Nov 01 2007

Carve up the ski slopes in Aspen

Ski Aspen
Aspen Colorado is one of the world’s largest and most famous ski resorts. Nestled in the higher ranges of the Rocky Mountains, its exquisite natural beauty, snow capped mountains, ski resorts, forests, festivals, Victorian architecture, celebrities, and historical background make Aspen a place that must be experienced.

Aspen is know as the winter playground for the rich and famous. Celebrities such as Michael Douglas, Jack Nicholson, Goldie Hawn, Kevin Costner, and Mariah Carey are known for their residences in the Aspen area. So if your strolling around this ski resort or carving up the slopes you might just catch a glimpse or even crash into someone famous.

However Aspen is more than just a glitzy playground for the elite. Aspen boasts fabulous landscapes, naturally exquisite beauty, a rich cultural heritage, every snow and ice sport imaginable and some of the best soft powder in the United States. Aspen Mountain towers above the town of Aspen, with a top elevation of 11,215 feet (3,148 meters) and a vertical drop of 3269 feet (996 meters). Aspen has four world class mountains cut with 76 trails from easy slopes to hair-raising double black diamonds, providing something for every level of skier.

In the warmer seasons, outdoor enthusiasts can participate in hot-air ballooning, river rafting, fly-fishing, horseback riding and many other activities. There are also a variety of cultural events held in Aspen throughout the year.

Whether you go to Aspen to carve up the ski slopes, or just go to admire the natural landscapes and cultural aspects of Aspen Colorado, its an experience you wont forget.

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