Merry Go Round at Aspen Highlands

If you live in the Roaring Fork Valley, you have good reason to consider Wednesday your favorite day of the week. Starting tomorrow (January 14), Aspen Snowmass will once again be having a local’s appreciation day every Wednesday at Aspen Highlands, which includes such Hump Day bennies as free parking at the base, and lunch and beer specials at […]

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Lynn Britt Cabin Chuck Wagon Dinner Snowcat, Snowmass Mountain

If you are a parent who is planning a ski trip for your family, odds are you’ve wrestled with what to do after the slopes close, especially if your kids are under 10 and if (how should we say this?) sitting still in a restaurant is not their forte. I was thinking about this conundrum last Wednesday […]

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….And the snow returns.

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After ONE sunny day this week, the snow returns in earnest as I skied in near blizzard conditions most of the afternoon.  A light snow fell for most of the morning making already soft conditions softer.  I skied most of the mountain today as just about everything is open now and some of the areas […]

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I read an article in the local fishwrap today stating the occupancy numbers in Aspen for the holiday time period this year are at or near record levels.  Just walking around town will let you know right away that is probably not an embellished story.  The only place in the world with more black Range […]

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New Years Eve fireworks at Aspen Snowmass

For Aspen-Snowmass, 2014 was a year bookended by huge snow storms (such as more than two feet in the last two weeks), with some incredible stashes and a gorgeous summer in between. You’d think we might have a hard time saying goodbye to a year that was so good to us, but that’s not our […]

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By Jeremy Swanson

Dear all, As we approach our busiest weeks of the season the mountains are in beautiful shape to welcome holiday guests. Buttermilk is 100% open with the exception of the terrain park and pipe.  Everything on Aspen Mountain is open with the sole exception of Niagra.  Across the valley at Aspen Highlands a bunch of […]

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