If you’re looking for a laid-back ski resort with plenty of expert runs, head to Aspen Highlands. Home to the massive Highland Bowl and killer views of the Maroon Bells, this mountain is a favorite among locals.
Lodging options in the base area include Ritz-Carlton Club and a few condominiums. You can also get an Ikon pass, which will let you access most of the slopes at Aspen Highlands throughout the year.
Located at the base of a 12,500-foot mountain with stunning views and 125 trails, The Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands is the ultimate ski-in/ski-out experience. Grow accustomed to your ski valet greeting you each day, or pursue pure relaxation and renewal in our pool areas, well-appointed spa and fitness center.
A full-service concierge at the Ritz-Carlton Club is available to assist with dinner reservations, concert tickets, golf tee times and many other adventures. With fewer than 100 Fractional Club Residences, the intimate resort marries the romantic ambiance of a rustic mountain lodge with The Ritz-Carlton Tradition and renowned service.
Aspen is a recreational, social and cultural mecca celebrated for world-class skiing and snowboarding, acclaimed cuisine and one-of-a-kind shopping. The four local “super quartet” mountains – Aspen, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk – will make any ski lover giddy for life.
The Little Nell
The Little Nell is a luxurious ski resort lodging that is located directly in the base area of Aspen Highlands. It is a ski-in and ski-out property that also has a variety of luxury features including onsite dining and an on-site tavern.
The hotel boasts 92 luxury rooms, suites and residences that have been sophistically designed to embody the relaxed nature of Aspen. All of the rooms were recently renovated by Champalimaud Design and feature modern “Aspen Aesthetic” design with palettes of blue, tan and grey.
Rooms are also equipped with premium bedding, minibars, gas-burning fireplaces, and luxurious baths with a range of amenities. Guests can also choose to stay in one of the six premium suites that are redesigned by Holly Hunt.
After a day of skiing, guests can relax in the outdoor pool or spa. They can also schedule a workout at the fitness center or book a massage. They can also take advantage of the complimentary shuttle service to Aspen Mountain, Snowmass and Buttermilk.
The Lodge at Aspen Highlands
If you’re looking for ski-in-ski-out accommodations, the Lodge at Aspen Highlands is a great choice. It offers a great location near the Silver Queen Gondola, so you can easily access the slopes.
You can also enjoy a variety of amenities at the lodge including a hot tub, fitness center, and pool. The hotel is also close to a number of popular Aspen restaurants.
The best part about this hotel is that it offers a ski concierge to help you plan your trip. They will help you with boot-warming, custom ski tune-ups, storage, skiing lessons and more.
The lodge also offers a free shuttle service to and from the slopes, which is a nice perk! Plus, the hotel has a rooftop terrace with a hot tub and is only a few blocks from the gondola.
Aspen Mountain is a skier’s dream, with terrain ranging from beginner to expert levels. It’s known for its steep and expert runs, and the legendary Highland Bowl – an in-bounds backcountry experience – but it’s also got some of the most diverse and picturesque terrain in Ski Country, with views of the Maroon Bells and Pyramia Peak.
The base area offers a range of hotels, from family-friendly to luxury, and there are also a few self-cater condos to choose from. These ski-in/ski-out options are a short walk or bus ride from the gondola and are a great way to enjoy the slopes without having to deal with parking.
The Limelight Hotel is located in the center of Aspen and has a casual family and dog friendly vibe, a fantastic outdoor pool and hot tubs, a cool lobby lounge for apres ski entertainment and wood fired pizza, plus a ski valet and ski storage. It’s also very close to the pedestrian mall, downtown shopping, and Aspen’s restaurants and nightlife.