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Ski/Ride Deep Powder at Silverton Mountain

In today’s world of mega-resorts and season pass collectives Silverton Mountain offers a fresh take on the ski “resort”. It is a unique place where with the soul of backcountry and convenience of lift services. To make sure guests have the intended powder experience Silverton Mountain limits the lift tickets for each day. The bus that picks you up at the bottom of the mountain for return to the base area reads “Silverton Mountain Correctional Facility.” Yeah, definitely not your typical resort.

Silverton Mountain offers a guided experience; meaning you will have a world class guide to help you find the fresh stash and to help keep you safe. This is a high elevation backcountry experience; avalanche safety equipment is required and can be rented at the base area. The mountain’s one double lift gives access to 1,819 acres with bowls, chutes, cliffs, and deep powder. In fact the mountain receives over 400” a year on average.

For a truly unique experience Silverton Mountain is the destination for backcountry winter fun.