Gondola & Lift Rides


Experience summer in Aspen/Snowmass!
Gondola rides at Snowmass and Aspen Mountain treat you to panoramic views of the Elk Mountains. Pack a picnic lunch, hike among wildflowers, or take a guided nature walk. Kids of all ages will get a thrill from the Eurobungy trampoline or climbing wall. Let the sounds of live outdoor music soothe your senses while you soak in the surrounding views.

Elk Camp GondolaElk Camp Gondola and Chairlift at 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 trailspaintball 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.

Additionally, Elk Camp Gondola and the Elk Camp Chairlift will also stay open for weekends in September.

Hours of Operation:

  • Gondola: Open Daily, 10am–4pm (Last ride down at 4:30 pm). June 21–September 1, 2014. 
    Open weekends September 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, and 27-28.
  • Chairlift: Open Daily, 10:30am–3:30pm (Last ride down at 3:30pm). June 21–September 1, 2014. 
    Open weekends September 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, and 27-28.

Be sure to check out Valhalla Nights at Elk Camp, select Tuesday evenings in July and August

  • Tuesday, August 5, 2014
  • Tuesday, August 12, 2014
  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014


Silver Queen Gondola on Aspen Mountain

Silver Queen GondolaOver 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 21 - September 1, 2014: Open daily, 10am–4pm (Last ride down at 4:30pm).
  • Weekends (May 24-26, May 31-June 1, June 7-8, 14-15, September 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 and October 4-5): Open daily, 10am–4pm (Last ride down at 4:30pm)