Awesome Resorts Near Montrose Colorado

Skiing awesome resorts near Montrose Colorado

There are many awesome resorts near Montrose, Colorado. Most now offer year-round opportunities for active lifestyles.   The three closest to Montrose are Telluride Ski Resort, Powderhorn Mountain Resort and Crested Butte Mountain Resort.  Learning a bit about some of them may help you find the perfect one for you.

Three Awesome Resorts near Montrose Colorado

Telluride Ski Resort is located approximately 66 miles south of Montrose.  It is renowned worldwide for its breathtaking views of the San Juan Mountains.  With 2,000 acres of in-bound skiing, it offers a plethora of runs for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.  Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, Telluride’s slopes won’t disappoint.  The area’s high concentration of 13-14,000 foot peaks ensures an unforgettable alpine experience.  Your summer adventures can include, canopy tours, a bike park with a lift-served experience, gondola rides, Adventure Center as well as guided adventure tours.

Powderhorn Mountain Resort is situated on the Grand Mesa, just north of Montrose.  Powderhorn provides unhindered views of the Colorado River valley from its peak.  This resort boasts the state’s best glade skiing, making it a favorite among winter enthusiasts.  Whether you’re a novice or an advanced skier, Powderhorn offers a variety of terrain.  Plus, their unbeatable learn-to-ski packages make it an excellent choice for those looking to improve their skills.  Powderhorn also has a great bike park and with 365 lakes in the region, plenty of space for fishing, hiking, camping and exploring.

Crested Butte Mount Resort is located 94 miles from Montrose.  It caters to skiers seeking a more extreme experience.  The resort’s trail classifications lean toward advanced and expert, with plenty of ungroomed runs featuring chute and drops.  However, Crested Butte is also family-friendly offering beginner runs, a tubing hill, and various activities for all ages with their Nordic Center.  These awesome resorts near Montrose Colorado offer more fun activities as this is only the beginning.

Colorado Festivals and Events – January

WINTERSKOL – Aspen/Snowmass 11-13th – An annual festival in Aspen that celebrates the winter season.  The festival dates back to 1951 when locals chose to commemorate Aspen’s distinctive mountain way of life with a diverse weekend of events.  The four-day festival showcases on-mountain activities including snow sculptures, soup contest, beer festival, torchlight descent and fireworks on the mountain.

ICE FESTIVAL – Ouray 18-21st – The town is transformed into an ice-climbing mecca with classes on ice climbing and actual climbing at the public park.  Other activities include a dance, films, pool party at the hot springs pool and more.  Funds raised for the event benefit the public ice park.

SNOWDOWN – Durango 26-Feb. 4th – The 45th annual event.  The theme this year is Peace, Love, and Snowdown.  The event includes Follies, fashion show, light parade, Chili Cook Off & Bloody Mary Contest and outlaw Josie Pete’s Showdown Golf Tournament.

WINTER X GAMES – Aspen 26-28th – The games began 30 years ago with the first Extreme Games held in Rhode Island and included 27 summer sport activities.  The event was so popular that in 1998 Crested Butte Mountain Resort hosted Winter X Games Two.  The events have thrived and continued on through the years.  It is three days of hear-pounding action and includes athlete autograph signings, concessions, beer & wine garden and free competition viewing of Big Air, Knuckle Huck and Slopestyle.

Activities Around Montrose

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK – Montrose Center for the Arts – A  new art exhibit opens to the public on the first Friday of each month.  The featured artist is at the opening and available to speak with.  There is also live music, catered snacks and beverages.

JAM SESSION/SING ALONG – Montrose Pavilion and Event Center – Recurring weekly on Mondays. This is a casual group. Join in as your time permits

MONTROSE WINTER FARMERS MARKETRecurring on Saturdays all year round.

LINE DANCING – Montrose Pavilion and Event Center – Recurring weekly on Monday 6:00-8:00.  Come learn all the newest line dances and enjoy the health benefits dance has to offer.  Get to know some of your neighbors.

BINGO – Elks Lodge – Come join in for some fun on Tuesday nights at the Elks Lodge.  The public is welcome, and the funds raised support local charities. BINGO!

CRIBBAGE CLUB – Montrose Pavilion and Event Center – Anyone, beginner to advanced, is welcome to join this activity on Tuesdays.

Cobble Creek Community Activities

Homes at Cobble Creek may be the perfect active living community in Colorado.  The newest Collection of homes called Spruce Point Patio Homes offers three models available with one of three exterior elevations and four garage options.  Floor plan designs are open with a multitude of conveniences.  Check out the Available Homes page where you will see what is for sale.  Homes at Cobble Creek is an affordable Colorado golf community and voted as one of Ideal-LIVING’s top 100 Best Communities. It is the perfect location for someone planning to retire that is looking for a senior active living community in Colorado.

FIRST AID TRAINING8 am-12 pm or 1 pm-5 pm Tuesday January 16th – Get Certified in First Aid & CPR. Learn about Emergency Situation, basic Life Supports, get started with CPR & First Aid and more.

CLUBMEMBER KICK OFF PARTY January 27th 4-9pm – Attire is Black and White Semi-Formal

HAPPY HOURFridays 5-7 pm 

TACO TUESDAYS5-7 pm – Come enjoy a variety of different tacos with your friends.



Bible Study; Book Club

Golf – Fit for Golf; Golfer Yoga

Hiking Club; Women’s Walking Group

Ladies night Black Jack; Mahjong; Hand & Foot; Bunco; Men’s Poker

Men’s Coffee; Women’s Coffee

A Colorado Active Living Community – Homes for an Authentic Mountain Lifestyle.

A resort-style golf course community located in Montrose, Colorado, Homes at Cobble Creek in the fall features new home construction. These homes offer premium living, and active lifestyle conveniences in a beautiful Colorado mountain setting. Our carefully planned neighborhood with resort-style amenities offers a variety of recreational activities.  There is an 18-hole golf course, pickleball and tennis courts, and nearby fishing, hiking, and skiing.

Nestled at the base of the beautiful San Juan Mountains of Colorado, our residents enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities.  Plan an afternoon of hiking or biking the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area or Black Canyon National Park.  Fish the Gunnison River, or in the winter plan to ski at Telluride or Crested Butte resorts, two of the resorts near Montrose Colorado. An ideal choice as a Montrose retirement community, residents can walk the short distance to the Cobble Creek Clubhouse for Happy Hour. At the Clubhouse participate in holiday parties and parades, yoga at the fitness center, or Book Club.

In Spruce Point Patio Homes available at the Cobble Creek Golf Community, you will find existing homes for sale or spacious real estate to help design your own new house.  There is a variety of home options, styles, and prices to fit your vision and needs.  There is no better Colorado active living community to build your future.  Come visit us today and learn more about the exciting options available to you at Homes at Cobble Creek.  Call Randy at 970-4765-4335 to learn more about available custom single-family and patio homes.  Contact Madison about Spruce Point Patio Homes at 970-275-0662 or complete the Contact Us form.


Cobble Creek Lifestyle Header

Colorado-Cobble Creek
Lifestyle News

Subscribe to receive MONTHLY information about Colorado, Montrose and the Cobble Creek Community.