COLORADO – ASPEN / SNOWMASS
Weather in Colorado – Aspen / Snowmass
Aspen is a popular destination for snowboarders and skiers. The area gets about 300 inches of snowfall each year. Even with so much snow, Aspen enjoys about 246 days of sunshine a year and the summer months are fairly warm, with July usually reaching about 80 degrees (26 degrees C).
Getting to and from Colorado – Aspen / Snowmass
The only airport in Aspen is the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, which is also called Sardy Field. It’s a small airport with just one runway. Most travelers access Aspen by highway in car or bus. As with most major or frequented American cities, there is a decent transit system and car rentals are available there as well.
What to bring to Colorado – Aspen / Snowmass
Most travelers visit Aspen during ski season, a time when you wouldn’t want to be caught without your skiing and snowboarding gear! Plenty of warm clothes, goggles or sunglasses and cozy socks will round out your traveler’s wardrobe for Aspen.
Things to do in Colorado – Aspen / Snowmass
Aspen is one of the most attractive spots for skiers and snowboarders in the United States and has numerous ski resorts and runs. You’ll also find plenty of shopping, dining and dance clubs during any season.
Staying safe and healthy in Colorado – Aspen / SnowmassTime zone and currency
Aspen has excellent medical facilities. But stay safe in the winter by driving carefully on icy roads and be sure you’ve got snow chains or winter tires on your car! Protect yourself from the elements with sunscreen, sunglasses and plenty of warm clothing.
Colorado is in the U.S. Mountain time zone, which is always two hours behind U.S. Eastern time. The standard currency is the U.S. dollar.