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Page Title: Snowmass, Colorado
Page Synopsis: An overview of Snowmass, Colorado.



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Facts About Snowmass

Skier visits in 2003: 699,701 
Base elevation: 8,104 ft./2,473 m.
Summit elevation: 12,510 ft./3,813 m.
Vertical rise: 4,406 ft./1,343 m.
Terrain: 3,010 acres/1,218 hectares
Number of trails: 83
Miles/km of trails: 137 miles/220 km
Longest run: 5.05 miles/8.2 km
Trails: easiest- 7%, more difficult- 55%, most difficult-18%, expert - 20%
Annual snowfall: 300 inches/762 cm
Snowmaking: 160 acres/66 hectares
Lifts: 20 Total: 7 high-speed quad chairs, 6 double chairs, 2 triple chairs, 3 platter pulls, 2 magic carpets
Lift capacity: 27,968 riders/hour
Uncrowded slopes: On average 2 people per acre/5 people per hectare

Best known for: Wide-open, groomed cruising and family-friendly activities. Snowmass has long been rated one of the best family ski areas in North America

Best-kept secret: The "Noon Groom", a freshly groomed run that reopens at noon Monday through Thursday. On-mountain breakfast at Gordon's High Alpine.

What’s new: Doubling the length of the Trenchtown terrain park, and adding more rails and jumps. New interactive kids' ski/snowboard trails.

Location: Within the White River National Forest, adjacent to Snowmass Village and 9 miles from downtown Aspen

Parks and pipes: 2 terrain parks and 1 halfpipe

Lodging bed base: 5,300 beds at base of mountain - 95% ski-in/ski-out

Equipment rental: Pro Mountain Sports in Snowmass at Two Creeks and D&E Ski & Snowboard Shops on the Snowmass Village Mall

Restaurants: 9 total, all on-mountain or slopeside - Sam's Knob (cafeteria and sit-down restaurant), Cirque Bar & Grill, Lynn Britt Cabin (snowcat dinner rides), Two Creeks Mexican Café, Up 4 Pizza, Café Suzanne, Gordon's High Alpine, Ullrhof, Yurt at Assay Hill





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