Aspen Highlands Ski Resort
In Aspen, Colorado, the Aspen Highlands Resort is known as the place that the locals ski. There are runs for all ages and levels of expertise. With an annual snowfall of around 300 inches, the 700 acres holds some thrilling terrain, with 3,635 feet of vertical drop. At Aspen Highlands Ski Area visitors also get incredible views of the Maroon Bells.
The resort opened first in 1958, only having a single towrope and three chairlifts. Now with two high-speed quads, you can easily access the summit and spend more time on the slopes. With a high percentage of expert terrain, you’ll never get bored at Aspen Mountain.
Aspen Highlands Ski Resort opens early December and closes late April.
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Aspen Highlands lies within the White River National Forest, three miles outside of Aspen off of Highway 82.
Ski and snowboard rental shops can be found at Aspen Highlands Village as well as in the town of Aspen. Walk in, rent your skis and hit the slopes.
You’ll find lift-served backcountry skiing at Aspen Highlands, and can easily locate guides and outfitters who will provide you with any needed equipment.