Western Slope

Western Slope Travel Guide

Articles about Western Slope

By Brad Tuttle / Money
The opening day of a new ski season is usually quite a bash. Resorts often host champagne toasts and ceremonial rides on the season’s first chairlift up the hill, as well as the usual lively après ski scene with barbecues and live bands. One Color...
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

Los Altos B&B is a charming inn with panoramic views; you’ll feel like you’re part of the mountains and valley.

Restaurants in Western Slope

Set in an old mining cabin, Soupçon covers French cuisine and American comfort foods on its regularly changing menu. Each evening, there are just two seating times in the tiny dining room.

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.