Lines One of Powderhorn’s big selling points is short lift lines, which hardly get much longer than this at the Flat Top Flier, the mountain’s newest and usually busiest chairlift.

Ski Twitter recently blew up when videos of nightmarishly long lift lines at Vail Ski Resort made the rounds. People bemoaned the traffic, the $200-plus lift tickets and Front Range folks in general. 

And a few offered the same rhetorical question: Why not just go to Cooper?

Less than 30 miles down the road, Ski Cooper had pretty much no lifts lines that day. It never really does. 

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