Ski: Monarch Mountain

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Monarch Mountain is located on the eastern side of the divide on Highway 50, several miles below the crest of Monarch Pass. Monarch was one of the early ski areas in Colorado opening in 1939 with a rope tow running up the infamous Gunbarrel run, a long, steep, heavily moguled run.

Top elevation: 11,960 feet
Base elevation: 10, 790 feet
Runs: 63
Lifts:
1- quad chair
4- double chairs

Ski Area Stats:
Beginner: 23%
Intermediate: 28%
Advanced: 36%
Expert: 13%
Open Acres: 800

Monarch Mountain