When is your Opening Day?
Opening Day is coming soon. To get the most up-to-date information, subscribe to our email newsletter!
Do I need to make a reservation for Day Passes or Rentals?
No, reservations are not necessary.
Does Echo offer Lessons?
Echo offers a new and different approach to lessons. Echo Mountain Ambassadors are coaches who offer help when you need it. You can find them all over the beginner area and throughout the mountain. They offer coaching, tips, and suggestions to help you progress at your own pace. You can work with an ambassador on your own or with your friends and family. There’s always one or two closeby, and they’re always there to help.
Learn more about the Echo Mountain Ambassadors.
How much is a Lift Ticket?
Adult Day Pass and Child Day Pass pricing for the 2018-2019 Season will be announced soon!
Can I get a group rate?
Sorry, we do not offer group rates. We do our best to make individual pricing as affordable as possible.
Are you open for Night Skiing?
Yes, we offer Night Skiing Tuesday through Saturday from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Do you have a Night Skiing or Half Day Ticket?
Yes. Night Skiing and Half Day ticket pricing for the 2018-2019 Season will be announced soon!
How do I get there?
There are three options to get to Echo Mountain:
Option 1 (Recommended):
Take Highway 74 south to Highway 103 (aka Squaw Pass Road)
Head west towards Mt. Evans for 12 miles
Take I-70 to Idaho Springs
Head south on Highway 103 past Echo Lake and the Mt. Evans byway
Option 3 (From Downtown Idaho Springs):
Take Litter Bear Creek south to Highway 103
Head west for 2.5 miles
Learn more about getting to Echo Mountain safely.
When are you open?
We are open Tuesday through Friday from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, and Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Additionally, we are open select Mondays due to holidays and other events. Check out our complete hours information for details.
Where should I stay?
Is there a shuttle?
No, we don’t offer an in-house shuttle. However, many customers use options like Ride Experiences, Uber, or Lyft.
Keep in mind, if you use Uber or Lyft to get to Echo, you may have difficulty getting a ride back down the mountain. We recommend scheduling a ride down before you arrive to avoid stress and inconvenience.
What should I know about clothing and equipment?
What comes with a Ski Package?
Skis, boots, poles, and a helmet.
What comes with a Snowboard Package?
Snowboard, boots, and a helmet.
I forgot my [skis/snowboard, boots, poles, helmet] can I rent just [skis/snowboard, boots, poles, helmet]?
Yes, each piece of equipment may be rented individually.
Do you rent jackets?
Yes, for adults and kids!
Do you rent pants?
Yes, for adults and kids!
Do you rent goggles?
No, but we are working on finding a line of goggles to sell.
Do you rent gloves?
No, but we are working on finding a glove offering to rent or sell.
For more information on clothing and equipment, check out all our rentals.
Do I have to wear a helmet?
While not required, wearing a helmet is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! For your safety and the safety of others, it is best to wear a helmet. Please wear a helmet regardless of your speed or ability level.
For more information, check out our safety guidelines.
Can I go sledding?
No, sledding or sliding down the hill are not allowed. However, you are free to enjoy our new tubing area and slide until your heart’s content!
Can I uphill (ski, snowshoe, hike, etc.)?
No. However, our uphill policy is under development. To get the most up-to-date information, subscribe to our email newsletter!
What’s your drone policy?
Echo Mountain prohibits the operation or use of unmanned aerials systems, or drones, by commercial and recreational users and hobbyists, without prior written authorization from Echo Mountain.
What’s your policy on dogs/pets?
As much as we’d love to invite our furry friends to join us on the mountain, we cannot allow outside pets for the safety of all our guests and the protection of your pooch.
However, if you need to get your puppy fix, you’re welcome to say hello to our official ski paw-trol team: Bernard and Howard. You may see their friendly, furry faces around the mountain from time to time.
What is your Closing Day?
Our Target Closing Day for the 2018-2019 Season is April 14, 2019. To get the most up-to-date information, subscribe to our email newsletter!