Aspen, Colorado's ski resort and cultural center covers over 280 miles of ski trails. Aspen Mountain, Mountain Highlands, Buttermilk Mountain and Aspen Snowmass offer an array of trails for beginnners, intermediates and advanced skiers. Off the slopes there are also numerous activities ranging from swimming, hot air ballooning, ice skating, snowmobiling, dog sledding, tobogganing to snow cat ski tours, fly fishing and tennis.
Ski seasons vary for the different resorts and are as follows - Aspen Mountain: Late November to late April. Aspen Highlands: Mid December to tegining April. Buttermilk: Mid December to begining April. Snowmass: End November to mid April.
Aspen airport to downtown takes 10 mins.