The Silver King Inn & Suites is at the Top of the Rockies!
Take Highway 91 South off of West Interstate 70 just before Copper Mountain Ski Resort.
Drive 22 miles to the Historic town of Leadville.
As you enter Leadville you will veer left onto Hwy 24 also known as Poplar St.
You will see the Silver King Inn and Suites on the left.
We are conveniently located for any of your needs with several businesses within walking distance & our historic downtown is only a short 1 mile drive!
There are many fun & exciting activities nearby!
Ski Cooper (7 miles)
Mount Elbert/Mount Massive Hiking Trails (12 miles)
Mount Massive Golf Course (3 miles)
Turquoise Lake (5 miles)
Twin Lakes (18 miles)
Pictures by Stephanie Wagner & Shannon Ferguson
Start your Winter Vacation here!
Leadville has over 100 miles of groomed trails!
The highest peaks in Colorado!
The only ski resort in the state with 100% real snow!
Rich Heritage everywhere you go!
Click below to see how Leadville can make your Winter & holiday season amazing!
For up to date grooming reports click below
Ski Cooper is Open!
Pure, authentic, down-to-earth skiing. That’s what we’re all about at Cooper.
Our mountain offers you 41 trails served by 4 lifts, spanning 400 lift-served acres.
And if you’re in the mood for an even bigger adventure, our snowcat skiing tours on Chicago Ridge deliver you long, epic runs on 2,600 acres of wide-open powder bowls and glades.
Vertical Drop: 1,200′
Top Elevation: 11,700′
Base Elevation: 10,500′
Skiable Acreage: 400
Average Snowfall: 260″
To book Ski & Stay deals check our Reservations page!
Leadville, Colorado, stars in a new Street Level series from Colorado Public Television (Channel 12). In two intriguing shows, host Juliana Broste will honor 10th Mountain Division heroes, snowcat to Chicago Ridge, schuss Ski Cooper, explore Leadville’s fat tire biking scene, visit the Tabor Opera House, and check out Tennessee Pass Cookhouse and sleep yurts.
Experience Leadville in the winter & play like the locals!
Watch both episodes below!
Back country Fine Dining with Tennessee Pass Cookhouse!
Ski or snowshoe to dinner!
Hungry for an exceptional dining experience above and beyond the metro-cuisine scene?
Take a one mile ski, snowshoe, or hike to the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse and savor an elegant evening of four-course dining in an idyllic backcountry setting.
Dinner at the Cookhouse is by reservation only.
Please call (719) 486-8114 to reserve your table.
Huck Finn Ice Rink & Dutch Henry Tubing Hill
Check out the Lake County Aquatic Center!
Located within the Middle School building at 1000 West Sixth Street, the Lake County Swimming Pool is one of Leadville’s premier recreation facilities.
With 25-yard lap lanes, a dry sauna, hot tub, diving board, Aqua Climb, and large shallow play area, the pool has something for everyone.
Mountaintop Yurt Dinners at Ski Cooper!
Take a snowcat ride to the top of Cooper for a delicious gourmet meal. Your meal will be a pairing of locally sourced ingredients and local wines served in a cozy yurt. Choose between Salmon, New York Strip or Stuffed Portabella Mushroom for your entree. Return to the base by snowcat transportation. It’s an unforgettable experience!
2019 Season Saturdays available: January 19, February 2 & 16, March 9 & 16.
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Willpower & Grace Mondays!
Every Monday at 6pm you are invited to join Erin F for an hour of glorious movement (and sweating)! Cardio, strength training, flexibility and balance work are all rolled into 1 awesome, barefoot hour. Beginners are welcome, just start with level 1
Tennessee Pass Night Jam
Saturday January 19th
Breckinridge 2019 Sculpting Week
16 teams from around the world descend on Breckenridge, Colo. to hand-carve 25-ton blocks of snow into enormous works of art. From blocks of snow, into intricate snow sculptures. Artists are only allowed to use hand tools, creativity, and inspiration to bring their ideas to life. No power tools allowed! Teams sculpt countless hours across five days –the result is a temporary outdoor art gallery in historic downtown Breckenridge. Sculpting begins at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 21st with a shotgun start, and sculpting ends on Friday, January 25th at 9:00 a.m. The awards ceremony will be on Friday, January 25, 2019, at 6:00 p.m at the Riverwalk Center. Thursday, January 24 is one of the best times to visit. Artists are preparing to stay up all night to do detail work and the atmosphere is celebratory. Why not spend a night or two and catch the whole weekend? You won’t regret seeing the sculptures evolve and witnessing the awards given out. Sculptures will remain on display until 7pm on January 30th at which point hey will be taken down.
1st Run Start: 10am
Please join us for an on-campus live music event!
Colorado Mountain College Presents 3 time Grammy award winner, Bill Miller on January 22.
Tuesday, January 22, 7 pm
CMC Leadville, Coronado Café
Tickets are FREE in advance and can be picked up at the front desk in the New Discovery Building. They will be $10 at the door, day of show.
Magic Mike Girls Night Out The Show
Thursday, Jan. 24th Pastime Saloon
Girls Night out the Show is a Manta-stic Sex God, A Party, that will drive you absolutely Wild… in the best possible way of course! The Show is a Whirlwind of Sexy Goodness as these ripped Adonis Men bring Down the House with the BEST GIRLS NIGHT EVER!
For more information & Tickets click below
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Fat Bike Race at Copper Mountain
Colonel’s Cup GS at Ski Cooper
Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 8 AM – 2 PM
Ski Cooper is hosting the final RMM race of the year. It’s the Colonel’s Cup Giant Slalom, sponsored by Bill and Lisa Gooch.
Fact Sheet and Registration Information: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MeXLRb6stbqxQ6GigkzEKu6LSMh-Ul8MYSr1a0ADXl4/edit?usp=sharing
Early registration deadline is 3/15/2019 at midnight.
Online registration deadline is 3/29/2019 at noon.
1st Run Start: 10am
Check out all of our Summer Races!
Run through the historic mining district’s challenging old mining roads and trails, and hit a high of 13,185 feet at Mosquito Pass during the Leadville Trail Marathon or Heavy Half Marathon. The views will leave you breathless, if you’re not already. The marathon will mark its 18th year in 2019, while the Heavy Half will mark its 14th.
Over the course of 3 days, you’ll ride every mile of the legendary course with special attention to the most grueling sections: Powerline, St. Kevins and the incredible Columbine climb. In the evening, join your camp guides for Q&A sessions on proper training, diet, bike setup and crewing logistics.
Take on 50 miles of extreme territory that starts at 10,200 feet and reaches 12,000 feet on four separate occasions at the Silver Rush 50 Run. It will leave your lungs burning, heart pounding and eyes completely amazed — while also preparing you for the pinnacle Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by La Sportiva.
Open to all runners, this camp offers an introduction to the Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by La Sportiva and is the perfect training tool for this year’s race. Seasoned veterans provide a great education as you cover the LT100 Run course over a three-day period June 21 – June 24th, 2019.
Whether you’re a “Race Across the Sky” first-timer or an old hand, we encourage you to join us in Leadville for an informative look at the country’s most scenic and challenging ultra-run course. Group training runs — both day and night — will familiarize you with key sections of the course, and discussion sessions with race veterans will help you get the most out of your race experience. Come spend some quality time with us and get to know your fellow racers. Our training camp is an experience you will carry with you forever.We like to think of it as a long weekend of good food, good running and good friends. Please note that the schedule may have to be adjusted due to the snowpack, but we’ll try to keep you informed as the run date approaches.
Buckle up! The Leadville Stage Race takes the course of the historic Leadville Trail 100 MTB and spreads it over three exciting days. Riders get the chance to win daily prizes and maybe even wear the leader’s jersey on days two and three.
This is it, the race of all races. One hundred miles across the high-altitude, extreme terrain of the Colorado Rockies, this event was created for only the most determined athletes. Starting at 10,152 feet and climbing to 12,424 feet, you’ll be challenged to catch your breath — while the views try to take it away.
Held the weekend of the historic Leadville Trail 100 MTB, the Leadville 10K Run is the shortest run in the series, but covers the first and last 3.1 miles of the infamous Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by La Sportiva.
The legendary “Race Across The Sky” 100-mile run is where it all started back in 1983. This is it. The race where legends are created and limits are tested. One hundred miles of extreme Colorado Rockies terrain — from elevations of 9,200 to 12,600 feet. You will give the mountain respect, and earn respect from all.
Check out all the fun things to do in & around Leadville with our free online guides!
For more information on Leadville & Twin Lakes please visit the official website below
For information on Copper Mountain events please visit the website below.