X Games Aspen 2022: What you need to know if you go to Buttermilk this weekend
The Winter X Games are back in Aspen and this year the fans are back as well. After going without spectators in 2021, fans are welcome for the compressed three-day event, which starts Friday morning.
Here’s what you need to know if you go out to Buttermilk Ski Area:
A look at the events at the three-day run of X Games (times listed are MST for in person viewing):
10:30 a.m.: Women’s snowboard slopestyle
12:30 p.m.: Women’s ski big air
2:30 p.m.: Special Olympics unified races
6 p.m.: Snowboard knuckle huck
7 p.m.: Women’s ski superpipe
8:35 p.m.: Men’s snowboard superpipe
10:30 a.m.: Women’s ski slopestyle
Noon: Men’s snowboard slopestyle
1:45 p.m.: Women’s snowboard big air
5 p.m.: Women’s snowboard superpipe
6:45 p.m.: Men’s ski big air
8 p.m.: Men’s snowboard big air
11 a.m.: Men’s ski slopestyle
5 p.m.: Ski knuckle huck
6:30 p.m.: Men’s ski superpipe
If you plan to head to Buttermilk over the weekend for Winter X Games, here are a few things to know before you go:
— All spectators need to bring and wear a mask on all shuttles/buses to and from X Games Aspen. There is no onsite parking. Please take shuttles from Aspen or Brush Creek Park and Ride.
— Proof of vaccination required for all spectators 12 and older for entry into X Games spectator viewing areas; 11 and younger can come with a vaccinated adult but must wear a mask at all times, except when eating and drinking.
— Vaccination requirement: Upon vaccination confirmation, spectators will receive a wristband to use through the weekend (same wristband for the entire duration). Vaccination check points are at the main Buttermilk entrance, Rubey Park transit center (Thursday only, 2 to 5 p.m.) and at the Brush Creek lot (Friday, 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday 11 to 8 p.m.).
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Determining where the fish are in the river can be a challenge in itself, but during runoff the predictability factor tilts in your favor.