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Ski and Snowboard

Snowmass mountain is massive. 96 trails, 3,339 acres of terrain, and 4,406 vertical feet of skiing and riding. From the gladed trees of Burnt Mountain and expert couloirs in Hanging Valley, to miles of intermediate cruisers like Sneaky's and beginner areas for learning, Snowmass is boundless. And that's just the skiing. The Breathtaker Alpine Coaster offers lap after lap of giggles along its winding turns and The Treehouse Kids' Adventure Center takes great care of your kids with custom themed playrooms like the Bear Den. Tie it all together with the terrain parks and the hundreds of top-notch Ski & Snowboard School Pros and you'll understand why families keep coming back year after year. Check out the Snowmass ski area map here.

And that's just what's outside the door. 

A short free shuttle ride will take you to the other three ski mountains of Aspen, Aspen Highlands, or Buttermilk - all accessible with a single lift ticket or your Ikon Pass.

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Book your winter lodging with us to receive our best available rates, and then let our Pre-Arrival Concierge Team save you time on lift tickets. Call 970-429-5048  and request that your lift tickets be waiting for you upon arrival. No extra fee, no extra hassle between you and the chairlift. Or you can purchase tickets online. You must purchase lift tickets 7 days prior to arrival. 

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See how a perfect week in Snowmass looks: 


Photo Credit: Jesse Hoffman, Frank Shine, Jordan Curet

FAQ about skiing in Aspen Snowmass

Where to ski in Aspen? 

There are four mountains in Aspen Snowmass. Snowmass mountain is the largest and the closest to our vacation rentals. Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk are nearby and can be accessed with the same lift ticket or IKON pass. 

How big is Aspen ski resort?

Total skiable acres: 5,524 acres

Aspen - 675 acres
Aspen Highlands - 1,040 acres
Buttermilk - 470 acres
Snowmass - 3,339 acres

How much to ski in Aspen? 

Learn more about discounted lift tickets here >

Where to park in Aspen for skiing?

Parking at any of the four mountains is possible, but lots fill up quickly during peak times and on powder days. There are plenty of local public transportation options, including the free RFTA bus routes and the Village shuttle system within Snowmass Village. We highly recommend using public transportation. If you do decide to drive, download the Aspen Snowmass app for real time parking updates between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Skiing the trees in Aspen Snowmass
Three snowboarders in Snowmass

Elevation: 12,510 ft.

Vertical Rise: 4,406 ft.

Terrain: 3,332 acres

Number of Trails: 94


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Have your lift tickets waiting for you upon check-in.

Call our Pre-Arrival Concierge to purchase at least 7 days in advance.

970.429.5048 or purchase tickets online

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In winter, cozy up in the lounge, relax at the bar, or sit down to a locally sourced, handcrafted menu. In summer, enjoy the Colorado sunshine and dine al fresco on the secluded outdoor patio.

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