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Top 5 Guest Rated
1. The Little Nell
2. Hotel Jerome
3. St. Regis Aspen
4. The Gant
5. Aspen Meadows

Nearby Cities & Towns
Snowmass Village 6.6 Miles
Basalt 16.9 Miles
Crested Butte 24.0 Miles
Carbondale 25.6 Miles
Leadville 28.4 Miles
Eagle 32.1 Miles
Vail Valley 33.1 Miles
Beaver Creek 34.1 Miles
Minturn 34.3 Miles
Avon 34.3 Miles
Glenwood Springs 36.8 Miles
Vail 39.1 Miles
Copper Mountain 42.1 Miles
Gunnison 45.0 Miles
Breckenridge 46.3 Miles
Frisco 46.7 Miles
Silverthorne 50.8 Miles
Dillon 51.3 Miles
Keystone 52.6 Miles
Cedaredge 62.8 Miles

There's no lack of things to do in Aspen. Visitors can take tours of historic landmarks such as the Wheeler Opera House or the Hotel Jerome, and shop at trendy outlets or smaller local stores. A selection of art galleries, a theater, and a concert hall are available for those seeking cultural engagement. The town of Aspen also plays host to a number of festivals, workshops, and competitions during the year, meaning something is almost always going on any time of the year.

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Snowmass : Aspen Ski Resort
One of the largest ski resorts in Colorado, Snowmass has over 3,000 skiable acres and a vertical drop that is close to 4,500 feet. Snowmass Ski Resort maintains 84 runs that are groomed for excellent ski conditions and challenging trails.

At 4,406 vertical feet, Snowmass has the most in the country. Featuring 3,132 acres of terrain, 91 trails, 21 chairlifts and access to your choice of cruisers, glades, steeps, terrain parks and halfpipes. Grab seconds at our restaurants too; on-mountain at Sam’s Smokehouse at the top of the Village Express chair, or in the base village at Sneaky’s Tavern adjacent to The Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center.

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Snowmass Skiing

Season dates: November 24, 2011 - April 15, 2012

Base elevation:
 8,104 ft./2,473 m

Summit elevation: 12,510 ft./3,813 m

Vertical rise: 4,406 ft./1,343 m

Terrain:  3,132 acres/1,267 hectares

Number of trails: 91

Miles/km of trails: 147 miles/237 km

Longest run: 5.3 miles/8.5 km

Types of trails: easiest: 6%, more difficult: 50%, most difficult: 12%, expert: 32%

Parks and pipes: 3 terrain parks (Snowmass Park, Makaha and Lowdown), 1 superpipe (new this year, 22 feet high!) and 1 beginner pipe

Lifts: 21 Total: 19 primary: 1 eight-passenger gondola, 1 high-speed six-passenger lift,
1 six-passenger pulse gondola, 7 high-speed quads, 2 quads, 4 ski/snowboard school lifts (including magic carpets); 2 secondary: 2 platter pulls

Lift hours: The Sky Cab opens at 8 a.m.; the Cirque lift opens at 10 a.m.; the Village Express and Big Burn lifts open at 8:30 a.m.; all other lifts open at 9 a.m. Most lifts close at 4:00 p.m., weather permitting.

Rental/Retail: Four-Mountain Sports/D&E Ski and Snowboard Shop on the Snowmass Village Mall, Four-Mountain Sports at Two Creeks, Beginner's Magic at base village and Four-Mountain Kids at The Treehouse Kids' Adventure Center

On-Mountain Restaurants: 9 total: Sneaky's Tavern, Sam's Smokehouse, Up 4 Pizza, Two Creeks Cafe, Lynn Britt Cabin (lunches and snowcat dinner rides), Burlingame Cabin (snowcat dinner rides, Ullrhof, Gwyn's High Alpine and Cafe Suzanne

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