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Australia Appreciation Week

Australia Appreciation Week at Aspen Snowmass

Australia Appreciation Week

JANUARY 8 - 12

Aspen Snowmass loves Australians! Every year, thousands of guests from Australia come to Aspen Snowmass to enjoy everything our four mountains and two towns have to offer, and we want to show you our appreciation with a week dedicated to all things Aussie!
Schedule of Events:

Snowmass | January 8
  • Sign up for First Tracks, a special privilege to join our staff for an early morning first run of the day on freshly groomed snow or powder! Contact Guest Services at the Snowmass Ticket Pavilion to reserve your spot before January 8.
  • Look for The Sled Mobile Kitchen serving FREE snags & coffee from 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Enjoy Aussie fare at our on-mountain restaurants: Sam’s Smokehouse will be serving up Snags on the lower deck and Meat Pies at the coffee shop!
Buttermilk | January 9
  • Look for Skippy the Kangaroo hanging out with Max the Moose around the mountain!
  • Catch a game of Cricket at the base
  • “Kids Shred with Torah Bright” – 9-11 am, meet at the Summit Express Lift – Ages 7-12; Sign up with Guest Services in advance. Each child that rides with Torah will received an autographed poster.
Aspen Highlands | January 10
  • Grab a Snag at the Deep Temerity Lift
  • Aussie Bowl Hike - take on Aspen Highland's greatest challenge and right of passage - hiking Highlands Bowl. Sign up at 10:30am at the Guest Services desk and the guided tour will depart at 11:45 am. Enjoy the views and snap a photo with the Aussie flag atop Highland Bowl, then enjoy the ride. You may even catch a glimpse of Olympic medalists Torah Bright and Gretchen Bleiler.
  • Australia Takeover with a “Green & Gold” Party at Merry-Go-Round from 11 am – 2 pm. Show your Aussie pride by wearing green & gold attire; snap some “boomerangs” in our Social Light Photo Booth and enjoy Australian fare for lunch.
Aspen Mountain | January 11 - 12
  • Enjoy complimentary Vegemite Toast at the base of the Gondola, Thursday at 9 am.
  • Grab a Lamington at the base of the Gondola, Friday at 3 pm.
Australia Appreciation Week at Aspen Snowmass

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