Monarch Mountain Colorado (US)

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Transportation Summary:

Denver International Airport: DEN
Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport: GUC

Virtual Tours:

Monarch Mountain Base thumb
Mountain Base

Monarch Mountain Tumbelina Peak thumb
Tumbelina Lift Peak

Monarch Mountain Mirkwood Bowl thumbMirkwood Bowl

Tree Runs Ski Video:

Favorite 3 tree runs

Monarch Mountain Ski Resort Location:

The drive to Monarch Mountain ski area

The drive to Monarch on Hwy 50

Monarch Mountain is located about 160 miles Southwest of Denver.

Map of Monarch Mountain in Colorado:

Google Map

Monarch Mountain Ski Resort (mountain base):
23715 Hwy 50, Monarch Colorado USA 81227
Latitude: 38.512310
Longitude: -106.331911
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Directions to Monarch Mountain Ski Resort:

Monarch Mountain from is not close to a major metropolitan airport so one will find themselves driving from either Denver or Colorado Springs:

  • From Denver:
    • From Southwest Denver on the E-470, take Hwy 285 south (123 miles) to Hwy 50
    • Take Hwy 50 West for 13 miles, then turn right into the Monarch Mountain parking lot
  • From Colorado Springs:
    • Take Hwy I-25 to CO 115 (Nevada Ave.) South (31 miles)
    • Turn right onto Hwy 50 West (86 miles)
    • Turn right into the Monarch Mountain parking lot


Monarch Mountain has one large parking lot at the base of the mountain.

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