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.
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.
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 equipement rentlas and/or ski school and save even more.
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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We're proud to offer a variety of season pass options to suit everyone's needs. Find the perfect pass for you at Aspen Snowmass. Passes can be purchased at ticket offices, by phone at 877-282-7736 / 970-923-1227 or online.
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.
* Vacation Planning * Discounted Airfare * Travel Insurance * Call a Local Vacation Expert 800-290-1326
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.
Our private lessons mix intensive, personalized learning with the freedom to explore any of the four mountains with a dedicated instructor. Learn the best techniques while you discover the best runs on the mountain. Guests frequently hire a single instructor to guide their whole family for the day, while others seek out one-on-one attention. It’s totally up to you.
No matter how good you are, a little coaching can go a long way. Get more enjoyment out of skiing or snowboarding by mastering a new skill or refining your technique with an Adult Group Lesson.
Coaching happens and skills develop when teens and youth are having fun. Daily ski or snowboard group lessons, based on ability, can include coaching for park and pipe, big mountain terrain, bumps, carving, racing and freestyle. Check out our group lessons for youth and teens:
We have designed several programs to suit the unique learning styles of young children that hits the slopes.
The world's fastest women skiers will once again take Aspen Mountain by storm over Thanksgiving Weekend.
Purchase lift tickets and group lessons* by November 6, 2014 and save an additional 10% off the already discounted advance purchase price. Valid January 4 - April 5, 2015
*Group Lessons applies to ages 7 and up, including Performance Coaching, Women's Edge and Black Diamond Expeditions.
REGISTRATION*will go live at noon on November 3
Men Slopestyle: $TBD
Men SKI Halfpipe: $TBD
Men SKI Slope & Pipe: $TBD
Women Slopestyle: $TBD
Women SKI Halfpipe: $TBD
Women SKI Slope & Pipe: $TBD
*Entry fee does NOT include a lift ticket. Lift tickets will be available for $TBD/day through the Buttermilk Ticket Office
Entry fees will be refunded ONLY to athletes with a valid medical reason under the following provisions: Entry fees will be refunded if requested 1 week prior to first day of event onsite registration. Participants must have a valid medical reason and documentation, each case will be reviewed. A 25% service charge will be deducted from all refunds. All refunds are at the sole discretion of Aspen/Snowmass. Absolutely no refunds will be given after the above date regardless of reason and no refunds will be given due to event cancellation. Registrations are non-transferable.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How can I get my lift ticket?
Lift tickets are available for purchase with your credential at the Buttermilk ticket office only. The special rate is available only to competitors and coaches on practice and competition days. This ticket is valid at all four of the Aspen/Snowmass mountains.
Is there parking available on-site?
YES – However, it is limited with mountain guests and other events taking place. We encourage you to carpool, explore hotel shuttle options or use RFTA (visit www.rfta.com for more information).
Where I can put my gear during race time?
During the race there will be a designated drop, on the snow, just outside of the restaurant doors. It is a covered space and available throughout the competition. No gear is to be left in Bumps.
What happens if I miss my start time?
Unfortunately, there are no exceptions for any missed start times. With numerous competitors it is imperative you be at the start gate on-time ready to compete. Keep in mind the Summit Express chair takes 15 minutes and the courses are both at the bottom of the mountain. Riders should allow for 25 minutes to get from the bottom of the chair to the venue. All schedule updates will be posted to www.aspensnowmass.com/open
What is the Prize Money Distribution?
Men’s Events Women’s Events
1st - $5,000 1st - $1,500
2nd - $2,500 2nd - $750
3rd - $1,500 3rd - $300
4th - $700
5th - $250
All athletes must be represented at the rider meeting. Rider meetings are typically held the night before each event. Athletes may be removed from the Start List if they are not represented at the rider meeting.
The Aspen/Snowmass Freesking Open is an AFP Gold Sanctioned event. For more info on the AFP and to become a member please visit http://afpworldtour.com/
The Aspen/Snowmass Freesking Open is also a FIS NorAm Cup event. All competitors must be 14 years old as of December 31, 2014 in order to compete. In addition, US competitors MUST have their USSA & FIS license and all foreign competitors their FIS license before the first day of registration. Due to processing times, we will not be able to issue licenses on-site. For more info, and to obtain your USSA/FIS license, please go to http://my.ussa.org/membership/start
All competitors must be 14 years old as of December 31, 2014. There will be no exceptions to this rule.
For event-related questions please contact Cat Leonaitis at email@example.com
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The Official Coffee of Aspen/Snowmass - Aspen/Snowmass guests can enjoy daily complimentary samples of Green Mountain's Fair Trade Certified™ Organic French Roast coffee at the base of all four mountains.
The Official Outfitter of the Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass - keeping you protected and safe is our #1 priority - Helly Hansen will keep you warm, dry and comfortable on the mountain. Drop by the Helly Hansen Aspen store (430 East Cooper Avenue - 970-920-3524) to check out the new line.
Interested in flying privately to Aspen? Sentient Jet is now the official Private Jet Provider of Aspen/Snowmass. For more information or to book a flight please call Stay Aspen/Snowmass at 800-760-4940 or visit www.sentient.com.
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