Aspen Highlands Colorado

Fabulous

4.5 / 5

based on 18 reviews

Trails

Beginner
18%
Intermediate
30%
Advanced / Expert
52%

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Overview

Aspen Highlands is reputed with Colorado's best steep, big-mountain, in bounds skiing. Highland Bowl being the highlight, but here so much more to this mountain. You start your ski day on the Exhibition high speed quad to mid mountain - the Merry-Go-Round. From here ride the Loge Peak lift to the highly scenic summit to ski beautiful groomers like Meadows and Kandahar or drop down off the ridge to steeper less manicured Garmisch, St Moritz and Chamonix. The Cloud 9 Chair serves more blues like Gunbarrel and Grand Prix, and more edgy Moment Chutes and Olympic Bowl.  Glade skiers will love the steep snow-filled trees of Deep Temerity.

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Fabulous

4.5 / 5

based on 18 reviews

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EWEvan W.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 20, 2017
Aspen Highlands is where it's at on the deepest of days. Tourists beware, you can't hang!! Steep and deep is how we like it. Hike the bowl for some powder laps!
CWChad W.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 18, 2017
Hiking up Highlands Bowl(or skinning it if you are a boss) provides some incredible lines on a powder day. Steeple Chase has some beautiful moguls with the steeps also. Fun tree runs if you look for them
JCJordan C.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 11, 2017
Aspen Highlands is an awesome mountain to go to when there is a fresh powder day! Had the best day of riding in my life with 18” of snow the night before and night of. They don’t have a ton of runs compared to Snowmass but it is definitely work checking out! Also, going to the... More
JJason
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 07, 2017
Great locals mountain. Not for beginners and honestly not ideal for snowboarding since most runs will have you either heel side or toe side most of the way, but the bowl is worth hiking for.
DDoug
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 09, 2013
Large mountain with varied terrain. Not overcrowded. Everything I need within a short walk and reasonably priced.
JJohn
Superb!

5 / 5

Mar 29, 2013
The terrain. Highlands bowl. The cruise runs. Deception. This area has it all. I do miss 5 towers. I have skied all over the rockies, both US and Canada, Zermatt SW, and I always come home to the highlands. As a mid-west skier, I always find great snow, good food, and a great... More
LLisa
Very Good!

4 / 5

Jul 22, 2012
This mountain offers a variety of terrain where the whole family can be challenged.
JJohn
Superb!

5 / 5

Apr 07, 2008
The terrain. Highlands bowl. The cruise runs. Deception. This area has it all. I do miss 5 towers. I have skied all over the rockies, both US and Canada, Zermatt SW, and I always come home to the highlands. As a mid-west skier, I always find great snow, good food, and a great... More

Lifts

High Speed Quads
3
Triple Chairs
2

Elevation

Base
8,041 feet
Summit
11,677 feet
Vertical drop
3,636 feet

Terrain

Total runs
122
Terrain Parks
0
Longest Run
3 miles
Skiable Terrain
1,040 acres
Snowmaking Area
121 acres
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