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Aspen Mountain, Ajax

Aspen Mountain, Ajax
White River National Forest, Colorado
Category: Ski Areas
Office #: 1-800-525-6200
Website: AspenSnowmass.com/aspen-mountain

Rising out of the heart of downtown Aspen and famous for its steeps, bumps and incredible views, Aspen Mountain (also known as Ajax) is exhilarating for skiers and snowboarders alike.

  • Season Dates: November 28, 2013 - April 20, 2014, conditions permitting
  • Lift Hours: 9am to 3:30pm
  • Base Elevation: 7,945 ft. / 2,422 m
  • Summit Elevation: 11,212 ft./3,418 m
  • Vertical Rise: 3,267 ft./996 m
  • Terrain: 673 acres/272 hectares
  • Number of Trails: 76
  • Miles/km of Trails: 64 miles/103 km
  • Longest Run: 3 miles/4.83 km
  • Steepest Run: Elevator Shaft section of the Silver Queen run – slope angle of 42°
  • Types of Trails: Easiest: 0%, More Difficult: 48%, Most Difficult: 26%, Expert: 26%
  • Annual Snowfall: 300 inches/762 cm
  • Snow Making: 210 acres/85 hectares
  • Lifts (8): 6 Primary: 1 Gondola (14-minute ride) | 1 High-Speed Quad | 1 High-Speed Double | 1 Quad | 2 Doubles
  • 2 Secondary: 1 Quad (Little Nell) | 1 Double (Bell Mountain)
  • Lift Capacity: 10,755 riders/hour
  • Uncrowded Slopes: On average, 3 people per acre/9 people per hectare
  • Best Known For: Steep, bump runs that drop right into the town of Aspen
  • Best-Kept Secret: Groomed, intermediate cruising runs under Ruthie's and Ajax Express lifts, the "shrines" on Aspen Mountain
  • What's New: After two decades of faithful service, the Silver Queen Gondola has received a complete overhaul with, most notably, 147 spacious new Swiss-made cabins which went online in the spring of 2006. These new cabins offer more interior space for up to six passengers, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows so you can soak up the surrounding views before plunging down the slopes.
  • Location: Within the White River National Forest, the mountain rises up from downtown Aspen
  • Restaurants: Sundeck, Bonnie's, Montagna Restaurant and Bar (inside The Little Nell), The Tavern
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