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How About Some Memorial Day Skiing at Aspen Mountain?

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Aspen, CO - If you haven't had your full season powder fix by May, don't sweat it. Aspen Mountain will be open for skiing and riding this Memorial Day weekend, May 28-30. Due to the massive snowfall and chilly temperatures this spring, the mountain has sustained a 71 inch base up top.

Memorial Day Skiing 2008 : Photo by Jeremy SwansonMemorial Day Skiing 2008 : Photo by Jeremy Swanson

Aspen mountain plans to open 25 runs and 136 acres of mostly intermediate terrain based at the Ajax Express chair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as well as uploading and downloading from the Silver Queen Gondola from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. If you're looking for a bit more challenging terrain, Aspen Powder Tours will run powder and corn skiing tours on the back side of of the mountain.

Purchase your tickets at the Aspen Mountain ticket kiosk at the Gondola Plaza from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check out the following rates for the extended season:

Passholders:
Senior passholders (age 70+) pay $15,
Youth passholders (age 13-17) pay $13
Child season passholders (age 4-12) pay $10.

Single Day Tickets:
Adult (age 18-69) - $32
Youth (age 13-17) and seniors (age 70+) - $25
Children’s (age 4-12) - $15.

Spring Riding on April 1st at Arapahoe BasinSpring Riding on April 1st at Arapahoe Basin

Conditions haven't peaked like this in years. Spring snow brings out the true love of skiing and riding for all of us, and often with a bit of a wild side. Embrace the last breath of winter, and break out the skis and board for a few last runs.