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GETTING TO WOLF CREEK SKI AREA, CO!

Find Your Way via Air or Car

Wolf Creek is off the beaten path, but well worth the adventure. Getting to the beautiful Southern San Juan Mountains to enjoy the “Most Snow in Colorado” isn’t hard at all.

MILEAGES TO WOLF CREEK SKI AREA

WOLF CREEK PASS – U.S. HIGHWAY 160 EAST
Pagosa Springs 23 mi. – South Fork 18 mi. – Creede 42 mi.
Durango 80 mi. – Alamosa 65 mi.
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Road Conditions for Colorado

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Road Conditions for New Mexico

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Pagosa Springs Shuttle Service

Wolf Creek Parking & Parking Shuttles

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jet setting info - airports

Denver International - DEN

282 mi. to W.C.S.A.
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Albuquerque International - ABQ

242 mi. to W.C.S.A.
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Colorado Springs Airport - COS

229 mi. to W.C.S.A.
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San Luis Valley Regional - ALS

68 mi. to W.C.S.A.
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Durango-La Plata - DRO

80 mi. to W.C.S.A.
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Archuleta County Airport Stevens Field - Private Airfield

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Places to Stay

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Family Friendly Things To Do in Town:

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Powder Portraits

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STAYING HEALTHY AT HIGH ELEVATION

Wolf Creek’s MicroClimate

The Rocky Mountains are notorious for unpredictable and rapidly changing weather. Here are some important tips for you visit.
  • Dress in layers
    • Add or remove as weather changes
    • Cotton is not recommended
  • Waterproof outer layer
  • Don’t forget an extra pair of socks & gloves
  • UV Protection
    • Wolf Creek’s elevation exposes skiers and riders from sea level to nearly 60% more UV rays
    • Snow reflects US rays as well
    • Sunscreen is a MUST – don’t forget to reapply
    • Sunglasses or goggles with UV protection is essential

Altitude

Wolf Creek Ski Area has a base elevation of 10,300 feet with the summit elevation rising to 11,904 feet. Gaining elevation more quickly than your body can adjust may result in altitude sickness due to lack of oxygen. Here are some important altitude sickness tips for you visit.
  • Dress in layers
    • Add or remove as weather changes
    • Cotton is not recommended
  • Waterproof outer layer
  • Don’t forget an extra pair of socks & gloves
  • UV Protection
    • Wolf Creek’s elevation exposes skiers and riders from sea level to nearly 60% more UV rays
    • Snow reflects US rays as well
    • Sunscreen is a MUST – don’t forget to reapply
    • Sunglasses or goggles with UV protection is essential
Prescription medications are available to speed your acclimation to high altitude. Consult your doctor.

ski patrol & safety

Ski Patrol & Safety

Contact & Hours

General Contact Info

Address
WOLF CREEK SKI AREA
P.O. BOX 2800
PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO 81147
Email
WolfCreekSki@WolfCreekSki.com
Phone
(970) 264-5639
Snow Report
1-800-SKI-WOLF
Ski Patrol Dispatch - FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY
(970) 264-4325
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HOURS OF OPERATION

Normally lifts are open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; however there are periods of time when this schedule does not apply. The public may see lifts opening at 9:00 a.m. early season or during a big storm cycle.
Please check the conditions page to confirm lift hours
RAVEN LIFT
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
ALL OTHER LIFTS
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
TICKET OFFICE
8:15 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
HALF-DAY TICKETS
12:30 P.M.
RENTAL SHOPS
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
TREASURE SPORTS
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
NOEL SPORTS
9:00 A.M - 4:00 P.M.
BASE AREA EATERIES
8:30 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
CONTINENTAL ESPRESSO BAR
8:30 A.M - 3:15 P.M.
ON-MOUNTAIN EATERIES
11:00 A.M - 3:15 P.M.
PATHFINDER BAR
11:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.

Employment

Wolf Creek Ski Area is hiring full-time, part-time and peak period employees for the 2022-2023 ski season!
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