Aspen sits at the upper end of the Roaring Fork Valley, with the Roaring Fork River running through town. Indulge in Aspen's Victorian charm and incredible array of restaurants, art galleries, shops and nightclubs, along with its challenging outdoor recreational opportunities, pleasant climate and beautiful natural scenery. Aspen Mountain rises imposingly from town and is one of four ski areas in the valley. Snowmass, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk mountains all lie within 12 miles of town. Ski or ride these four unique and epic mountains on just one lift ticket. Aspen/Snowmass offers some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the world.