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.
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.
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.
* Vacation Planning * Discounted Airfare
* Travel Insurance
* Call a Local Vacation Expert 800-290-1326
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%.
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.
Register or sign in to our online store here. Reload tickets or make purchases that include season passes, lift tickets, ski/snowboard school lessons, equipment rentals and more.
Stay connected your way! Subscribe to our emails and stay connected with Aspen/Snowmass. We'll alert you to unbelievable deals, and keep you informed with the latest happenings, skiing and riding tips, insider info, upcoming events and so much more.
16 Days at the Best Destinations plus 50% off additional days. Buy this spring and get an extra day.
Volunteer Opportunities In Our Community!
Over the course of the summer of 2014, ASC employees have participated in 12 company sponsored volunteer projects donating more than 750 hours to improve trails, build a home and ensure locals' bikes are well maintained. If you'd like us to arrange a volunteer project for your department please email Matt Hamilton.
The Buddy Program – – Become a Big Buddy and Make a Big Impact!
You have a meaningful opportunity in front of you – to not only guide and inspire a youth today, but to transform their potential for tomorrow. And, your impact can directly strengthen our community. By giving a couple of hours, 3 to 4 times a month, you can give your Little Buddy the invaluable gift of friendship. As a friend, you can provide guidance and opportunities for your Little Buddy to learn and grown. By showing up, listening, and having fun, you can help change a young person’s perspective for the better. Little Buddies are 6 – 18 years of age who are referred by teachers, counselors, or parents and are in need of companionship and encouragement. Big Buddies are responsible, caring individuals who act as a positive role model and advocate for their Little Buddy. Volunteer requirements include full-time, year round residents who are capable of committing to consistent contact with their mentee for a minimum of 1 year. The Buddy Program is especially looking for male mentors to work with children in the midvalley.
Two ways to get involved:
Visit www.buddyprogram.org to fill out a volunteer inquiry form and volunteer with an award-winning mentoring organization. Watch this short video to get inspired: http://youtu.be/5kI8KL5_Gok
Contact: Heather Hicks, Director of Recruitment, firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-920-2130.
English in Action - English Tutoring
One day a week - Ongoing Opportunities
Learn how you can mentor adult immigrants in their quest to learn English. No experience is necessary. You will make a big difference in someone's life, while building a stronger community and having fun! Our list of students waiting for a tutor is LONG. Come be a part of something really cool! We do one-on-one and small class tutoring for immigrant adults who want to improve their English. Tutors meet for approximately 1 hour a week. Minimum 6 month commitment. Schedule and location of tutoring can be set by the tutor.
Open Hours: Thursdays - 6pm to 7:30pm
Open Hours is a drop in class held on Thursday nights at our office in El Jebel. We are looking for volunteer tutors who can commit to tutoring a small conversation based English class at least one Thursday a month. Please contact email@example.com or at 970-963-9200 for more information.
Junior Achievement of the Roaring Fork Valley - Teaching Volunteers
Volunteers throughout school year at local schools. Minimum 5 visits per classroom.
Junior Achievement is a unique non-profit in that we bring business and community volunteers into the classroom to teach grade-specific curricula focusing on business/economic/entrepreneurial skills; financial literacy and workforce readiness. Each volunteer is provided a program “kit” with all the materials he/she will need for the classroom.The time commitment for elementary grades is 5 visits to the classroom, approximately 30-45 minutes per visit. Volunteers can arrange their times/dates with the teacher to fit their schedule and can commit to once a week; two times one week and three the next; or all in one week…whatever works best. The volunteer kit is so user-friendly that the volunteer doesn't need prior teaching experience in a classroom setting to make a meaningful impact in students’ lives. If you'd like more information, please contact Laura Seay at Laura.Seay@ja.org or visit www.juniorachievement.org.
Read with Me at Aspen Elementary School
Weekly for 1-2 hours throughout the school year. 1 year commitment.
A new community reading program through Aspen Elementary School. We target students who would benefit from 1 on 1 direct adult support in reading. We focus on reading skills, comprehension and fluency. Adult volunteers from the Aspen community will give 1-2 hours a week reading with these students. High school Juniors and Seniors will also be volunteering for this program. For more information.
4-6 hours/week or occasional need for guest speakers.
YouthEntity is a community and youth development initiative dedicated to helping youth succeed, no matter what they want to do when they grow up. Our goal is to engage and empower youth to discover their potential by providing real-world learning experiences. Through our programs, youth see how their collective efforts play out in real life, building their self confidence and providing an authentic source of hope for their futures. For more information.
Youthzone - PALS Mentoring
2-3 hours/week. Minimum commitment 1 week.
Pals is a voluntary one-on-one mentoring program. Our program focuses on providing young people with support, counsel, friendship, reinforcement, positive role modeling, and activities. Volunteer mentors are 16 years of age or older. Youth in the program can be from K-8th grade. Both volunteers and youth go through a thorough interview and our mentors are all screened and trained. A mentor match is made according to activity interests, personality traits, individual likes and dislikes, and location. For more information.
Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV)
Custom Group Project – Aspen to Glenwood
If a group of at least 6-8 volunteers would like to volunteer together, a custom group project could be organized with 10-14 days’ advance notice. Projects could take place down-valley or in town, ranging from the Wulfsohn Trail to the Ute Trail. Contact Sheryl Sabandal if interested. Tell her how many people you would have, whether it would be a full-day or half-day, where you’d like to be and she will coordinate a project with RFOV.
Habitat for Humanity – ReStore Annex & NEW Farmhouse location
Monday-Saturday, 10am-2pm & 2pm-5pm
New Farmhouse showroom is located off HWY 82 at mile marker 7 next to KLM Motorsports and the Annex is at 120 Midland Ave just past Target and Lowes on Midland Ave. Volunteers help the ReStore or Farmhouse staff with merchandise organization, sales, customer service, boutique design layout, answering phones, and or data entry. Call Geneva Farr at 309-3088 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
Habitat for Humanity – Home Building in Carbondale!
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays – 9am to 3pm
Local families have been chosen to work and earn homes being built in Carbondale, CO. Be a part of building strong families by volunteering your time with Habitat staff and Habitat homeowners! No prior experience is necessary. All volunteers will need to sign a waiver form, view a Safety video, and do a job site walk through to ensure a fun and safe experience while volunteering. Sign up here. To volunteer contact Geneva Farr at email@example.com, Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Coordinator (309-3088). Read more about the families you'll be working with in Carbondale.
Aspen Animal Shelter
Daily, 7am – 6pm at 101 Animal Shelter Road, Aspen, CO 81611
Individual volunteers are welcomed daily to help walk the dogs, brush the cats, and or wash the bowls. Larger groups should call ahead. If interested call 970-544-0206. (Note: the 16 benefit hours may be broken down into increments as small as half an hour).
Pitkin County Senior Services - Home Delivered Meals
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday - 11:45am to 12:45pm
Help deliver meals to home bound seniors or qualified disabled persons and visit with them to brighten their day. Volunteers need a vehicle with current insurance and meet at the Senior Center at 0275 Castle Creek Road, on the right just before the hospital. If interested please contact Mary Barbour by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 970-920-5432.
Aspen Music Festival and School
There are a variety of volunteer opportunities including but not limited to:
To volunteer, contact Diane Stine at email@example.com or call 970-205-5074.
Aspen Historical Society
There are a variety of volunteer opportunities including but not limited to:
To volunteer, please contact Nina Gabianelli by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thunder River Theatre Company
Throughout the year at 67 Promenade, Downtown Carbondale
Thunder River Theatre Company welcomes volunteers who want to be part of this wonderful collaborative art! Opportunities range from working on productions, outreach, set construction, working in the box office, help with costumes and running shows backstage. If interested in volunteering, please contact Lon Winston at email@example.com or by phone at 970-963-8200.
Raising A Reader Volunteer Readers
15-30 minutes on a monthly basis, weekly or bi-weekly at preschools throughout the valley.
We are looking for volunteers to read on a regular basis to our valley preschools, from Rifle to Aspen, as part of our Raising A Reader team. We know from the research that reading aloud can play a critical role in helping young children develop the language skills, curiosity, love of knowledge, and early literacy skills necessary for success in kindergarten and in life. Reading builds brains – quite literally. If interested in volunteering please contact Tori at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 970-230-9117.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Monday-Friday, Year Round
Komen Colorado welcomes volunteers year round to help with database entry, some filing, translation help from English to Spanish, and social media support. If interested in volunteering with Komen throughout the year please visit their volunteer page to learn more about available opportunities or call their Aspen office at 970-920-0250.
Wilderness Workshop - Variety of Volunteer Opportunities!
Throughout the year, 520 S. Third St. Ste. 27 in Carbondale
Wilderness Workshop is looking for volunteers throughout the year to help with special events (i.e. Wildfest in June or July), restoration projects (in the Spring, Summer, or Fall), and in the office in Carbondale from time to time for bulk mailings. If you'd like to volunteer, please contact Melanie Finan at email@example.com or by phone at 970-963-3977.
LIFT-UP - Food Pantry Volunteers
Locations in Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs
Food pantry volunteers help serve clients with food, help stock shelves, or assist with other LIFT-UP services with on the job training provided. If interested in volunteering with LIFT-UP, please call their business office at 970-625-4496.
Valley View Hospital - Meals on Wheels
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays - Glenwood Springs
For 14 years, Meals on Wheels volunteers have been delivering healthy lunches throughout Glenwood Springs. Deliveries within Glenwood Springs are scheduled for Monday, Wednesday and Friday and extra meals with different menus can be delivered and stored for other days. Meals on Wheels volunteers also fulfill a non-nutritional need, offering the warmth of human contact to those who may feel isolated at home. They offer an extra safety line for families caring for a mobility impaired relative.
To volunteer or to inquire about Meals on Wheels, call the Volunteer Coordinator at: 970-384-6656.
Summer 2015 Volunteer Opportunities
Roaring Fork Conservancy - 17th Annual Fryingpan River Clean-up
Saturday - April 25th, 8:30am to 12pm - Basalt
Meet at Lions Park in Basalt. Join us for a free breakfast before cleaning up one of the most beautiful stretches of river in the country! Volunteers of all ages welcome! Please dress appropriately with warm layers, gloves, long pants, a hat and sunscreen. Prizes for: Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful, Most Unusual Trash. For more information please visit roaringfork.org/cleanup.
RFOV - Crystal River Riparian Trail Phase II
Saturday - May 2nd, 8:30am to 5pm including dinner - Carbondale
Volunteer to improve the trail that runs along one of the more scenic stretches of the Crystal River in Carbondale. This very narrow section of the trail is on a steep riverbank and is in danger of washing out during high water. This project will continue the work started by RFOV last summer. After the project, your efforts will be rewarded with dinner! Register online here.
Town of Snowmass Village Clean Up
Friday - May 15th, 9am to 12pm - Snowmass Village
Meet at 9am at the Snowmass Rec Center parking lot.Trash bags will be distributed and shuttles will deliver volunteers to different locations around the village. This great community event takes place rain or shine so please dress accordingly, wear sunscreen, and bring gloves. A free thank you barbecue starts at noon at the Rec Center directly after.
RFOV - Wulfsohn Trail System Maintenance
Thursday Evenings - May 7th and 14th - Glenwood Springs
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.
When you rewrite the rulebook, people tend to take notice. See why more people are leaving BMW, Mercedes and Lexus for Audi than ever before
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!
The Official Beverage of Aspen/Snowmass! At Coca-Cola, everything is inspired by our mission to refresh the world, inspire moments of optimism, and to create value and make a difference! Join us in the fight to protect the Polar Bear's Arctic Home! Join here.
Proud Partner of Aspen/Snowmass!
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.
With 4 more inches of fresh snow last night, we're closing down Aspen Mountain in style with a Pow Day! http://t.co/WMV95niP6RTweeted 8 hours ago by AspenSnowmass More details
Get Deals, Tips, And More!
Explore The Power of Four when you follow Aspen/Snowmass on Foursquare! Check-in to our legendary mountains, apres spots, restaurants and events. Navigate the mountains with tips from Aspen locals and pros!
Get ongoing updates on Aspen/Snowmass with RSS (Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary).