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Monarch Mountain's Powder Playground

More than 350 inches of annual snowfall, terrain for all abilities and shorter lift lines make Monarch Mountain near Buena Vista and Salida an ideal place for a Colorado winter getaway. Primo tree skiing, expansive high-country bowls and long intermediate trails please die-hard downhill skiers and boarders, while a variety of beginner runs make Monarch suitable for families as well.

Not a skier or boarder? There’s plenty of other snowy outdoor fun in Buena Vista and Salida, including snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling and hot-springs soaking.

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