The highs and lows of Snowmass

by: catbate - May 22, 2011

  • Overall Rating 4
  • Family Friendly 4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain 5
  • Terrain Park 3
  • Nightlife 3

    Pros: snow, long runs, easy to get around

    Cons: ice

    Recommended For: Singles, Family Friendly, Empty Nesters

    Date Visited: Mar 1, 2011

Full review

Our first 20 mins at Snowmass were horrible, icy, bumpy, like boarding on rubble. Then we found our way to other spots on the mountain and started to have some fun. We were there in late March, so there was a bit of thaw and slush by the end of the day, which made it icy the next morning. However, we did have 2 big dumps of snow and I'd have to say, these 2 days were the most fun boarding I've ever had. Thigh deep powder, no one except us for close to 5 miles on one run - it was heaven. I think if the snow had been a bit more consistent, this huge mountain would be 5 star!