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Aspen Mountain / Ajax, Aspen

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Aspen Mountain / Ajax is one of the United States' premier ski areas. With 103 km (64 mi) of trails spread out over 76 different runs of varying difficulties, the mountain offers plenty of opportunities for those already familiar with skiing. Its many, famous black diamond runs are replete with moguls, bumps, steep drops, and backcountry stretches. Hop on one of eight ski lifts, several of which are high-speed. You can rent equipment on site and book lessons from professional skiers and snowboarders to hone your skills. Keep in mind that this area has no beginner-level runs. With our world travel planner, Aspen attractions like Aspen Mountain / Ajax can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Aspen gondola in the summer is a fabulous activity. There is no wait. The views on the gondola and from the top are fabulous. There is a 1 hour nature walk that is scheduled every hour with beauti...  more »
  • Gondola to top excessive in price for what it is. The views are really great, I think the hikes are average at best. Too many people driving four wheelers on the mountain. I thought that was a little ...  more »
  • We were so excited when we asked if our dog could ride to the top with us! YES! Even large breeds... you get your own dog friendly gondola. Very nice relaxing ride with great views of the mountain and...  more »

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