Aspen Mountain and Snowmass will open for the 2017-18 season Thursday, Nov. 23. Top-to-bottom skiing, 3,200 vertical feet and over 100 acres of terrain will greet skiers and snowboarders at Aspen Mountain.Read More
Due to recent winter storms that dropped 18 inches of new snow in the past week, Aspen Mountain will open for riding Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29...Read More
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
After a great Spring with lots of snowfall, both Aspen Mountain and Winter Park's Mary Jane have announced they will be extending their season past the previously scheduled closing date!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
June 5th, 80 degrees and the Knuckledragger Crew is still shredding it up on Aspen Mountain and put together this little edit for your viewing pleasure.Read More
It has been ridiculously good in Aspen, almost to good to pull out a camera...Read More
Aspen Mountain will open for a special preview weekend Saturday and Sunday, November 14 and 15, twelve days earlier than the scheduled opening on Thanksgiving Day, November 26. Aspen Mountain and Snowmass will be open daily for the season on Saturday, November 21, five days before the scheduled opening.Read More
Aspen Mountain has announced they will open five days early, starting the season this Saturday, November 22. Originally scheduled to open on Thanksgiving Day, a recent storm, which brought 21 inches of fresh snow to the area, has allowed the resort to open early.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