Hesperus Ski Area in Durango, Colorado

Now part of the Power Pass family!

Located just minutes from downtown Durango (11 miles west on Highway 160), Hesperus Ski Area is a part of the Power Pass collective of mountain resorts. Beginning this winter, Power Pass holders enjoy unlimited access to Purgatory, Pajarito, Sipapu, Arizona Snowbowl and Hesperus Ski Area—and the largest night skiing area in the Southwest.

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Photo Credit: Scott DW Smith

About Hesperus

Just 11 miles west of Durango, Hesperus Ski Area offers 26 trails on 160 skiable acres (view trail map), with 150" inches of snowfall annually. 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. Hesperus is home to the Hesperus Ski Patrol, a volunteer patrol that's part of the National Ski Patrol (NSP). The Patrol has been promoting safe skiing practices and EMS (Emergency Medical Service) Services at Hesperus for over fifty years.

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.

Please check back for 2016-2017 rate information.

New Season Pass and Punch Card Options

Power Pass Options

Starting at $749 for adults, the 2016/2017 Power Pass will offer unlimited access to Hesperus Ski Area, which means your alpine adventure extends well into the night, with lifts turning at Hesperus until 9 p.m. Mondays– Saturdays.

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Starting at $319 for adults, the New Mexico Pass will include unlimited access to Hesperus, Sipapu and Pajarito - and discounted lift tickets to Purgatory Resort. The New Mexico Pass also includes 3 FREE days at Snowbowl, Monarch Mountain, Sunlight and more.

Starting at $449 for adults, the New Mexico Pass PLUS includes unlimited access to Hesperus, Sipapu and Pajarito and 3 FREE days Purgatory Resort (plus discounted lift tickets thereafter). The New Mexico Pass PLUS also includes 3 FREE days at additional partner ski areas including Snowbowl, Monarch Mountain, Sunlight and more.

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Buy your season pass by September 30, and discover why The Power Pass is The Most Powerful Pass in the Southwest.

Power Card, Power Pack and Power Pack PLUS

Hesperus will also be included in the multi-day, multi-resort cards which offer discounted lift tickets at Purgatory, Pajarito, Sipapu, Arizona Snowbowl, and Hesperus. Get these in person at Purgatory's Bodo office or at regional Pre-Season Sales Events, including the Hesperus Ski Swap on November 5.

Learn more about Power Cards and Power Packs.

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Photo Credit: Scott DW Smith

For more information, call 970-375-1845.