Buttermilk Colorado

Good

3.7 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Trails

Beginner
35%
Intermediate
39%
Advanced / Expert
26%

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Overview

Buttermilk is one of the top resorts in Aspen Snowmass. With 44 runs spanning 470 acres, it is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the area. To give you a snapshot of the resort, we've put together a comprehensive list of key statistics, including mountain profile, lift system, historical opening and closing dates, and ticket pricing. Make sure you read the reviews left by skiers and riders who've experienced it first hand, and check out how they rate the resort!

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Good

3.7 / 5

based on 6 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

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Advanced

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Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

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CJCollin J.
advanced snowboarder
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
This is an excellent resort. However when I was there it was very crowded and the snow had been quite tracked out. Really had to hunt for powder caches, and the price of a lift ticket is outrageous... More
NSNickolas S.
intermediate snowboarder
Good!

3.7 / 5

Nov 09, 2017
Great for first timers to Aspen. Easy access and friendly staff.free shuttle from Aspen is a life saver. If you are new to snow this is the place to start near Aspen. ... More
RCRobert C.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 30, 2017
Buttermilk is by far my favorite mountain I have ever snowboarded on. I love the freestyle burton park they have and the tree runs are great. Would recommend for anyone to go there. It's also super pretty.
BMBrandon M.
Poor!

2 / 5

Oct 27, 2017
Buttermilk is a small, family friendly ski hill. Only has one lift and limited runs, and like I said it's quite small. A good hill for beginners or young children just starting out. It does feature a small terrain park, which is still fun to mess around on. You can get lots of... More
EWEvan W.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 20, 2017
Buttermilk is for the kids and the tourists. Super mellow runs and lots of park. X games is held here, so that's neat! Good for later in the season pow laps, but when it's deep, don't come here!
JJason
Average!

3 / 5

Oct 07, 2017
Buttermilk is one of the best mountains to learn on. They have extensive beginner to rain for first timers, and for people who want to learn park or other technical disciplines. It’s the site of the X games, so there’s also some extreme stuff there, but mostly a beginners... More

Lifts

High Speed Quads
3
Double Chair
1
Surface Lifts
3

Elevation

Base
7,870 feet
Summit
9,900 feet
Vertical drop
2,030 feet

Terrain

Total runs
44
Terrain Parks
7
Longest Run
3 miles
Skiable Terrain
470 acres
Snowmaking Area
108 acres
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Aspen Snowmass, Colorado

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Aspen Mountain
0% 48% 52%
Buttermilk
35% 39% 26%
Snowmass
10% 43% 47%