Thanks to a very snowy late season, Aspen Mountain is reopening this weekend for lift serviced skiing and riding! Hopefully you haven’t packed away your winter gear, because this is a weekend that is not to be missed.
What can you expect? Well, keep reading…
The Silver Queen Gondola begins uploading at 10:00am and completes downloading at 4:00pm. Once you’re up on the mountain we’ll have the Ajax Express open from 10:00am to 2:00pm for lift serviced skiing and riding.
Close to 90 acres of terrain will debut including: Silver Bell, Pussyfoot, Silver Dip, Blondie’s, Dipsy Doodle, Dipsy Headwall, Summit, Buckhorn, Pumphouse, Tourtellote Park and North American.
Food & Beverage
The Sundeck will be open for all services this weekend. Yes, that means the bar as well. Also, Ajax Tavern is ready to rock for your lunch, après, and dinner needs.
Premier, Premier Silver and 6-and-under passholders ride free with their 2012-13 winter passes. All other Aspen/Snowmass passholders pay a discounted rate for skiing and riding; adult, senior and youth passholders (age 13 and up) will pay $18 and child season passholders (age 4-12) will pay $9. Skiing/riding tickets will be $36 per day for ages 13 and up. Children’s (age 4-12) tickets will be $18. Tickets will be sold at the Aspen Mountain ticket kiosk on Gondola Plaza from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular summer rates will be in effect for sightseeing tickets. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.aspensnowmass.com and over the phone by calling 970-923-1227.
Ski & Snowboard Rentals
Four-Mountain Sports, located at 520 E Durant Street, will be renting skis and snowboards for $29/day and will be open for rentals from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. In addition, enjoy the spring season by renting skis and a bike on the same day for just $50*.
We’ll have more details about conditions and weather as this Saturday approaches. Until then, go unpack