Why Visit Aspen Snowmass In March

Spring Skiing in March

It’s tough to beat Colorado for skiing and riding come March and April. Spring in Aspen Snowmass can offer up everything from 40 degree bluebird days to the deepest powder days of the season, and there’s nothing quite like springtime après on a sun-drenched patio.
Here are a few of our favorite reasons to visit Aspen Snowmass in March.

1. Long Days Of Spring Skiing & Riding

Longer days skiing and riding in spring
Beginning February 15, select lifts on all four mountains will operate until 4:00pm or 4:15pm. These include the Silver Queen Gondola, Ajax Express, Sheer Bliss, Elk Camp Gondola, Village Express, Summit Express, Exhibition and Cloud 9. And don’t forget, your ski days will feel extra long and sunny when the time changes on March 8, giving us an extra hour of warm sunshine on our mountains.

See full details about extended lift hours.

2. Learning To Ski Or Ride Is More Fun In Spring

The warm, sunny days of spring are a great time to get your kids and loved ones hooked on skiing or riding and our four mountains provide a wide array of learning opportunities and terrain. With everything from cruisey blue and green trails to perfectly spaced glades to technical steeps, Snowmass provides something for everyone in your group. Snowmass is the perfect basecamp for families and groups looking for a hassle-free vacation thanks to plenty of ski in/ski out lodging accommodations and a lively Base Village. Plus, our RFTA Bus System allows for easy access to and from the airport, Aspen, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk - no rental car needed.

With a Snowmass Village inventory of close to 400 privately owned residences ranging from studios to 5 bedroom condominiums that offer accommodation choices from luxury ski-in/ski-out to more moderately priced options within walking distance of the slopes, Destination Residences Snowmass offers visitors to the Aspen Snowmass area all the amenities of a hotel with all the comforts of home.


3. Springtime Après In Aspen Snowmass

The fun factor on Aspen Mountain goes up a few notches come March, complete with crazy outfits, jean shorts, Pit Vipers and late afternoon après at the Sundeck. No matter the time of season, Aspen Mountain is the spot to see and be seen. If you want to be close to après action on the slopes and be in walking distance from dinner and nightlife, book your stay right in the heart of downtown Aspen.

Aspen Square's warmly welcoming personality, ideal location across from the base of Aspen Mountain, and full hotel-style services and amenities combine to make our property a great choice for a memorable vacation. Lodging options, from cozy fireplace studios to larger condominiums, ensures the perfect accommodation for your group, whether it's a vacation for two or the whole family.


4. Aspen Snowmass Spring Events

There’s just more to enjoy both on and off the slopes come March. Don’t miss out on a fun line-up of springtime events including Cliffhouse Full Moon Dinner, Ullr Nights, KickAspen Big Air, Banked Slalom, free Bud Light Hi-Fi concerts, NASTAR National Championships and the U.S. Alpine Tech Championships. If you’re visiting with a group for one of the races or enjoying a big family spring break trip, there are plenty of lodging options available to come home to in Aspen Snowmass.

From one-bedroom condos to seven-bedroom homes, McCartney Property Management offers a wide variety of properties to fit the needs and budgets of all visitors. All units are privately owned and professionally maintained, providing the comforts of home with the advantage of round-the-clock staff. The units range from ski in/ski out properties to remote estates to options right in downtown Aspen. Some homes are historic with antiques throughout, while others are the model of modern luxury living. Experience the excellence of over 30 years’ dedication to professional property management.


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