Western Slope

Western Slope Travel Guide

Articles about Western Slope

By Lanee Lee

The post-powder party heats up at these lively bars in ski towns from Aspen to the Andes.

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Hotels in Western Slope

Just a short walk from the ski lifts at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, this rustic-chic lodge is ideal for families and small groups. In the lobby, a mountain landscape painting hangs above a stone fireplace, surrounded by wood paneling and tan leather couches.

Restaurants in Western Slope

The beloved roaster pours scruffy mountaineers their morning cup in a former coal shed plastered with vintage license plates.

Things to do in Western Slope

Receiving about 25 feet of snowfall each year, this Colorado ski hill is renowned for its expert runs (double-black diamond)—some with up to 50 percent grades. Sixteen lifts provide access to the rugged and steep terrain, located in the Elk Mountain Range of the Rockies.