Skiing in Colorado can be one of the most fun adventures you can have. It can also put you in the hospital if you're not careful. That's why this Colorado ski area is not for those looking to "kill a weekend."

The thing is, the way skiing in Colorado can be so expensive, this particular mountain's prices don't seem so extreme in most instances; it is definitely extreme skiing in Colorado, however.

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This Colorado ski area offers just one ski lift and they have a limit on how many lift tickets they sell each day. They want their mountain to feel like "old school skiing" with few people and lots of mountains to ski or board down.

YOU COULD SPEND OVER $13,000 TO GO HELI-SKIING IN COLORADO

This ski area in Colorado is known for using helicopters to get you to the top of the mountain and drop you to start your run. Prices for that start at only $184, but if you want a whole day of it, with your own chopper, that starts at $12,999.

COLORADO SKI AREA IS ONE THAT SHOULD BE AVOIDED

Clearly, this ski area is not for "packing up the family for a day of fun;" it's for well-experienced skiers and snowboarders. You may have heard of "black diamond" runs at other Colorado ski resorts; at this ski area, black diamonds are at the low end of difficulty.

ONE OF COLORADO'S MOST DANGEROUS SKI AREAS IS SILVERTON MOUNTAIN

Silverton Mountain is not Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, or even Steamboat. There's no great lodge at the bottom of the mountain to relax at; you are there to "extreme ski" and that's about it.

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WHAT MAKES THIS SKI AREA IN COLORADO SO DANGEROUS?

While those who ski Silverton know what they're doing, skiers and snowboarders are "very far from any definitive medical care." If things go "sideways" for you as a skier at Silverton, you could be in very, very serious trouble.

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WHERE IS SILVERTON MOUNTAIN IN COLORADO LOCATED?

Silverton Mountain is in the San Juan mountain range, south of Ouray. They do offer excursions to Telluride, which is also nearby,

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