The Best Skiing in Minturn

Looking for the best skiing in Minturn? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Minturn. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top skiing spots in and near Minturn

  • Vail, Colorado

    Ski the Minturn Mile

    The Minturn Mile is best accessed after spending the day at Vail, but can be done so with skins and skis from the base.  This description will assume you have access to the lifts at Vail by parking at one of the many resort/town parking areas.  From either the top of Game Creek Express or Wildwoo...
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  • Minturn, Colorado

    Ski Notch Mountain

    10 mi / 3000 ft gain
    What's not to love - you'll be skiing in the off season! We did this hike/ski in late June, our skis, boots, and avi gear packed with our hiking shoes on our feet. May could potentially be the most opportune time for this adventure. The hike you will take is the traditional Notch Mountain Hike. T...
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  • Edwards, Colorado

    Bachelor Gulch Trail

    5.24 mi / 1421 ft gain
    Bachelor Gulch Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Avon, Colorado.
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  • Red Cliff, Colorado

    Ski to Fowler-Hilliard Hut

    6.5 mi / 2500 ft gain
    Fowler-Hilliard hut sits at 11,500 ft on a forested ridge of Resolution Mountain, with easy access to intermediate and expert backcountry skiing right out the door. This newer hut was built in 2010 after the original hut burned down from a lightning strike. The hut comes stocked with padded mattr...
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  • Red Cliff, Colorado

    Fowler-Hilliard via Pando Trailhead

    9.64 mi / 2848 ft gain
    Fowler-Hilliard via Pando Trailhead is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Minturn, Colorado.
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  • Frisco, Colorado

    Commando Run

    14.01 mi / 2382 ft gain
    Commando Run is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Frisco, Colorado.
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  • Frisco, Colorado

    Wilder Gulch Trail

    7.27 mi / 1302 ft gain
    Wilder Gulch Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Frisco, Colorado.
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  • Frisco, Colorado

    Uneva Peak

    5.86 mi / 1949 ft gain
    Uneva Peak is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Frisco, Colorado.
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  • Basalt, Colorado

    Ski to Peter Estin Hut

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    5 mi / 2000 ft gain
    If you have stayed in other 10th Mountain Division Huts, Peter Estin is a quite similar and definitely one of my favorites. I made the trip in the winter because of the awesome skiing/snowboarding just right out side the front door.The trailhead begins at Yeoman Park and there are two routes that...
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  • Frisco, Colorado

    Guller Creek Trail

    11.26 mi / 1759 ft gain
    Guller Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Frisco, Colorado.
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  • Frisco, Colorado

    Copper Mountain Ski Resort Trail

    12.17 mi / 2769 ft gain
    Copper Mountain Ski Resort Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Frisco, Colorado.
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  • Frisco, Colorado

    Hallelujah Self-Guided Nature Trail

    2.19 mi / 1427 ft gain
    Hallelujah Self-Guided Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Frisco, Colorado.
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  • Frisco, Colorado

    Ski to Janet's Cabin

    6 mi / 1900 ft gain
    Janet's Cabin is located on the eastern slope of the Continental Divide at 11,610 ft, near Copper Mountain ski resort. This hut is one of the rare huts with not only a sauna but indoor bathrooms (composting pits)!  The cabin was built in 1990 and due to the location helicopters were required to b...
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  • Leadville, Colorado

    Ski or Snowshoe to Vance's Cabin

    3.1 mi / 750 ft gain
    Vance's Cabin is a private hut near Tennessee Pass booked by the 10th mountain division. The hut was completed in 1988 and sleeps 16; 6 beds upstairs in a loft and 10 bunk beds downstairs in a communal bunked area around the wood stove.   It's a compact cabin compared to some of the other huts in...
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  • Silverthorne, Colorado

    Buffalo Mountain Trail

    5.57 mi / 3012 ft gain
    Buffalo Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Silverthorne, Colorado.
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  • Leadville, Colorado

    Lily Lake Loop

    5.67 mi / 837 ft gain
    Lily Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Leadville, Colorado.
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