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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. Put Aspen Mountain / Ajax and other Aspen attractions into our Aspen trip itinerary app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We had long wanted to visit Aspen and a sunny September Sunday made for a pleasant experience. We decided to hike up the mountain rather than pay for a gondola ride. It was an arduous 3.5 miles as it ...  more »
  • This was a great view when on top. We took the gondola, but at $21 each, it was a little pricey. But, up top, there was a fair amount to see. they had lots of family activities from checkers, chess, c...  more »
  • We’ve taken more than our share of gondola and tram rides, and they are always dependent on weather. However, on a beautiful day, the Aspen gondola ride is right up there with any of them due to the v...  more »

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