Notably one of America's most impressive ski holiday resorts, its strong reputation for being an affluent playground to the rich and famous. Aspen benefits from its classy boutiques, swanky restaurants and exclusive art galleries with a rich cultural scene. Part of the vast Four Mountain skiing area, it has direct access to a variety of uncrowded terrain covering over 200 snow-sure pistes.
Skiing in Aspen
Beginners skiing holidays benefit from the gentler and quieter slopes out at Buttermilk, but will be able to find good tuition on any of the Four Mountains. The skiing area includes mountains Buttermilk, Snowmass, Aspen Mountain and Aspen Highlands which are all interlinked by an efficient bus service making Aspen an ideal group ski holiday destination. Intermediates will find an abundance of varied terrain to keep mixed ability skiers happy, and adventure loving off-piste seekers should try the fantastic off-piste tours around the Aspen Highlands. There is even a fun speed skiing course at Snowmass where you can try and propel yourself to a very speedy 65mph!
Snowboarding in Aspen
Popularity for snowboarding in Aspen is growing every season. With boardparks on the Buttermilk and Snowmass mountains, Aspen has skiing and snowboarding terrain to suit everyone. A few bars in Aspen ban snowboarders, however there are plenty that don't.
Accommodation in Aspen
Skiing in Aspen has a charming traditional allure which is why group and family skiers return every year. It’s one of the best ski resorts in the world and lives up to its reputation by boasting great skiing opportunities for ages and abilities. The wealth in this town is out on show, as you drive into the town you’ll see private planes in the town’s very own air hanger! Although high-profile Aspen can be on the pricey side, skiing holidays can still be found at reasonable rates. Have a look at our amazing skiing holidays today and get in touch with one of our skiing specialists to chat about your exciting ski trip to Aspen.
|Resort altitude||2422m||Skiing altitude||2422m - 3418m|
|Transfer time||1hr 30mins||Longest run||5km|
|Total kms of piste:||478km||Cross country||80kms|
|Snow canons||490||Slope direction||N, S, E, W|
|Nursery area||0||Number of lifts||46|
|Night skiing||No||Snow making|
|Season||Nov - Apr||Mountain restaurants||Yes|
|Ski bus||Yes||Linked resorts||Buttermilk, Snowmass, Aspen Mountain and Aspen H|
|Summer skiing||No||Terrain parks||1|
|Half pipe||1||Tree runs||Yes|
Summary: Skill level, features and activities
|Type of resort||Alpine|
|Suitable for families|
|Apres ski (nightlife)|