Aspen Snowmass’s ski season opens on November 24 and usually runs until April. The resort is one of 14 partner destinations included on the Mountain Collective pass, which offers two days of skiing or riding at each destination, along with accommodation deals. More: aspensnowmass.com; mountaincollective.com. Qantas flies daily to Los Angeles from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, with direct connections to Aspen via partner American Airlines, putting skiers on the slopes by lunchtime on arrival day. More: qantas.com.