Ski Areas > US Rocky Mountains > Buttermilk, Colorado




  This is where I learned to ski as a kid. I've been coming back every winter. Says Joann.

There's 429 acres of skiable territory, and all of it makes for great skiing. Buttermilk gets an average amount of snow every season. This ski mountain has a good selection of slopes and enough great ski lifts to serve them all. The inspiring 17 feet of seasonal snowfall is sufficient for exceptionally splendid coverage. This ski area has 7 different ski lifts,
    and they are ably maintained and managed by welcoming folks. Buttermilk is a cozy ski mountain in possession of a medium drop compared to other US Rockies ski hills. This ski area has a much lower than average fraction of expert and
advanced ski trails and a much higher than average percentage of intermediate or beginner slopes. Whether you're skiing or snowboarding, nearby, you'll run into lots of good places. On this slope you'll come upon 41 different trails; there's a nice collection to gratify everyone. The mountaintops of Colorado blanketed in beautiful snow are something you canít pass up if you're into snowboarding or skiing. Buttermilk has an elevation difference of 2,030 feet which  
is a good drop. Skiing and snowboarding in this part of the country is a perfect thing to do the whole season. No lack of great places to stay, but do book a room before heading out in view of the fact that it is a very popular destination. Getting your skiing muscles activated and just being on the runs for a while will have you coming back for more. Buttermilk is a tremendous ski mountain with loads of different ski slopes; it wonít leave anyone bored. This is a tremendous spot for everybody with lots of beginner and intermediate ski slopes for novices. The charming scenery of the Colorado mountaintops and excellent ski slopes have folks coming from far and near.



Hotels Near Buttermilk ski area, Colorado

Ritz Carlton Club, Aspen
1.3 miles away
St Moritz Lodge, Aspen
2.4 miles away
Aspen Mountain Lodge, Aspen
2.5 miles away
Bluegreen Vacations Innsbruck Aspen, Ascend Resort Collection, Aspen
2.5 miles away
Innsbruck By Frias Properties, Aspen
2.5 miles away
The Annabelle Inn, Aspen
2.5 miles away
The Bluegreen Innsbruck Aspen, Aspen
2.5 miles away
Cottonwoods, Aspen
2.6 miles away
Hotel Aspen, Aspen
2.6 miles away
Molly Gibson Lodge, Aspen
2.6 miles away
2.6 miles away
Hotel Durant, Aspen
2.7 miles away
Snow Queen Lodge, Aspen
2.7 miles away
Shadow Mountain, Aspen
2.7 miles away
Limelight Hotel Aspen, Aspen
2.8 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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 Ski Areas Near Buttermilk ski area:
Aspen Highlands, Colorado , 1 miles away
   3635 foot drop, 4 lifts, 131 runs
   52% Expert & Adv.
   30% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
Aspen Mountain, Colorado , 3 miles away
   3267 foot drop, 8 lifts, 76 runs
   65% Expert & Adv.
   35% Intermediate
   0% Beginner
Snowmass, Colorado , 5 miles away
   4406 foot drop, 21 lifts, 84 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   7% Beginner
Crested Butte, Colorado , 18 miles away
   2775 foot drop, 16 lifts, 121 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   57% Intermediate
   23% Beginner
Irwin Lodge, Colorado , 20 miles away
   2100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
   100% Expert & Adv.
   0% Intermediate
   0% Beginner
Beaver Creek, Colorado , 32 miles away
   3340 foot drop, 25 lifts, 149 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   43% Intermediate
   19% Beginner
Sunlight Mountain, Colorado , 35 miles away
   2010 foot drop, 4 lifts, 67 runs
   25% Expert & Adv.
   55% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Ski Cooper, Colorado , 40 miles away
   1200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
   40% Expert & Adv.
   30% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Vail, Colorado , 41 miles away
   3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
   53% Expert & Adv.
   29% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
Monarch, Colorado , 52 miles away
   1162 foot drop, 7 lifts, 63 runs
   58% Expert & Adv.
   28% Intermediate
   14% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Buttermilk ski area:
Roaring Fork, Pitkin County , 1 miles away, Class IV-V - 4.5 miles long (Aspen to Upper Woody Creek Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Aspen Whitewater Rafting, Pitkin County , 3 miles away, Whitewater outfitter
Roaring Fork, Pitkin County , 3 miles away, Class IV+ - 2 miles long (Aspen Music School to Slaughterhouse Bridge)
 Trails Near Buttermilk ski area:
Sawyer Lake Trail, Pitkin , 15 miles away
Trail Riders Trail, Gunnison , 15 miles away
Chapman Trail, Pitkin , 16 miles away
 National Parks Near Buttermilk ski area:
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO , 44 miles away
Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO , 44 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Buttermilk ski area:
Maroon Creek Club, Aspen , 0 miles away
Aspen Golf & Tennis Club, Aspen , 1 miles away
Centerline Golf, Aspen , 3 miles away

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