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

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

The petite store sells high-end kitchen accoutrements.