Backcountry Skiing in Denver, CO
About Denver Backcountry Skiing
Denver has access to excellent backcountry ski terrain. Whether you are in it for touring or to get in turns in the peace of untracked wilderness, Denver is a gateway to some of the most beautiful backcountry lines in the west. When the snow starts to fall and the powder begins to pile up, check out RootsRated's suggestions for the best backcountry ski terrain.
Skip I-70 in favor of the Peak-to-Peak for mellow tree runs or steep skiing—Rollins Pass offers both, plus a remote, distinctly alpine feel.
Though it's been closed for decades, Geneva Pass Ski Area offers an out-of-the-way backcountry experience for skiers looking to avoid traffic—both on I-70 and in the lift line.
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