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.

By Kate Parham Kordsmeier
By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Nina Fedrizzi

Hotels in Western Slope

Surrounded by the 14,000-foot peaks of the San Juan Mountains and adjacent to more than 60,000 acres of national forest, Elk Mountain is like camp for grown-ups.

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.