Massive Snow at Snowmass

31st January 2014 | Snowmass Village, Colorado

News Regions: Colorado, Rocky Mountains

Resorts in this article: Aspen / Snowmass

Snowmass Village

Need a snorkel for the snow?

Copyright: Jeremy Swanson

Snowmass, Colorado is a quaint Colorado town tucked away in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, located just 9 miles from downtown Aspen. Snowmass is consistently ranked as one of the best ski resorts in the world and is the second largest ski resort in Colorado, offering 3,362 acres of unmatchable terrain and the second largest vertical drop of any ski area in the United States. It is surrounded by many of Colorado’s most notable mountain peaks and home to some of life’s biggest experiences offering the best ski and snowboard terrain in North America. Skiers and snowboarders revel in 94 trails totaling 150 miles, 21 chairlifts, three terrain parks, pipes, and race training that have captured the attention of the sports’ best for decades.

Look ma, no hands!

Copyright: Jeremy Swanson

Aspen/Snowmass has invested $66.5 million in on-mountain capital improvements in the past six years including: Burnt Mountain, 230 new acres of terrain on Snowmass added in 2013; the new on mountain Elk Camp Restaurant in Snowmass, which opened just last season; four lifts; a new children’s center and significant improvements to the terrain parks on both Snowmass and Buttermilk. Snowmass offers a shared love of skiing or snowboarding making it a great reason to come together and explore some of the best terrain. Over 95 percent of the lodging options are right on the slopes and there is free transportation throughout Snowmass and to and from Aspen, making a stay in Snowmass as convenient and comfortable as possible. Snowmass also offers unmatched year-round natural splendor and beauty, small-town friendliness, breathtaking backdrops and 300 days of annual sunshine. For more information about winter specials in Snowmass, Colorado, visit www.gosnowmass.com/specials.

Leaving a trail of powder behind in Snowmass.

Copyright: Jeremy Swanson

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