Fire Bowl Ski Run is a wide open beginner run just to the north
Loveland's chairlift two.
Highest elevation on Firebowl is just above 12,000 ft. The Fire Bowl ski run generally enjoys fairly good snow quality. Snow can
blow into Firebowl from the higher terrain to the west, and the steep slopes of
generally shelter Firebowl from the afternoon sun. The
traditionally ungroomed portions of Firebowl, to the skier's left, are often a source a small amount of wind-blown softer
At the bottom of Firebowl, skiers can continue straight ahead to
Firecut, or turn to the right to
North Turtle Creek.
To the skier's left, riders can drop into
South Chutes through a variety of entrances.
Although Fire Bowl has a generally gentle slope, a stiff wind from the west isn't uncommon. This can enable the expert skier
to generate a considerable amount of speed, propelled both by the wind (or, at least, not handicapped by air resistance) and
Lift 2 is fairly long if you ride it all the way from the bottom, and it can be cold if the weather's unpleasant. There
is a warming hut just to the north of the top of lift 2, with a view out onto Fire Bowl.