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Aspen Mountain (often called by its former name of Ajax among locals) is a ski area in the western United States, located in Pitkin County, Colorado, just outside and above the city of Aspen. It is situated on the north flank of Aspen Mountain (for which it is named) at an elevation of 11,212 ft…
Accessible via Hwy 82 / Independence Pass summer/fall only (late May to early Nov; check pass closure). 35 minute drive when pass is open; in winter you have to drive around the mountains (3-hr drive). World-class restaurants, shopping, orchestra, hiking, etc.
Sightseeing, Food, Entertainment, History, Shopping, recreation of all sorts, all in this little town.