Engen heads Alta ski school; teaches Arlberg technique in beginner,
intermediate, advanced and racing classes for $2.50 per hour, $3.50 for
semiprivate, $7.50 for private lessons.
Aspen best by train to Glenwood Springs, then 40 miles southeast by bus to
Aspen. Car in Aspen is an unnecessary luxury.
Best season Jan.
6 to Feb. 10, with good snow from Dec. 15 to April 15.
Package deal at
Hotel Jerome offers seven days' room and board in dormitory, seven days' lift,
six days' lessons for $89. Other housing information from Aspen Chamber of
include 8,840- and 5,600-foot single chairs, 4,800-foot double chair,
1,910-foot T bar.
Best runs feature
powder and corn snow. Bell Mt. expert, Little Nell novice.
available for rent at many shops in town. Cost per day for boots, poles, and
entertainment is rounded but mild. Good restaurants, cozy night clubs, one
movie house, and bowling and dancing for the young and strong.
Pfeifer and Fred Iselin co-direct Aspen school, teach Arlberg?parallel to four
class levels from novice to expert at rate of $5 per day, $8.50 per day
private, $3 each additional person.