We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hesperus Ski Resort

Route 160, P.O. Box 167, Durango, CO 81326
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #22 of 28 Attractions in Durango
Description: Ski area may be small in size but it offers plenty of challenge for skiers of all ability levels.
Write a Review

5 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Missouri City, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We went to Hesperus to ski because we saw it on the drive to our rental house and thought it might be a good easy place for us with 6 small kids to start at. We were right! This place was awesome! The kids all took snow boarding lessons ages 9, 8, 7, 6 and 4 (except the 2 yr... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Durango CO
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Hesperus Ski Hill, as it's known by the locals, is where the locals go to learn to ski or for a short day of reasonably priced skiing. Yes, it is just a ski hill with one lift but the lift tickets are reasonable, it's just 12 miles from the Doubletree in Durango and it even offers evening skiing under the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cortez, Colorado
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
22 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

The best part about Hesperus is no lift lines, no condos, no "village", no rich jerks, no high prices, and no attitude. Sadly as of 12/1/12 there is no snow on the hill.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Roanoke, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

We went in the afternoon for tubing. We do not ski but we will definitely come back here to learn. It was not intimidating like some of the bigger ski resorts. It was very family oriented. The tubing hills were awesome and we all had a great time.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2008

Really fun, good value!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Hesperus Ski Resort also viewed


Been to Hesperus Ski Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing