In Town Events
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.
At Aspen/Snowmass, we have four distinct mountains - explore them through our interactive experience.
Silver Queen Gondola on Aspen Mountain
Over at Aspen Mountain, the Silver Queen Gondola whisks you from the beating heart of Aspen — with its superb shopping, fascinating galleries and top-flight cuisine — to the serene summit of Ajax in minutes. Give a few sun salutations from 11,200 feet with a yoga class at the Sundeck, or simply savor the views of the breathtaking Elk Mountains. Naturalist walks, the highest disc golf course in North America and bluegrass concerts on Sundays round out the roster atop Aspen Mountain.
Hours of Operation:
June 15–September 2: Open daily, 10am–4pm (Last ride down at 4:30pm).
Weekends (May 25–27, June 1–2 & 8–9, September 7–8, 14–15, 21–22 & 28–29, October 5–6): Open daily, 10am–4pm (Last ride down at 4:30pm)
Monday - ACES kids program with live animals, 11 am and 1 pm. (FREE!)
Tuesday - The Jammin' Jim Show with a juggling workshop, 11 am to 2 pm. (FREE!)
Wednesday - Kite Building/Flying, 11 am and 1 pm. ($12)
Thursday - The Jammin' Jim Show with a juggling workshop, 11 am to 2 pm. (FREE!)
Friday - Storytelling, 11 am and 1 pm. (FREE)
Elk Camp Gondola on Snowmass
Hop on board the Elk Camp Gondola with your mountain bike and experience Snowmass’ thrilling trail system. Or access 36 holes of disc golf, miles of hiking trails, paintball and even a kid-friendly climbing wall and Eurobungy. The Elk Camp Lift will take you even higher — to a summit of 11,325 feet — where the views stretch on for miles. Sign up for a naturalist hike with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies and get to know the alpine ecosystem (and its resident marmots) a little better.
New this year, Elk Camp Gondola and the Elk Camp Chairlift will also stay open for weekends in September. Be sure to check out Valhalla Nights at Elk Camp, select Friday evenings in July and August.
Hours of Operation:
Gondola: Open Daily, 10am–4pm (Last ride down at 4:15pm). June 22–September 2.
New in 2013: Open weekends September 7–8, 14–15, 21–22 and 28–29.
Chairlift: Open Friday–Sunday & holidays, 10am–3:30pm (Last ride down at 3:30pm). June 22–September 2. New in 2013: Open weekends September 7–8, 14–15, 21–22 & 28–29
Aspen & Snowmass Climbing Wall
Learn the art of rock climbing on our outdoor climbing wall! Test your agility, try it for fun, or challenge yourself on the different routes. An exciting atmosphere for the whole family. All ages welcome (harness must fit properly).
1 climb - $10 5 punch pass - $48 10 punch pass - $85
Aspen & Snowmass Eurobungy
Jump to new heights with this gravity-defying, adrenaline-pumping sport known as Eurobungy trampoline. Each participant has an adjustable harness attached to the waist and connected to the Eurobungy ropes on each side. This allows you to put your somersault and airborne aerobatics to the test!
1 jump - $14 5 punch pass - $48 10 punch pass - $85
Aspen & Snowmass Disc Golf
Enjoy the sport of disc golf played much like traditional golf. Instead of balls and clubs players use a flying disc, or Frisbee. Try to complete each hole in the fewest number of throws!
Aspen Obstacle Course
FREE & fun for the whole family. Check out this course full of natural and man-made obstacles. Test your balance on tree logs, try the rope swings, improve your agility on the cargo netting and more. An exciting challenge - give it a try! Daily, June 16 - September 3.
Aspen Silver Nugget Dig
Kids can go back in time to the turn of the century and Aspen's silver mining history. Dig in the silver mining sandbox to uncover silver nuggets of all shapes and sizes. Small silver nuggets can be taken as a souvenir. Maybe you will get a glimpse of the Motherlode - the largest piece of silver ever mined, right here on Aspen Mountain. FREE! Daily, June 16 - September 3
Check out the camps and educational opportunities that Aspen/Snowmass has to offer in the summer!
Snowmass Private Adventures (All Ages)
Build your own private adventures for kids, adults, families and groups! Select from mountain biking, mountainboarding, fishing, skateboarding, overnight camping, and more. 3-hour and 6-hour adventures. Package 2 or 3 activities together! (All ages welcome but some restrictions apply.)
Snowmass Run & Gun Paintball Game (Ages 10 - Adult)
Join us for a wild game of outdoor paintball! Design your own group experience for birthdays, private parties, corporate team building, special events and more. (Younger children may join Camp Aspen/Snowmass for age appropriate target practice and games.)
Don't let your kids miss out on the summer experience of a lifetime. Camp Aspen/Snowmass provides a fun, dynamic environment or ages 1 to 15. Activities include mountainboarding, skateboarding, paintball, mountain biking, theme and nature days, horseback riding, swimming, overnight camping and more! This is a must-do summer activity! Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, June 3 - August 30. Camp has drop-off locations in Snowmass and Aspen.
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