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Exclusive Day for Season Passholders – March 29th, 2018

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Unguided Skiing | Silverton Mountain Colorado | Backcountry Skiing

2017 – 2018 Unguided Dates

March 30th, 31st, April 1st, 6th, 7th, and 8th. (Guided Only skiing/snowboarding the remainder of the season)

  • Guides are available for those who want guided skiing during the unguided season
  • Guided skiers are allowed beyond the boundaries to certain areas of the mountain during the unguided season on a daily basis, as per BLM safety regulations
    • These areas are constantly shifting around the mountain based on snow safety with loads of great terrain for both.

With 1,819 acres, Silverton Mountain has more unguided expert terrain than any ski area in North America.

For more information please click on link: http://silvertonmountain.com/experience/unguided/

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Join us for a full day of skiing at Silverton Mountain and an afternoon of beer tasting with Colorado’s finest microbreweries. Breweries in the past have included Avalanche Brewing, Steamworks, Carver, Ska, and Elevation.

Admission includes a Silverton Mug* and Drink Tickets.

Theme: TBA

*while supplies last


Welcome to Silverton, CO Chamber of Commerce

Whether you are a first-time visitor or have visited many times, Silverton Colorado is a place that you will enjoy again and again. Silverton is a National Historic Landmark, part of the San Juan Skyway (with the Million Dollar Highway connecting Silverton to Ouray), home to Animas Forks and the Alpine Loop, and the summer destination for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train ride.

With the Weminuche Wilderness close by, Silverton is a recreational paradise in Winter for snowmobiling, skiing (downhill, extreme, heli, snowcat, cross country), sledding, ice skating, ice climbing, and ice fishing, and in Summer for rafting, backcountry touring, Jeeping (Jeep rentals and Jeep tours are available), ATV and OHV riding, fishing, hiking, biking, rafting, horseback riding, hunting, and camping.

Silverton Visitor's Guide

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Everything you need to know, view guide (PDF).

Town Map of Silverton

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Visitor's Center

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Secluded at 9,318 feet, a visit to Silverton is one that you will not forget any time of year. A perfect combination of supreme natural beauty and magnificent Victorian charm.