There’s a reason why Aspen Snowmass is a bucket list item for any self respecting skier or rider. Located on the western slope of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Aspen is celebrated globally as a symbol of American ski culture.
From the harrowing steeps at Highlands to the beautiful mountain vistas of Snowmass, it’s hard to go wrong between the 4 mountains that make up this one-of-a-kind ski destination.
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So to give you a taste of the whirlwind experience that is a day in the Aspen life, we’ve crafted a 24 hour, sample itinerary for whomever is lucky enough to snag a trip to this storied ski destination.
7:00: Wake up in the Limelight Hotel at the base of Aspen Mountain
8:00: Eat a scrumptious breakfast at Jour de Fete
9:30: Take a leisurely stroll to the base of the Aspen Mountain gondola and ride up the Silver Queen Gondola (3K+ vertical feet) to the top.
11:30: Stop at the mid-mountain restaurant, Bonnie’s for a light lunch with breathtaking views of the Roaring Fork Valley.
1:00: Work off all those decadent delicacies by lapping the famous, Ridge of Bell run beneath the Silver Queen Gondola.
3:00: Although nobody ever calls “last run,” take it easy for the remaining hours by lapping south facing groomers that softened up under the afternoon sun.
4:00 Apres at the Little Nell’s Chair 9, where everyone from movie starts to local ski bums relax in the sun– libation in hand.
6:00: Take a break from the party and recap the ski day at the Limelight Hotel’s very own outdoor pool and hotub.
7:30: Arrive at Matsuhisa Sushi and revel in the taste of fresh fish flown in the day-of .
8:00: Doors open at the Belly Up and getting there early means snagging the best spot in the house for what is sure to be an amazing concert.
10:30: Grab a night cap at Hotel Jerome’s J-Bar before hitting the freshly made, king size bed at the Limelight Hotel.