Aspen Mountain is open this Weekend!
Fri 15 November 13
Aspen Mountain will open for the weekend Saturday and Sunday, November 16 and 17, twelve days earlier than the scheduled opening on Thanksgiving Day.
“We are thrilled to be opening early and getting out on the hill,” said Rich Burkley, vice president mountain operations, Aspen Skiing Company. “This is the best mid-November skiing we have had in years,” he quipped.
All season passes will be valid as they would be in the regular season. Lift tickets are $79 a day for adults, $51 for children, and $73 for youth and seniors. A ticket is just $55 for any current season passholder from any other ski resort.
The Silver Queen Gondola, Ajax Express and Gentleman’s Ridge chairs will be open as will the Sundeck and Ajax Tavern. Ajax Tavern will be offering $2 beers and $6 glasses of wine in honor of the early opening. Also, parking is free in Aspen on Saturdays in November.
Aspen Mountain and Snowmass will be open daily for the season on Saturday, November 23, five days before the scheduled opening. Lifts hours are form 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thanksgiving weekend will be packed with events including the Thanksjibbing rail jam at Snowmass Base Village on Friday, Nov. 29 and the first Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert of the season featuring Elephant Revival on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the base of Aspen Mountain.
Tue 19 November 13, Aspen Snowmass, USA
A weekend storm that started last Friday evening gave Colorado resorts another blast of snow in a season that already has better-than-average early conditions and some resorts opening early.
Tue 19 November 13
This past weekend, top international snowboarders like Zak Hale, Mark Sollors, Dylan Thompson, Yuma Abe, and Ethan Deiss brought their urban rail riding skills to downtown Tokyo for the 3rd annual Burton Rail Days event where Zak Hale took home first place!
Thu 21 November 13, Laax, Switzerland
In just a few weeks, the 15th annual Burton European Open presented by MINI will be held for the 10th consecutive year in LAAX, Switzerland from January 13 – 19, 2014.
Fri 22 November 13
The O’Neill Shoreditch Showdown hit the big city tonight entertaining a 500 heavy crowd with an amazing performance from the UK’s finest ski and snowboard superstars.
Fri 22 November 13, Aspen Snowmass, USA
More than 800 acres will be open across the two mountains and more than 6 feet of snow has fallen since October 1 on top of Snowmass!