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X Games Aspen 2022: What you need to know if you go to Buttermilk this weekend

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Groomers have been working day and night to prepare the X Games superpipe for the 2022 events at Buttermilk in Aspen. Competition starts Friday morning.
Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times

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.).

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