USA Ski Resort Guide for Snowmass

Snowmass Ski Resort Guide

About the Resort

This is a modern resort which may be further developed to increase its appeal to visitors looking for a more traditional villagey feel. It currently lacks a centre and though there are some basic shops, it does lack anything more substantial. Most of the accommodation is in condominiums. Aspen is within easy travelling distance.

About the Mountains near Snowmass

The resort of Snowmass has over 60% of the total acreage covered by the Aspen ski pass, it has the biggest vertical in the US. The snowmaking facilities are good, although the resort sees around 300 inches per annum. Experts will have access to many sectors with good runs, from the Hanging Valley to the Glades and the Cirque drag lift takes you well above the tree line to Aspen's highest point. Intermediates come to Snowmass for the Big Burn - the cruising paradise. Beginners can ski on more than one broad easy even slope.

Apr├Ęs Ski at Snowmass

There is plenty to choose from by way of evening dining and entertainment. Bars and live music venues are popular as are the night clubs. Eating out means a choice of Cajun, Mexican and Italian. There are plenty of mountain restaurants to choose from some offering crepes and French style food.

Snowmass Resort Ratings Guide

Snowfall RatingSnow Reliability5 Stars
Ski Lifts Number of Lifts 21
Resort HeightResort Height 2565 m
8420 ft
Run Length Slopes / Runs 2470-3815 m
8100-12510 ft
QueuesQueues 4 Stars
Green Ski% of Green Pistes in resort 7%
Blue Ski% of Blue Pistes in resort 55%
Red Ski% of Red Pistes in resort 0%
Black Ski% of Black Pistes in resort 38%

Local Tourist Office Information

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Telephone: +1 970 925 1220