We renew the spirit by sustaining the “Aspen Idea,” a complete life nurturing mind, body and spirit.
Aspen/Snowmass aligns itself on a year-round basis with a number of exceptional companies. We work with those that pride themselves on quality and customer service, and are considered to be the best in their respective industries.
Aspen Skiing Company operates four ski areas, Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk. This includes over 5,300 acres of terrain as well as boundless activities, dining and nightlife at The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotel.
Aspen Skiing Company recognized as National Arts Awards recipient for Best Businesses partnering with the Arts in America for 2013.
At Aspen Snowmass, the goings-on are ongoing all year long. Winter showcases outdoor concerts, World Cup ski races, big air competitions and signature events like the unforgettable ESPN X Games Aspen and Bud Light Spring Jam. Summer means outdoor markets, music festivals, culinary & arts experiences, and an Aspen original, the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Consistently rated the #1 resort in North America for dining, Aspen Snowmass has over 100 bars and restaurants to choose from. You'll find menus to please every palate here.
Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley is a hub for culture year-round. Our seasonal events include winter's ever-popular Wintersköl, and the world-famous Aspen Ideas Festival and Food & Wine Classic in summer. On the other end of the spectrum, enjoy the sophistication of the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet or the outrageous fun of Ruggerfest. And with a roster of live music and concerts that would make many major U.S. cities jealous, Aspen is the place to be.
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Mountain adventures in Snowmass for kids and teens!
Summer 2015 Monday - Friday, June 8 - September 4
In summer, Aspen Snowmass becomes the epicenter of cycling in the Rocky Mountains.
Whether you’re keen on bolstering your freeride skills at Bike Snowmass, tackling an epic mountain singletrack, or cruising along the charming streets of Aspen, our little corner of Colorado is ideal for cycling.
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Aspen Snowmass is one of the most accessible Rocky Mountain resorts, with hundreds of nonstop and connecting flights weekly into Aspen, Eagle and Denver airports.
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We're proud to offer a variety of season pass options to suit everyone's needs. Find the perfect pass for you at Aspen Snowmass. Passes can be purchased at ticket offices, by phone at 877-282-7736 / 970-923-1227 or online.
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Don't let your kids miss out on the summer mountain experience of a lifetime. Camp Aspen Snowmass provides a fun, dynamic environment for ages 1 through teen. Monday-Fridays from June-August.
Here are some of the trails that get top billing.
Introducing Valhalla at Bike Snowmass from Aspen/Snowmass on Vimeo.
Debuting in 2012, Valhalla is a 2.75-mile monster of a trail designed and built by Gravity Logic. It invites the toughest riders – and those who strive to be – to tackle an assortment of freeride challenges over the course of its 1,400-foot vertical drop. Valhalla sets a winding course through the aspen trees and features berms, jumps, bridges, table tops, a wall ride, drop zone, fruit bowl and rainbows, eventually delivering thrilled riders to Snowmass Base Village. Its one thing to describe it, quite another thing to experience it. Check out the video above.
The Vapor Trail serves up 2.6 miles of downhill terrain and 1,400 feet of vertical drop. It begins at the top of the Elk Camp Lift and descends through a wide-open meadow, over bridges and berms and through groves of aspen and evergreen trees. It eventually ends at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola, where — if your synapses aren’t fried yet — you can connect to Valhalla. With berms up to six feet high and other natural features – this downhill trail will challenge various levels of riders, from intermediate to advanced.
Easy Rider is the perfect starting point for families and downhill beginners with gentle, open, rolling terrain. Running for 2.7 miles, the trail takes riders from the top of Elk Camp Gondola down to Snowmass Base Village through evergreen forests, aspen trees and wide-open meadows for a scenic experience. With no steep grades, this extra-wide trail (with a minimum of 36 inches of width) is built specifically to help a beginning rider hone their skills before advancing to intermediate terrain. This trail connects with Cross-Mountain and the Government Trail in several places.
New for the 2013 season, the new Expresso Trail is a classic single-track cross-country trail. Running at just over a mile long, it connects several freeride and cross-country trails on Snowmass.
Connecting the Elk Camp section of Snowmass to the western end of the mountain, Cross Mountain Trail is short on distance but big in challenge. Climbing from 10,400 feet to 11,000 feet, its singletrack tread offers lots of root and rock obstacles along the way.
Beginning at Owl Creek Road, the Tom Blake Trail climbs through pristine stands of aspen, crosses several ski runs now profuse with wildflowers, and eventually arrives at the Snowmass Village Mall. Note: The trail is closed from May 15–June 20 for elk calving season.
Details on elk calving season.
Considered by many to be the quintessential mountain biking trail in the area, Government Trail is a beast worth riding. Traversing Snowmass Mountain and descending into the Maroon Creek Valley, it offers several stretches of scenic vistas and countless pitches of supreme challenge. Note: The section of trail east of Elk Camp Gondola is closed from May 15–June 20 for elk calving season.
Details on elk calving season.
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The Official Coffee of Aspen/Snowmass - Aspen/Snowmass guests can enjoy daily complimentary samples of Green Mountain's Fair Trade Certified™ Organic French Roast coffee at the base of all four mountains.
The Official Outfitter of the Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass - keeping you protected and safe is our #1 priority - Helly Hansen will keep you warm, dry and comfortable on the mountain. Drop by the Helly Hansen Aspen store (430 East Cooper Avenue - 970-920-3524) to check out the new line.
Interested in flying privately to Aspen? Sentient Jet is now the official Private Jet Provider of Aspen/Snowmass. For more information or to book a flight please call Stay Aspen/Snowmass at 800-760-4940 or visit www.sentient.com.
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