WINTER WEATHER Daytime: 45 degrees Nighttime: Below 30 degrees Average Days of Sunshine: 300 Average Annual Snowfall: 310 inches
SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING With more than 1,800 acres of diverse terrain, Colorado’s Beaver Creek is perfect for making fresh tracks, riding moguls or cruising down groomed runs. In Vail Valley, 15 minutes from our resort, nearly 5,300 acres with seven miles of mountain-front, seven renowned back bowls and three terrain parks cater to skiers of all levels.
SNOWSHOEING AND NORDIC CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING McCoy Park, Beaver Creek ski resort's dedicated Nordic Center, is located at the top of the Strawberry Park Chairlift (#12) and offers nearly 20 miles of beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain.
BEAVER CREEK SKI AND SNOWBOARD SCHOOL For first-time skiers or those seeking a refresher, the Beaver Creek Ski and Snowboard School offers ski lessons for both adults and kids. Private lessons are also available.
Unique and Convenient Ski Services at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
Ski Concierge Upon arrival to The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch Colorado ski resort the Ski Concierge will complete a detailed luggage and equipment identification process and store equipment at the guest’s convenience. When you are ready to hit the slopes, the Ski Concierge will have your ski equipment ready and warm for that special on-mountain adventure. Guest equipment will be set up daily at the time the guest requests; otherwise, all ski equipment will be ready by 7:30 a.m. After a memorable day on the slopes, the ski equipment will be cleaned and stored in the well-designed and organized Ski storage area. Upon departure, with a simple touch of a button, our Colorado ski resort guest will be immediately connected to The Bell team member who will assist them.
Ski Nanny The Ski Nanny program at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is available to children between the ages of 5 and 12 who are participating in full day Beaver Creek Group Ski School lessons. The program is designed to assist parents in transporting their children to Ski School on time in Beaver Creek Village, while allowing them to still make first tracks on the mountain. Before departing for Ritz Kids for a day on the slopes, kids can fuel up with breakfast snacks such as fresh fruit, yogurt and granola bars. In the afternoon, Ski Nanny picks up children from Ski School and brings them back to the hotel for an afternoon snack, allowing parents to get in every last run. Program drop offs and pickups take place in the Ritz Kids room located on the first floor of the resort.
Morning drop off is between 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. Afternoon pick up is between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Ski nanny is available at a cost of $75 for the first child and $50 for each additional child from the same family.
*Ski school lessons and lift tickets must be arranged in advance. Ski lesson details must be provided in order to confirm a reservation (lesson type, equipment location, etc). Children should come to Ritz Kids with all appropriate equipment and clothing needed for skiing such as gloves, neck gators, and goggles.
*Advanced reservations are required for the ski nanny program.
*At drop off for any Ritz Kids program, parents will be required to complete paperwork including a medical release and enrollment form. Children we are 5 years old will need to present proof of age at or before enrollment. Cancellations made within 24 hours of the scheduled program will be charged 50% of the price. Failure to notify Ritz Kids of a cancellation will result in full charge of the program. Extended hours may be booked at a cost of $35 per hour based on availability.
For more information or to make reservations, please call (970) 343-1073 or visit Ritz Kids, located on the first floor of the hotel.
In-House Ski Outfitter and Ticket Office The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch offers guests unparalleled convenience with its in-house ski outfitter Beaver Creek Sports, as well as an on-property ticket office where guests may purchase ski passes just steps from the Bachelor Gulch chair lift.
Prior to your arrival, we invite you to visit Beaver Creek Sports on RentSkis.com to conveniently secure premium snow sports rentals. You may also visit Beaver Creek Sports' Website for details on equipment rentals and retail offerings or call the Concierge Desk at (970) 343-1178. Beaver Creek's Website offers details on the variety of lift passes available for purchase at our convenient, in-house office and valid for Beaver Creek and Vail Mountains.