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.
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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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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Don't wait until you get here, purchase at least 7 days in advance and SAVE UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 10%.
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.
Our private lessons mix intensive, personalized learning with the freedom to explore any of the four mountains with a dedicated instructor. Learn the best techniques while you discover the best runs on the mountain. Guests frequently hire a single instructor to guide their whole family for the day, while others seek out one-on-one attention. It’s totally up to you.
No matter how good you are, a little coaching can go a long way. Get more enjoyment out of skiing or snowboarding by mastering a new skill or refining your technique with an Adult Group Lesson.
Coaching happens and skills develop when teens and youth are having fun. Daily ski or snowboard group lessons, based on ability, can include coaching for park and pipe, big mountain terrain, bumps, carving, racing and freestyle. Check out our group lessons for youth and teens:
We have designed several programs to suit the unique learning styles of young children that hits the slopes.
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Every Friday night December 19, 2014 – April 3, 2015 in honor of the Norse God of Snow, Ullr, Elk Camp at Snowmass is transformed into a nighttime winter wonderland.
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Learn about past AAM & ASC collaborations!
2013–2014 AAM/ASC Lift Ticket Artist
In celebration of the ninth year of partnership with the Aspen Skiing Company, internationally recognized artist Mark Bradford has designed five different lift tickets for the 2013-14 skiing and snowboarding season, each featuring a text-based artwork reminiscent of his famous Merchant Posters series—artworks he created from community-oriented billboards, advertising posters, and signs removed from chain link fences in his Los Angeles neighborhood. Bradford’s compelling and varied artistic practice has garnered him such accolades as the 2009 MacArthur Genius Award. The Merchant Posters series was the subject of a 2010 AAM exhibition; the only exhibition to focus exclusively on this body of work.
Mark Bradford was born in Los Angeles in 1961. A traveling survey exhibition of his work was organized by the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio, and premiered at the institution in May 2010. The exhibition traveled to the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Dallas Museum of Art; and a co-presentation at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Other solo exhibitions include: Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank, White Cube South Bermondsey, London, UK (through January 12, 2014); Mark Bradford, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham (2012); ArtPace, San Antonio TX, (2008); Neither New Nor Correct: New Work by Mark Bradford, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, (2007); Mark Bradford, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (2006-2007); and Mark Bradford: Niagra, LA><ART, Los Angeles (2006). Group exhibitions include: Prospect.1 New Orleans (2008 – 2009); Life on Mars, 55th Carnegie International (2008 – 2009); Collage: The Unmonumental Picture, The New Museum, New York (2007); Brave New Worlds, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2008); Eden's Edge: Fifteen LA Artists, The Hammer Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles (2007), as well as the 2006 Sao Paolo Biennial, the 2006 Busan Biennial, Busan, South Korea, and the 2006 Whitney Biennial: Day for Night, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
2012–2013 AAM/ASC Lift Ticket Artist
Notice the witty black-and-white drawings on your lift ticket? The Aspen Art Museum and Aspen Skiing Company selected six artworks by artist David Shrigley to be featured on a limited-edition series of lift tickets for the 2012–13 ski season. David Shrigley works in a number of artistic media but is perhaps best known for his monochromatic, cartoon-like drawings that use a humorous interplay between image and text to highlight human foibles and existential anxieties, and which question everyday perspectives through the use of both image and text.
David Shrigley (b. 1968, Macclesfield, England) is the author of several books, a cartoon contributor to The Guardian’s Weekend section since 2005, and has directed music videos for such groups as Blur and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy. London’s Hayward Gallery recently presented a mid-career survey of his work (2012), which traveled Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; other recent solo exhibitions include How Are You Feeling, Cornerhouse, Manchester (2012) and the Museum M in Leuven, Belgium (2010–11). Shrigley was featured at the AAM as part of the two-artist exhibition To the Wall (2007). He currently lives and works in Glasgow.
Exhibition: November 22, 2012–Summer 2013
The New Restaurant at Elk Camp, Snowmass Mountain
Los Angeles–based artist Dave Muller is known for his wall drawings and large-scale works on paper that employ iconic structures such as the top-ten list to create diagrammatic but uniquely personal portraits based on the musical passions of their subjects. Stemming from his deep love of music and the communal dialogue it generates across generations and cultures, Muller’s work deftly translates these concerns into aesthetic form. As one critic recently put it, Muller’s work is about the good things that make life worth living—good music, good friends, a little messiness, a lot of color, and a lot of fun.
For the 2012–2013 ski season, Muller has created a site-specific wall drawing for the new restaurant at Elk Camp on Snowmass Mountain. Muller’s installation opens to the public on the season’s opening day. The wall painting is based on a brief questionnaire e-mailed from the artist to Aspen Skiing Company employees in which he inquired about their favorite albums of all time as well as their height.
Dave Muller (b. 1964, San Francisco) lives and works in Los Angeles. He has exhibited widely over the past twenty years, including solo exhibitions at such venues as the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the St. Louis Art Museum, among others. Muller’s large-scale wall drawing An Up-and-Down Arc w/ White Noise was included in the Aspen Art Museum’s 2008 group exhibition Marlon Brando, Pocahontas, and Me, and his 2009 wall painting Solar Arrangment (2009) is permanently installed in the Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Recent group exhibitions to feature Muller’s work include Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2008) and The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl (2011), which was organized by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University and traveled to the ICA Boston and the Miami Art Museum.
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