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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-05-2010, 09:09 AM Thread Starter
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Hey. I found a good deal at Winter Park and was wondering how it compares to other Colorodo mountains like Breck, Vail, Keystone etc.
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Winterpark is the fourth largest resort in the state. Not a ton above treeline (alpine) there. Paresene's bowl is the easily accessed alpine terrain, and Vasquez Cirque is the hike too area. Tons and tons of tree riding and arguably the best in the state at Winterpark though. Especially on the Mary Jane side. The snows as of late have been favoring that resort, so you could be in for some pretty good riding. The Denver ski areas have all be on the short side as of late, but are now catching up.
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It doesn't have the crowds of Breck and Keystone

It isn't as big as Vail

It's very affordable and short drive from Denver.

I work there.

We could still use more snow but things are nice.

The nightlife is improving. Ullr's, Freestyles, The Pub + a few secret locations

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I hope you guys get some more snow. I'm coming out to Winter Park in late Feb. I'm looking forward to some Mary Jane powder.
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I hope you guys get some more snow. I'm coming out to Winter Park in late Feb. I'm looking forward to some Mary Jane powder.
Feb. won't be an issue.

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Thanks for the help everyone!
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I just left WinterPark 2 days ago. Its amazing up there. Now depending on the kind of riding your wanting to do is the key. I wasnt real impressed with their terrain parks. but other than that amazing. Geard more towards skiers i would say but al in all amazing.
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