Posts Tagged ‘Silver Queen Gondola’

Lifts Are Spinning at Aspen Mountain and Snowmass

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Aspen Mountain and Snowmass are both up and running for the season with new terrain opening every week. Skiers and snowboarders seeking soft snow at Snowmass today were rewarded with the Sheer Bliss lift opening (aptly named, as there was plenty of untracked snow.) As of today, Village Express, Elk Camp Gondola, Sam’s Knob, Big Burn, Sheer Bliss, and the Meadows lifts were open at Snowmass. At Ajax, the Silver Queen Gondola and Ajax Express lifts were turning.

Here at the ski shop we’re just finishing up getting all of this year’s skis and snowboards ready for the season. Our new rental fleet is looking sweet and we’re all excited for this winter. We hope to see you out here enjoying the snow on your ski vacation.

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Here’s a sneak peek at what the Hanging Valley Glades are looking like from yesterday while out skiing with Patrol.

Steep and Deep!

Skis of the Week

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Bluebird Powder Day 2/18/13

Happy snow day! This week it’s looking like the stars will align again and the clouds will open up and cover us with a deep fluffy white blanket of snow. The weather forecast for the Aspen Snowmass area through the weekend is calling for snow, some more snow…. and a bit more snow.

Some popular rental skis this week have been our wider all mountain skis. For the guys, the K2 Aftershock, Volkl Mantra, and Rossignol Experience have been the hot skis. For the gals, ski rentals such as the Volkl Aura, Rossignol Temptation, and the K2 Superstitious have been leaving vapor trails as they fly out our doors.

In snowboard alley, the High Society Twilight and Lib Tech Skate Banana have been popular for the dudes as well as the K2 First Lite boards for the girls.

If you make it out this weekend you might catch a few of us making laps on the Silver Queen Gondola at Aspen Mountain.