Everything you need to know.


How do I get to Eldora?

From Boulder go west on Canyon. This is Hwy. 119 and will take you into Nederland. In Nederland just follow the signs to Eldora. Or click here for more detailed directions.


Eldora is closed to all public access once the ski season has ended. All of the base area plus many of the ski runs are on private land and our permit with the US Forest Service does not allow for downhill skiing during non-operational times therefore there is no mountain access allowed. Please respect the landowners property and the rules of the US Forest Service, thank you for your understanding. Please visit the Nederland Area Visitor Center (4W. 1st St, Nederland, CO 80466) for recreational information about the surrounding areas. 

What are some of the Popular hiking trails in the eldora/nederland area?

Hessie Trailhead, Fourth of July Trailhead, East Portal Trailhead, James Peak Lake Trailhead, Rainbow Lakes Trailhead, Sourdough Trailhead, Brainard Gateway Trailhead


The lifts run 9am to 4pm Monday thru Sunday.

How much is Parking?

Parking is FREE in both the main and lower lots.

How many lifts do you have?

We have 11 lifts. Two Quads, Two Triple, Four Doubles, One Poma, and Two Conveyor lifts.

How many acres of terrain do you have?

We have 680 acres.

What is your elevation?

Base elevation 9,200 feet. Top elevation 10,800 feet.

What type of runs do you have?

We have 20% Greens, 50% Blues, 30% Blacks.

What lift do I take to access the Terrain Parks?

Challenge/Cannonball and Indian Peaks

Where are the Terrain Parks?

Terrain Park locations for 2015-2016 are located on Bonanza and Lower Ambush.

What are the hours of the Terrain Parks?

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

What features are in the Terrain Parks?

The Terrain Park features change from time to time, for a full list of the current features click here to go to the Terrain Park page.

What should I wear?

Warm layers with the outerwear being waterproof. Not only should your pants and jacket be waterproof but your mittens/gloves should be also. You need eye protection with either goggles or sunglasses and we recommend a helmet instead of a hat.

What is the RTD bus schedule?

Click here for the RTD schedule and detailed directions to Eldora

What does the RTD bus cost? Where do I get it?

The RTD bus comes from the Boulder main station at 14th and Canyon. CU students/Eco pass holders ride FREE! Fare for Routes N & B is $4.50 one way. If you need to continue your trip on another route, please ask the driver for a transfer when you board. For further information, visit: www.RTD-Denver.com / call 303-299-6000

Where is the closest lodging to your resort?

Magnuson Hotel Nederland (Nederland) 303.258.9463
Sundance Motel (Nederland) 303.258.3797
Or click here for more lodging options.

Are dogs allowed at Eldora?

Dogs are not permitted at Eldora Mountain Resort.

Is there a sledding area at Eldora?

Eldora does not provide an area for sledding & snowplay.

When is your job fair?

Please check back later this Fall 2016

What is a 5th grade passport? How do I get one?

The 5th grade passport is a program sponsored by Colorado Ski Country and the participating resorts. The program gives 5th graders 3 free lift tickets to each ski area. We participate in the program. Teachers will have the forms available for their students to take home.

Is there a lost and found at Eldora?

The Eldora Lost and Found office is located in the Season Pass office, downstairs in Timbers Lodge.  Please call 303-440-8700 ex 227 to inquire if your lost item has been found, and to arrange for pickup of the item.

what Is your lost and found policy?

Non valuables and soft goods (less than a $200 value) are donated after 10 days to a local non-profit charitable agency.  
Valuables (more than a $200 value) will be kept in the Lost and Found office for two weeks. After two weeks, the item will be donated to a local non-profit charitable agency.

How do I reach a specific department on your mountain?

Call Eldora Mountain Resort at 303-440-8700. When you hear the greeting, enter the number for the department you are trying to reach:
Accounts Payable: 221
Administrative Offices: 223
Food & Beverage: 272
Human Resources: 265  or hr@eldora.com
Marketing: 602 or info@eldora.com
Nordic: 267  or nordic@eldora.com
Race: 237  or race@eldora.com
Guest Services- Season Pass - Tickets: 0
Groups: 256  or groupsales@eldora.com

What is EMSC and what is their contact information?

Eldora Mountain Ski & Snowboard Club (EMSC) is a competitive ski and snowboard racing program for kids ages 7-18 years. It is a not for profit club and is not directly affiliated with Eldora Mountain Resort.
Contact information: Phone: 303-447-8014; Fax: 303-448-9776; emsc@eldorarace.org;http://emsc.lertprograms.com/


To submit a charitable donation request, please send an email with information regarding your request to info@eldora.com. Due to a high volume of requests, unfortunately we are unable to respond to every email. If your request is successful you will be contacted. Thank you!


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