Aspen ski resort is renowned throughout the world as a destination for those in the upper echelons of society. Snowmass is one of its satellite villages. Aspen's history goes back to the eighteen eighties when it was an important silver mining town. Lying at an altitude of almost two thousand four hundred metres, with the highest lift rising to almost three thousand eight hundred metres and with an average annual snowfall of eight metres, Aspen and Snowmass are snow sure thoughout the season. The resort is surrounded by forests and framed by the jagged peaks of the Rockies. There are several ski areas giving a total of one hundred and eighty kilometres of pistes with runs to suit all levels of ability. There is free transport to the lifts from the satellite villages. Ski schools here have an excellent reputation.
Aspen and Snowmass mountains are ideal for beginners. With uncrowded slopes that are wide and gentle, confidence is quickly gained and basic skills mastered. There are so many green and blue runs that the novice is spoilt for choice. Intermediates too have a vast choice of open, long cruising runs, both above and below the tree line. The advanced skier is equally happy by both the number and the calibre of the challenges they find. The deep powder bowls are a wonderful feature of Aspen as is the opportunity for off-piste skiing. Boarders have a choice of eight snow parks and Aspen also has a superpipe.
As you'd expect in the USA, Aspen and Snowmass hotels, apartments, chalets and lodges, all offer very high standards and great service. With over one hundred restaurants from which to chose, Aspen and Snowmass certainly provide a wide selection of menu that undoubtedly caters for all tastes. Choose from fast foods to fine dining as there are eateries to suit all. Bars, pubs and clubs ensure a lively apres ski scene. Recreational activities include ice skating, husky dog sledding, toboggoning, snow mobiling, snowcat tours and hot air ballooning.
The Aspen and Snowmass ski season lasts from mid December until mid April. The transfer time from Denver is four and a half hours. The summer months bring tourists who enjoy communing with nature in the great outdoors. Activities include hiking and biking, golf, fishing and rafting.
Aspen is world famous and is certainly not noted for the cheapness of its holiday packages. In fact the opposite is true. Aspen and Snowmass are however very popular destinations and at Cheekytrip we aim to find you the ski holiday that costs the least. As a price comparison site, with access to competitive prices from over three dozen holiday companies, all of whom are competing for your booking. This inevitably leads to discounts. Just enter your point of departure, your dates and destination and with one quick search, we'll show you the Aspen and Snowmass ski or snowboard holiday that offers the best value for money. All you then have to do to secure your trip, is to make a phone call. Since offers change on a daily basis, to avoid disappointment, ring the number and book today.