Looking for snowboarding tips? Snowboarding can be intimidating for beginners. Sure, we’ve all seen what Shaun White can do on a board in the half-pipe at Buttermilk Mountain during the Winter X Games – but what can someone really expect their first time? If you’re thinking about flips and inverted rotations on the half-pipe: forget […]
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.
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.
The slogan for Aspen/Snowmass is “The Power of Four” – which refers to the four local skiing mountains in and around Aspen – Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass. Never has a slogan been more accurate, as each of these four Aspen resorts provide a unique destination that is chock-full of on-mountain amenities.
The snow is falling and with the ski season just around the corner, Aspen/Snowmass is gearing up for opening day on November 25, 2010. Aspen Mountain and Snowmass Mountain will open their doors, well, their lift lines, at 9 AM sharp. On opening day at most resorts it is common to see long lift lines, […]