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Page Title: Aspen Highlands, Colorado
Page Synopsis: An overview of Aspen Highlands, Colorado.



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Facts About Aspen Highlands

Skier visits in 2003: 157,317
Base elevation: 8,040 ft./2,451 m.
Summit elevation: 11,675 ft./3,559 m.
Vertical rise: 3,635 ft./1,108 m.
Terrain: 790 acres/320 hectares
Number of trails: 131
Miles/km of trails: 75 miles/121 km
Longest run: 3.5 miles/5.6 km
Trails: easiest- 18%, more difficult- 30%, most difficult- 16%, expert- 36%
Annual snowfall: 300 inches/762 cm
Snowmaking: 110 acres/44 hectares
Lifts: 4 total - 3 high-speed quad chairs, 1 triple chair
Lift capacity: 5,400 riders/hour
Uncrowded slopes: On average, 2 people per acre/5 people per hectare

Best Known For:
Steep, big-mountain skiing in Highland Bowl, Olympic Bowl and Steeplechase

Best-kept secret: Mid-mountain beginner and intermediate terrain and the lower mountain steeps

What's new: The Whole Bowl - 65 new acres in Highland Bowl - all north facing, steep and gladed. Additional terrain opening in No Name Bowl area. Extension of the Olympic Bowl catwalk. More glading in the Steeplechase/Temerity area.

Location: Within the White River National Forest, three miles from downtown Aspen

Lodging bed base: 129 beds at base of mountain plus another 13,050 pillows within 10 miles

Equipment rental: Pro Mountain Sports, Aspen Highlands

Restaurants: 7 total: 3 on-mountain: Merry-Go-Round, Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro, Soup Bowl at Cloud Nine; 4 at base area: Willow Creek, World Link Café and Wine Bar, Thunderbowl Market Café, Iguana's





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