FAQ
The Target Opening Day for the 2017-2018 Season is November 21, 2017
Booking Lessons with Utivity ahead of time is a great idea to ensure we have room for you. We typically require 48 hours advance notice to book lessons, however, we try to accommodate walk-ins whenever possible.
To be Announced, Mountain is Closed for the Season
We don't do group rates as we've tried to make our pricing as affordable as possible.
To be Announced, Mountain is Closed for the Season
To be Announced, Mountain is Closed for the Season
We recommend taking Hwy. 74 south to Hwy. 103, aka Squaw Pass Road, west towards Mt. Evans for 12 miles. Another option is to take I-70 to Idaho Springs and head south on Hwy. 103 past Echo Lake and the Mt. Evans byway. A third option if you’re coming from downtown Idaho Springs is to take Little Bear Creek south to Hwy. 103 before going west for 2.5 miles.
To be Announced, Mountain is Closed for the Season
We don't offer a shuttle in house, however, many customers use options like Ride or Uber*.

*Guests often catch an Uber up to Echo but often have a difficult time getting an Uber back down the mountain. We recommend scheduling a ride down before you arrive to take the stress and inconvenience away.
  • 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 looking at what we might be able to offer (rent or sell).
  • While not quite required, wearing a helmet is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. For your safety and the safety of others, it's best to be safe.
  • I'm not going to go very fast, do I still need a helmet?
    • Yes! Regardless of speed or ability level, it's always a good idea to wear a helmet.
No, sleds or sliding down the hill are not allowed on the property.
No, however, we are working to develop our uphill policy. Stay tuned for more updates!
Echo Mountain prohibits the operation or use of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, by commercial and recreational users and hobbyists, without prior written authorization from Echo Mountain.
As much as we'd love to have our furry friends join us on the mountain, we cannot allow outside pets for the safety of all our guests and the protection of your pooch.
Echo's Target Closing Day for the 2017-2018 Season is April 15, 2018.