Storm Peak Cross Country Skiing

The 42nd most popular XC Ski in Colorado.

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North of Silverton, a great backcountry ski trek is up Storm Peak.

Overall, Storm Peak is the 42nd most popular cross country ski area of all 58 Nordic ski destinations in Colorado. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Storm Peak including Nordic Center At Purgatory, Ironton Park Nordic Trails and Chicken Creek Nordic.


Local Contact(s):  San Juan National Forest (970) 247-4874; Durango Visitors (800) GO DURANGO; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Durango Avalanche Info (970) 247-8187.

Recommended Book:  "Winter Trails Colorado" from Andy Lightbody

Recommended Map:  "Trail Map For Telluride, Silverton, Ouray" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Silverton Hostel (888) 276-0088

Luxury Loding:  Grand Imperial Hotel (800) 341-3340; St. Paul Ski Lodge (970) 387-5367

Breakfast Restaurant:  Avalanche Coffee

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  37.8586, -107.6474

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  7/23/2016

ID:  10780