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Summer means outdoor markets, music festivals, culinary & arts experiences, and an Aspen original, the Aspen Ideas Festival. If it's happening, it's happening here!
WELCOME TO SUMMER
Gain an elevated perspective at Aspen/Snowmass this summer. Your adventure is waiting to happen. Use the links to the left to discover all the exciting activities, dining and cultural experiences that Aspen/Snowmass has to offer in the summer.
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NEWS FROM ASPEN/SNOWMASS FOR SUMMER 2013
ASPEN SKIING COMPANY NEWS
NEW THIS YEAR
The Elk Camp chairlift will be open seven days a week this summer along with the Elk Camp Gondola, delivering bikers and hikers to an extensive and recently expanded network of trails. Previously the Elk Camp chair ran only on weekends.
Snowmass will open for evening activities with Valhalla Nights, an extension of the popular Ullr Nights that debuted this winter at Elk Camp on July 12 and 19 and August 2, 16, 23 and 30. The Elk Camp Gondola will run until 7 p.m. for biking, hiking, dinner and drinks, a bonfire, live music, movies, a Stryder Park and a kid's playground.
For the first time, lift service will continue on weekends through September at Snowmass for great biking and hiking . The Elk Camp Gondola and Elk Camp Chair will run on Saturdays and Sundays, September 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29 for lift served mountain biking and hiking.
The Silver Queen Gondola resumes daily service on June 15, operating from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Daily activities including the climbing wall, disc golf, obstacle course and other family activities will take place throughout the summer. Classical music on Saturdays and Bluegrass Sundays will begin the weekend of June 15-16 and continue through September 1 at the Sundeck.
The Sundeck will be open from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. offering a full lunch menu with grilled items, fresh sandwiches, vegetarian dishes, homemade pizza, salads, desserts and beverages.
The Elk Camp Gondola and Elk Camp Chairlift will be open daily June 22 – September 2. The gondola will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the chairlift will run daily from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. A full system of downhill and cross country mountain bike trails, hiking trails and other activities will be available. In addition, bike rentals and instruction are also available.
Elk Camp Restaurant located at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola will be open daily and food will be served daily from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Camp Aspen/Snowmass programming will run from June 3 - August 30.
Master of the Mass, a four-stage, three-day mountain bike race in Snowmass is scheduled to take place, July 12-14, 2013.
The Power of Four Mountain Bike Race will take place Saturday, August 3. This race combines the four ski areas of Aspen/Snowmass – Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk – into one challenging course. The diversity of terrain and a requirement to ride four distinct mountains makes this event the only one of its kind.
New this summer, Aspen/Snowmass brings the Power of Four 50K Trail run on Sunday, August 4.
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