Snowy Range, Wyoming

Snowy Range
Breathtaking Sights

Snowy Range Ski and Recreation Area is located 32 miles west of Laramie, Wyoming, in the stunningly beautiful Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest.

This ski area gets terrific snowfall and has a great atmosphere. Whether you're a novice or experienced skier or rider, Snowy Range is the place for you. The area has a myriad of trails with the longest stretching well over a mile long.

Riders get ripped at Renegade Park and on the half-pipe. It's a real challenge. Snowboarding lessons are available for first-timers and accomplished riders of all ages.

Cross-country trails are easy to access from Snowy Range Ski and Recreation Area and are maintained by the U.S. Forest Service.

Ski School

The Snowy Range Ski School is certified and has friendly, professional staff members ready to help you perfect your skiing or snowboarding -- no matter what level you are at. Group and private lessons are offered. The Children's Ski and Snow Play School is available on all operating days. It includes lift ticket, supervision, instructions, equipment rental and lunch.

The cafeteria serves soups, chili, burgers, a variety of hot and cold sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, cold and hot drinks, desserts and snacks at a very reasonable price. There is also a lounge and gift shop on the premises.

If you're making a vacation of it, there are plenty of lodging accommodations available in nearby Centennial (5 miles away) and Laramie.

Mountain Statistics for Snowy Range
Base Elevation: 9,000 ft (2,743 m)
Summit Elevation: 10,000 ft (3,048 m)
Vertical Drop: 1,000 ft (305 m)
Skiable Area: 250 acres (101 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 250 in (635 cm)
Longest Run: 9,804 ft (2,988 m)
Snowmaking: 75 %
Number of Lifts: 5
Uphill Lift Capacity: 3,000 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Carpet
3 Double Chairs
1 Triple Chairs
Number of Trails: 27
Trail Ratings for Snowy Range
Easiest: Easiest 30%
More Difficult: More Difficult 40%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 30%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Snowy Range
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Heli-Skiing: Yes
Required: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Half Pipe: Yes
Snowshoe Trails: Yes