The SolVista Golf and Ski Ranch can be found at 2579 County Road 894 in Granby, Colorado. Formerly known as Silver Creek it is one of Colorado's smallest resorts and provides guests with a combination of ski resort comfort and a personal feel. The resort offers lessons for those from beginner to intermediate in skiing and even for snowboarding with private instructors. There is even a place for the advanced skier at SolVista. It also goes by the name of Granby Ranch.
The season at the SolVista Golf and Ski Ranch is from December until April. During the season the facility is open each day from nine in the morning until four in the afternoon with half days until 12:30 in the afternoon. There are four hundred and six acres to ski with an average snowfall of two-hundred and twenty inches on the mountain. There are a total of five lifts and thirty-three runs on the mountain.
Golf at the facility is based on peak and off peak rates. The rates for adults aged eighteen to fifty-nine during the peak everyday is $75 to $90 for eighteen holes, during the off peak it is $55 to $70. The cost for nine holes during the peak season is $50 to $60 and off peak the cost is $40 to $50. Twilight is $50 to $70; nine whole walking is $30 to $41 depending on the circumstances. The pricing is different for those under seventeen and those over sixty.
The Learning Center at the SolVista Golf and Ski Ranch offers both children's programs for skiing and ski and ride programs. The school offers teaching of body movements and techniques to improve skiing ability of people of all ages. The center is for children as young as three and provides results for those of all ages. The SolVista Basin offers visitors choices for skiing from beginner to advanced skill levels.
SolVista Golf and Ski Ranch's golf course is a part of the plans for a residential community planned by Sol Vista. Michael Asmundson is the architect that designed the course. Training facilities at the course include a putting green, golf school, a teaching pro and chipping area for patron's convenience. The facility has rentals available although there are no carts, pull carts or caddies at the facility. The facility does have a bar, food and homes on the course available.
The facilities at SolVista Golf and Ski Ranch are open from nine in the morning until four in the evening. The vertical drop at the mountain is one thousand feet with a base elevation of over eight thousand feet and a summit elevation of over nine thousand feet. The facility is only fifteen minutes away from Hot Sulphur Springs Resort which has twenty-two natural hot springs. The facility also has a spa offering full service with everything from salt glows to massages.
Anyone in the Granby, Colorado area should make it a point to visit the SolVista Golf and Ski Ranch. The choices for skiing, golfing and lodging combined with the close proximity of the local spa which offers full service makes it an ideal vacationing spot for anyone that just wants to relax.