Loveland Ski Area provides FREE cat skiing access to the North Side of the Ridge on a first-come, first-served basis. When operating, the Ridge Cat will pick up a new group of skiers and riders just beyond the Gate 1 North off Chair 9. Snowcats will drop skiers & riders off at gate 4 North. This ski terrain is only accessible by foot or snowcat - there is no lift access here.
Ridge Cat Tours may be offered when conditions are considered to be suitable and to coincide with open terrain north along the ridge from Chair Nine, above Chair Four, and toward Marmot. Please observe and obey all posted information to include closed terrain.
Access to Ridge Cat Tours is to the north of the top of Chair Nine (9). Pick up point is north of the established North Gate One (1N on map) location. Please stay outside of rope closure at pickup point. Wait for snow cat to come to complete stop and for operator to exit cab and await instructions.
For more info, go to http://www.skiloveland.com/ridgecat/
The Ridge Cat will operate 5 days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, as conditions & weather permit. Approximate operating hours are 10:00am - 2:30pm. Cat operations, terrain openings and conditions may vary and are subject to change or closures.
Anyone wanting to access the Loveland Ridge Cat must have a valid 2013-2014 Season Pass/Lift Ticket. Riders MUST also have a 2013-2014 Loveland Ridge Cat Access Pass before being allowed to board the Ridge Cat. Loveland Ridge Cat Access Passes can be picked up at no charge at the Loveland Basin Season Pass Office 7 days a week 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Guests will need to read and sign the Loveland Ridge Cat Access waiver.