Buttermilk Ski Area

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Mountain Information

Buttermilk Ski Area has skiing, snowboarding and great terrain for all levels of ability, with 9 lifts, 470 acres, 44 trails and close to all the amenities in Aspen, Colorado. Read More

  • Buttermilk Ski Resort is perfect for beginning skiers and all snowboarders
  • Slopes rated 35% easiest, 39% more difficult, 26% most difficult and 0% expert
  • Vertical drop is 2,030 feet
  • 44 trails that total 21 miles
  • Longest run is 3 miles
  • Eat in one of the two on-mountain restaurants

Overview

Buttermilk Ski Area is only a few miles from downtown Aspen and is part of Aspen’s four-mountain complex offering incredible skiing. Buttermilk is rated the easiest of the four, a perfect place to come and learn the sport.

Mountain Details

  • The difficulty ratings of the slopes are 35% easiest, 39% more difficult, 26% most difficult and 0% expert
  • Vertical drop at Buttermilk is 2,030 feet
  • Average annual snowfall is 200 inches
  • There are 44 trails for a total of 21 miles
  • Lifts: 9
  • Longest run is 3 miles
  • Longest terrain park with 2 miles of features

Mountain Activities

  • Snowmobiling
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Dog sledding
  • Sleigh rides
  • Ski or snowboard tours
  • Snowshoeing

Services

  • Two on-mountain restaurants
  • Park and pipe group lessons for skiers
  • Rentals and retail shop
  • Half or full day lessons at the snow sports school

Contact Info

Buttermilk Ski Resort
38700 Hwy 82
Aspen, CO 81612
Phone: 970-925-1220
Toll free: 800-525-6200
E-mail: info@aspensnowmass.com

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