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A Nice, Family Run Ski and Tubing Center

We have a winter home nearby and my grown daughters enjoy snowboarding here as it is so easy to get... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2016
sabledad
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Miami, Florida
Good Inexpensive Resort

I had visited this place with my family and friends, it was lot of fun doing the snow tubing, which... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2016
koolvishal
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Denver, Colorado
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27 Aug 2018
“Would love to see a ComeBack”
15 Jul 2018
“More like Midwest runs”
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Ski area may be small in size but it offers plenty of challenge for skiers of all ability levels.
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Route 160, Durango, CO 81326
+1 970-259-3711
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This use to be a great place to take the kids for sledding and a chance to be on their own. I hope with the new ownership they will once again make this a great "little" ski hill.

Thank Kelley R
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Hesperus is about a 10 minute drive west of Durango on hwy 160 and was quiet, high, and dry in late May. The size, terrain, and vertical drop reminded me more of ski resorts in the Midwest like Mad River Mountain near Columbus, OH (yes,...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed April 16, 2018

4-16-18. Drove by there today. It is a small ski area. Looks like it would be a good place to learn before stepping up to the real sloes.

Thank spencers1621
Reviewed May 15, 2017

This is a very small ski resort, so Purgatory is a better pick for this area when it comes to skiing. I liked the tiny Hesperus Store at the bottom of the hill as its been there since I grew up nearby in the 70s.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed September 7, 2016

There are no long lines at Hesperus Ski Area. This is a wonderful place for a young family to ski. It is relatively inexpensive and a great place to learn to ski.

1  Thank MMColorado7
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Had a great time tubing. Avoided 98% of the crowds up at DMR (Purgatory?) by being willing to tote our own tubes and hike up the hill. We've been to several locations with rope tows or similar for pulling you up the hill. This location...More

Thank golfer425
Reviewed June 23, 2016

We have a winter home nearby and my grown daughters enjoy snowboarding here as it is so easy to get in and out of, plus the prices can't be beat. They do have lessons but you must check ahead of time as they do fill...More

2  Thank sabledad
Reviewed January 7, 2016

I had visited this place with my family and friends, it was lot of fun doing the snow tubing, which cost $10 per tube and 3 tubes per family. It was fun, kids enjoyed. Some improvements could be done with the place though....

3  Thank koolvishal
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We came here on a typical day. I am revieweing 4 stars because they dont offer ski lessons for small children younger than 4. So I wasnt able to go skiing... though we went for the tube hill...had a blast of a time. Very fun...More

1  Thank Carmen V
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Took my 14 year old and nephew 19. This place is awesome and priced right especially for first timers. We arrived shortly after 9 and the boys were in snow board lesson before 10, just them with an instructor. They were on the slopes shreddin'...More

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