Winter X Games Aspen 2013 Brings Soaring Snow Sports Back to Buttermilk Mountain

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The Winter X Games Aspen 2013 returns again this winter with more spinning, soaring, and unbelievable tricks performed by skiers, boarders, and snowmobiles from January 24 – 27. The  crew on Buttermilk Mountain is currently toiling away in order to prepare the base section on main Buttermilk for the enormous jumps and other features used in the Winter X Games competitions. Now in its twelfth year on Buttermilk Mountain, the Winter X Games in Aspen bring the best of the best in snow sports athletes, including Olympians Shaun White and Gretchen Bleiler. Come to Aspen, and watch as these fearless competitors vie for a chance to win a Winter X Games 2013 medal in their respective snow sport. Two hundred of the most gifted, accomplished, and fearless athletes from around the world descend upon Buttermilk Mountain to show off some new tricks, to catch even more air, compete for medals and prize money, and above all to excite the huge crowds into a state of awe. The Winter X Games on Buttermilk Mountain attract a large audience. Each evening of the Games, the base of Buttermilk quickly fills with skiing, snowboarding, and winter sports enthusiasts and those curious about what all of the X Games excitement in Aspen is about. Though the Winter X Games competitions take place all day during the four days of the event, the nighttime competitions are what draw the crowds for events such as Snowmobile Freestyle, Snowboard Big Air, Snowboard SuperPipe, Skiing Big Air, and Skiing SuperPipe. The following are highlights of each day's competitions from the Winter X Games Aspen 2013 schedule. Must-see events on the first day of this year's Winter X Games on Buttermilk Mountain on Thursday, January 24 include the Snowboard SuperPipe Men's Elimination Round from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm and the Snowmobile Freestyle Final from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm. The Winter X Games competition schedule for day two, on Friday, January 25 will showcase skiers tackling the SuperPipe in the Skiing SuperPipe Women's Final from 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm and the Skiing SuperPipe Men's Final from 8:45 pm – 10:00 pm. Also on Friday at the Winter X Games, be sure to check out the Snowboard Big Air Round One and Final from 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm. Noteworthy events on Saturday, January 26 are the Skiing Big Air Round One and Final from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm and the Snowboard SuperPipe Women's Final from 7:15 pm – 8:30pm. On the final day of the Winter X Games, Sunday, January 27, notable events include the Snowmobile Best Trick Final from 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm and the Snowboard SuperPipe Men's Final from 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm. All of the Winter X Games 2013 events and competitions on Buttermilk Mountain are free and open to the public. As the Winter X Games in Aspen are an incredibly popular event, it is best to plan ahead for a vacation in Aspen and Snowmass. For more information about Aspen vacation rentals or Snowmass vacation rentals, contact Alpine Property Management at 1-888-544-5860.

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