Aspen is home to four uniquely beautiful mountains, ranging in variety from oldest to newest, highest to lowest, experienced to beginner, and more. In order to find the best fit for you, and to ensure the best experience, knowing your level of ski experience is key. Each mountain offers a distinctive experience for you or your family.
When considering your next ski vacation, you may be wondering: what is so special about Aspen? Since the founding of the Aspen Skiing Corporation in 1946, Aspen has been known as the ultimate ski resort town. It embodies everything you could want in a ski vacation, offering variety, world-class skiing, and luxurious resort ammenities to heighten your experience.
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As host to some of the world's leading skiing competitions, the skiing is legendary for advanced ski enthusiasts, but can also be approachable and fun for first-time skiiers. The mix of deep powder snow, along with incredible glades and steeps, make for a wild ride on any of the area's mountains. Not only will you enjoy a full day on the slopes, but the options for après ski are abundant throughout town. Get cozy, grab a bite, and enjoy a celebratory beverage after a fun day in the snow.
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Aspen’s oldest mountain
Best for: intermediate to expert skiers
No runs for beginners
Top elevation: 11,212 ft
Base elevation: 7,945 ft
Unique for backcountry skiers
Best for: all skiing levels
Top elevation: 11,678 ft
Base elevation: 8,040 ft
Aspen’s largest mountain
Plenty of trails, ski-in/ski-out
Top elevation: 12,510 ft
Base elevation: 8,104 ft
Longest terrain parks
Best for: beginners and boarders who want longer trails
Top elevation: 9,900 ft
Base elevation: 7,870 ft
Even if you are new to skiing and/or snowboarding, we can arrange personal lessons that will make your vacation that much better. Group classes are also offered at most resorts, for kids and adults alike. Combining our expertise with your personal interests and goals, we can plan the perfect winter adventure for you.
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