Powderhorn Mountain
About Powderhorn Mountain

Sitting atop the largest flat-top mountain in the world, Grand Mesa, Powderhorn Ski Resort towers 4,000 feet over the valley floor.  Powderhorn is the closest ski resort to Grand Junction, CO and a favorite in the area. Locals rave about the dry quality of the snow at Powderhorn.

Powderhorn's ski area has an impressive 1600 acres and over 1600 feet of vertical to play on. The tree skiing at Powderhorn is where the powder and challenge is for expert skiers.

Beginners and Intermediates will find plenty of gentle greens and blues to soar down.

There are a few dining and loodging options at the base of the mountain. The Skier's Union Cafe & Bar is located right next to the main lift, in the Inn at Wildewood. Try one of their famous Ribeye Sirloin Filllet Burgers.

Other dining options include Trader Cafe and Sunset Grille & Bar. The closest town is Mesa, CO about 10 minutes, offering some dining and lodging options. Grand Junction is about a 45 minute drive from Powderhorn Ski Resort.

Reasons to Go:
Uncrowded slopes, tree skiing, quality snow, affordable lift tickets.

MTgnar Rating:3.5 out of 5
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View of Powderhorn Mountain from the base.
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Powderhorn Mountain Info

Base Elevation:  8200 feet/2493 meters
Summit Elevation: 9850 feet/2995 meters
Annual Snowfall:  250.0 inches/635 cm
Area: 1600 acres

Hours of Operation: 9am-4pm
Season:  mid December - late March

48338 Powderhorn Road
Mesa, CO, 81643

Main Phone Number:  970-268-5700
Lodging/Central Reservations:  970-268-5700
E-Mail:  [email protected]

Closest Airport:  Grand Junction Regional Airport GJT
Miles from Denver:  240

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A trail down Powderhorn Mountain.
Powder tree skiing at Powderhorn Ski Area.
Big Pow in the glades of Powder.
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More powder in the Powderhorn trees.
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Powderhorn Mountain snowboard rail-slide.
Base of Powderhorn Ski Resort.
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Powderhorn skiier overlooking the Grand Mesa.
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