“We knew you weren’t ready to give it up, and neither are we! Bust out your best ski jorts and sunnies because we’re OPENING Aspen Mountain for Summer AND Skiing & Riding for Memorial Day Weekend May 25-27! The gondola & Ajax Express will start spinning at 10am.”
Aspen Skiing Co. announced yesterday that it will open 130 acres on Aspen Mountain for skiing and riding Saturday through Monday, May 25 to 27. Aspen Times reports The Silver Queen Gondola will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Ajax Express chairlift will be spinning from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All mountain visitors must download on the gondola. Skico said the upper intermediate runs as well as more difficult terrain such as Summit and Blondie’s will be open.
“With a pleasant dropping of additional snow in the last couple weeks, we are excited to kick off Memorial Day weekend and the start of summer operations with skiing/riding on Aspen Mountain. The weekend will offer classic conditions for a Colorado multi-sport weekend with the town green and the mountain painted white.” –Katie Ertl, senior vice president of mountain operations