Bacon Appreciation Day at Buttermilk Mountain

Sunday, April 8 | Buttermilk Mountain | All Day

In celebration of Buttermilk’s closing day, the mountain hosts an annual Bacon Appreciation Day featuring a schedule of all things bacon including bacon waffles at the summit in the morning, bacon samplers around the mountain throughout the day, kid’s games in the base area, a bacon and beer happy hour at Bumps restaurant as well as a bartenders brawl featuring Aspen Skiing Company bartenders duking it out for the honors of the best bacon inspired cocktail. A cost is associated with the lunches, happy hour and the bartender’s brawl, but all other bacon items are free while supplies last. View the Eating Schedule.


Designated route: Main Buttermilk
This year we start things off right with the Fueled by Bacon Sizzle Up. This is an uphill event for all disciplines. Registration fee is $15 for individuals and $40 for families. The uphill registration starts at 6:30 am at the main base of Buttermilk. The uphill starts at 7:30 am and will end at the Cliffhouse. Prizes will be awarded for the Best Costume, the Center Cut (person who is in the middle of the pack) and Fastest Family. Bacon will be available at the base and the finish line. Bacon waffles will be served at the Cliffhouse and prizes will be raffled off too. Registration.



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