must book The Partner Resort Package to receive package rates. Partner Resort Packages start at $140 per night. Call 800.TARGHEE for reservations and mention that you are with a partner resort. A 2-night minimum stay required, based on availability, and other restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Must present your 2016/17 season pass at check in. 1 Ticket per passholder per night stayed. Blackout dates: 12/16/16–1/1/17, 2/17/17–2/19/17.

Restrictions:

Value Pass Blackout Dates:
Dec 26-31, 2016
January 14, 2017

Restrictions:

Family Pass Blackout Dates:
Dec 26-31, 2016
January 14, 2017

Additional Lift Tickets:

Power Pass holders can buy one additional Purgatory adult lift ticket for $65. Limit 1 per day, 5 per season.



Additional Lift Tickets:

Unlimited $50 lift tickets at Purgatory.

Purgatory $50 lift tickets have these blackout dates:
12/26-12/31 2016
01/14-01/15 2017
02/18-02/19 2017

Additional Lift Tickets:

Unlimited $50 lift tickets at Purgatory.

Purgatory $50 lift tickets have these blackout dates:
12/26-12/31 2016
01/14-01/15 2017
02/18-02/19 2017

Additional Lift Tickets:

None

Additional Lift Tickets:

None

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Picking Up Your Pass

All passholders must be present to sign their waiver and take their photo for the 2016-2017 winter season. Pick up or buy passes in-person at: Purgatory’s Bodo Park Office 327 S. Camino del Rio 9am-4:30pm Monday-Friday; or Purgatory’s Main Ticket Office–Village Plaza 9am – 4pm Monday through Friday.

Refunds

All Season Passes are Non-Refundable Unless the Season Pass Refund Option is selected at the time of purchase.

Contract

All season passholders (or the parent or legal guardian if the passholder is under age 18) must read and sign a Season Pass Contract before Purgatory will issue the pass. Download, print and sign the 2016-2017 Season Pass contract.

Definitions

Adult Power Pass is for ages 37-64 at time of purchase. Adult New Mexico Pass PLUS, New Mexico Pass, and Hesperus Value Pass passes are for ages 21-59 at time of purchase. Young Adult Power Pass (18-29) is for ages 18-29 at time of purchase. Young Adult Power Pass (30-36) is for ages 30-36 at time of purchase. College Power Pass is for undergraduate students enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours for either the Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 semesters, or full time graduate students. Students must prove they meet the credit hour minimum before they are issued their pass. Teen Power Pass is for ages 13-17 at time of purchase. Child Power Pass is for guests ages 6-12 at time of purchase. Child New Mexico Pass PLUS, New Mexico Pass, and Hesperus Value Pass passes are for ages 7-12 at time of purchase. Senior Power Pass is for guests ages 65-79 at time of purchase. Senior Hesperus Value Pass is for guests ages 65+ at time of purchase. Super Senior Power Pass is for ages 80+ at time of purchase.

Family Pass: Good for immediate family members, all living together and supported by the same income. The first and second passes may be purchased for any age, and the remaining passes are valid for dependent children ages 20 and younger only. Family passholders must present proof of family status when picking up their season passes.

Who Skis FREE at Hesperus? Children ages 6 and younger and guests age 70+ ski FREE everyday!

Where to Find Discounted Lift Tickets

Power Card, Power Pack and Power Pack PLUS are multi-day, multi-resort cards that give discounted lift tickets at Hesperus, Purgatory, Pajarito, Sipapu, and Arizona Snowbowl. Buy these powerful punch cards online or in person at regional Pre-Season Sales Events.

Learn more about Power Card, Power Pack and Power Pack PLUS.