Downhill Skiing Aspen’s Legendary Mountains
Ski some of the world’s finest trails in Aspen/Snowmass, joining expert instructors for small group lessons on the mountains’ best runs. Plus, enjoy nightly lectures on local history.
Program No. 15647RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

If you love skiing, this is your chance to experience America’s winter Mecca: Aspen/Snowmass. With 90 trails — half intermediate — 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 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.
  • Top guides from the region lead small groups of 8-10 skiers on the best runs of these world-class mountains.
  • Slopeside and in the evening, enjoy lectures on regional geology and colorful local history.

General Notes

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.
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