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Address: 38700 Hwy 82, Aspen, CO 81612
Phone Number: 970-925-1220
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Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding, Dining
Description: Buttermilk is one of the best places in Aspen to learn to ski, brush up on...
Buttermilk is one of the best places in Aspen to learn to ski, brush up on your skills or just relax and take in the stunning scenery.
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Friendliest mountain

The friendliest mountain for skiers - the runs are the widest ever and the slope least steep. We enjoyed this mountain as a warm up at the start of our ski holiday.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Comparing the rest of the four mountains in Aspen, this place gets the least snow perhaps due to the lower elevation. It's really easy skiing. Probably good for beginners and family or terrain park playing. We've been to Aspen many times skiing, only went here once.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The friendliest mountain for skiers - the runs are the widest ever and the slope least steep. We enjoyed this mountain as a warm up at the start of our ski holiday.

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It is a mountain for all ages, just like all of the Colorado mountains they're not geared towards the true beginner. If you've never ski'd I wouldn't go to Colorado for your very 1st experience. There are more than average green runs, mostly blue and some black runs. Great views off the back side from the top.

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The strength of Buttermilk is that it can be enjoyed by every type of skier. 1, Beginner, the lifts are easy to mange because the staff is trained to get the new skier on the lift without risk. The skier can chose from beginner trials to intermediate. There are numerous classes designed for the beginner and everyone should start with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Buttermilk has it all - X Games, ski school for kids and great skiing for adults. The terrain is varied so all levels can enjoy a day at Buttermilk.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Learned how to ski in February at Buttermilk Mountain. This area is perfect for beginners and kiddos. The staff is great and very patient! This is the cheapest area to ski in about $100 for lift ticket, ski rental, etc. Couldn't ask more!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great little mountain and good for beginners with excellent snow park for those who like stunt skiing. Well served by buses from Aspen town with lovely wide open runs

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great mountain for beginners and intermediates. Loved the complimentary coffee and hot chocolate stations which were dotted over the mountain. Not too crowded or busy. Food options limited.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is a nice ski area for those who are just learning to ski or for families with smaller children. If you have any skiing ability whatsoever, skip this mountain and go elsewhere - it is lovely but I regret spending my money here instead of nearby Snowmass, which has significantly more terrain (I was with a beginner). Overpriced food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My daughter tried snowboarding for the first time here. The trails are great for beginners, and intermediate skiers and snowboarders, and the instructors are very patient and cool. April is not a good month to go there, the snow is simply gone!! Global warming is real, so ski while you can.

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