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Aspen Ski Vacations Skiing & Snowboarding in Aspen, Colorado

Overview

Aspen skiing vacations almost needs no introduction. Situated high in the Colorado Rocky Mountains in the Roaring Fork Valley at 2422m, Aspen has a reputation for being a chic ski resort for the rich and famous.

However, underneath the glitzy exterior, it hosts a mix of ski fanatics, hollywood celebs and people who just want to have a great time on and off the slopes.

With 5303 acres of terrain spread out over four tree-lined mountain peaks, Aspen is the largest ski area in Colorado. From absolute beginners to experts, ski holidays here cater for all abilities.

The apres-ski is refined and sophisticated with champagne bars, uber cool clubs and a wide selection of local and international cuisines on offer.

Key Information (Local Area)
Altitude2422m
Top lift3418m
Piste (km)103
Ski area (acre)675
Family
Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Nearest airportAspen (6km)

Aspen Ski Lodging

There is a wide selection of self catering ski holiday accommodation in downtown Aspen with lovely slope side lodges, ski chalets and condominiums. Self catering vacation rentals are a popular choice as they provide so much flexibility - home from home. Wherever you stay in Aspen, you are never far from the slopes, ski lifts, bars and restaurants.

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Our view on Aspen ski vacations

Known for it's amazing scenery, great off-piste skiing and lively chic nightlife, its hard not to have a good time on your ski holidays in Aspen. Its probably not the best place to visit if you are on a shoe-string budget, but the quality of the infrastructure, service and facilities are worth paying for.

For more ski holiday information, please see our Aspen resort guide.

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