Skiing & Snowboarding

Carbondale is ideally located to take advantage of some of Colorado’s best skiing. Just a half hour away is the four classic mountains of Aspen Snowmass. Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk. And right in the backyard is the Sunlight Mountain in Glenwood Springs.

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    From Carbondale, head east to Aspen/Snowmass, and you can choose from four different ski mountains: Aspen, Snowmass, Highlands, and Buttermilk. Learn more »
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    Sunlight Mountain

    Sunlight ski area offers great hiking in the summer to the summit. Also during the summer months the expansive cross-country ski trail system transforms into a prime destination for mountain bikers. More than 16 miles of marked trails wander through a woodland landscape that features aspen groves, wildflower meadows, ponds, stream crossings and sometimes grazing cattle. Don't be alarmed, just give them a holler and they'll kindly share the trail.

    Visit Aspen Trail Finder for more information »
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