Mountain Blog

Opening Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Thank you to everyone who joined us last weekend for Pajarito’s opening weekend. We had a record-breaking opening day, and the conditions were very nice. I thoroughly enjoyed skiing, talking and riding the lift with many of you.

First Chair on the Aspen Lift. Butch (pictured right) was first in line and said he would ski Mal’s Run first.

We heard many guests talking about Pajarito’s new scanning system. Going forward, every lift ticket and season pass will be scanned. I understand this adds a step between leaving the lift line and getting on the lift (and know that we’re working ...

Pajarito Will Open This Weekend

After yesterday’s 7″ of snow, Tom Long and the management team decided we will open Pajarito this Saturday and Sunday, January 24-25, 2015.

Like you, we are thrilled to finally open this ski area and, according to Tom, the conditions will be fantastic. Tom reports a base depth of 26″ and powder, packed powder and some machine groomed conditions.

We expect to open four lifts: Mother, Aspen, Beginner and the Might Mite. Essentially, we’ll  open everything from Bonanza to the west – which is 32 of our 44 trails, including 8 beginner trails, 8 intermediate trails and 16 expert trails.

For those of ...