VERTICAL: 1,800 feet
ACREAGE: 1,125
SNOWFALL: 450 inches

Winter Park Resort is a freeskiing hotspot in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Colorado’s longest continually operated ski resort features over 3,000 acres of award-winning terrain including groomers, terrain parks, bumps, steeps, trees, and most de nitely deeps. Its ideal location amidst the Continental Divide provides an average of 300 days of sunshine and over 330 inches of sweet annual snowfall. Just 67 miles northwest of Denver, Winter Park Resort is the closest major destination resort to Denver International Airport and o ers skiers an abundance of activities and events, from the thrill of amateur and pro competitions to the chill of world-class moguls and tree skiing at Mary Jane.

Winter Park’s overall vibe is mellow in the parks and on the runs. They expand that attitude to the free urban terrain park: Ruby Hill Rail Yard, near Denver, CO. Ruby Hill is a result of the partnership between Denver Parks and Recreation, Christy Sports and Winter Park Resort. Winter Park provides the rails, terrain park design and staff ; Chirsty Sports provides free rental equipment; and Denver Parks and Recreation provides youth programs. Thirty volunteers and private donations also help make the terrain park possible.

Winter Park’s commitment to young skiers is making a lasting impact on the competitive world and the athletes who participate in the many programs offered through the Winter Park Competition Centre. The program’s philosophy is a belief that it is possible to expect the personal best from an individual in all aspects of life, whether that is the pursuit of athletic excellence, the quest of academic achievement, or the search for new personal horizons. Team Winter Park offers a forum where individuals can dedicate themselves to becoming more, both on and off the snow.

Special Events
There is a great mix of events from PRO/AM competitions to free mini rail jams for kids at Winter Park Resort. The 3rd Annual PRO/AM Winter Park Freeskiing Open is in the works for mid-spring. 100 professional and regional amateur
athletes will compete in Dark Territory located in the Rail Yard terrain park.

Winter Park will again host the Rocky Mountain Freestyle Divisional Championships in March 2011. Top-ranked skiers from the Rocky Mountain region will compete in moguls and dual moguls on Ambush, which is a spectator-friendly run easily viewable from Derailer’s patio or Balcony House’s deck.

Terrain Park Info
Winter Park Resort offers 85 features and an 18-foot pipe spread out over six different terrain parks. Dark Territory, the top-level park, has a limited-access pass to ensure jump landings are clear, lips are always in great shape and knowledgeable park users keep the flow.

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