Easiest mountain to ski in Colorado

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The 5 Easiest Places to Ski in Colorado

There are more than 20 skiing destinations in Colorado, ranging from beginner-friendly to challenging. Here are some of the best options for beginners.

1. Granby Ranch

Located near the city of Denver, Colorado, Granby Ranch is probably one of the best places for beginners to learn to snowboard or skateboard. It's also relatively inexpensive compared to most resorts, and has a beautiful scenery.

2. Copper Mountain

Copper Mtn. is a very easy place to ski because most of the slopes seem to be well-organized by their level of ease.

3. Breckenridge Ski Resort

While Breckenridg does not provide double black bowls, it has plenty of beginner terrain available at its two peaks. Most of these beginner slopes are located on Peaks 8 and 9. These beginner slopes allow beginners to get their feet wet without needing to spend too much time on them. Additionally, the sheer number of beginner slopes here will keep things interesting.

4. Howelsen Hill

If you're looking for an inexpensive way to learn how to ski, then Howelsen Hill Ski Area in Steamboat Springs is one of the best options available. It doesn't offer the steepest slopes, but it's a good place to start if you want to get some experience before heading off to bigger mountains.

5. Keystone

Keystone makes the cut because it has an all-green slope for more than three and a half kilometers (2.1 mi). It's known as the ski resort's family ski trail, and it's a good place to practice. Keystone is also extremely family friendly.

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