Aspen Highlands Ski Area, Skiing Info

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Aspen Highlands Ski Area offers 1,028 acres of skiing, snowboarding, varied terrain and marvelous views for those who want to get out on the slopes and enjoy challenging winter sports. Read More

  • Enjoy 1,028 acres of skiing, snowboarding and varied terrain at Aspen Highlands
  • Slope difficulty ranks at 18% easiest, 30% more difficult, 16% most difficult and 36% expert
  • Take the longest run (3.5 miles)
  • Explore the backcountry on a guided ski or snowboard tour


Aspen Highlands is a great place to come with the family, one of the four-mountain ski resorts near Aspen, Colorado in the Rocky Mountains. The wide-open runs attract the locals and provide some of the best skiing in Colorado for visitors from all over the US.

Opening in 1958, Aspen Highlands has continued to flourish through the years, installing new lifts and expanding its reputation with its steep and glorious trails.

Mountain Details

  • Base elevation at Aspen Highlands is 8,040 feet
  • Summit elevation is 11,675 feet
  • The top of Highland Bowl is 12,392 feet
  • Vertical rise is 3,635 feet
  • There are 1,028 acres of skiable terrain
  • Find 118 trails for a total of 84 miles at Aspen Highlands
  • The longest run is 3.5 miles
  • Slope difficulty ranks at 18% easiest, 30% more difficult, 16% most difficult and 36% expert
  • There are five lifts

Mountain Activities

Other mountain activities include:

  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Guided Ski and Snowboard Tours
  • Snowshoe Tours


  • Rentals are available at the base of the mountain
  • Two on-mountain restaurants with terrific food
  • Ski rentals available at Aspen Highlands Village and Aspen
  • Free shuttle service between Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk
  • High-occupancy vehicles (4 or more people) park for free

Contact Info

P.O. Box 1248
Aspen, CO 81612
800-308-6935 or