Resort Guide 2013-2014: Colorado

Top 3 Parks in Colorado


Breck’s early season snowfall means its park builds go up quick and the steady cold temps keep the features fresh and consistent. Four separate parks cover all types of transition and jib creations from beginner to pro, and the 22-foot Superpipe is one of the best in the state. Spring park happy hours operation adds an extra hour of riding, too.

Standout Terrain: Freeway and Park Lane jump lines

Don’t miss: Dew Tour, Spring Fever, Throwback Throwdown

Poll Park Rank: 9



Copper Mountain shares Summit County similarities with Breck like early season snow and cold temps, but adds the après and late season activities of Woodward’s skatepark, airbags, foam pits, and camps. With five distinct parks, 13-foot and 22-foot pipe,s and a bustling village this high country shred destination is an easy go-to for all things freestyle.

Standout Terrain: 22-foot pipe right at the base, Quarterpipes, BagJump

Don’t miss: USASA Nationals, Eenie Weenie Bikini competition, that Thai soup bowl in the cafeteria spoice!

Poll Park Rank: 7



Put on the map by the X Games and celeb activity the mass of four separate mountains that make up Aspen have a lot to offer. The Buttermilk parks are where the heavies throw down, but you can ride there, too. And the pristine builds put up at Snowmass deliver some of the best park riding in the state.

Standout Terrain: X Games setup, Pipes

Don’t miss: Belly Up concerts, subs from Johnny McGuire’s, Bud Light Spring Jam

Poll Park Rank: Buttermilk: 1 Snowmass: 4

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