Aspen Mountain - Ajax





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Aspen Mountain - Ajax
Colorado
United States
Phone: 970 925-1220


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About the Ski Resort

Aspen/Snowmass offers wide-open blue skies and fluffy white powder, as well as some of the most diverse terrain in North America.

At Aspen/Snowmass, one ticket allows you to experience Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk. Combined, the ticket offers four mountains with a plethora of terrain, countless lifts, numerous trails, vertical drops, inches of fresh snow and endless blue skies- all located within a 12-mile radius and accessible by free shuttles.

Aspen Mountain
Aspen Mountain, the flagship mountain of the Aspen/Snowmass resort complex, rises grandly out of the heart of downtown Aspen at 11,212 feet. This 675-acre mountain is known for steeps and bumps and is a favorite among upper-intermediate and advanced skiers.

The area also offers backcountry Snowcat tours along the backside of the mountain for intermediate through expert skiers and boarders. Guides are supremely knowledgeable of the mountain and will attempt to thrill, inform and lead groups to Aspens legendary and breathtaking natural terrain.

Adding to the mountain attractions is Aspen Mountain's high-altitude cuisine. Three appetizing restaurants are perched at 11,212 feet area dubbed Sundeck, which features 30-foot ceilings, a massive rock fireplace and houses a cafeteria (Sundeck), a sit-down restaurant (Benedicts), and a semiprivate club (The Aspen Mountain Club).

Guests at the mountain may have their equipment transferred at the end of the day to any of the four ski areas in Aspen/Snowmass for $3. Additionally, guests may store their equipment overnight at any mountain and may also have their equipment tuned, waxed or repaired overnight for an additional charge.

A historic mining town, Aspen's rich culture and community provide endless opportunities for visitors to renew the mind, body and spirit. Located near the end of Roaring Fork Valley, the town boasts some of the most unique bistros and beautiful lodging with a magnificent Rocky Mountain backdrop.

Ski resort area details


Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: No
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: Yes
Cross country: 65 km
Snow tubing: Yes
 

 Easiest:  48 %

 More Difficult:  0 %

 Most Difficult:  26 %

 Experts only:  26 %
AVERAGE USER RATING

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Pace of Play: Pace of play: 0
Money Value: Money value: 0
Tees: Tees: 0
Service: Service: 0



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Mountain Statistics


Base elevation:  7,945 ft
Summit elevation:  11,212 ft
Vertical drop:  3,267 ft
Skiable area:  673 acres
Annual snowfall:  300 in
Snowmaking:  31 %
 
Number of trails:  76
Number of lifts:  8
Types of lifts:  3 Double Chairs,
 1 High Speed Double,
 2 Quad Chair,
 1 High Speed Quad,
 1 Gondola


Ski Resort Services


Childcare  Yes
Adaptive skier:  Yes
Nearby lodging:  Yes
 
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
 
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  Yes


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Ski Resort directions


Aspen is located 220 miles (354 km) west of Denver via I-70 west to Glenwood Springs, then Highway 82 south to the Aspen exit. The resort is 130 miles east of Grand Junction. Air service is available to Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (3 miles from Aspen, 7 miles from Snowmass) and Eagle County Airport (70 miles from Aspen, near Vail).