Aspen Mountain Reopens To Skiers & Riders Once Again This Weekend

Aspen Mountain Reopens To Skiers & Riders Once Again This Weekend

Skiing Resumes Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5
Camp Aspen/Snowmass Activities Begin June 2

Aspen/Snowmass, CO., June 1, 2011 – Winter meets summer here in Aspen/Snowmass as AspenMountain will once again be open for skiing and riding this weekend, Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. In addition, Camp Aspen/Snowmass begins summer programming on Thursday, June 2.

The mountain opens with a 54 inch base depth and with the same terrain offered last weekend, 25 runs and 136 acres of mostly intermediate terrain, served by the Ajax Express chairlift. In addition, the mountain may be open on future weekends as conditions allow. Aspen Powder Tours will also be open offering powder and corn skiing tours on the back of Aspen Mountain.

Skiing and riding will be from the 11,212-foot summit with uploading and downloading on the Silver Queen Gondola from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily with the last ride down at 4:30 p.m. Skiing and riding will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ajax Express chairlift. The Sundeck restaurant and Ajax Tavern will be open for dining and beverages.

Aspen/Snowmass Premier, Premier Silver and 6-and-under passholders are free ride free with their 2010-11 winter passes. All other Aspen/Snowmass passholders pay a discounted rate for skiing and riding; adult and senior passholders (age 18-69) pay $19, senior passholders (age 70+) pay $15, youth passholders (age 13-17) pay $13 and child season passholders (age 4-12) pay $10. Adult (age 18-69) single day tickets for skiing and riding will be $32 per day, youth (age 13-17) and seniors (age 70+) will pay $25 and children’s (age 4-12) tickets will be $15. Tickets will be sold at the AspenMountain ticket kiosk on Gondola Plaza from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular summer rates will be in effect for foot passengers.

Four-Mountain Sports (520 east Durant) will be open for $25 ski/snowboard rentals from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. They will have huge savings on remaining 2010-2011 winter products. In addition, enjoy the mixed seasons by renting skis and a bike on the same day for just $50*.

PHOTOS: To view or download photos of extended spring skiing on AspenMountain from May 28, 2011 please click here:
Photo credit: Jeremy Swanson.

CAMP ASPEN/SNOWMASS BEGINS: Camp Aspen/Snowmass begins on Thursday, June 2, offering programming for children ages 1-16. All adventures for adults and additional children’s programming including new mountain biking programs, overnight camping for kids and families and more will begin on June 24. For more information on camp programming please visit www.aspensnowmass.com/camps.

For more information please visit www.aspensnowmass.com or call 970/925-1220.

*based on 4-hour Cruiser bike rental

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