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



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Facts About Aspen Mountain

Skier visits in 2003: 315,130 
Base elevation: 7,945 ft./2,422 m.
Summit elevation: 11,212 ft./3,417 m.
Vertical rise: 3,267 ft./996 m.
Terrain: 673 acres/270 hectares
Number of trails: 76
Miles/km of trails: 64 miles/103 km
Longest run: 3 miles/4.8 km
Trails: easiest - 0%, more difficult - 35%, most difficult - 35%, expert - 30%
Annual snowfall: 300 inches/762 cm
Snowmaking: 210 acres/84 hectares
Lifts: 8 Total: 1 gondola (the Silver Queen Gondola goes from base to summit in 14 minutes), 1 high-speed quad chair, 1 high-speed double chair, 2 quad chairs, 3 double chairs
Lift capacity: 10,755 riders/hour
Uncrowded slopes: On average, 3 people per acre/9 people per hectare

Best known for: Steep, bump runs that drop right into the town of Aspen

Best-kept secret: Groomed, intermediate cruising runs under Ruthie's and Ajax Express lifts, the "shrines" on Aspen Mountain

What’s new: Aspen Mountain opened permanently to snowboarding on April 1, 2001. New tool benches, gondola racks and snowboard specific events are being added as snowboarding is integrated into the fabric of the mountain

Location: Within the White River National Forest, in downtown Aspen

Parks and pipes: Special Spring Jam terrain park on Little Nell in spring

Lodging bed base: 7,750 beds at the base of the mountain; 5,300 additional beds within 9 miles

Equipment rental: D & E Ski & Snowboard Shops across the street from the Silver Queen Gondola

Restaurants: 4 total - 2 on-mountain: Sundeck, Bonnie's; 2 at base area: Montagna Restaurant and Bar, Ajax Tavern





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