Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. Recreation
  3. Snow Sports

Bacon, rail jam and more on Buttermilk’s closing day this weekend

See also

Buttermilk will celebrate its closing day this weekend with Bacon Appreciation Day. The 4th Annual Bacon Appreciation Day, featuring bacon snacks and samples all day long with bacon waffles, bacon samples, sundaes with bacon sprinkles and a bacon and beer happy hour, will take place on closing day, Sunday, April 6. The day culminates with the Smith Optics Grudge Match Rail Jam at the base at 2:30 p.m., then the Bacon Bartender's Brawl.

The Rail Jam will take place at the rail garden at Buttermilk from 2-4 p.m. Practice for athletes is from 2-2:30 p.m. The format is a head-to-head bracket-style snowboard competition. The winner will take home $1000 and the top four will take home Smith gear. Register in person at Radio Boardshop at 400 E Hopkins Ave. in Aspen or call 970-925-9373. Registration is free.

Here’s the full schedule for Sunday at Buttermilk…

9 a.m.: Bacon Waffles at the Summit (top of Summit Express)

11:30 a.m.: Bacon Samplers around the mountain at Bottom of West, Main, Tiehack lifts, No Problem Cabin and Patrol Headquarters

12:30 p.m.: Bacon wrapped scallops at Patrol Headquarters

Lunch hour: Bacon specials at Cliffhouse and Bumps restaurants

2-4 p.m.: Smith Optics Grudge Match Rail Jam

2:30 p.m.: Bacon dessert at the Beach at Bumps and Bacon & Beer Happy hour at Bumps

3:30 p.m.: Kids’ games in the Base Area

4 p.m.: Bartender’s Brawl where Aspen Skiing Company bartenders duke it out to make the best bacon inspired cocktail. Purchase five tickets to sample each drink (five bartenders) for $15 and vote for your favorite

Aspen Highlands will close on April 13 and Snowmass and Aspen Mountain the following weekend on April 20. Locals and guests are encouraged to brainstorm a craft and register for the 7th Annual Schneetag on closing day at Snowmass Sunday, April 20. For more information visit www.aspensnowmass.com/schneetag.

Advertisement

Sports

  • David Price rumors
    Should the bottom-dwelling Tampa Bay Rays trade or keep pitching ace David Price?
    Video
    MLB Rumors
  • Maria Kirilenko slideshow
    Feast your eyes on the former fiance of Alex Ovechkin: The newly-single Maria Kirilenko
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has Alzheimer's disease, will step down
    NFL News
  • Sam responds to Dungy
    Michael Sam has the perfect response to Tony Dungy's controversial comments
    NFL News
  • Bella wardrobe malfunction
    Sexy diva Nikki Bella suffers wardrobe malfunction during WWE show
    Fight Sports
  • LeBron gives cupcakes
    LeBron James sends cupcakes to neighbors after press overtakes neighborhood
    Food & Drink