FAQ 1: What is your Opening Day? Our Target Opening Day for the 2018-2019 Season is November 23, 2018. Stay tuned for updates! 2: Do I need to make a reservation for Day Passes or Rentals? No, reservations are not needed. 3: Does Echo offer Lessons? Echo offers Ambassadors on the mountain to act as coaches and offer help when you need it. Click on "Ambdassadors" from the menu above to learn more about this awesome perk included in your Day Pass! 4: How much is a Lift Ticket? Adult Day Pass and a Child Day Pass pricing for the 2018-2019 Season will be announced soon! 5: Can I get a group rate? We don't do group rates as we've tried to make our individual pricing as affordable as possible. 6: Are you open for Night Skiing? Yes, we offer Night Skiing Tuesday through Saturday from 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm. 7: Do you have a Night Skiing or Half Day Ticket? Yes! 2018-2019 Season will be announced soon. 8: How do I get there? 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. 9: When are you open? We are open Tuesday-Friday from 11:00 am - 9:00 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm, and Sunday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. We are open certain Mondays due to holidays. Visit our Hours Page in the About Us dropdown menu for details. 10: Where should I stay? Lawson Adventure Park Comfort Suites Evergreen Elk Run Bed & Breakfast 11: Is there a shuttle? We don't offer a shuttle in house, however, many customers use options like Ride Experiences or Uber/Lyft*. *Guests often catch an Uber/Lyft up to Echo but often have a difficult time getting a ride back down the mountain. We recommend scheduling a ride down before you arrive to take the stress and inconvenience away. 12: 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 looking at what we might be able to offer (rent or sell). 13: Do I have to wear a helmet? 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. 14: Can I go sledding? No, sleds or sliding down the hill are not allowed on the property. 15: Can I uphill (ski, snowshoe, hike, etc.)? No, however, we are working to develop our uphill policy. Stay tuned for more updates! 16: What's your drone policy? 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. 17: What's your policy on dogs / pets? 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. 18: What is your Closing Day? Echo's Target Closing Day for the 2018-2019 Season is April 14, 2019.