Winter Park - Winter Activities
WINTER PARK TOUR CENTER
Redfeather Snowshoe Tours:
Tours depart daily at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for a two-hour guided trip. The tour begins with a ride up the Gemini Express and continues with a gentle downhill trek through forested trails on Winter Park Mountain. Guides introduce the basics of snowshoeing and tell about the history and native plants and animals of Winter Park and the Fraser Valley.
For those who want to explore on their own, snowshoe rentals are available for full-day and half-day (8 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.).
Scenic Snowcat Tours:
These two-hour tours depart at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. daily from the Winter Park base area and follow various ski trails to the top of Winter Park mountain with opportunities to stop and take pictures along the way.
Snowcat Lunch Shuttle:
A snowcat shuttle service is also offered so non-skiers can meet their friends and family for a 1½-hour lunch on the mountain at either Snoasis or The Lodge at Sunspot. Shuttles depart from the base at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and the return trips leave Sunspot at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Twilight Snowmobile Dinner Tours:
Participants can drive or ride with a friend on this two-hour excursion to the top of Winter Park, Mary Jane and Vasquez Ridge with incredible vistas of the Continental Divide and twinkling lights of the Fraser River Valley below. Midway through the tour, a casual dinner is served featuring chicken stew in a bread bowl, salad, dessert and a drink. Drivers must be at least 18 years old and passengers must be at least 6 years old. Tours depart nightly at 5 p.m. and return at approximately 7 p.m. Reservations are required.
Base Camp 9000 Climbing Wall:
Located in West Portal Station at the Winter Park base, this 30-foot wall offers multiple routes that can be changed to vary the degree of difficulty. Climbing equipment, including helmets, climbing shoes and chalk bags are included. Open Friday and Saturday evenings from 5 - 7 p.m.
Adventure Junction-Children's Center:
Located adjacent to West Portal Station, this facility includes a nursery and children's ski and board school meeting rooms, children's rentals and reception area. 7-Mile Medical Clinic and Ski Patrol/First Aid occupy the ground floor.
At the base of Winter Park Mountain, this facility houses the Guest Services Center, which offers one-stop shopping for ticket sales, ski and snowboard lessons and on-mountain tours. Coffee & Tea Market, ATM, Ski Video Mountain Memories, Sharpshooters Photography, Competition Center, Security, Season Pass Office and coin-operated lockers.
Downtown Winter Park is located two miles (3.2 kilometers) from Winter Park Resort. More than 40 restaurants and bars, a movie theater, shops, day spas, recreational activities and other services are available.
Winter Park/Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 3236
Winter Park, Colorado 80482
(970) 726-4118 (local and international)
(800) 903-7275 (toll free U.S. and Canada)
web site: www.winterpark-info.com
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