About 15 minutes travel time from downtown Aspen; you'll find the longest vertical drop in North America, huge acreage and virtually no lift lines, much of the time. Ski Snowmass and find some of the best steeps, cliffs, terrain parks, and powder skiing. For the mellower patron, ski Snowmass for the wide open trails, miles of gentle terrain for learning, and high speed groomed cruisers. And for the non-adventurer, Snowmass offers a fabulous village filled with great shopping and dining opportunities, all located right next to the slopes, for everyone's convenience.
When you ski Snowmass, you also get 3 more options for a great Colorado ski vacation. Your Snowmass lift ticket allows you to enjoy Aspen Mountain, located downtown. Then there's Buttermilk, the mecca for freestylers and snowboarders; and home of the X-games. Additionally, Buttermilk is known for its exclusive and private beginner terrain. Lastly, there's the local's favorite, Aspen Highlands. Aspen Highlands features extreme terrain, groomed cruisers, and breathtaking views of Maroon Bells, one of the most photographed mountain ranges in the world.
Lodging options are diverse in Snowmass. When you choose to ski Snowmass you'll easily find the convenience of a multitude of ski in ski out hotels and condominiums. You'll find a diversity of prices, from the more economical and simplest of accommodations, to the more luxurious.
What truly sets Snowmass apart from the other Colorado ski resorts is it affiliation with Aspen and the arts. Enjoy the diversion to downtown Aspen, offering a plethora of cultural diversity, great shopping, and entertainment.