We renew the spirit by sustaining the “Aspen Idea,” a complete life nurturing mind, body and spirit.
Aspen/Snowmass aligns itself on a year-round basis with a number of exceptional companies. We work with those that pride themselves on quality and customer service, and are considered to be the best in their respective industries.
Aspen Skiing Company operates four ski areas, Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk. This includes over 5,300 acres of terrain as well as boundless activities, dining and nightlife at The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotel.
Aspen Skiing Company recognized as National Arts Awards recipient for Best Businesses partnering with the Arts in America for 2013.
At Aspen/Snowmass, the goings-on are ongoing all year long.
Winter showcases outdoor concerts, World Cup ski racing, big air competitions and signature events like the unforgettable X Games Aspen and Bud Light Spring Jam. Summer means outdoor markets, music festivals, culinary & arts experiences, bike racing and an Aspen original, the Aspen Ideas Festival. If it's happening, it's happening here!
Consistently rated the #1 resort in North America for dining, Aspen/Snowmass has over 100 bars and restaurants to choose from. You'll find menus to please every palate here.
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Gain an elevated perspective at Aspen/Snowmass this summer. Your adventure is waiting to happen. Use the links to the left to discover all the exciting activities, dining and cultural experiences that Aspen/Snowmass has to offer in the summer.
When it comes to vacation destinations — from the great outdoors to cultural activities, shopping, exciting nightlife and one-of-a-kind restaurants — Aspen/Snowmass offers the complete vacation experience.
Consistently rated No. 1 in North America for dining, Aspen/Snowmass has more than 100 restaurants, bars and clubs to choose from.
As the resort's official central reservation service, Stay Aspen Snowmass offers one-stop shopping. For packages that are perfectly suited to your vacation style and budget.
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Aspen/Snowmass is one of the most accessible Rocky Mountain resorts, with hundreds of nonstop and connecting flights weekly into Aspen, Eagle and Denver airports.
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PURCHASE IN ADVANCE & SAVE BIG!
Don't wait until you get here, purchase at least 7 days in advance and SAVE UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 10%! Plus, purchase lift ticket and add equipment rentals and/or Ski & Snowboard School and save even more.
Already Colorado’s second largest ski area, Snowmass added 230 acres of premier in-bounds terrain with a backcountry feel last year. This is Burnt Mountain.
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The Mountain Collective Pass gives you 12 days at six world-class mountain destinations. Plus, 50% off every additional day you ski or ride. So the more resorts you hit and the more days you get out there, the more money you save.
2013 Event Info (this will be updated for 2014 soon):
The venue will be open to guests and spectators during the following dates and times:
Thursday, Jan. 24: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 25: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 26: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 27: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Parking and Shuttles
Event Parking for X Games Aspen 2013 is located at the Brush Creek Intercept Lot, (North side of Hwy 82 & Brush Creek Road) west of the Airport. X Games shuttles will run continuously from the Brush Creek Intercept Lot to the X Games venue at Buttermilk Mountain 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. from Jan. 24 - 27.
Shuttles will also run from Downtown Aspen and Snowmass to Buttermilk from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. and from Aspen Highlands to Buttermilk from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. from Jan. 24-27. There will be no direct transportation to/from Buttermilk to Highlands after 4:30 p.m. Guests can take a regularly scheduled bus into Aspen and transfer to an X Games bus at the Ruby Park location. Outbound shuttles to the Brush Creek Intercept Lot, Aspen and Snowmass will run 45 minutes after the last competition concludes.
There is no charge for parking at the Brush Creek Intercept Lot or for the Shuttle Service to the venue. Pay parking is available in downtown Aspen.
* -- NOTE: Regularly scheduled RFTA shuttles (www.rfta.com) can bring you to the venue should you park in the Brush Creek Intercept Lot prior to 8 a.m. The last X Games shuttle departs from the venue's main entrance 45 minutes after the last competition concludes each night.
RFTA provides extensive and free bus service around the town of Aspen. Shuttles run continuously during peak morning and afternoon hours. Call 970-925-8484 or go to www.rfta.com for more information. There will be a direct X Games bus 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. from Ruby Park Station (downtown Aspen) to/from Buttermilk Mountain. Anyone requiring transportation outside of Aspen/Snowmass, such as Glenwood Springs, Carbondale or Basalt, should reference RFTA for assistance.
Food and Drink
Bumps Lodge outdoor patio concessions along with a full-service restaurant indoors. Concessions will also be provided on-site near the Snowmobile competition course and the Inn at Aspen patio, which will offer an outdoor seating area.
**This is an alcohol-free event. Absolutely no alcohol can be brought into the venue or purchased on-site**
The weather in the Aspen area can be highly dependent on the time of day. Please be prepared and keep in mind that you will very likely require (much) warmer clothing after dusk.
Guests can be dropped off at the base of Buttermilk Mountain. Take Hwy 82, turn at Owl Creek Rd and take first left into Buttermilk Parking Lot. Drop Area is for loading and unloading only. NO parking or waiting.
ADA drop-off is available at the base of Buttermilk Mountain. Take Highway 82, turn onto Owl Creek Rd. and take first left into Buttermilk Parking Lot. Follow signs toward the ADA/VIP Drop-off/Pick-Up location. A designated wheelchair viewing area has been established at the patio deck of Bumps Lodge. Staff in the Guest Services tent will be available to escort an individual to the wheelchair viewing area. Please locate a Guest Services representative at the venue entrance or go to the Guest Services tent located in X Fest for information and assistance.
From Denver: Take I-70 West to Glenwood Springs (Exit 116). Proceed South on Hwy 82 to Brush Creek Road and park at the Brush Creek Intercept Lot. Free shuttles will take you to and from the event.
From Grand Junction: Take I-70 East to Glenwood Springs (Exit 116). Proceed South on Hwy 82 to Brush Creek Road and park at the Brush Creek Intercept Lot.
Click here to see a venue map, X Fest details and more.
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