This is some news we can get behind! After a super deep and record-breaking winter at Aspen Snowmass, the Colorado resort has announced it will be open for two additional weekends this season.
Aspen Highlands will now be open on these dates:
Apr. 19 – 21
Apr. 26 – 28
Full press release:
ASPEN SNOWMASS, Colo.—Mar. 14, 2019— Aspen Snowmass announces two bonus weekends of skiing and riding on Aspen Highlands, Apr. 19 – 21 and Apr. 26 – 28 with nearly one hundred percent of terrain open including Highland Bowl.
“The 2018-19 winter season has been one for the record books,” says Katie Ertl, senior vice president of mountain operations. “With the Highland Bowl reporting 102 inches of new snow in the month of March so far, the conditions will be outstanding well into spring. Extending operations at Highlands will be the cherry on top of this incredible season.”
Aspen Highlands will have nearly all terrain open (conditions permitting) including the Highland Bowl. Skiing and riding will be accessed via Exhibition, Cloud Nine, Loge and Temerity lifts.
Food and beverage options will be available at Merry-Go-Round restaurant and Cloud Nine Bistro.
Hours of operation, Highlands parking garage prices, and shuttle times will remain consistent with regular season operations. All skiers are encouraged to ride the bus.
All Aspen Snowmass season passes are valid as they are during the regular season. Lift tickets for the weekend of Apr. 26, 27, 28 are priced as follows. Single day tickets are $79 a day for adults and $54 for children, teens and seniors. Two and three-day lift tickets are $69 per day for adults. Sightseeing will be offered at $26 for adults and $15 for children, teens and seniors.
Extension days for Adult Flex, Double Flex, Classic, Mountain Collective and Ikon passholders will be $39. Extension days for child, teen, college and senior Classic, Mountain Collective and Ikon passholders will be $27. Lift tickets for guests presenting passes from other resorts will be $49/day.
Aspen Mountain, Snowmass and Buttermilk will close on their original dates, as follows. Buttermilk Mountain will close Apr. 7 and Aspen Mountain and Snowmass will close Apr. 21.
Top Photo: Tamara Susu/Aspen Snowmass
Middle Photo: Courtesy of The Mountain Collective