Since the season of 46/47, Aspen Mountain has been synomous with skiing and the skiing lifestyle. Skiers and Riders come from around the world to Experience Aspen both on and off the slopes. Ajax (as the locals call it) rises out of the heart of downtown,and is famous for its variety of steep runs,bumps,glades and incredible views. The town of Aspen is world famous for the wonderful variety of great restaurants, amazing nightlife, unparrelled shopping as well as a large variety of accommodation to suite absolutly every need and budget.Contrary to what some believe, Aspen can be quite affordable.
From winter to summer, the Aspen/Snowmass Mountains have it all! You've got four powderful choices- Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk and they're bound to make your epic run everyday, the way you want it. Snowmass rated one of the best family ski areas in North America, best known for its wide-open, groomed cruising and family-friendly activities. Stand out with Aspen Mountain, not just famous for its awesome views, but also favored for its steeps and bump runs that drop right into the town of Aspen. For that extreme calling, Aspen Highlands serves up some of the most stunning and challenging big-mountain terrains. And see the Olympians, Winter X Games champs at Buttermilk, the home of the ESPN Winter X Games through 2010. The Aspen/Snowmass Mountains are located within the White River National Forest, that's 5,303 acres of runs and variety of fun on four powerful peaks!
Yes, Beaver Creek holds true to its promise of not exactly roughing it! Find out as you step into the world of luxury family skiing in a resort that greets guests with a combined western hospitality and European charm. Voted Best Guest Service in the Country by the National Ski Areas Association for three consecutive years, Colorado's most celebrated resort is beautifully nestled at the foot of North America's World Cup Mountain, offering 149 trails and 17 lifts including 10 high speed quad chairlifts and 2 gondolas. Experience the most memorable resort excitement and village luxury with Beaver Creek's food, wine, service and 1,815 skiable acres!
Welcome to the town of Breckenridge, Colorado. The town’s rich mining history and friendly local vibe will make you want to move here. Take a step back in time as you walk along Main Street, past the authentic buildings that have stood for over 100 years. Then, explore hundreds of spots that make up the best, dining, shopping and nightlife you can find in a ski vacation. With four huge peaks spanning 2,358 acres, Breckenridge has something for all abilities and interests. Every beginner and intermediate trail is groomed nightly so you can enjoy endless turns throughout your day. Or, ride North America’s highest chairlift, the Imperial Express, up to the high alpine bowls for unforgettable views and steeps. If you’re looking for terrain parks, Breckenridge has five—one for every skill level. Over the last 50 years, Breck has cemented its place as one of the world’s most popular ski destinations, and has managed to host millions of guests from around the world without ever compromising their trademark attitude and laid-back welcoming character, for which it has become famous. There’s more to do at Breckenridge than ski and ride. Whether it’s exploring the Country Boy Mine, the only authentic mine in Summit County, or dog sledding with Siberian Huskies, there’s a host of Breckenridge activities to keep your vacation fun-filled and action-packed.
There are few places remaining that can be called a true Colorado ski town. Crested Butte is considered a holdout, retaining its small town charm and the adventurous soul that it has always had. Whether you are visiting for the first time or returning, you immediately feel a difference that sets Crested Butte apart from other mountain locations. With no traffic lights or chain stores and people who openly celebrate life every day, the genuine nature of the community and the pristine surroundings immediately capture you. Here, your time isn't just about a visit to ski an incredible mountain. It's about being away from your other world, finding adventure in an unspoiled setting surrounded by majestic peaks, wide valleys, and being connected to the culture and lifestyle that is Crested Butte. Crested Butte has always been known as the perfect mountain to improve your skiing because of the diverse terrain and easy progression from beginner, intermediate and advanced sections of the mountain. This unique character of the mountain combined with uncrowded slopes, fantastic grooming and snow conditions gives one a sense of freedom and confidence. The adventure in Crested Butte doesn't just stop at the on-mountain ski experience. The sense of exploration continues off the slopes with some of the most diverse and distinctive bars, restaurants and nightlife found in any ski town. From sushi to sandwiches and everything in between, the choice of great places to dine and variety of food types is amazing. For a small town like this to have three locations for sushi, six great pizza places, and more than thirty bars is hard to believe. There is also live music almost every night at places like the classic Eldo bar or the intimate Princess wine bar on Elk Avenue in downtown Crested Butte. The shopping is also an adventurous undertaking with small specialty shops and galleries to explore, each one distinct in its offerings and style. Your adventure begins the moment you arrive in Crested Butte and continues as you get to know the people and discover this special place that brings out the colorful, brighter more adventurous you. Create your own custom online trip quote 24/7 using our interactive website. Simply choose your start and end dates, # of adults and children and click Create Your Quote in the Trip Quote box up top! View our wide selection of lodging options, trail maps & webcams, snow reports, ski school information, dining, activities & shopping, and directions! Need Help? Call Toll-Free, 877-4-SKI-WEST, to talk to a Ski & Snowboard Vacation Specialist today! Crested Butte Mountain Stats: Elevation Summit: 12,162 feet (3,707 meters) Base: 9,375 feet ( 2,856 meters) Lowest Lift: 9,100 feet (2,774 meters) Vertical Drop Lift Served: 2,775 feet (846 meters) Overall: 3,062 feet (933 meters) requires a short hike to Peak Terrain Skiable Acres: 1,547 acres (626 hectares) Developed Terrain: 638 acres Gladed Terrain: 367 acres Extreme Limits Terrain: 542 acres Snowmaking: 297 acres (120 hectares) serviced by 14 of 16 lifts Season: Nov - April Number of Lifts: 16 4 high speed detachable quads 2 fixed grip quads 2 triple chairs 3 double chairs 3 surface lifts 2 magic carpets Trails: 121 26% beginner 58% intermediate 16% advanced *Percentages are determined using developed terrain only. Longest Run: 2.6 miles (4.2 km) Peak to Treasury Terrain Parks: 2 Snowfall: 300 inches per year Snow Tubing: No
Surrounded by snow-covered mountains, tall trees, and the variety of terrains that are naturally separated, Copper Mountain is one destination where you can relax while having fun. The place has been dubbed as "Colorado's Perfect Ski Mountain" with its best location at the Summit County, amazing environment, and picturesque mountain back drops. The ski resort also takes pride on the powdery slopes that are suited for all ski levels. Featured areas include the beginner, intermediate, and expert terrain with the advanced slopes known as the "double black diamond" located 12,000 feet above the base. The resort also boasts of its expert-only bowls namely: the Copper Bowl, Resolution Bowl, Spaulding Bowl, and the Union Bowl. Best known for their terrains, Copper Mountain is the place where ski enthusiasts would love to go. The mountain offers you the best of challenges and a full-charged experience. Restaurants and gift shops are also available in the area.
Nestled in the White River National Forest in Keystone, Colorado, just 90 miles from Denver International Airport, Keystone Resort offers 121 ski trails served by 20 lifts including 2 gondolas. The largest resort in Summit County with 5 bowls dominated by 3 glorious mountain playgrounds namely Dercum Mountain that highlights the acclaimed A51 Terrain Park for the largest night operations in Colorado, the North Peak that offers long bump runs for advanced skiers and riders and The Outback that boast some of the areas best tree skiing. Take a breathtaking lift or get into more adventures on the slopes at Independence Bowl, Keystone's newest expert-only hiking and snowcat ski and ride terrain or instead of hiking take a ride on a cat with the Outback Shuttle Service. Have a safe mountain resort experience with keystone's Ski and Ride School and know more about the mountain terrain with a Mountain-Top Snowcat Tour. Gear up for the ultimate powder skiing on 3,000 acres of family fun and adventure, it's all at Keystone!
Steamboat Ski & Resort more popularly called Ski Town, U.S.A. An inviting mountain range, home to more winter Olympians gifted with 6 challenging peaks beset by premier cruisers, steeps, bumps, open meadows, legendary trees and the resort's latest gem, the state-of-the-art Mavericks Superpipe ready to bring skiers and riders to a new level of exhilarating mountain experience without leaving behind the indelible and familiar intimacy of its ranching roots, the old Western heritage, a big part of its evolution, that makes Steamboat unique from the others. Find your favorite in 165 kid-friendly trails and 2,965 acres of fabulous terrains that rises vertically at 3,668 feet. Now, experience a new era adventure, enjoy world-class park fun where the old fashioned charm of a ski town remains.
Stashed among the highest concentration of 14,000 foot peaks in North America, Telluride's spectacular scenery is undeniably some of the most beautiful in the Rockies. But the breathtaking views are just a part of what makes Telluride stand out among mountain destinations.
Feel pure powder freshness at any side of Vail Mountain, featuring three distinguished terrain parks, seven bowls and 5, 289 acres of free ride terrain. Enjoy the incredible serenity of America's largest ski resort that will surely carry out ultimate skiing and snowboarding fantasy into reality. Each season Vail is just getting better, with the New Chair Ten that remarkably doubles lap time on the legendary terrain. Get into the most challenging bumps found only on Highline. Share the same passion Vail skiers have experienced, indulge into an array of adventure choices and learn about natural winter wonders on Adventure Ridge, Vail's mountaintop activity center and the region's highest nature center. Bounce off a trampoline, go tubing or ski biking to kid's snowmobile rides. Day or night, there's always something for everyone in the family at Vail!
Recently awarded a Silver Eagle Award for its Excellence in Visual Impact based on the efforts taken to address the mountain pine beetle's impact in the Cooper Creek and Vasquez Ridge area of the resort, Winter Park Resort is consistently hailed for sharing its best in preserving both the ecology and beauty of Colorado's favorite ski resort. Nestled against the western slope of the Continental Divide, Winter Park Resort is just a short drive from Denver. Once known as Denver's mountain playground now transformed into a fascinating winter park resort. More than ever, The Village is now in its vibrant best with nearly 30,000 sq. ft of new retail, living spaces, restaurants and a pond plus the 1,416-foot-long Village Cabriolet that carries 2,800 riders each hour swiftly drops guests off to the new Village in as quick as 3 minutes. Topping it all are the recently completed parking garage and the newest lodging accommodations - Fraser Crossing and Founders Pointe, the forefront of Winter Park fun and enjoyment. Enjoy a grand life without loosing the old charm feel of the newly reinvented mountain resort that still has the most consistent snow each season with an average of 30 ft. and over 300 days of sunshine. Spreading on 3,078 acres of endless possibilities are 143 designated trails with 25 high-speed lifts accessing to nearly all types of terrain and 1,212 acres of off-piste terrain including Vasquez Cirque and glade skiing. The combination of Winter Park's state-of-the-art landscape, immutable and legendary charming environment, exceptional snow, impressive terrain and the world's friendly staff, make Winter Park Resort arguably, the best setting for family and friends' bonding in the West. Come and experience the new Winter Park Resort!