Buttermilk Ski Area Snowboarding

The 16th most popular snowboarding destination in Colorado.

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West of Aspen, the Buttermilk Ski Area, known as the easiest of the four Aspen ski areas, has 44 runs spread over 470 acres that are served by 4 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 2,030 feet. While the terrain may not be challenging for snowboarding at Buttermilk, there is an awesome 2 mile long snowboarding terrain park with over 120 features. The main terrain park is accessed off the Summit Express Lift.

For apres ski, try Woody Creek Tavern. For nightlife, check out Shooters or Escobar for dancing, Double Diamond for live music or Club Chelsea for rave. Still need more, try Jimmys American Bar, La Cocina, Lava Room and Erics Bar.

Overall, Buttermilk Ski Area is the 16th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 28 snowboarding resorts in Colorado. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Buttermilk Ski Area including Aspen Highlands Ski Area, Snowmass Ski Resort, Aspen Mountain and Sunlight Mountain Resort.


Local Contact(s):  Buttermilk Ski Area (970) 925-1220; Ute Mountaineer (970) 925-2849; Aspen Expeditions (970) 925-7625; Aspen Avalanche Info (970) 920-1664.

Recommended Book:  "Aspen Snowboard Guide" from Neal Beidleman

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Mountain Chalet (970) 925-7797; Hotel Aspen (970) 925-3441

Luxury Loding:  Limelight Hotel, Aspen; Sky Hotel, Aspen; St. Regis, Aspen; Hotel Jerome, Aspen

Breakfast Restaurant:  Cafe Ink, Aspen; Victorias Espresso

Reference Source:  click here https://www.aspensnowmass.com/

Article Source:   Best Buttermilk Ski Area Snowboarding Review https://www.snowboardguides.com/?id=11195

GPS:  39.20622, -106.85765

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  12/18/2017

ID:  11195

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