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Aspen Highlands

White River National Forest, Aspen, CO 81612
970-925-1220
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Ranked #6 of 58 attractions in Aspen
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
Traveler Description: Aspen Highlands is the ski resort with the most expert terrain in the Aspen/Snowmass area - a lot of black diamonds - and a favorite of the locals... more »
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El Paso, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is the skiers' mountain in the Aspen/Snowmass area. Less frills and tree cutting going on here. If you cannot ski the steep on a single and double fall lines do not come here. The slopes are not designed for traversing the blacks (Thank God!). The crowds are typically smaller and move better than Ajax. This is my favorite in... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The ritz more than lives up to its rep! Excellent service and large rooms. The pool and spa were also very nice.

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Tucson
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Lots of vertical and STEEP! Fast lifts get you up the mountain quickly. Not for beginners, go to Buttermilk. Near the very best of America's ski mountains. A great mountain with excellent runs and trees. It's a bit steeper than Ajax (Aspen Mountain), but the 4 mountains make this North America's best ski destination. Great food in town, the only... More

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Bishopsteignton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is the area which the locals like best. It is not good for beginners, but there is plenty for everyone else plus some double black diamonds, but you do not have to use those

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Miami
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Kinda of a secret with four world class ski resorts. Has great Bumps and small cliff jumps. Nice 4 Star Black rated back bowls. Not as crowed as Snowmass or Buttermilk

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Lots of good runs - we were lucky with the snow mid-March 2014. Lots of good dining, though they definitely need to get better about cappuccino.

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Switzerland
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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Love it. Great slopes PLUS some very challenging and steep slopes to suit even fussy skiers. It is the prettiest and highest. The bowl is a definite trek that is worth it

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Clarkston, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Great Cruisers and of course, The Bowl, noboby there - ever - and the Best Restaurant in Aspen - Cloud Nine as it has a unique atmosphere, awesome views and great music.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
29 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

If you love the feeling of being a little scared by the steeps, this is the mountain for you. The northerly aspects seem to always have soft snow too.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

One reviewer said: "If you love steep sustained mogul runs there are few lifts that will compare to Deep Temetry [sic]. Sorry Mary Jane!" Although I consider MJ to be my home hill and am fond of The Jane, I reluctantly concur. The bump runs from the top of Highlands' Loge chair are huge and steep. Eat your Wheaties before... More

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