Devils Thumb Cross Country Skiing

The 4th most popular XC Ski in Colorado.

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Near Fraser, the Devils Thumb ranch grooms 100 km of cross country skiing trails for classical and skate skiing running through pine forest and open meadows. The 13,000 feet peaks along the Continental Divide line the trails.

From Denver: West on I-70 to exit 232 HWY 40 west. Pass through Winter Park and Fraser. 3.5 miles past Fraser take a right on county road 83 and follow 3.5 miles to the ranch.

Overall, Devils Thumb is the 4th most popular cross country ski area of all 58 Nordic ski destinations in Colorado. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Devils Thumb including Frisco Nordic Center, Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center, Eldora Mountain Resort, Latigo Ranch, SolVista and KeystoneBreckenridge Nordic.

Devils Thumb Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Arapaho National Forest (303) 498-1100; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Recommended Book:  "Winter Trails Colorado" from Andy Lightbody

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Mixed

Base Camp:  Devils Thumb Ranch, Fraser (970) 726-9038

Luxury Loding:  The Vintage Hotel (970) 726-8801

Breakfast Restaurant:  The Kitchen, Winter Park

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  39.95616, -105.78323

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  8/4/2016

ID:  12250

Devils Thumb Cross Country Skiing Map