Snow Creek is a ski area located in the state of Missouri in USA. The resort is in the town of Weston, MO.
Snow Creek is a part of the Epic Ski Pass network. This allows you to buy one season pass, and ski at most of the Vail owned and operated slopes with it throughout the year. There are a handful of types of Epic lift ticket passes available, ranging from 3-7 days, to season-long.
There are numerous options to stay at Snow Creek around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Snow Creek Terrain Overview
Snow Creek has a total of 12 ski trails, which are serviced by 6 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Snow Creek is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 30 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 12 hectares, 0.0 square miles, or 0.1 square kilometers.
Snow Creek's slopes see on average 21 inches (0.5 meters) of snowfall a year.
Snow Creek Elevation
Snow Creek has a summit elevation of 1,100 feet, or 335 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 850 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 250 feet (76 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Snow Creek has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Snow Creek Difficulty Level
24out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Snow Creek has 30 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Since Snow Creek is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 33% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 58% trails are rated as intermediate.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Snow Creek good for beginners?
Snow Creek is a very beginner-friendly course. In fact, it is one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. 33% of its trails are rated as "beginner".
Snow Creek Location
Snow Creek is located in the state of Missouri, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Weston, MO.
Weston, MO 64098 USA
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Getting to Snow Creek
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Snow Creek), its coordinates of 36.98000, -90.36000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Weston, MO to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Snow Creek.
|St. Louis Lambert International Airport||STL||St Louis, MO||122 mi|
|Memphis International Airport||MEM||Memphis, TN||135 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Snow Creek.
|Cape Girardeau Regional Airport||CGI||Cape Girardeau, MO||47 mi|
|Jonesboro Municipal Airport||JBR||Jonesboro, AR||81 mi|
|Barkley Regional Airport||PAH||Paducah, KY||88 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Snow Creek, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Snow Creek.
Snow Creek Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,100 ft|
|Base Elevation||850 ft|
|Vertical Drop||250 ft|
(33% Beginner, 58% Intermediate, 9% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||21 inches|