ASPEN

OUR OPINION

  • Surprisingly affordable with large choice of accommodations.

  • Transfer from Aspen Airport only 10 mins.

  • 4 ski areas covered with one lift pass.

  • Charming historical mining town in beautiful setting.

  • Excellent range of restaurants and bars.

  • Uncrowded slopes.

ABOUT ASPEN

Spend an hour exploring Highland Bowl, a day at Buttermilk, a week at Aspen Mountain, or a whole season discovering Snowmass — no matter how long you stay, you will never have the same experience twice. Aspen Snowmass is a place where the mountains challenge and excite you - a place where just as much devotion is reserved for a perfect groomer, as for perfect tracks on a powder day. Around these parts people know the value of staying out late and hitting the slopes early for first tracks! Evenings offer a vibrant cultural scene in the cosmopolitan downtown, where many of the country's best restauranteurs are located.

ASPEN STATISTICS

Aspen Mountain

  • Season Dates:

    November 24, 2016 – April 16, 2017

  • Base Elevation:

    7,945 feet / 2,422 m
  • Summit Elevation:

    11,212 feet / 3,418 m

  • Vertical Slope:

    3,267 ft / 996 m

  • Area:

    675 acres/273 hectares

  • Number of trails:

    76. Miles/km of trails
  • Longest run:

    3 miles/4.8 km.
  • Chairs Lifts:

    6
  • Gondola:

    1
  • Restaurants:

    5 total - Sundeck, Bonnie’s; Ajax Tavern, Chair 9 and Element 47 at The Little Nell at the base

Highlands Mountain

  • Season Dates:

    December 10, 2016 – April 9, 2017
  • Base Elevation:

    8,040 ft./2,451 m
  • Summit Elevation:

    11,675 ft./3,559 m (top of Highland Bowl 12,392 ft/3777 Meters.)
  • Vertical Slope:

    3,635 ft./1,108 m
  • Area:

    1,040 acres/421 hectares
  • Number of trails:

    122
  • Longest run:

    3.5 miles/5.6 km.
  • Chairs Lifts:

    5
  • Restaurants:

    4 total – Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro and Merry-Go-Round.

Buttermilk Mountain

  • Season Dates:

    December 10, 2016 – April 2, 2017
  • Base Elevation:

    7,870 ft./2,399 m
  • Summit Elevation:

    9,900 ft./3,018 m
  • Vertical Slope:

    2,030 ft./619 m
  • Area:

    470 acres/190 hectares
  • Number of trails:

    44

  • Longest run:

    3 miles/4.8 km
  • Park & pipe:

    2 terrain parks. Buttermilk Park has over 100 features including a 22-foot superpipe and an X Games slopestyle course.

  • Restaurants:

    2 total – Bumps at Buttermilk Mountain Lodge and The Cliffhouse

Snowmass Mountain

  • Season Dates:

    November 24, 2016 – April 16, 2017
  • Base Elevation:

    8,104 ft./2,473 m
  • Summit Elevation:

    12,510 ft./3,813 m
  • Vertical Slope:

    4,406 ft./1,343 m – THE MOST VERTICAL IN U.S.A.
  • Area:

    3,362 acres/1,360 hectares
  • Number of trails:

    94
  • Longest run:

    5.3 miles/8.5 km
  • Chairs Lifts:

    20
  • Gondola:

    1

  • Park & pipe:

    3 terrain parks
  • Restaurants:

    7 total

ASPEN GALLERY