Venture Out, Winter

100 Things To Do In Winter Park This Winter

  1. Experience the switch from day to night with a Sunset Snowshoe Tour.
  2. Ride the Panoramic Express Lift up to 12,060 feet for views of the Rocky Mountains all the way back down.
  3. Test out uphill gear and try your hand (or legs) at skinning with our Intro to Uphill Tour. Read more about uphill skiing here.
  4. Grab first tracks with Early Ups! You’ll get on the mountain before anyone else. Hello, powder days or fresh groomers.
  5. Sip a hot cup of coffee at Moon Frog Coffee Shop. (We recommend the lavender latte.)
  6. Find all 4 on-mountain Outposts with delicious handheld meals to fuel your next adventure.
  7. Track your duration, vertical feet, and so much more on the Winter Park App while you’re out on the slopes. DOWNLOAD NOW
  8. Eat a sweet, chocolatey sugar waffle from the Waffle Cabin. You can either ski right up on the slopes by the Olympia or Gemini Lift, or by the Challenger Lift on Mary Jane, or stop by in the Village.
  9. Hit the slopes on a ski bike! Check out our SnoGo do in winter park, 100 Things To Do In Winter Park This Winter
  10. Nordic Ski at Snow Mountain Ranch, where you’ll find over 30 trails for all abilities to explore.
  11. Take a break from shredding the slopes for some of Colorado’s best pizza at the Pizza Pedal’r. (We recommend the Yardsale.)
  12. Grab a headlamp and hit the slopes after the lifts close with a Sunset Ski & Ride Tour.
  13. Snowmobile along the Continental Divide with Grand Adventures.
  14. Sip a signature Upslope Mary Jane Ale at on-slope bar, Retta’s, located at Snoasis.
  15. Meet the Winter Park Safety Patrol Dog Team (and take home your own plush pup from James & Parry’s or West Portal Outfitters).
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  16. Get your thrills (for all ages!) on the Coca Cola Tubing Hill. Link up for a group lap or go head-to-head across all three lanes.
  17. Cast a line (even in winter time!) by going ice fishing.
  18. Warm up with crepes and an Irish Coffee at the base mainstay, Goody’s.
  19. Meet Parry the Snow Safety Pup! Parry tends to parade around the Village on Saturdays.
  20. Soak and relax at Hot Sulphur Springs Resort. With 21 pools ranging in temperature to choose from, you’re bound to find the perfect fit.
  21. Join us November 25 for our Tree Lighting. Enjoy holiday songs, bonfire, and an appearance from Santa!
  22. Take in a one-of-a-kind experience at the Torch Light Parade on December 24. Watch as skiers light up the mountain with flares as fireworks go off behind them. Truly a must-see activity!
  23. Get some big-mountain laps in the Cirque. (Pro Tip: take the Sled!)to do in winter park, 100 Things To Do In Winter Park This Winter
  24. Boost your skills with a lesson—whether you’re hitting the terrain parks, learning the ins and outs of bumps, or experiencing your first day skiing and riding!
  25. Get a photo with the larger-than-life (or perhaps true-to-size) Coca-Cola Bear in the Village.
  26. Work on your goggle tan on Derailer Bar’s slopeside patio.
  27. Find all 4 on-mountain Outposts for delicious, handheld meals to fuel your adventures.
  28. Take in 360 degree views (weather permitting) of the Rocky Mountains and the Fraser Valley on a scenic Gondola ride. (Pro Tip: The Gondola is free to foot traffic after 4pm Thursday-Saturday.)
  29. Get a local look at exploring the mountain with a Ski & Ride Guide.
  30. Shop eco-friendly and one-of-a-kind clothing, décor, and more at Lavender Elephant.
  31. Go for a horse-drawn sleigh ride with Dashing Thru The Snow.
  32. Get away from it all to explore expansive views and ski runs in Vasquez Ridge.
  33. Find the perfect original ski art to take back home with you from Uptripping.
  34. Get a unique and scenic tour of the mountain from the heated cabin of a do in winter park, 100 Things To Do In Winter Park This Winter
  35. For the confident skiers and riders, challenge your mogul skills on a true leg-burner, Outhouse ski trail, located right off the Gondola.
  36. Navigate snowy expanses like never before with a snowmobile tour at Grand Adventures.
  37. Go sledding downtown at the Rendezvous Event Center (sleds available for free public use).
  38. It’s never too cold for ice cream! Grab a cone from Charlie’s Frozen Treat Shop.
  39. Let loose in the halfpipe in Railyard.
  40. Just steps from the Gondola, cool down after some ski laps with a blended margarita from Lime.
  41. Look good, feel good… pick out some cool new gear at The North Face store.
  42. Head to the Village to warm up fireside at one of the outdoor fire pits (not to mention great photo ops).
  43. Ride from the top of the Panoramic Express all the way down to the base via Village Way!
  44. Have the coziest night ever with your crew. Put on your footy pajamas, cook something tasty, play games, and gather ‘round the fireplace at Zephyr Mountain do in winter park, 100 Things To Do In Winter Park This Winter
  45. Switch things up! If you’re a skier, try snowboarding and vice versa. Get your rentals right at the base.
  46. After the sun goes down, enjoy the light show at Cooper Creek Square.
  47. Get off the beaten path for fresh air, insider knowledge, and great views on a daytime snowshoe tour.
  48. Take your winter adventures to new heights with a sunrise hot air balloon ride.
  49. Pop into Mexicali Taco. Located in Winter Park base, near the Adventure Supply Co.
  50. Search for the neon onesie of your dreams at Fraser Thrift or Changes Thrift Store.
  51. Master a new trick in Ashcat Terrain Park.
  52. Biking in winter? Why not! Take to the trails on a fat bike.
  53. Try a sweet or savory chimney cone from Rollin’ Street Bakery. There are tons of options, so you can customize to perfectly suit your taste.
  54. Snowshoe to great views of Byers Peak by hopping on the Creekside/Flume trail loop.
  55. Embrace a little friendly competition with bowling and ski ball at the Foundry.
  56. Lunch like a local with a refreshing beer and delicious pizza at Pepperoni’s, located at the base of Mary Jane. to do in winter park, 100 Things To Do In Winter Park This Winter
  57. Get a game of ice hockey going at the Fraser Valley Sports Complex IceBox.
  58. Take a walk by the perspective-bending Winter Park Resort sign in the Village plaza.
  59. Stock up on fireside reading materials at the Fraser Valley Library.
  60. Though popular for hiking and biking in the summer, check out Northwest Passage trail for a scenic and mellow snowshoe or cross-country ski in the winter, too!
  61. Ride the charming Looking Glass two-person chairlift up, then go for a smooth cruise down Butch’s Breezeway.
  62. Pull up a chair at Lunch Rock with front row views of the slopes and unforgettable Parry Peak views. Don’t forget to pair it with a Mary Jane Ale, exclusively from Upslope.
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  63. Giddy up cowfolks! Take a trip to Snow Mountain Stables for a beautiful horseback ride.
  64. Explore the Headwaters Center River Journey self-guided exhibit.
  65. Build a snowman (or snow family)!
  66. Explore all seven areas of the mountain in one day.
  67. Grab a slopeside Bavarian pretzel from Sunspot.
  68. Claim your parking spot early and tailgate like a local to fuel up for a day on the sloped. Snacks and a hot coffee thermos are a must!
  69. Order up grab-and-go margaritas and dinner from Casa Mexico.
  70. Demo the latest gear, including Step-On technology at the Burton Store.
  71. Lace up your snow boots for a riverside stroll on the Fraser River Trail.
  72. Check out one of Winter Park’s breweries, like Big Trout Brewing, Hideaway Park Brewery, or Noble Buck.
  73. Snap a group photo in front of the Venture Out sign at the base.
  74. Start the day with a bacon sampler (or a healthier option, like avocado toast or lox) from Wake ‘n’ Bacon.
  75. For advanced skiers and riders, get away from it all with a few laps in Eagle Wind do in winter park, 100 Things To Do In Winter Park This Winter
  76. Pamper your boot-clad feet with a pedicure from the Salon at Winter Park.
  77. Learn how to ski or ride with Winter Park’s guest centered teaching, offering a personalized approach to learning the slopes.
  78. Stretch out your ski and ride muscles at a yoga class.
  79. Wake up early to catch a snowy, peaceful, and colorful sunrise.
  80. Take your beginner friends to learn on the Galloping Goose lift for free!
  81. Drive to the top of Berthoud Pass to watch the sunset over the Fraser Valley.
  82. Meander along the river walk in the Village in the sunshine or under twinkling stars.
  83. Plug in to a Winter Park Playlist while you ski down the mountain.
  84. End your day with a burger from The Ditch. Really looking to refuel from your day? Try the Ditchslap.
  85. Stroll through the Village to find the perfect souvenir to bring home. Be sure to hit James & Parry’s!
  86. Ski Village Way all the way from the top of the Panoramic Express down to the Winter Park base.
  87. Wander the base and find our life-size postcards for a photo op.
  88. Watch Winter Park’s Competition Center athletes practice on Ambush from the base. You’ll see some seriously impressive mogul lines and back flips.
  89. Ice skate on the Village Pond.
  90. Take a free mountain tour to discover new parts of the do in winter park, 100 Things To Do In Winter Park This Winter
  91. Take a scenic drive from Winter Park to Grand Lake.
  92. Grab a beer from Retta’s and a spot on the Snoasis deck to watch high-fliers and daredevils soar through Dark Territory.
  93. Take flight for an aerial view over the Fraser Valley with Grand View Flightseeing.
  94. See if you can spot the characters of Mary Jane: The Mayor and Lady Jane herself.
  95. Start your morning with a breakfast burrito from Sharky’s. (We recommend the Hard Hat– a to-go special before heading to the resort!)
  96. Get a flight of locally brewed Colorado craft beer at Camber Brewing Co.
  97. Browse the shops at Cooper Creek Square. You’ll find everything from one-of-a-kind jewelry to delicious eats.
  98. Discover the historic trails of Winter Park Resort, like Mulligan’s Mile, Hughes, and Balch.
  99. Try out top-notch gear with slopeside premium rentals.
  100. Wrap up your day with slushies and fries at Fraser Valley Distilling. While you’re there, you can get a sneak peek at the in-house distilling process.

That might seem like a lot already, but it’s just the beginning. We can‘t wait to venture out with you this winter!

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