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 racing, big air competitions and signature events like the unforgettable X Games Aspen and Bud Light Spring Jam. Summer means outdoor markets, music festivals, culinary & arts experiences, bike racing and an Aspen original, the Aspen Ideas Festival. If it's happening, it's happening here!
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.
PURCHASE IN ADVANCE & SAVE BIG!
Don't wait until you get here, purchase at least 7 days in advance and SAVE UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 10%! Plus, purchase lift ticket and add equipement rentlas and/or ski school and save even more.
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.
When it comes to vacation destinations — from the great outdoors to cultural activities, shopping, exciting nightlife and one-of-a-kind restaurants — Aspen/Snowmass offers the complete vacation experience.
Consistently rated No. 1 in North America for dining, Aspen/Snowmass has more than 100 restaurants, bars and clubs to choose from.
As the resort's official central reservation service, Stay Aspen Snowmass offers one-stop shopping. For packages that are perfectly suited to your vacation style and budget.
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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.
* Vacation Planning * Discounted Airfare * Travel Insurance * Call a Local Vacation Expert 800-290-1326
PURCHASE IN ADVANCE & SAVE BIG!
Don't wait until you get here, purchase at least 7 days in advance and SAVE UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 10%! Plus, purchase lift ticket and add equipment rentals and/or Ski & Snowboard School and save even more.
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 15. Open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, June 3 - August 30.
The Maroon Bells — surrounded by pristine National Forest lands — are the most photographed peaks in all of North America. Here you can explore a glacial valley while surrounded by three 14,000-foot peaks: North Maroon Peak, South Maroon Peak and Pyramid Peak. Maroon Lake, enveloped by fields of wildflowers, perfectly mirrors the image of the Maroon Bells in it's waters.
Maroon Bells has limited accessibility by car but there are bus tours running throughout the day for the summer season. The road is open to all non-motorized forms of transportation (such as bicycles, skateboarders, hikers, rollerbladers, etc.) at no charge.
Open for summer of 2013
(depending on weather)
From either Aspen or Snowmass the easiest way to get to the Maroon Bells is by bus. From Aspen take the Castle/Maroon bus from Rubey Park to Aspen Highlands. If you are coming from Snowmass or down they valley, just go directly to Aspen Highlands and park for free. At Aspen Highlands, you will need to buy tickets at Four-Mountain Sports for the bus tour to Maroon Bells. The bus will pick you up right outside Four-Mountain Sports and drive you to Maroon Lake.
Castle Ridge / Maroon Bells Bus from Aspen to Aspen Highlands
Rubey Park, Aspen
Three times every hour, :00 :20 :40
Maroon Bells Bus Tour from Highlands to Maroon Bells
Daily, June 15 – Labor Day
Labor Day – October 6, weekends only (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
Outside Four-Mountain Sports at the base of Aspen Highlands
From 9:05am to 2pm: Every 20 minutes
From 2:30pm to 4:30pm: On the hour and half hour
Last bus departs Maroon Lake Day Use Area at 5pm
Adults $6; Children 6–16 $4; Seniors $4; Children 6 and under are free
A $0.50 Forest Service recreation fee is part of the $6 adult and $4 senior RFTA bus fee. This fee goes towards repairs, maintenance, improvements and education.
Four-Mountain Sports in Aspen Highlands Village
Rubey Park Transit in Aspen
Aspen Mountain Gondola Ticket Office in Aspen
Where to Park:
All vehicles may park for free at Aspen Highlands Village Parking Lot
National Parks pass WITH a Golden Eagle Sticker, Golden Access, America the Beautiful and Maroon Bells Passes allow access to the Maroon Bells Scenic Area for the season. Passes are not valid when the road is restricted to motorized vehicles from 9am–5pm.
The follow exceptions apply:
The best Last-Minute Lodging Specials in Aspen & Snowmass for arrival within the next week. Don't forget to book your lodging before you visit the Maroon Bells.
American Express is the Official Partner of Aspen/Snowmass and sponsors the Aspen/Snowmass Concierge Services Department. Let us help you make the most of your Aspen/Snowmass vacation.
Visit an award you will appreciate down the road - Audi!
Bud Light is The Official Malt Beverage of Aspen/Snowmass! Don't miss any of these progressive, cutting-edge events while visiting Aspen/Snowmass, and while in attendance grab a cold Bud or Bud Light and enjoy!
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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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