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Aspen Ski Resort Guide

  • Weather Forecast for Aspen Mountain at  m altitude issued: 4 pm21 Jan 2017 (local time)  
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Aspen Ski Resort Guide


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Aspen Ski Resort Guide (Aspen Mountain)

SNOWBOARDER, Aspen photo


Photo credit: Claudio Caniato

Looking Back, Aspen photo


Photo credit: Mark White

Slope Stats

  • 3417m

  • 996m

  • 2421m

  • Acres of ski:667
  • Pistes:76
  • Snowmaking:33%
  • Halfpipes:1
  • Terrain Parks:1
  • X-Country:80 km
  • beginner35%
  • intermediate35%
  • advanced30%

Locals call it Ajax and this is the Aspen area's true performance ski mountain. Forget it if you are a beginner; there's nothing for you at Aspen. But there are plenty of intermediate trails and challenging black diamonds. There is Snow cat skiing on the back side of Aspen. Little Nell's is still the place to gather at the base. Lodging is in the form of 8,000 beds at the base of the mountain and 6,000 additional beds within 12 minutes. There is a free shuttle bus service to all ski areas around Aspen.


  • Nearest Airport:Denver
  • Nearest Train Station:Glenwood Springs
  • Tourist Office Phone:+19709251220
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
  •   100
  •   30


  • Season opens:26 Nov 2016
  • Season closes:16 Apr 2017
  • Lifts:8 (7 chair lifts, 0 surface lifts)
  •   1
  •   7
  •   0

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:20 Jan
  • Last Snowfall:16 January 2017
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
  • Piste:Packed powder
  • Off-piste:Powder

Today’s Weather (2919 m)view full snow forecast

light snow
10 NW10
-6 °CF-Level
light snow
10 W10
-9 °CF-Level
partly cloudy
5 SSW5
-10 °CF-Level

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Visitor Reviews of Aspen

Oliver Clodesoff from Australia writes:

New snow makes wuss longer but snowboarding better, lines should get smaller as weekend ends.

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