Hesperus Mountain is located approximately 350 miles from Denver, in the southwest corner of Colorado. The ski area is situated 12 miles west of the town of Durango (La Plata County), and is one of six Colorado ski resorts in the beautiful San Juan Mountain Range.

This small mountain (about 80 acres) was opened in 1962 and has operated off and on for the last 50 years. Hesperus offers 13 trails, 2 lifts and 1 terrain park. It is also one of the few Colorado ski resorts where you can night ski and ride with 80% of its terrain lit.

Hesperus ski area invites you to come enjoy their snow under Southwest Colorado’s blue skies and bright sunshine.

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Hesperus Mountain Stats


Skiable Acres: 80
Annual Snowfall: 150"
Number of Trails: 13
Longest Run: 1 miles
Established: 1962


Base: 8,100
Summit: 8,800
Vertical Rise: 700


Expert: 20%
Advanced: 30%
Intermediate: 20%
Beginner: 30%
Parks: 1

Lifts (2)

Double: 1
Surface: 1

Ticket Prices

Adult: $39.00
Child: $26.00

Early season discounts may be available.

Season Passes

Adult: $390.00
Child: $200.00
Senior: $200.00

Hours of Operation

Weekdays: 4:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am-4:00pm


P.O Box 167
Hesperus, CO 81326

(970) 259-3711