Just minutes from downtown Durango—11 miles west on Highway 160—Hesperus Ski Area offers 26 trails on 60 skiable acres, with 150 inches of annual snowfall.

The double chair takes skiers and riders up to the 8,888′ summit for over 700 feet of vertical. Known as the largest night skiing operation in the southwest, Hesperus also offers tubing, rentals and ski school lessons.

Hesperus is also home to the renowned Hesperus Ski Patrol.

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2018/2019 Hours of Operation

Scheduled Opening Day
Conditions and weather permitting
Friday, December 21, 2018

Regular Operating Hours:

Thursdays: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fridays: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sundays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Mondays: 2 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Holiday Operating Hours:

December 21, 2018 – January 6, 2019: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
January 21, 2019: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
February 18, 2019: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
March 11-15, 2019: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Scheduled Closing Day
Conditions and weather permitting
Sunday, March 17, 2019

Dates and hours of operation are subject to change.