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Aspen Local Guide, Part Two
In part two of our Aspen Local Guide, we wanted to expand from skiing and show visitors some of the amazing off-hill opportunities a trip to Aspen would present. We've listed some more details on these options below.
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Breckenridge Local Guide
Breckenridge, Colorado is an old mining town high in the Rockies that has now transitioned to a family friendly town that offers world class skiing, excellent nightlife, arts and culture, and tons of other things to do off the hill. Set high up at almost 10,000 feet above sea level, the winter months stay cold enough to have consistently great skiing conditions throughout the entire season. That high altitude also means that summer days in Breckenridge are very rarely above 80 degrees, making it a great place to escape the heat. With the largest number of skier visits in the country every year, there are a ton of reasons to come see what all the hype is about!
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La Rosiere Local Guide
What was already an excellent ski area – comprising 152km of linked slopes with neighbouring La Thuile in Italy – just got better for 2018/19. Two new fast six-pack chairlifts were built up Mont Valaisan to open up a fantastic area of off piste, as well as five new red runs. This has added more advanced terrain to the ski area, making it more varied than ever before.Read More...
La Plagne Local Guide
With a top lift on a snow-sure glacier at 3,250m and pistes that go all the way down to 1,250m, La Plagne is part of the giant Paradiski area, along with Les Arcs and Peisey-Vallandry. The three resorts together have 425km of runs best suited to lower intermediates and families, served by 130 lifts.Read More...