Granby Ranch

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Granby Ranch
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We have put together a list of everything you need to know about Granby Ranch.

Granby Ranch Overview

If you're looking for a family-friendly ski resort, Granby Ranch in Colorado might be just what you need. It's located about 90 miles west of Denver and only 20 miles away from Winter Park. The resort caters to different skill levels, and there's a specific area designated for Ski & Ride School.

Ski Terrain

  • Beginner runs: 50%
  • Intermediate runs: 30%
  • Advanced runs: 20%
  • Expert runs: 0%
  • Total ski runs: 41
  • Terrain Parks: 1

Mountain Statistics

  • Summit elevation: 9202 feet
  • Skiable area: 406 acre
  • Average Snowfall: 221 inch

Granby Ranch Trail Map

Granby Ranch Trail Map

Granby Ranch Lift Tickets

Granby Ranch offers 5 lift ticket options: Day Lift Tickets, Lift Packs, Season Passes, Indy Add-on Pass, and Nordic/XC Tickets. 

Day Lift Tickets

Single-day lift tickets and multi-day tickets are available at Granby Ranch.

  • Single Day ticket - Recommended purchasing a lift ticket 48 hours ahead to get a discounted ticket or get it at the resort ticket window on the day.
  • Lift Packs - Lift Packs include either a 2-day or 3-day lift ticket in one transaction. This offers greater value per ski day compared to purchasing a 1-day ticket.

Season Passes

Granby Ranch Season Passes allow you to ski all season long at Granby Ranch as long as the ski resort is open. You can also choose to purchase the Indy Add-on Pass to visit other Indy partner resorts.

Benefits of the Pass:

  • 2 x 50% off window price day lift tickets
  • 3 ski days at Ski Cooper and Loveland Ski Area

Indy Add-on Pass

The Indy Add-on Pass is only available for those who purchase the Season Pass. It gives you two days at each of the Indy resorts (more than 100 resorts!).

Nordic/XC Tickets

The Nordic/XC Tickets give you access to cross-country skiing or snowshoeing at Granby Ranch between 8 am - 5 pm.

Ski and Snowboard Lessons

Granby Ranch offers both group lessons and private lessons catering to different age groups and skill levels.

Lessons can be purchased on their own or as a package. Package options include the lesson, lift tickets and rental equipment.

Read more on Granby Ranch’s Ski and Snowboard Lessons or call (888) 850-4615.

Nearest Town to Granby Ranch

The nearest town to Granby Ranch is the town of Granby, which is a 5-mile drive away. It is a small town in Grand County, situated in the Rocky Mountains of north-central Colorado.

Granby Ranch is a great ski area that is close to many of the major ski resorts in Colorado. Many skiers opt to stay in Granby and drive out to Winter Park Resort due to the affordable accommodations available in the town.

On Mountain Dining

There are five on-mountain dining locations at Granby Ranch. 

8350 Lounge

8350 Lounge is located in the base lodge. Head there for acoustic music, some food and drinks after skiing.

Opening hours (subject to change): 3 pm - 6 pm (Fri - Sat)

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First Chair Café

First Chair Café is located at the entrance of the base lodge. 

Opening hours (subject to change): 9 am - 2 pm

Bluebird Bistro

Bluebird Bistro is located in the base lodge. Enjoy their selection of burgers, pizzas and barbeque food.

Opening hours (subject to change): 4 - 9 pm (Wed), 11:30 am - 9 pm (Thu - Sun)

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Granby Ranch Contact Information

Address: 1000 Village Rd Granby, CO 80446

Phone number: (888) 850-4615

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there ski packages to Granby Ranch?

There are no ski vacation packages to Granby Ranch as it is a small local resort. That said, there are ski vacation packages to most destination resorts in Colorado.

When is the best time to go skiing in Granby Ranch?

The best time to ski at Granby Ranch is generally from December through early March. This is typically when the region sees the most substantial snowfall.

What amenities are available at Granby Ranch?

Two free parking areas are available at the resort within walking distance of the slopes and a shuttle service operates for the one that’s further away.

Is Granby Ranch beginner-friendly?

Yes, Granby Ranch is known for being beginner-friendly. Half of the ski resort terrain is beginner slopes, making it popular among beginners and families for its welcoming environment.