SolVista is THE place to learn ski and ride in Colorado, and its “Get On The Snow”™ program is unmatched anywhere!
• Two full day lessons, lift tickets, and equipment rental. (Days do not have to be consecutive.)
• Complete both days of lessons and SKI/RIDE FREE for the remainder of the season with a COMPLIMENTARY SEASON PASS!
• Graduates also receive a $20 DISCOUNT COUPON valid for a retail merchandise purchase at SolVista!
Cost: $149 per person!!
• Level 1 ability only. Never-Ever Beginner skiers or snowboarders, adults and teens 13 years and older.
• Blackout dates apply. Call for details (970) 887-5123.
Gentle teaching terrain, a team of skilled, caring ski and ride coaches, and a direct-to-parallel ski teaching progression combine for quick and confident learning!
The SolVista base lodge offers guests two dining options. The Seven Trails Grille serves lunch and dinner daily, featuring pastas, hand made pizzas, and other Mediterranean fare, plus a full bar. The Dining Hall is open daily for pizza slices, grill items, soup, salads, sandwiches, and more!
The Accelerated Learning Center offers programs for both skiers and riders, teens and adults, and for all abilities. Ask about our Guaranteed Start to Ski or Ride and Get On The Snow Program for never-evers.
The SolVista Childrens Center provides on-the-snow all day programs for kids from 3 to 12. Reservations strongly recommended. Contact (970) 887-5123 for details.
EQUIPMENT RENTALS & RETAIL
Complete ski and snowboard rentals and packages are available in the base lodge for both kids and adults. SolVista retail shop is open daily for clothing and accessories.
SolVista Basin offers night skiing as well as lift served tubing on selected Saturdays throughout the ski season. Seven Trails Grille open for dinner and a limited Dining Hall menu is also available. Call (970) 887-5123 for applicable dates and details.
Torchlight Parade and Fireworks: New Year's Eve.
Stop by the bar at the Seven Trails Grille for draft beers, cocktails, drink specials, and food items from the bar menu. The bar regularly features acoustic entertainment. In the spring, enjoy refreshments on the Seven Trails deck around the fire pit.
Kids love the snow play area and free sledding hill.
Old Fashioned Holiday Craft bazaar, November 23-24, The Grand Arts Center
Open House Kauffman House Museum, November 23-24, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Come to our beautifully holiday - decorated Victorian museum. Enjoy tasty treats, tours, holiday exhibit of vintage greeting cards and Grand Lake's special connections to Hallmark cards. Free Admission.
, and for more information please contact 970-627-9644.
Opening Day - December 12, 2012 Once in a Lifetime The numerical date, 12/12/12 comes only once in a lifetime. To celebrate this once in a lifetime date, Granby Ranch offers $12 lift tickets to those dressed in their favorite costume, $12 Pizza, $12 Burgers and Beer and even $12 off a fifty dollar purchase in our retail store.
Grand County Food Drive - December 15, 2012 Bring a bag of non-perishable canned food and get a FREE lift ticket.
Santa Claus - December 22 -24, 2012 Rumor has it Santa is taking a break and pulling out his skis for a little recreation. He'll be taking laps with the kids on Saturday and Sunday, December 22 and 23 from 11 am to 1:30 pm. Bring your camera to take advantage of the great photo opportunities. Santa will also visit on Monday, December 24 at 1:30 pm to hand out candy canes and listen to Christmas wishes from children. He'll visit the dining hall between 2:15 pm and 3:45 pm. Bring your little one in for a visit and photo opportunity with Santa and an extra dash of holiday cheer.
The Original Dickens' Carolers - December 22 and December 26, 2012 The Original Dickens' Carolers will stroll through the Base area singing holiday favorites from 2 - 5 pm. Request your favorite Christmas song, feel free to sing along, or simply bask in the holiday spirit. (http://youtu.be/TXWorTtjQeg)
Christmas Eve Church Service - December 24, 2012 The Granby Baptist Church will hold a special Christmas Eve service in the Dining Hall at 4:30 pm. The church service is open to the community.
Christmas Bunch - December 25, 2012 Granby Ranch Grill will be serving a special Christmas Brunch from 10 am - 3 pm on Christmas day.
Winter Wonderland at Granby Ranch - December 26 - 30, 2012 Celebrate the holiday season with holiday decorations, gingerbread men, carolers, old-fashioned wagon rides, and night skiing and tubing. Extend your day with s'mores and hot chocolate at the fire pit, followed by night skiing and tubing. Winter Wonderland tubing hill tickets are available for $14 or can be combined with night skiing for only $24.
Torchlight Parade & Fireworks Display - Saturday, December 31, 2012 Ski Granby Ranch welcomes guests for their annual New Years Eve celebration. A family glow stick walking parade starts at 5:30 pm. Following the glow stick parade, a torch light procession of our best Ski and Ride School instructors will thrill guests as they wind their way down Easy Money. A spectacular fireworks display will follow the torchlight parade. The New Years Eve celebration is FREE for all to enjoy. We recommend you arrive early to ensure you don't miss a single moment. Immediately following the Torchlight and Fireworks show, everyone is invited to stay for our New Years Eve party!
New Year's Eve Party - Saturday, December 31st Come for the fireworks. Stay for the party! Party starts at 4:30 pm with a DJ in the Dining Hall from 4:30 - 8:30 pm. Kick up your heels to the Blue Grass sound of Hunker Down from 8:30-12:30. Toast your friends and family with drinks from one of several cash bars and grab dinner at the restaurant or enjoy the small bites buffet. Admission is FREE. Food and drinks may be purchased. Ring in the New Year at Granby Ranch!
Night Skiing & Tubing - Fridays and Saturdays from 5-8 pm Enjoy night skiing and tubing from 5-8 pm every Friday and Saturday from January 4 to March 29, and every night from December 26 to December 30 during "Winter Wonderland Week." Visit Granby Ranch Grill for dinner and drinks, warm up outside by the fire, or check out our Family Movie Nights. Cost for night skiing is $14/ person; tubing is $16/person; or combo ticket is $24/person.
Xtreme Mountain Racing, January 5, 12, 26, Grand Lake
Family Movie Nights Every other Saturday night beginning January 12, 2012 at 6:30 pm, we'll showcase a family friendly movie in the Dining Hall. Movie Nights are open to the public and are FREE, popcorn included! Bring a blanket and curl up on the floor or pull up a chair. We'll offer other movie types of concessions or you can order dinner from Granby Ranch Grill and bring up to enjoy while watching the movie. (Movie Dates: 1/12/13, 1/26/13, 2/9/13, 2/23/13, 3/2/13, 3/16/13)
Fireside Acoustics - Live Music - Saturday Nights starting January 5, 2013 through March 2, 2013 Warm up inside Granby Ranch Grill and enjoy the live music of, guest favorite, Kenny Lee Young from 2 - 5 pm.
Après Ski - Daily, 3-5 pm After a fun day of skiing or boarding, come inside and enjoy daily après ski special at Granby Ranch Grill.
Jammin' January Rail Jam - Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 1:00 pm Participate in the first rail jam of the season. Bring your tricksticks and show off your style. Participants must be 10 and over to participate. Registration is at 12:30 pm and the rail jam starts at 1 pm.
Totally Insane Winter Blast - Saturday, February 2, 2013 Enjoy a day of family fun at Granby Ranch filled with activities, games, a rail jam and live music, followed by night skiing and tubing.
Grand Lake Winter Carnival, February 2
Totally Insane Rail Jam - Saturday, February 2, 2013 Bring your tricksticks and show off your style. For kids 12 and under, meet at the Mini Ballroom Terrain Park at 12:30 pm for registration. Rain Jam starts at 1 pm.
3rd Annual Divide Snowboard Shop Slopestyle Competition - Saturday, February 9, 2013 Bring your tricksticks and show off your style in our 3rd Annual Divide Snowboard Shop Slopestyle Competition in the Rough Stock Terrain Park. Registration starts at 10 am in Rough Stock. Competition starts at 11 am. Participants of Slopestyle must be at least 12 years of age.
Beach Bash - Saturday, March 16, 2013 Enjoy a day of family fun at Granby Ranch with activities, games, beach music, rail jam, followed by night skiing and tubing.
Beach Bash Rail Jam - Saturday, March 16, 2013 Bring your tricksticks and show off your style. For kids 12 and under, register in the Mini Ballroom Terrain Park at 1:30 pm. Rail jam begins at 2 pm.
St. Patrick's Day - Sunday, March 17, 2013 Get your green on at Granby Ranch Grill with green beer and other Irish favorites.
CLOSING WEEKEND Closing Day & Easter Sunday - Sunday, March 31, 2012 Join us as we close out the season! We have it on good authority that the Easter Bunny will be stopping by Ski Granby Ranch again this year to bring plenty of eggs and cheer. Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 1 pm. Celebrate with our traditional spring splash and music at the Base area.
Buffalo BBQ, July 19-21, 2013