Aspen Skiing Co. and KSL Capital add to their list of recent acquisitions with the purchase of Mammoth Mountain, shortly after purchasing Intrawest Resorts.Read More
This week Aspen Skiing Co., which runs the four Aspen-area ski resorts, and KSL Capital, a private equity shop, acquired Intrawest Resorts for $1.5 billion!Read More
Aspen Snowmass just announced that as daylight hours last longer, selected lifts at all four mountains will be open until 4 p.m. starting now through the rest of the season.Read More
After 2 months of minimal snowfall and high temps, we finally got a reset here in Aspen. As we watched the storm roll in so did one of my long time friends, Louie Vito.Read More
Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk open for the 2014/15 winter ski and ride season Saturday, Dec. 13 joining Snowmass and Aspen Mountain with a total of 2,325 acres of terrain across all four peaks.Read More
ASPEN SNOWMASS, Colo.—Nov. 11, 2014—With three to six inches of new snowfall at Aspen Snowmass last night, and strong snowmaking operations across Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Snowmass, winter is here and the teams across all of the mountains are gearing up for another ski and ride season. Snowmaking at Buttermilk is scheduled to begin Nov. 15 and more snowfall is in the forecast for the rest of the week. Aspen Mountain and Snowmass will open Nov. 27 followed by Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Dec. 13.
“In the past week we’ve had solid snowmaking production on three of the four hills. This week’s forecast looks favorable for both cold temperatures and natural snowfall and we hope to have several days of round the clock snowmaking” states Rich Burkley, Vice President of Mountain Operations for Aspen Skiing Company.
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Opening weekend at Snowmass will feature Thanksjibbing, an invite-only rail jam that will take place Friday, Nov. 28 at 2 p.m. in the Snowmass Base Village. Guests are welcome to come watch skiers and snowboarders throw down for cash prizes as well as enjoy other post-Thanksgiving action in the Base Village such as kid’s activities, turkey bowling, a restaurant leftover challenge, DJ and more. For a detailed schedule visit www.aspensnowmass.com/events-and-activities/events/thanksjibbing.
We're over half way through September and anticipation for the 2014/2015 snowboard season is reaching critical mass. And if last year's early season is any indication of what's to come this year, we could be snowboarding in less than a month.Read More
Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk will open for the season this Saturday, December 14, joining Snowmass and Aspen Mountain and bringing total open acreage to more than 4,600 acres, the most in the country.Read More
April has brought some serious spring snow to the Rocky Mountains. Many of the mountains have already celebrated their closing weekends. However, a good chunk of them have decided to extend their 2012/2013 winter season an extra weekend or two.Read More
April is almost upon us, which unfortunately indicates closing dates are just around the corner. We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but we want to make sure you all take full advantage of the time that is left in the 2012/2013 season.Read More
After many weeks of doing our daily snow dances, it looks like our prayers have finally been answered in Colorado. Crested Butte has topped the list with twenty four inches of new snow in the past forty eight hours.Read More