Put a little spring in your steep at Aspen Highlands

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 31, 2011 5:25 pm

Put a little spring in your steep and join Aspen/Snowmass in celebrating two extra weeks of skiing/riding this spring at Aspen Highlands, April 11 – 24, 2011.  You can also ski or snowboard for less than $39/day by presenting a valid season pass from ANY other resort!

Ddi you know that nearly three feet of powder fell in the past week and there is a 110 inch base at Aspen Highlands?

Here’s the scoop on plenty of deals to get you all dialed in for spring skiing or snowboarding.

Lift ticket Pricing for April 11 – 24, 2011:









































Foot passenger tickets will be $10 for all ages.  Classic Pass extentions will be $32/day for Adults and just $10/day for Children, Youth or College Classic passholders.  The Escape Pass will offer validations at $32/day for Adult, $25/day for Youth and College, and $10/day for Children and Silver passholders. Flex and Double Flex passholders can extend for just $32/day.

Lodging starts as low as $40 per night based on double occupancy in Aspen and $25 per night based on double occupancy in Snowmass.  For a complete list of lodging deals visit www.aspensnowmass.com/aprildeals.

lessons starting at $99

Some beginner terrain is being cleared under the Exhibition lift to the base and there will be snowmobile transport for beginner lessons under Exhibition to make learning to ski & ride comfortable for various levels.


Group Lesson, Age 5-6, Ski Only, All Levels


Group Lesson, Ages 7+, Ski & SB, Advanced Beginner to Advanced


Beginner Group Lesson, Ages 7+, Ski & SB (lift ticket included)


Private Lesson, 3 Hours


Private Lesson, 6 Hours



Equipment rentals can be purchased in advance at 40 percent off for use April 11-24, 2011.  Advance purchase rentals are available for pick-up at Four-Mountain Sports in Aspen Highlands Village.  Rentals can be purchased in advance either online at www.aspensnowmass.com/store

There will be a terrain park added on the current NASTAR course with a mix of boxes, rails and urban jib features.

Live music, on-mountain competitions, a pond skim and spring parties will add plenty of entertainment to the spring experience at Aspen Highlands.  


Saturday, April 16

  • Freestyle Saturday, 1 p.m. – A bumps and jumps course will be built above the Merry-Go-Round as skiers and riders fight to win the prize purse of $500 in old school throw down.
  • Double Diamond Band plays at the Merry-Go-Round at 2 p.m.
  • Experience Sunset Skiing as the lifts run until 6:30 p.m.  Highland Bowl will be open until 5 p.m.


Sunday, April 17

  •  The Highlands will play at the Merry-Go-Round at 12 p.m.


Saturday, April 23

  • The Great Divide Band to play at Merry-Go-Round at 12 p.m.
  • Big Air Saturday, 3 p.m. – Athletes are invited to show off their skills on a big air jump and compete for $500 at the base of Thunderbowl. 


Sunday, April 24

  • Slightly White to play at the Merry-Go-Round at 12 p.m.


Pond Skim – Weekend of April 23-24

  • There will be a pond skim either April 23 or 24 conditions permitting.