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. Did you know they are the only all-volunteer patrol in the state of Colorado?
2019/2020 Hours of Operation
Scheduled opening day: Friday, December 20
Scheduled closing day: Sunday, March 15
Tuesday & Wednesday: Closed
MLK (Jan 18-20) and President’s Day (Feb 15-17) weekends
Spring Break (March 9-13)
Open daily 10am-8pm
Address: 9848 Highway, US-160, Hesperus, CO 81326
Please note due to liability babies in backpacks are not permitted on the slopes at Hesperus anytime.
For our uphill travel policy, please click here.