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Silverton, CO

Ski & Snowboarding

Trip Silverton
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Imagine a place where the average total snowfall of over 400 inches exceeds the amount of daily visitors. Advanced and expert only riding, no groomers, no clearcut runs and a real mountain experience with plenty of adventure on tap. 

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  • 1
    March 8 Arrive at Durango La Plata airport by 4pm to meet the group for transfer to Silverton Mountain. We'll check into the Grand Imperial Hotel and meet up with our guides for a welcome gathering, snow safety briefing and short ski movie to prepare for our first day of riding.
  • 2
    March 9 Wake up and eat breakfast together at 7:30 am. We'll meet at the mountain at 8:30 to pack our lunches and make sure we're first in line for the only chairlift at the mountain. There are no groomed runs, but we'll take a short hike to access large, open bowls and some steep, tight chutes. At the end of the run, we'll head back to the lift via shuttle or by foot. We can expect three to six runs each day.
  • 3
    March 10 Repeat! If it's snowing, we'll spend our day riding through the trees. This could be a great day for a longer hike from the chair to ski Corn Factory or the Billboard on the West Face of the mountain. After a full day, we'll head back to the tent for apres ski and then into town to share a meal at the Avalanche Brewing Co.
  • 4
    March 11 Rise and shine for our final day of guided skiing. We'll have our bags packed before we head to the mountain at 8:30. We'll get a full day on the mountain, about 10,000 ft. vertical. After our last run, we'll enjoy a toast together before heading out to the airport. Be sure your flight is not booked before 6pm.
Trip Package Includes
  • Three nights accommodation in a double room at the Grand Imperial Hotel 
  • A certified mountain guide
  • Transfer to and from Durango La Plata airport to the hotel and daily to the lift
  • Breakfasts and lunches, plus two drink tickets for daily aprés ski at the mountain
  • Care package with some of evo's favorite backcountry gear
  • One-time 20% off discount code for
Not Included
  • Flights into Durango
  • Ski, snowboard or avalanche equipment demo/rental
  • Any additional guide or backcountry services (heli assist available)
  • Travel Insurance (we recommend World Nomads
  • Tips for your mountain guide (if you choose to leave one)

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Area Information
The SIlverton area

Silverton Mountain is one of the highest and steepest ski area in North America with a peak elevation of 13,487’ and with no easy way down. Besides avalanche mitigation work, the mountain is left in its natural state with no cut runs. The base lies at 10,400’ with a single lift dropping you off at 12,300’. The chairlift unloads at the top of a beautiful cirque which provides easy hiking along a ridge to access terrain that can total 3,000’ vertical drop in a single run.

Trip Planning

Trip Planning

Proper equipment in good working order makes for a comfortable and worry-free outdoor adventure. We recommend comfortable boots and powder skiing / snowboarding equipment to ensure the best possible experience. Pack layers for changing conditions. We also advise that all specific safety equipment be tested prior to arrival. Find more information about flying with your gear here!
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  • Can I choose my roommate?
    Yes. If you have a roommate request, please let us know. By default, we will place two-four guests per room.
  • Can I book a private room?
    Yes, we can accommodate private rooms for an additional $400.
  • I am a beginner / intermediate / advanced level of skier / snowboarder. Will there be terrain for me?
    We recommend this trip only for advanced to expert level skiers.
  • Are rentals available or do I need to bring my own equipment?
    Please bring your own gear for this trip and ensure that everything is in working order. Ski and snowboard rentals are available, but not boots nor snowboard bindings. Avalanche safety equipment is required and rentals are available upon request.
  • How do I get there?
    If you are Colorado-based and prefer to drive to Silverton, you are welcome to do so. Otherwise, please fly in and out of Durango La Plata Airport. This may require a layover in Denver.
  • What is included in this trip?
    This trip includes: Transportation to and from Durango Airport, lodging in a double room, three days of guided skiing at Silverton Mountain, breakfasts, lunches and two glasses of beer / wine / soda at the apres-ski tent each day.
  • What is NOT included in this trip?
    All dinners and extra snacks / beverages. We also recommend bringing along a tip for your Silverton Mountain guide.
  • I am gluten-free / vegetarian / halal/kosher… will there be food options available for me?
    Yes, and… we will do our very best to accommodate all dietary restrictions, For special needs, we recommend you contact us via email ([email protected]) with your specific questions. For all dietary restrictions, we recommend that you bring some snacks just in case.
  • What if I need to cancel?
    The deposit for the trip is non-refundable and cancellations will be subject to a cancellation fee (see policy below). For this reason, we recommend you consider purchasing travelers insurance, which will cover the cost of your trip in extenuating circumstances. All cancellations must be submitted to the Company in writing, are effective as of the date we receive them according to our internal records, and will be subject to a cancellation fee as follows (amounts are per person and only apply to amount paid after the non-refundable deposit amount): - Cancellation 60 days or more prior to trip departure - Non-Refundable Deposit - Cancellation between 30 and 59 days prior to trip departure - 50% of total booking cost - Cancellation less than 30 days prior to departure - 100% of total booking cost - Cancellation policy for custom trips may differ from these terms and will be communicated prior to booking - No refunds will be made if you voluntarily leave a trip for any reason after the trip has begun. The same applies if you leave a trip or cannot fully participate in a trip due to injury or illness. Refunds will be at the discretion of the Company if you are involuntarily forced to leave a trip for any reason. No refunds will be made for any accommodation, transport, sightseeing, meals or services not utilized.
  • Can I just pay the full amount now? // When is the full amount due?
    Yes. You can pay the full amount now, but we will consider $1,000 to be a non-refundable deposit in accordance with the contract. The full payment is due 60 days prior to departure.
  • When and how do I meet up with the group?
    You are responsible for booking your own travel and you must arrive at the Durango Airport the appointed time on your day of departure.
Silverton Mountain is pretty close to the most pure skiing experience one can find today, an epic mountain, bountiful snowfall (the deep and light Colorado kind!), and none of the distractions of other ski areas (crowds!)
Chris Davenport
Professional Skier

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