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BUTTERMILK MOUNTAIN 470 ACRES | 7 LIFTS | 44 TRAILS Buttermilk is known around the world for being home to the Winter X Games and the Red Bull Double Pipe event. This year it celebrates 60 years. HIGHLIGHTS Buttermilk Park is where you go to see what you’re made of. With the 22-foot Zaugg-cut beast superpipe and dozens of jumps, logs and rails along its two-mile, top-to-bottom length, Buttermilk Main Park will push your skills to the limit. Buttermilk is also good for beginners and families thanks to the Hideout, an innovative learning center for

young skiers, while S3 Park has 20 or so beginner- and intermediate-level features. EVENTS Aspen X Games | Jan. 24 27, 2019 Some of the world’s best winter athletes will once again gather in Aspen for the Winter X Games. In addition to the competitions, the X Games will also see musical performances by Lil Wayne, Louis The Child, The Chainsmokers and Kygo. All sport competitions are free and open to the public, but tickets are required for concerts. The event will air live on ESPN and ABC.


SNOWMASS 3,339 ACRES | 20 LIFTS | 98 TRAILS Offering the most skiable terrain of Aspen Skiing Company’s four resorts, Snowmass is perfect for all abilities. For a thrill away from the slopes, there is the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster. Riders wind their way through over a mile of forest on an elevated track at speeds of up to 28 mph. Located adjacent to the Elk Camp Restaurant, riders will be able to experience the thrilling ride during the day, during special Ullr Nights and during select extended hours. Also new is the Limelight Snowmass hotel. The hotel will also have a five-story climbing wall that will be open to the public (the largest of its kind in the state).

HIGHLIGHTS Snowmass’ terrain parks are consistently near the top of any and all ranking systems. The three parks have 100 features in total and will test the very best skiers and boarders. EVENTS Base Village Grand Opening | Dec. 14, 2018 The completion of phase one of the $600 million development of Snowmass Base Village will be marked with a weekend of fun which will include free s’mores and hot cocoa, a display of ice sculptures as well as an ice sculpture demo, live music, a pop-up holiday market and fireworks.


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West of 105 Magazine, Winter 2018 - 2019, Issue 2