Whilst it is incredibly exciting that Spring is only a few short weeks away it does, unfortunately, mean the ski season is coming to an end. We know, we feel it too!
However it isn’t too late to head out and enjoy a few more weeks of adrenalin fuelled fun and, with a few little tweaks, you could make this a little bit more luxurious than your last ski trip.
Heading out to Aspen is a fantastic idea. The tail end of the season does mean you might lose a little snow quality as the main bulk of tourists have been going hard on the slopes for a few months now and fresh snow is falling less and less, however it does have the added bonus of meaning there are a few last minute deals to snatch up. If you are in a position to hightail it out of work with 24 hours notice, you could save yourself a small fortune. Hurrah!
This little saving might give you just enough to invest in some pretty awesome airport transportation, rolling into the resort in chauffeur driven style without lugging your skis and bags on a shuttle bus or into a hired car. Also, who needs a hired car on a skiing trip anyway?
If you have got a great deal on accommodation then you may feel tied to one resort, but the best thing about Aspen is you have so many options and so much access. If you have been lucky enough to bag a week or two in Snowmass then you are probably not going to want to head off anywhere else. You have 5547 acres of skiable area, so even though it is renowned as a family resort, there is plenty of space to get away from the crowds and ski your own route. There is an average of 300 inches of snowfall and it boasts a vertical drop of a whopping 4406 ft. With some of the best black routes on offer you can test your skills or take a more peaceful approach on one of the novice runs.
Travel is essential for keeping us healthy of mind and increasing our acceptance. You learn so much about culture and other people. Skiing in Aspen is no exception to this rule, there is a gorgeous town with pretty little streets and vibrant colourful buildings. You will find some great bars and brilliant restaurants to spend your evenings in and get to know the locals, who adore the tourist trade. If you fancy trying something a little different, and give your ski boots a rest, then head off on a dog sleigh adventure. Everything is provided, even the food, so all you have to do is turn on and tune out. Enjoying the incredible scenery with only the sound of galloping paws surrounding you.
We don’t know what you are waiting for? Get online and hunt down those end of season deals. This time tomorrow, you could be on the piste!
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