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Monarch Mountain

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Vital Stats for Monarch Mountain:

  • 800 acres
  • Base Elevation: 10,789 ft (3,288 m)
  • Top Elevation: 11,952 ft (3,643 m)
  • VerticalDrop: 1,163 ft (355 m)
  • Official Site: skimonarch.com

Ski Lines in Monarch Mountain - 3

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Favorite Nice open trees with a consistent angle make this a great zone!
Difficult Difficult

The Perfect Trees

0.4 mi 0.7 km • -778 ft Descent • -237.13 m Descent

Salida, CO
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Favorite No Photos
Difficult Difficult

The Power Line

0.3 mi 0.5 km • -561 ft Descent • -170.85 m Descent

Whitepine, CO
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Favorite A view to the north of Monarch Mountain ski area, and Old Monarch Pass Road.
Intermediate Intermediate

Snow Stake Southeast Face

0.2 mi 0.3 km • -232 ft Descent • -70.72 m Descent

Whitepine, CO
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Monarch Mountain Skiing

  • 1 Miles 2 Kilometers of Descents
  • 3 ski lines
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 5 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Ascents in Monarch Mountain - 5

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1.3 mi 2.1 km #1Old Monarch Pass
Easy Easy
Salida, CO
Easy Easy
Salida, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #2Perfect Trees Approach
Intermediate Intermediate
Salida, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Salida, CO
0.5 mi 0.9 km #3Monarch Pass: Point 11692
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Whitepine, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Whitepine, CO
0.4 mi 0.6 km #4Snow Stake Northern High Point
Intermediate Intermediate
Whitepine, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Whitepine, CO
0.9 mi 1.4 km #5Monarch Pass: Return Skin Track
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Whitepine, CO
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Whitepine, CO

Photos of Monarch Mountain - 8

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Nice open trees with a consistent angle make this a great zone!
Mar 19, 2015 near Salida, CO
View of Two Humps from Monarch (obviously you do not access from here)
Feb 6, 2016 near Salida, CO
Snow stake.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
A view to the north of Monarch Mountain ski area, and Old Monarch Pass Road.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
A great time will be had choosing either the northwest face or the southeast face.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
Often there will be a prominent skin track behind the snow stake.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
Summit of Monarch Pass
Nov 28, 2023 near Whitepine, CO
Perfect trees at dusk.
Feb 20, 2024 near Whitepine, CO

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