There are three main ski resorts that draw visitors to the Roaring Fork Valley and Western Slope.
Aspen boasts four different mountains. Snowmass is huge with varied terrain. Aspen Mountain is black diamond for the most part. Aspen Highlands has a bowl that you have to hike up. Buttermilk has a beginner mountain and is the scene of the X-games half pipe. Its visible right along Highway 82. Follow the resort on Instagram.
Sunlight Mountain Resort is one of the gems of Glenwood Springs Colorado. Found at the end of a road called 4-mile. Its great for families and people just learning. Follow the ‘gram of Sunlight. Sunlight Ski Patrol has a great gram as well. Here’s another one that could be official.
This Ride Powderhorn instagram has great snaps.
If you have a rental in the area to make available for a person who would be working at one of these resorts, I can help. I can customize a lease to your and your tenants preferences. And I have a great releasing program to find the next tenant. Don’t hesitate to make an appointment about leasing your property.
Did you see this interesting article on how skiing could survive climate change?
It depicts the future of ski resorts.
As for the cultural vibe of ski resort towns, its hard to put your finger on.
This book at the Garfield County Public Library looks intriguing.
Ski Resort joie de vivre is approached by Aerin Lauder in Aspen Style.