Your Mountain Fix Since 1966

Tucked along the northern rim of Western Colorado’s beautiful Grand Mesa, Powderhorn Mountain Resort offers an experience like none other. With the addition of the Flat Top Flyer high speed detachable quad lift, Powderhorn has become a year-round resort and home to brand new lift-served downhill mountain biking trails.

Powderhorn currently has three downhill bike trails ranging from easy to difficult providing an opportunity for the whole family to enjoy downhill mountain biking. 

Something For Everyone

Powderhorn also features all levels of terrain, a full-service Ski & Ride and Bike Center, rental equipment, base area dining & shopping, and lodging.

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Powderhorn is the perfect destination for families, couples, groups, and friends seeking a unique and authentic adventure.

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Where the pace is a bit slower, the air a little cleaner, and the smiles are a tad broader.

Rebranding Powderhorn

For the 2019/20 winter season, Powderhorn unveiled a new logo and rebranding initative to coincide with exciting upgrades coming to the resort. The rebrand was inspired by Powderhorn's original logo dating back to the 1960’s. Powderhorn's new icon recalls the resort's origins, taking the shape of a powder horn reversed from a mountain slope background. 

A powder horn is the horn of an ox, cow, or similar animal used to hold gunpowder. Powderhorn's original founders settled on a name and imagry that paid tribute to the resort's western roots and the light, dry powder snow unique to the area. 

For over 50 years, Powderhorn has continued to evolve and offer a memorable resort experience for new and returning guests. 

One of Powderhorn's original logos.

CPR News - New Snow Records

For ski areas across Colorado, this week's fresh powder is extra icing on top of an already sweet winter. Despite a persistent drought across the West, Colorado's mountains are seeing the most snow in years. 
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Snow Brains - Springtime in the Rockies

"The night before, I checked the radar compulsively, with another potent Atmospheric River event inbound from California. Lower elevations received heavy pouring rain throughout the night and into the morning. This was not a bad things, knowing my favorite stashes sit 4 to 5k feet in elevation higher than where I was watching... 
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National Geographic - Flattop Adventures

"The world's largest flattop mountain is an adventurer's paradise. Colorado's Grand Mesa is an 11,000 foot natural wonder that offers uncrowded hikes, Nordic ski trails, superb fall color, and seven biomes.
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Powder - Powderhorn Delivers, Mate

It was 2006. Several wonderful Scottish friends Joe Coll (an Irishman in disguise), Mark Van Dome (which sounds a bit Dutch), and my old mate Charlie French from Huddersfield (which sounds like he was a Yorkshire spy for Le Service Revenue) all popped up in Basalt, Colorado.
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CPR News - Colorado ski season posied for a deluge

On a recent morning at Powderhorn Mountain Resort, skiers and boarders glided through pillowy powder so light and deep they created clouds with each turn.
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Check out a brief history of Powderhorn in the video below!

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