Aspen Mountain reopens May 28-30

Posted By: The Ski Channel on May 28, 2011 12:40 am

Aspen/Snowmass, CO –Aspen Mountain will reopen this Memorial Day weekend, May 28-30, and possibly beyond for skiing and riding with a 71 inch base.  A few lucky skiers and riders headed up to test out the conditions this morning and reported excellent snow coverage, soft spring conditions and sunny skies.

The mountain will open with 25 runs with 136 acres ready for you to feast upon. In addition, the mountain will open on weekends after Memorial Day as conditions allow.Thank you Aspen/Snowmass!

Skiing and riding will be from the 11,212-foot summit with uploading and downloading on the Silver Queen Gondola from 10 AM to 4 PM daily with the last ride down at 4:30 PM. The Ajax Express chairlift will be operating and open for skiing and riding from 10 AM to 2 PM. The Sundeck restaurant and Ajax Tavern will be open for all your dining, beverages, and apres-ski needs.

For more information on the reopening and for lift and lodging deals, visit

(The most amazing photo credit- above- is given to: Jeremy Swanson)


Memorial Day Weekend Skiing & Riding (With Music) from Aspen/Snowmass on Vimeo.