Hogadon Ski Area

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Hogadon Basin Ski Area
Hogadonlodge.JPG
Location Casper Mountain, Natrona County, Wyoming
Nearest city Casper, Wyoming
Coordinates 42°44′41.86″N 106°20′21.94″W / 42.7449611°N 106.3394278°W / 42.7449611; -106.3394278
Top elevation 8,000 feet (2,438 m)
Base elevation 7,370 feet (2,246 m)
Skiable area 60 acres (240,000 m2)
Runs 27+
Lift system 2 lifts
Terrain parks 1
Snowfall 140"[1]
Snowmaking Yes
Night skiing No (cross country trails - yes)
Website http://hogadon.net/
Looking towards Casper, from the top of one of the runs at Hogadon.

Hogadon Basin Ski Area is a ski resort located 11 miles (18 km) south of Casper, Wyoming on Casper Mountain. The mountain features 27 trails of varying difficulty. Of those trails, 20% are beginner, 40% are intermediate and 40% are expert ski terrain. The mountain also features a terrain park. With 600 vertical feet from top to bottom . The ski area offers a restaurant as well. Hogadon is one of the few resorts in the country that has the actual resort building located on the summit as opposed to the base.[2]

The Details:

Elevation: top- 8,000 feet; vertical rise- 600 feet

The Prospector Chair (Double Chair Lift): 2,200 feet long; 1,000 skiers per hour

The Mine Shaft (Magic Carpet Lift): on beginner terrain

60 acres of groomed slopes

50% snowmaking capacity

Cross country skiing[edit]

Along with traditional downhill skiing, the mountain also features several miles of cross country trails, minutes from the actual resort itself. These trails are often lit at night for night skiing. The ski resort offers no "night" downhill skiing.[3][4]

References[edit]

5. http://hogadon.net/