Located in Colorado, the cross country skiing in Aspen is known for five fun and beautiful XC ski routes. The best Aspen cross country skiing based on popularity are considered to be Ashcroft, Snowmass Nordic - West, Buttermilk, 10th Mountain Huts - West, and Snowmass Nordic - East. For a detailed Nordic ski trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Aspen cross country skiing trail below.
The Tenth Mountain Division Hut system is located in the mountains of Colorado between Aspen, Leadville, and Vail. Styled after the European tradition of hut-to-hut travel, 24 huts provide overnight shelter for seasoned backcountry skiers. Linked by over 300 miles of trails, the 10th Mountain Huts provide access to spectacular terrain.