Loveland Ski Area | by James Niehues

Loveland Ski Area

Loveland Ski Area

Loveland in Dillon, Colorado

Painted in 1990

Location: Arapahoe National Forest Clear Creek County, Colorado, U.S.

Nearest city: Silver Plume, 10 miles

Coordinates: 39.680°N 105.897°W

Vertical: 2,210 ft (674 m) (Basin) 850 ft (259 m) (Valley)

Top elevation: 13,010 ft (3,965 m) (Basin) 11,250 ft (3,429 m) (Valley)

Base elevation: 10,800 ft (3,292 m) (Basin) 10,400 ft (3,170 m) (Valley)

Skiable area: 1,800 acres (7.3 km2)

Runs: 94 total , 13% beginner , 41% intermediate , 46% advanced/expert

Longest run: 2 miles (3 km)

Lift system: 10 total - 3 quad chairs - 4 triple chairs - 2 double chairs - 2 surface lifts

Lift capacity: 14,293 / hour

Terrain parks: 1 - Love Park

Snowfall: 422 inches (1,070 cm)

Snowmaking: 160 acres (0.65 km2)

Night skiing: none

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Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues

If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the  smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America.  He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too.   And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.