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Glenwood Springs Skiing & Snowboarding

Glenwood Springs Skiing & SnowboardingGlenwood Springs is full of things to do the whole year around. With rivers to explore during the summer months, it is a great warm weather destination. The colder months are when it really starts to shine though. Located between 6 world class ski resorts, Glenwood Springs skiing is perfect for exploring a variety of mountains.

Glenwood is about 45 miles from Aspen, which is home to 4 renowned Colorado mountains for skiing and snowboarding. Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass, and Buttermilk are all in the Aspen area and are famous for their world class powder and terrain. Buttermilk consistently ranks at the top of the Transworld Snowboarding poll for the best terrain park in the country as well as number one in the best resort category. 

The great restaurants and nightlife in the town of Aspen add further to the experience to ensure a fun-filled vacation. Enjoy a leisurely apres ski before heading back to Glenwood Springs for the evening.

About an hour east, the luxurious ski resorts of Vail and Beaver Creek offer an out of this world on and off mountain experience. With posh restaurants and fun activities for the kids, it is no wonder why these resorts are on the top of a lot of people’s vacation spot lists. Glenwood Springs snowboarding and skiing just wouldn't be complete without a visit to one or both of these resorts.

The family ski resort of Sunlight Mountain provides skiing in Glenwood Springs for those who want to limit their winter driving. Although smaller in size, there is a variety of terrain with beginner runs as well as steep chutes for the more advanced skier or boarder. There are packages for purchase that include a lift ticket, night of lodging, and a soak in the local hot springs - the perfect way to unwind after a day on the slopes.

Visitors can ski a variety of mountains and terrain within reach of town. Plus, because it's outside of the major ski resorts, you'll find lodging, dining, and shopping options for a fraction of the cost.

With world class skiing and snowboarding just a short drive away, Glenwood Springs is the perfect destination for your next Colorado ski vacation.