Event Date:

Coming in 2021!

Start/End Location:

Buttermilk Ski Area

Uphiller's Experience

Coming in 2021!

Presented By:

Aspen Parks & Recreation & Aspen Ski Co

Aspen Ascent Experience | Coming in 2021 8am - 11am

Join us in 2021!

An Uphill Experience at Buttermilk Ski Area.

In partnership with Aspen Skiing Company and City of Aspen, the Aspen Ascent Buttermilk Uphill Festival will return for the third year in a row with gear demos, vendors and uphill clinics on March 31st, 2019.  — — AT skiers, trail runners, snowshoers, split boarders, hikers and all non-mechanized uphillers are welcome.

There will be a festival village set up at the base of Buttermilk offering demo gear, merchandise, guides, clinics and food.

For anyone that wants to learn about uphilling, the gear, skills — stop by for hourly clinics.

  • Beginners and intermediate clinics at 8:30am, 9:30am and 10:30am (on a designated course, but not all the way to the top).
  • Expert clinics to the Top of Buttermilk at 8am, 9am, and 10am.

The Cliffhouse will have complimentary hot cocoa or lemonade and food for sale.

The event is free and open to the public (all skill levels!).

Free rental uphill equipment for adults and kids will be available from Four Mountain Sports at Buttermilk.

There is also going to be a raffle!

Vendors include:

Snow Shed Wax
Ute Mountaineer
Black Crows
Aspen Alpine Guides
Matt Hamilton-Environment Foundation
Chris Klug Foundation
Summit Canyon
Venture Split-boards
4 Mountain Sports
Cripple Creek Backcountry
To sign up as a vendor contact Jwoltemath@aspensnowmass.com, it is free to participate.

Sorry, No Dogs or Bikes Allowed.