Accessible in every way, the Buttermilk ski area invites you to fall in love with what skiing and riding in Aspen is all about: having fun.
Buttermilk is the perfect playground for kids and kids at heart to learn the basics, master the terrain park, skin uphill, or watch the world’s best athletes during X Games. Come see the transformed base area with an intuitive skier services building acting as a one-stop shop for lessons, rentals, tickets, and lounging, this mountain is perfect for beginners and families—all while offering the adventurous thrills Aspen Snowmass is known for.
Buttermilk Season Dates
Open: December 9, 2023
Close: March 31, 2024
All Day Recess at Buttermilk
Buttermilk Snow & Trail Report
Add To Your Experience
Uphill breakfasts, Asian cuisine, and amazing views of Pyramid Peak at the top of the mountain.
Buttermilk Mountain Lodge
Mountain views from the base of Buttermilk with pasta and salad dishes made to order.
Endless greens and blues, The Hideout learning center, and fun attractions like Fort Frog.
X Games Aspen
Nearly 100 of the world's top winter athletes will take center stage and will compete in the biggest snow sport event of the year.
Full Moon Dinners
Skin or hike up Tiehack for dinner and hot beverages at Cliffhouse under a moonlit sky.
Uphill Breakfast Club
Every Friday February through April, skin up to Cliffhouse for pancakes, then ski down.
The newly renovated base includes the 9,000+ square foot fully electric Guest Services building, acting as a one-stop shop for lift tickets, gear rentals, retail, a new day lounge, and the updated Buttermilk Mountain Lodge.
Explore All Four
One lift ticket, four mountains to discover.
Rising from the vibrant heart of downtown Aspen, skiing and riding here goes above and beyond.
Adored by locals, Bowl hikers, and Cloud Nine revelers alike, Aspen Highlands is a mountain born different.