Powder Posse

We will be having a Powder Posse tomorrow, Saturday December 4 th, 2021. All participants will be required to have an avalanche rescue beacon. Participants will be skiing/ riding in the G zones of Highland Bowl. Early season conditions exist, all terrain in Highland Bowl is rated as double diamond expert terrain.

All participants will sign a waiver. We will be loading the Exhibition lift at the base on Aspen Highlands between 9 am and 9:30 am. Participants will be allowed to do laps in the G zones of Highland Bowl until 1 pm.

After skiing in Highland Bowl, participants will be escorted down to midway and download on the Exhibition lift.

Bootpacking Schedule

We plan to bootpack on the following days:

Saturday November 27th

Monday November 29th

Tuesday November 30th

Wednesday December 1st

Thursday December 2nd

Friday December 3rd

Saturday December 4th

We will update the schedule for days beyond December 4th next Friday.

Thank you and tell all your friends we can still use more bootpackers.

AHSP

Bootpacking Schedule for Thanksgiving week

Greetings Bootpackers,

We plan to continue bootpacking Monday November 22nd

                                                             Tuesday November 23rd

                                                             Wednesday November 24th

There will be no bootpacking on Thanksgiving Day.

Bootpacking will continue Friday November 26th

And we plan to bootpack Saturday November 27th.

Come one, come all..tell your friends.  Be ready to go up the by 8 am.

We hope to see everyone next week.

Kind Regards,

AHSP

Bootpacking Schedule Update

Greetings Bootpackers,

Bootpacking will continue on Monday November 15, 2021.

We also plan to bootpack :    Tuesday November 16th,

                              Thursday November 18th

                               Friday November 19th.

There will be no bootpacking on Wednesday November 17th. (Patrollers will be  training.)

We will post the bootpacking schedule on the highlandpatrol.com website home page each Friday for the following week.

When you show up at Aspen Highlands to bootpack, check in with ski patrol, outside in the plaza at the top of the escalators.

Ski Patrol will be checking in bootpackers between 7:45 am and 8:00 am.

Please be ready to ride the lift by 8:00 am each day.

We hope to see all of you soon.

Kind Regards,

AHSP

Bootpacking to begin

Greetings Bootpackers,

Bootpacking will begin on Tuesday November 9, 2021.

Before you show up to start bootpacking, follow the link below to read the bootpacking waiver and agree to its terms.

We plan to bootpack :    Tuesday November 9th,

                              Wednesday November 10th

                               Friday November 12th.

There will be no bootpacking on Thursday November 11th. (Patrollers will be doing medical training.)

We will post the bootpacking schedule on the highlandpatrol.com website home page each Friday for the following week.

When you show up at Aspen Highlands to bootpack, check in with ski patrol, outside in the plaza at the top of the escalators.

Ski Patrol will be checking in bootpackers between 7:45 am and 8:00 am.

Please be ready to ride the lift by 8:00 am each day.

Currently, there is close two feet of snow on the ground in the starting zones of Highland Bowl.  However, there is significantly less snow in other places on the mountain.  At the end of day, we may be walking from Highland Bowl back to midway to download on the Exhibition lift.

We hope to see all of you soon.

Clarification regarding the Valley Pass

Greetings Bootpackers,

New this season bootpackers may volunteer for 3 days and earn voucher credit for a Valley Pass. Bootpackers must meet the same requirements as all other passholders, in order to receive a Valley Pass. Please refer to the details below or visit the Aspen Snowmass.com website for more information regarding the Valley Pass.

Valley Pass Details
Due to the economic and personal challenges created by Covid-19, the Valley Pass was designed specifically with residents of the Roaring Fork Valley in mind. The pass is only available to residents with a Colorado driver’s license that has an address within the area listed below. The Valley Pass may be subject to a reservation system if we need to implement one due to safety or health issues impacting mountain capacity.

Passholder must have a Colorado driver’s license or state ID that has an address within the Roaring Fork Valley Drainage area situated in Eagle, Pitkin, Garfield, or Gunnison Counties, or within the Colorado River Drainage area from and including the unincorporated No Name area to and including Rifle, and including, but not limited to, the towns of Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, El Jebel, Glenwood Springs, Marble, Meredith, New Castle, No Name, Redstone, Rifle, Snowmass, Snowmass Village, Woody Creek.