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Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Aspen / Snowmass that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Aspen / Snowmass stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Aspen / Snowmass review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Aspen / Snowmass vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

by: Kreisher Steve - 14th March 2019

  • 5
  • 4Beginner
  • 4Intermediate
  • 5Expert
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 4Family Friendly
  • 4Aprés Ski
  • Terrain Park
  • 4Overall Value
Snow quality, bus system, resort layout
Distance from Denver

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Skied Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, and Aspen Mountains. Did not ski Buttermilk, as all advanced skiers, though heard good things about it for beginners. We found skiing conditions to be 5 stars, as we got 12-18 inches of fresh powder every night we were there! Enjoyed the Highlands and Snowmass the most, but was nice to ski Aspen Mountain and walk around town afterward. As an "adult family" we have skied Utah (Alta/Snowbird/Park City), Jacksonville Wy, and Stowe, and this, for conditions was the best yet! Also wife does not ski and the town of Aspen provided entertainment for her to enjoy. Also bus system made getting around a non-issue. Bottom line, we would all go back! Only downside was distance and difficulty getting to Aspen. Flew to Denver and drove (or took Epic van). You really do not need car as long as you are close to bus route. Leaving ran into avalanches, and missed flight, but that gave us opportunity to ski Copper. All +++++ but distance from Denver!

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  • Kevin (21st January 2020)

    Excellent ski town with 4 mountains to choose from. Free bus system that’s easy to use. Great for steep skiing (Highlands), family...

  • Katie Gos (19th April 2019)

    Snowmass has it all - all levels of terrain, the nostalgia of a longtime resort but with excellent new restaurants, new real...

  • Bonnie Smith (16th April 2019)

    Snowmass is the BEST. I’ve skied throughout the US and Mount-Tremblant, and there is nothing as great as skiing the Burn on...

  • Kreisher Steve (14th March 2019)

    Skied Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, and Aspen Mountains. Did not ski Buttermilk, as all advanced skiers, though heard good things about it for...

  • Michael Gabrielli (7th March 2019)

    The Mountain snow varies from top to bottom.If you take the Gondolan then high speed lift to the summit first thing in...

  • SoCalBill (20th January 2019)

    Superb, all around mountain, I actually think it is the best intermediate mountain in the lower 48. Awesome long quad burning runs...

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