15647
Colorado
Downhill Skiing Aspen’s Legendary Mountains
Join local experts for small group skiing on some of the world’s finest trails in Aspen/Snowmass. Plus, enjoy slopeside presentations on local natural history and geology.
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Program No. 15647RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,999
6 days
5 nights
13 meals
5B 4L 4D
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At a Glance

If you love skiing, this is your chance to experience America’s winter Mecca: Aspen/Snowmass. Skiing on blue square trails and higher, and with 90 trails and 23 lifts, Snowmass will serve as your primary ski mountain, with possible opportunities to ski Aspen’s other mountains. Whether you like the steep stuff, bumps, trees or wide-open cruisers, there are plentiful runs to satisfy the whims and skills of every type of intermediate and advanced skier.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Challenging
For intermediate and experienced skiers! Choose a sub-group based on your speed and terrain preference for all day skiing at elevations of 8,500-12,500 ft.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Walk to the lifts from a slope-side hotel and enjoy four full-day lift tickets.
  • Experts from the region lead small groups of 8-10 skiers on the best runs of these world-class mountains.
  • Enjoy slopeside presentations on regional geology and colorful local history.

General Notes

Not intended for beginner or inexperienced skiers. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Peter McCarville
Peter McCarville is a consulting geologist, geological instructor and educator who has lived in Colorado on the western slope since 1995. He also works as an instructor and program designer for Mountains and Plains Institute (MPILLS), leading hiking and skiing excursions, while making cameo appearances as a geology expert on other programs. He has a wonderful ability to convey complex natural history in layman's terms.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Peter McCarville
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