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“Too hard!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Aspen Mountain / Ajax

Aspen Mountain / Ajax
Aspen, CO 81612
970-925-1220
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Ranked #5 of 28 Attractions in Aspen
Type: Mountains, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Skiing, Dining, Snowboarding, Hiking
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Owner description: Known as "the athlete's mountain," expert skiers flock to its challenging slopes.
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“Too hard!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Too difficult, I'm a intermediate-advanced female snowboarder and there were not enough blue's for my liking, and hated the catwalks!

Visited January 2014
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“Great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Upper area is excellent but the lower narrower exits are busy and chopped up, a tough end to the day if skiing hard at the top all day

Visited February 2014
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“Expert Only”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Not for the faint of heart. This is an expert mountain. A few advanced blue runs, but mostly steep and deep. The gondola is perfect for Top to Bottom skiing all day. Small, but plenty of variation to keep you entertained for 3 days. And, close with free bus rides to 3 other hills.

Visited January 2014
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orlando, fl
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“Excellent Mountain, SUPER Challenging”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

AJAX is a legendary mountain with a rich history and ski/board culture... I was happily surprised that the people and the mountain were not as fancy and pretentious as I had feared... There is still a laid back ski community vibe. The mountain itself is challenging; I feel super proud to have rode it because it is not for the faint of heart. AJAX is steep and frequently narrow, did I mention steep! If you are advanced or at a high decent level try it out, the views are amaizing and it's a "Bucket List" mountain for sure! If you are a little more on the novice side I would 100% recommend only going on a clear sky "Blue Bird" day. ENJOY... Hope this review helps!

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Melbourne, Australia
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“Steep and deep for better skiers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Ajax has few blue runs which all end up in chutes. This is ok if all skiers are experienced in speed control and turns, but during our visit we came across some who were out of their skill zone.
While we had a good time here, it is best for advanced skiers and in good snow conditions, otherwise choose an alternate Aspen venue.

Visited January 2014
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