Lift count : 2 x Chairlifts
Berthoud has been closed as a resort for a good few years now, but it is still possible to hike the terrain if you can be arsed.
Berthoud Passis one of Colorado’s best kept secrets - anyone taking a holiday to nearby Winter Park will drive straight through it. Most people don’t realise just what they're missing here, with exciting, varied terrain and an average snowfall of 1,270 centimetres on offer. Berthoud Pass has long been a favourite of locals seeking good backcountry powder. Berthoud Pass has around 2,000 acres of terrain, The two mountain peaks, Russell and Colorado, are split into five areas providing a riding experience to suit good/expert and intermediate riders. READ NEXT: Freeriding, terrain parks and Pistes