Kendall Mountain Ski Area

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Kendall Mountain Ski Area
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We have put together a list of everything you need to know about Kendall Mountain Ski Area.

Kendall Mountain Overview

Kendall Mountain Ski Area is a small, family-friendly ski resort located in Silverton, Colorado. It is a local ski hill best suited for locals to learn skiing.

Ski Terrain

  • Beginner runs: 50%
  • Intermediate runs: 40%
  • Advanced runs: 10%
  • Total ski runs: 7
  • Terrain Parks: 3

Mountain Statistics

  • Summit elevation: 9,596 feet
  • Skiable area: 16 acre
  • Average Snowfall: 200 inch

Kendall Mountain Trail Map

Kendall Mountain Trail Map

Kendall Mountain Lift Tickets

Kendall Mountain Ski Area offers two types of lift tickets: Day lift tickets and Season Pass.

Day Lift Tickets

Kendall Mountain’s Day Lift Tickets must be purchased in advance online and are limited to 250 people daily due to the small size of the ski area. It is recommended to buy tickets ahead of your trip to secure your spot.

Lift ticket prices range from $18 - $26. Children who are five and under can ski for free, but it must be reserved in advance.

Half-day tickets are also available if you wish to ski only in the afternoon from 1:30 - 4:00 pm for a discounted price ranging from $12 to $17.

Purchase Kendall Mountain tickets here.

Season Pass

With the Kendall Mountain Season Pass, you can ski everyday at Kendall Mountain Ski Area throughout the ski season without needing to make a reservation.

Kendal Mountain Season Pass prices range from $130 - $180 for one pass. There are discounts if you purchase a Family Pass (2 adults and 2 children) or the Corporate passes.

Purchase Kendall Mountain tickets here.

Nearest Town to Kendall Mountain

Kendall Mountain Ski Area is located in the town of Silverton which is roughly 320 miles from Denver. It is a great ski town that is close to many of the major ski resorts in Colorado. Many skiers opt to stay in Silverton and drive out / shuttle to the ski destinations because of the cheaper lodging the town offers.

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There is no on-mountain dining but there are several highly rated restaurants near the base of Kendall Mountain Ski Area.

Kendall Mountain Cafe

A homestyle American cafe with indoor and outdoor seating. 

Opening Hours (subject to change): 7 am–2:30 pm (Mon, Wed, Fri - Sun), Closed (Tue & Thur) 

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Rocky Mountain Funnel Cake Factory

If you are craving for something sweet, try out their funnel cake!

Opening Hours (subject to change): 11 am - 6 pm 

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Avalanche Brewing Company

The Avalanche Brewing Company is a pub that serves up pizza and American cuisines. It is a great place to go after a long day skiing.

Opening Hours (subject to change): 11 am - 8 pm

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Kendall Mountain Contact Information

Address: 1 Kendall Place, Silverton, CO 81433

Phone number: (970) 387-5522

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there ski packages to Kendall Mountain Ski Area?

There are no ski vacation packages to Kendall Mountain Ski Area as it is a small local resort tailored for beginner skiers. That said, there are ski vacation packages to most destination resorts in Colorado.

When is the best time to go skiing in Kendall Mountain?

Kendall Mountain Ski Area is one of only four ski resorts in Colorado which do not have snow making capability. The resort relies solely on natural snowfall. As such, its better to ski there from December onwards when there is a solid base of snow.

What amenities are available at Kendall Mountain Ski Area?

There is a free, public ice rink that is open all winter. You can rent ski skates from the Lift Shack.

How much does it cost to rent ski equipment at Kendall Mountain?

Skis, boots and poles costs $25 per day for adults and $20 per day for children. Snowboard package is the same price but does not include boots.