Built in 1966, the Lake City Ski Hill was originally called "Lake City Winter Wonderland." Read more about the Lake City Ski Hill story at the Colorado Ski History site.
Our Sister Ski Areas & The "Lost" Ski Areas of Colorado
If you're feeling nostalgic about your childhood skiing days, you might want to make a few runs at the Lake City Ski Hill, or at one of our "sister" ski hills in the
region. A lot of people learned to ski, and still learn to ski, at areas like:
Unlike the many "lost" areas of the rural United States, these small areas survive mainly because local town or county governments operate the lifts and warming huts, and the local residents offer essential support with dollars and volunteer hours.
We're particularly fond of Kendall Mountain over in Silverton, where we bring our Hinsdale Ski Team members for some friendly rivalry. (No, we don't ski over Engineer Pass to get there).