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Aspen Highlands

White River National Forest, Aspen, CO 81612
+1 970-925-1220
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Highland Bowl on a deep pow day is the stuff

Conquering the hike up & ski down Highland Bowl is a must and rite-of-passage for Expert Colorado... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MarkinColorado
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Elizabeth, Colorado
Local Favorite

When Aspen and Snowmass are crowded, head over to Highlands. A great mix of double black diamond... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
dmittleman
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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A local favorite, the Highlands specialize in steep trails but also offer easier trails for novices.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“bump runs” (4 reviews)
“raclette” (3 reviews)
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White River National Forest, Aspen, CO 81612
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"merry go round"
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"bump runs"
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"raclette"
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"expert terrain"
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"intermediate runs"
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"double black"
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"fall line"
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"ski terrain"
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"days skiing"
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"great mountain to ski"
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"double diamond"
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"hot cider"
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"green and blue runs"
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"chair lift"
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"ski area"
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"snow conditions"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conquering the hike up & ski down Highland Bowl is a must and rite-of-passage for Expert Colorado skiers.

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

When Aspen and Snowmass are crowded, head over to Highlands. A great mix of double black diamond, challenging blues, and moderate green runs, this mountain has enough for the entire family without the lines. The views are superb. The runs are great. Just time yourself...More

Thank dmittleman
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

You really have to be a good skier to enjoy the Highlands... If you are an expert skier you will enjoy the Highlands Bowl... A little walk to the bowl after the cat trip... Cloud Nine great for apes skiing...

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Powder hounds and locals rhapsodize about Highland Bowl, but Highlands also has a lot of terrain that skis just fine, especially for this <ahem> senior skier. The 2017-18 season has been snow-challenged, but the grooming staff at Highlands have carefully farmed what they've had, with...More

Thank Thomas T
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We've been skiing at the Highlands for many years, and love the mountain. This year's lack of snowfall was worrisome, but on a lovely March day, the snow conditions were outstanding. Staff at the mountain is excellent, and we found the bump runs like I70...More

Thank Fran S
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

No question Aspen Highlands has the best grooming , since it is not as large as some of the other mountains it can offer the best grooming

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

The Aspen Highlands was only about 10min bus ride (free) from downtown Aspen. It does not have any green trails but does have some easier blue trails. It's famous for it's 1hr hike to ski down the double diamond bowl. There are plenty other double...More

Thank Vram J
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

We skied Aspen Highlands during our recent ski trip to Colorado. Despite the lack of snow and only being about 70% open, we thoroughly enjoyed skiing at Aspen Highlands and preferred it over Aspen Mountain. For apres ski, try the Ale House at the base...More

Thank Moondoggie317
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

To me, it is THE place to ski in Aspen!! I love this place, and so do many locals (which I enjoy a lot). Great skiing, people watching, etc.

Thank Richard K
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

During our second Day in Snowmass we visited the Skiing Area "Aspen Highlands". This was our favourite! Long slopes, nearly now people (in comparison with "Aspen Mountain") and sun during the whole day. The slopes were nearly all groomed and in a very good state....More

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