Spoilt 'Four' Choice
Even if you’ve never heard of snow, chances are you’ll have heard of Aspen. One of the world’s most renowned and prestigious ski resorts, Aspen has a reputation for fast skiing (and fast après!) but it’s actually made up of four fantastically varied mountains that can cater to all levels of snow enthusiast.
'The famous black-diamond terrain has kept the town of Aspen on the map since 1947'
The four mountains are all covered by one easy lift ticket and a free bus service: Buttermilk is perfect for novices; Snowmass, the largest area covering 3128 acres, has varied terrain; Aspen Mountain has terrific slopes catering purely for intermediate and expert skiers; and Aspen Highlands is for the seriously excellent skiers, and home to the impressive Highlands Bowl.
Away from the slopes, Aspen’s food, drink and shopping is set in a compact eight blocks, while accommodation at Snowmass Village lets you to ski in and out straight to the slopes.