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Posted on: December 20, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Chapman Hill Ski Area opens

Chapman Hill is Open

Chapman Ski Hill, Durango’s in-town, affordable ski area with 500 vertical feet of terrain, opened for the season on Monday, Dec. 20. 

The ski area includes a bumps course and park features and ski and snowboard lessons. Currently, the larger of the two tow ropes is in operation. Enjoy tubing when conditions permit. Call 970-375-7395 for up-to-date conditions.

Winter break hours are listed below:

Dec. 21 to Jan. 3

Weekends and weekdays:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Closed on Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) and Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day)

Regular Season Hours Start Jan. 4

Monday - Friday:  3:30 to 8 p.m.

Saturday - Sundays:  10 a.m.  to 4 p.m.

Ski Hill Fees

3 years old & under:  Free

Youth 4  to  5:  $6 a day or $24 for a 5-Punch Pass and $48 for a Season Pass 

Youth 6 to 17:  $14 a day or $56 for a 5-Punch Pass and $112 for a Season Pass

Adult:  $16 a day or $64 for a 5-Punch Pass and $128 for a Season Pass

Senior:  $5 a day or $40 for a 5-Punch Pass and $100 for a Season Pass               

Family Pass:  Purchase two regular-priced season passes and get half off passes for additional family members.

Ski and Snowboard lessons start Dec. 21. Find a schedule and register, at For information about private lessons, contact Jordan Rupe at or (970) 375-7331. 

Please follow all Covid-19 protocols by maintaining six-foot social distancing and wearing a mask.

For more information, call (970) 375-7395 or visit


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