Since it opened in 1958, Aspen Highlands has come to embody the essence of Walter Paepcke’s Aspen Idea. Mind, body, and spirit can be refreshed and rejuvenated at Aspen Highlands. From art galleries to restaurants and exciting shopping to outdoor adventures, the Aspen Idea comes alive in a vibrant mountain setting at the Gateway to the Maroon Bells Wilderness. Aspen Highlands has always embodied the fun and pioneering spirit of the “original” Aspen. The special chemistry that the world loved in Aspen of spectacular scenery, great people, cultural richness, and a pursuit of fun is alive and well at Highlands.
Since the late 1950s, through the 60s and 70s, and through today, the Aspen Highlands ski area has been hailed as one of the world’s best ski destinations and has continually made headlines for its groundbreaking endeavors, like the in-bounds big mountain experience of the Highlands Bowl. Highlands is consistently ranked among the top ski destinations in the world.
Highlands has always pursued the timeless aspects of living well and enjoying life. Highlands has long been the favorite mountain of locals as well as visitors in the know. Come discover it for yourself. We know you will love it too.