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Silverton Mountain

Silverton, CO
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Ranked #6 of 17 Attractions in Silverton
Type: Mountains, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Skiing
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Type: Mountains, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Skiing
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Durango, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This ski area is not your family ski area..... double diamond expert skiers only!!! Easily competes with the most snow in Colorado every year. Don't expect good conditions until January though.... but amazing conditions will go thru March. This ski area has one chairlift and from that point, most of the runs are hike to terrain, led by guides. Avy... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

While in Durango Colorado we got the steam train to old mining town Silverton. You are transported back to the 1800's. The journey takes all day from 8.30 returning at 6 pm as it's an 8 hour round trip. The train takes you through the most stunning scenery along the way. Children will love it. There is a local historian... More 

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Monument, Colorado
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123 reviews 123 reviews
28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have been lots of places and done a lot of traveling, but., I have to say., this mountain hwy., Million Dollar Hwy., comes close to seeing the Alps., but, it closer to home., The views are just breath taking., drive slowly., stop if there is an area., or no traffic., we were there in winter, and I can't tell... More 

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saint george, utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Super little town in the beautiful Colorado mountains. The biggest draw for tourists is to see the old train come in from Durango. It is a beautiful old steam engine and exciting to watch coming into the station. Our 4 grandchildren loved the stage coach ride with "Sony & Cher" the horses and their colorful driver. Great little town for... More 

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Statesville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I liked the old buildings and the history of the town. The old buildings have such character and charm. I loved the train. We rode it on our first time in Silverton and this time we watched it come into town, still exciting to see it round the mountain and blow the whistle. i loved looking at the mountains around... More 

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Farmington Ut
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Great place for beautiful mountains and places to see and shop. We went in the Old Arcade and it was great. The ladies in there were so friendly and helpful. We checked out several other places to shop but went back to the Old Arcade. When we asked if there were other places they were very helpful and honest in... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This is my kind of mountain. There is no running water at the area and that says it all. People don't come to hang out, look cool, and drink wine while they dine in a fancy restaurant. They come for the real goods - skiing! Spending a season or more at a normal resort you will inevitably learn the mountain,... More 

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Ken Caryl
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

If you are a serious skier, you probably already know about it's reputation. No matter how good you are, there is terrain to challenge you. If you have any doubts about your abilities, this is not the place for you. I have seen grown men freeze up in fear in certain locations. If you can afford it, do a heli... More 

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Houston
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

As part of our Colorado vacation we included the mining town of Silverton. It was an immediate hit because my husband is a Harley-Davidson fan, and collects the tee-shirts from each one we visit. He is now able to say he's been to the highest Harley retail store in the country. We love the hospitality of the Harley stores, and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Silverton is a beautiful little mining town that is nestled in the Colorado mountains. It is amazing to see the little village from high above the highway as you make your way down into town. Cute restaurants and gift shops...and a wonderful steam train ride from Durangp to Silverton if you like.

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