Ski Fever
Resort Fun Facts
By Micah Ling
Where are Colorado’s longest runs?
Galloping Goose, 4.6 miles
The 4.6-mile Galloping Goose is the longest run at Telluride Ski Resort. It’s groomed daily and designated as beginner / intermediate.
Galloping Goose Snow
Longshot, 5.3 miles
The Longshot at Snowmass Mountain is one of the longest ski runs in the United States. At 5.3 miles, it offers plenty of intermediate turns down the mountain.
Longshot Snowmass Mountain
Riva Ridge, 4 miles
This 4-mile-long run is the longest, and oldest, at Vail, and was one of the original trails on the mountain. Even though it’s long, this one is ranked as a black diamond.
Riva Ridge Snow
Try these lesser-known Colorado mom-and-pop resorts

  • Ski Cooper, Leadville
  • Lake City Ski Hill, Lake City
  • Howelsen Hill, Steamboat Springs
  • Powderhorn, Grand Junction
  • Kendall Mountain, Silverton