To say that Snowmass is a large ski resort might be an understatement. Did you know that you can fit Aspen, Highlands and Buttermilk into Snowmass and still have acreage left over? And, in addition to its massive size, Snowmass offers a wide array of options for the whole family to ski. That’s probably why more and more […]
Everyone needs a lift. This is especially true in Aspen, Colorado, where lift tickets to the area’s four mountains are in high demand during the winter months as visitors explore and play at Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass. From skiing and snowboarding to scenery and fine dining, the local mountains offer it all.
The Aspen Mountain experience continues to get better and better in the more than 65 years since the first chairlift was installed on the mountain. Today, Aspen Mountain serves up a vertical smorgasbord of skiing and snowboarding options that include double-black and tree runs as well as groomed and also intermediate cruising runs under Ruthie’s and […]
Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass – is an experience like no other. This week, our blog team sits down with Frias Properties’ reservation manager Jennifer Steele – our company’s resident snowboard aficionado.
(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 […]