Never been skiing or snowboarding and looking for the confidence to go out and try it all? The Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass and their team of professionals can get you prepped and ready to hit the four mountains at Aspen/Snowmass – Buttermilk, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain and Snowmass. And, you’ll have the confidence, […]
More than 65 years after dedicating the first chairlift on Aspen Mountain, the Aspen/Snowmass experience continues to get better and better. With four mountains and thousands of acres of terrain, no other ski resort in the world offers so much. And it just keeps getting better and better as changes, updates and improvements are happening […]
(This week, we conclude a two-part series on the history of skiing in Aspen, Colorado. Part one was published last week and is available on our blog.) Thanks to early pioneers such as Friedl Pfeifer and Walter Paepcke, skiing in Aspen really began to take shape in the early 1950s. After hosting the FIS World […]
(This week, we begin a two-part series on the history of skiing in Aspen, Colorado. Part one is below. Part two will be published next week.) Aspen, Colorado, is pretty much synonymous with the word “skiing.” If you look in the dictionary, it defines “Aspen” as any of a large number of various poplar trees […]
Aspen, Colorado, is home to the longest single-stage gondola in the world. Called the Silver Queen Gondola, it whisks riders from Gondola Plaza in downtown Aspen to the top of Aspen Mountain in 14 minutes – a 3,267 vertical rise.