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3 mi 5 km of descents 6 Featured Ski Lines

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From ColoradoSkiHistory.com: Hidden Valley opened for business in 1955, but the area was skied by area residents long before any lifts were installed. The area was run by the Estes Park Recreation District and backed by local businesses. It was eventually bought by the Park Service with the intent to phase out the ski operations. They removed the double chair in 1977 on the fact that it wasn't positioned correctly. In 1991, the area closed for good and has since undergone revegetation.

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Featured Ski Lines in Hidden Valley - 6

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Favorite Trail Ridge Road in Early February.
Easy/Intermediate

Upper Main Slope

0.6 mi 0.9 km • -816 ft Descent • -248.69 m Descent

(5) Estes Park, CO
Favorite Ascending Juniper. Photo by Ryan Case.
Intermediate

Lower T-Bar (a.k.a. Lift Line)

0.5 mi 0.9 km • -739 ft Descent • -225.28 m Descent

(7) Estes Park, CO
Favorite Ascending Juniper. Photo by Ryan Case.
Intermediate

Aspen

0.7 mi 1.1 km • -712 ft Descent • -216.97 m Descent

(3) Estes Park, CO
Favorite Trail Ridge Road in Early February.
Intermediate

Windows

0.5 mi 0.7 km • -852 ft Descent • -259.8 m Descent

(4) Estes Park, CO
Favorite Ascending Juniper. Photo by Ryan Case.
Intermediate

Juniper

0.6 mi 1.0 km • -753 ft Descent • -229.62 m Descent

(2) Estes Park, CO
Favorite Riding the Lower Portion of Aspen
Easy

Hidden Valley "Ptarmigan"

0.2 mi 0.3 km • -128 ft Descent • -38.9 m Descent

(1) Estes Park, CO

Ascents in Hidden Valley - 2

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0.6 mi 1.0 km #1Hidden Valley "Lower T-Bar" Ascent
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Estes Park, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #2Ascent to Upper Hidden Valley
Easy/Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Estes Park, CO

Photos of Hidden Valley - 12

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Ascending Juniper. Photo by Ryan Case.
May 2, 2017 near Estes Park, CO
Riding the Lower Portion of Aspen
Jun 19, 2018 near Estes Park, CO
The powder was deep and amazing on this day!
Mar 13, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Time to switch that foot gear.
Mar 13, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Lower T-Bar Ascent is STEEP
Jun 19, 2018 near Estes Park, CO
Adam heading up T-Bar
Jun 19, 2018 near Estes Park, CO
Trail Ridge Road in Early February.
Dec 4, 2017 near Estes Park, CO
Early morning stroll up the main ascent trail at Hidden Valley.
Dec 4, 2017 near Estes Park, CO
Even with next to now snow (early December), the creek crossings are still manageable.
Dec 4, 2017 near Estes Park, CO
Creek crossing in low-snow December.
Dec 4, 2017 near Estes Park, CO
The Windows, highlighted in blue.
Nov 9, 2017 near Estes Park, CO
11/17/2015.  conditions decent, hazards still exist.  rocks, dead fall, tree tops and the such.  I'd use rock skis if you have 'em.  decent turns
Nov 17, 2015 near Estes Park, CO

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