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Aspen Highlands

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Address: White River National Forest, Aspen, CO 81612
Phone Number: 970-925-1220
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Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
Description: A local favorite, the Highlands specialize in steep trails but also offer...
A local favorite, the Highlands specialize in steep trails but also offer easier trails for novices.
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Gondolas Rides Fantastic

Great gondola ride to top of mountain. Views are fantastic. Buy the Aspen/Snowmass Perfect Summer Package 3/7 day pass which includes gondola to Aspen Highlands and Elk Camp... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great gondola ride to top of mountain. Views are fantastic. Buy the Aspen/Snowmass Perfect Summer Package 3/7 day pass which includes gondola to Aspen Highlands and Elk Camp gondola and chairlift at Snowmass plus bus to Maroon Bells.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This place can be challenging a hairy. The double blacks might as well to be treated as extreme. Our young kids (12, 10) braved the doubles and we were really scared. It's not one of those wide open places so you have to be on high alert all the time. It's thrilling if you like to conquer something. If you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Fun to ski during ski season. Fun restaurant on mountain need reservations skiing moderate to difficult.

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The skiing is so good here! A true honor to be able to 'rip' on such a fine mountain! There is endless, amazing terrain and a cool small mountain feel w/ 'Big' mountain skiing!!

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Monument, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A great place to ski in Colorado that is somewhat off the beaten path. So, ski lines are not too long, the runs are well groomed, and after a decent snowstorm, the powder is incredible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Very challenging terrain, which we loved. i would not recommend this mountain for beginning skiers. Great food available on the mountain with decent pricing for a mountain resort. close to the other major ski areas in aspen if you would like to try some other places out during your trip as well. convenient parking for those driving in, lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Highlands is my absolute favorite mountain to ski. I can spend a week on Highlands and never get bored. All year I dream of coming back to Highlands. The terrain is varied and allows for variety and the ski school with Jimbo Heard, Weems and Olga is by far my favorite reason to ski Highlands. My skills have improved year... More 

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East Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

the restaurant at mid station,the ski trails and a drink at the bar at the end of the day. A trip in the summer also brings fond memories and the WOW that you exclaim when you realize that you actually covered those steep trails in the winter snow.

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is not for the timid, intermediate skier. Aspen Highlands is for big dogs. Some of the gnarliest terrain around, offering bumps and steeps of the killer variety. So much fun...but your legs will be burning by day's end. Don't take Grandma.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Wonderful terrain, lots of advanced slopes, and usually less people than the other three. Watch out cell service is spottiest on this mountain.... Food is great on mountain, and don't miss out on the left side coming down just because the lift is slower... It can be a screaming groomer!!

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