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Aspen Highlands

Average Annual Snowfall: 300 Inches
Base Elevation: 8,040 Feet (2506.2 Meters)
Easiest Terrain: 18%
Expert Terrain: 36%
More Difficult Terrain: 30%
Most Difficult Terrain: 16%
Number of Lifts: 5 3 High speed Quads, 2 Triples
Number Of Runs: 131
Skiable Acres: 970 Acres
Snowmaking Acres: 110 Acres
Summit Elevation: 11,675 Feet (3639.3 Meters)
Vertical Rise: 3,635 Feet (1133.1 Meters)

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General Description

Aspen Highlands and the view of Pyramid Peak
Copyright: Ken Missbrenner - Aspen Skiing Company
Aspen Highlands and the view of Pyramid Peak
Aspen Highlands, one of four mountains in the Aspen/Snowmass resort complex, is known as the locals' favorite mountain. Located just three miles from downtown Aspen, Aspen Highlands is accessible by free shuttle. Aspen Highlands' 970 acres feature stunning views of the world-famous Maroon Bells, a 3,635 ft. vertical rise, and some of Colorado's most challenging terrain. With the addition of the new Deep Temerity Triple chairlift, 180 new acres of advanced, expert and extreme terrain is now availible.

For more information call the Aspen Skiing Company at 800-525-6200, or Aspen Central Reservations and the Aspen Chamber Resort Association at 888-452-2409.

Directions from Denver: Take I-70 west to the Glenwood Springs exit #111. Follow Hwy 82 , 40 miles to Aspen. Aspen Highlands is located three miles from downtown Aspen.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Ski Season: Late November through Mid April .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Adult Day Lift Ticket Call for Current Fee Prices as of December 2007
Child Day Lift Ticket Call for Current Fee Prices as of December 2007
Senior Day Lift Ticket Call for Current Fee Prices as of December 2007
Youth Day lift Ticket Call for Current Fee Prices as of December 2007

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Downhill Skiing
ICON Snowboarding

Related Activities
Aspen Mountain - Aspen Mountain rises imposingly out of the heart of downtown Aspen to 11,212 feet. For over fifty years, skiers have looked to the steep slopes above town for some of the most challenging skiing in the world.

Buttermilk - Located just outside of Aspen, Buttermilk has plenty of beginning and intermediate terrain. Perfect for beginners and young children.

Snowmass - Snowmass is the largest of the four mountains in the Aspen/Snowmass area. It is a massive 3,128 acre mountain offering incredibly varied terrain for skiing and snowboarding.

More Information

Links to other sites:
Aspen Skiing Company - Official ski area web site.


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