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Winter Activities & Services

Aspen Highlands Ski Area near Aspen, Colorado, holds fascination for any level skier, with the uncrowded slopes just made for skiing, snowboarding and other adventures nearby like ice climbing. Read More

  • Aspen Highlands Ski Area is the ideal winter destination
  • Skiing and snowboarding is just part of the fun
  • Ice climbing frozen waterfalls can be found 10 minutes away
  • Take a backcountry ski trip, staying overnight in a comfortable hut
  • Enjoy a guided backcountry program that gets you into the wilderness

Aspen Highlands is the ideal place to come for winter fun from November through April. You will find all amenities needed in Aspen Highlands Village at the base of the mountain. Locals deem this the best place to put their expertise to the test.

Downhill Skiing
Make the most of your time on the slopes, with a number of high-speed quads to get you up to the summit fast. There are 118 runs, the longest being 3.5 miles, and trails for every level skier. With the Highland Bowl at 12,392 feet, this ski resort offers the best of downhill skiing for those experts brave enough to take on the challenge.

Plenty of steep terrain exists here at Aspen Highlands, and boarders looking for an adventure on the slopes love to come here to try their skills.

Ice Climbing
Only 10 minutes from Aspen you’ll find a unique ice climbing experience. Climbing frozen waterfalls is something that shouldn’t be missed. This location is perfect for those not yet experienced in the sport but want to try it out. There are outfitters who can take you out and show you how to use the gear.

Ski Hut Trips
Surrounding Aspen / Snowmass, you’ll find exciting mountain terrain perfect for a two-day or multi-day ski hut trip. Backcountry skiing through the white wilderness landscape is exhilarating. Find a guide or outfitter who can supply you with what you need to experience this overnight adventure in the Colorado Rockies.

Guided Backcountry Programs
Just outside the Aspen Highlands Ski Area, the backcountry awaits. Guided access to these incredible spaces is available. Expert skiers and snowboarders can take advantage of one-day programs.