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How to get to Aspen

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  • 300 in of annual snowfall
  • 5548 total skiable acres
  • Top elevation 12509 ft, base 7880 ft
  • 10% beginner, 45% intermediate, 29% advanced, 2% expert
  • Projected opening: 28/11/2013
  • Projected Closing 20/04/2014

Getting to Aspen

Aspen is a very accessible resort, thanks to its close proximity to four airports—Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE), Eagle County Airport (EGE), Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) and Denver International Airport (DIA)—that offer numerous nonstop and connecting flights. Flying into Aspen/Pitkin County Airport is by far of the most convenient. It may be a bit more expensive than your other options, but once you're there, you’re there. There’s no arranging (or paying) for a shuttle service or rental car. If it’s in your budget flying into ASE is a stress-free, luxurious way to start your Aspen ski vacation. If you’d rather splurge in other areas of your vacation, EGE is a quick 70 miles from Aspen, and GJT is 130 miles away. Because DIA sees hundreds of nonstop, connecting and international flights on a daily basis, you’re going to get the most bang for your buck if you fly into Denver. From there you can rent a car or opt for a shuttle service, like Colorado Mountain Express.

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Directions to Aspen from ASE

ASE is just three miles from the town of Aspen along CO-82 East. From the airport, take a right onto CO-82 East. Follow the road about three miles until you reach downtown Aspen. Total driving time: ten minutes.

Directions to Aspen from EGE

From the airport take signs towards I-70 West. Get on the Interstate and drive for 23.7 miles. Take exit 116 for CO-82 East toward Glenwood Springs/Aspen. Drive for about 40 miles on 82 East until you reach downtown Aspen. Total driving time: one hour and 28 minutes

Directions to Aspen from DIA 

From the airport head South and take the ramp onto Pena Blvd. Merge onto 1-70 West and drive for 168 miles. Take exit 116 for CO-82 East toward Glenwood Springs/Aspen. Drive on CO 82-East for another 40 miles and continue straight until you arrive in downtown Aspen.  Total driving time: three hours and 49 minutes.

Directions to Aspen from GJT

From the airport follow signs to 1-70 East and drive for 84.8 miles. Take exit 116 for CO-82 East toward Glenwood Springs/Aspen. Drive on CO-82 East for 39.7 miles until you reach downtown Aspen. Total driving time: two hours and 10 minutes.


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