Since the first season in 1946-1947, Aspen Mountain’s steeps, bumps and incredible views have been the stuff of legend. Serving up untold variations of double-black, cruisers and glades for skiers and snowboarders, Aspen Mountain rises an impressive 996 meters from the heart of downtown Aspen. When it comes to winter destinations – from fantastic skiing and riding to cultural activities, great shopping, exciting nightlife and one-of-a-kind restaurants – Aspen offers the complete vacation experience. Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk. Four mountains, one lift ticket – experience The Power of Four.
Merit SkiBitz: 15 minutes from Aspen Airport.
Best après-ski: The Tavern
Must do: Storytelling by the Campfire, tales of the Old West.
With a vertical drop of 1,343 meters (boasting the most vertical in the USA) and 3,132 acres of terrain, the sheer volume of Snowmass demands repeat visits. After experiencing a slice of all the cruisers, glades, steeps, terrain parks and halfpipes (via 21 lifts and 91 trails), we guarantee you’ll be back for more. And it doesn’t end there – ease and convenience are the buzz words, whether strolling to one of Snowmass’ 30-plus restaurants or cruising through the numerous slopeside shops. Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk. Four mountains, one lift ticket – experience The Power of Four.
Merit SkiBitz: 15 minutes from Aspen Airport
Best après-ski: Butch’s Lobster Bar
Must do: The Treehouse Kids Adventure Center