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2 mi 3 km of descents 5 ski lines

Easy Trails 1 Trail Intermediate Trails 4 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

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

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ski lines in Monarch Mountain - 5

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

The Perfect Trees

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

Salida, CO
Favorite Sunset from Point 11692
Intermediate

Snow Stake

0.4 mi 0.6 km • -444 ft Descent • -135.26 m Descent

Whitepine, CO
Favorite No Photos
Difficult

The Power Line

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

Whitepine, CO
Favorite Sunset from Point 11692
Difficult

Monarch Pass, Point 11692 descent

0.4 mi 0.6 km • -448 ft Descent • -136.5 m Descent

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

Southeast Face Snow Stake

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

Whitepine, CO

Ascents in Monarch Mountain - 4

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1.3 mi 2.1 km #1Old Monarch Pass
Easy
Salida, CO
Easy
Salida, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #2Skin up to Perfect Trees
Intermediate
Salida, CO
Intermediate
Salida, CO
0.5 mi 0.9 km #3Monarch Pass, Point 11692
Difficult
Whitepine, CO
Difficult
Whitepine, CO
0.4 mi 0.6 km #4Snow Stake Northern High Point
Intermediate
Whitepine, CO
Intermediate
Whitepine, CO

Photos of Monarch Mountain - 6

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Often there will be a prominent skin track behind the snow stake.
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
A view to the north of Monarch Mountain ski area, and Old Monarch Pass Road.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
Nice open trees with a consistent angle make this a great zone!
Mar 19, 2015 near Salida, CO
Snow stake.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
View of Two Humps from Monarch (obviously you do not access from here)
Feb 6, 2016 near Salida, CO