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The Town

Aspen is a world renowned ski resort town. It is located in the heart of the White River National Forest in the central Rocky Mountains.  It is also known for high-end restaurants, shops, arts and entertainment and historic buildings. 

Snowmass, a base village, is located nearby. It is more laid back and very family friendly. 

The Mountains

There are four mountains in the general vicinity: 

  • Aspen
  • Snowmass
  • Aspen Highlands 
  • Buttermilk

Aspen (Ajax):

  • Lifts: 8
  • Base Elevation: 7,945 Feet
  • Summit Elevation: 11,212 Feet
  • Number of Runs: 76
  • Longest Run: 3 Miles
  • Beginner Trails: 0
  • Intermediate Trails: 48%
  • Advanced Trails: 26%
  • Expert Trails: 26%

Snowmass:

  • Lifts: 20
  • Base Elevation: 8,104 Feet
  • Summit Elevation: 12,510 Feet
  • Number of Runs: 94
  • Longest Run: 5.3 Miles
  • Beginner Trails: 7%
  • Intermediate Trails: 47%
  • Advanced Trails: 17%
  • Expert Trails: 30%

Aspen Highlands

  • Lifts: 5
  • Base Elevation: 8,040 Feet
  • Summit Elevation: 11,675 Feet
  • Number of Runs: 122
  • Longest Run: 3.5 Miles
  • Beginner Trails: 18%
  • Intermediate Trails: 30%
  • Advanced Trails: 16%
  • Expert Trails: 36%

Buttermilk

  • Lifts: 8
  • Base Elevation: 7,870 Feet
  • Summit Elevation: 9,900 Feet
  • Number of Runs: 44
  • Longest Run: 3 Miles
  • Beginner Trails: 35%
  • Intermediate Trails: 39%
  • Advanced Trails: 26%
  • Expert Trails: 0%