Buttermilk, Colorado


7870 feet
9900 feet
Vertical Drop
2030 feet
Vertical Drop


High Speed Quads
High Speed Quads
Double Chair
Double Chair
Surface Lifts
Surface Lifts


Beginner Runs
35 %
Beginner Runs
Intermediate Runs
39 %
Intermediate Runs
Advanced Runs
21 %
Advanced Runs
Expert Runs
5 %
Expert Runs
Total Runs
Total Runs
Terrain Parks
Terrain Parks
Longest Run
3 miles
Longest Run
Skiable Terrain
470 acres
Skiable Terrain
Snowmaking Area
108 acres
Snowmaking Area

Opening and closing dates

Season Open Date Close Date
2017/2018 12/12/2017 (estimated) 04/04/2018 (estimated)
2016/2017 12/10/2016 04/02/2017
2015/2016 12/12/2015 04/03/2016
2014/2015 12/13/2014 04/05/2015

Lift ticket and season pass prices

Category Age restrictions Price (USD unless otherwise stated)
Adult 18 - 64 $155
Child 6 & under Free
Child 7 - 17 $102
Senior 65 & over $102
Season Pass
(2017-2018 Premier Pass)

Overall Rating

3.8 / 5 Good

based on 7 reviews

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Latest reviews

Score: 4.5 / 5Nov 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 ... More
Collin J. advanced snowboarder
Score: 3.7 / 5Nov 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
Nickolas S. intermediate snowboarder
Score: 5 / 5Oct 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.
Robert C.
Score: 2 / 5Oct 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
Brandon M.
Score: 4 / 5Oct 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
Evan W.
Score: 3 / 5Oct 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

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