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Avalanche Awareness Opportunity

Phew. Mountains are closed, town is coming up for air and you, too, may have a little more time to explore your surroundings. There are some great sales in town, off-season food and drink specials a plenty, and this weekend, there's a great opportunity to expand your knowledge of the back-country.

April 20, Aspen Expeditions presents a late-April Level 1 Avalanche Awareness Course, featuring two night in the classroom and two days out and about in the field, and plenty of camaraderie to top off the adventure.

For more info, visit:

Aspen Highlands Closing Day

It's official - there are three huge parties, at three different mountains. It's all about Closing Day this weekend. Aspen Highlands, long-known for it's end-of-season shenanigans, will be joining the festivities and calling it a style.

Look for the Ski Splash, live music, outrageous costumes, impromptu festivities and merriment into the sunset, as Aspen Highlands says goodbye for the season.

For more info on Highlands Closing Festivities, visit:

Festive Mountain Finale


The time has come...Aspen and Snowmass are closing for the ski season. Aspen Highlands has one more glorious week but this weekend, we'll be celebrating the longest run of non-stop sunshine and one of the more scenic spring seasons on record.

This means parties at Snowmass' Base Village with music, drink specials and closing day antics - and back in Aspen, anything goes. Look for costumes, apres-ski finales and an overall festive vibe, as we send off another action-packed winter on the slopes.

For more info, visit:, or just stroll around town and join the party.

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