Family Guide for Winter

A family of three descends a fun ski run at Snowmass

Every generation of your family will find something to love here. Our family ski packages and kids activities in Aspen Snowmass will make your trip unforgettable.

Whether it is a family private lesson so you can learn together, a beginner's terrain park to instill confidence, or a tubing run that got Grandpa to laugh like a kid again, you'll find that our four-mountain resort checks all the boxes. Most importantly, there are now more ways to save for everybody.
On this page, we have gathered together all the resources you need to start a plan for that perfect winter family vacation.
A row of kids learns to ski at Aspen Snowmass

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Family Guide to Aspen Snowmass in Winter

Family Guide to Aspen Snowmass in Winter

Skiing is one of the few winter activities that the whole family can enjoy together. To make it easier for every generation of your family, Aspen Snowmass offers deep discounts on lift tickets for seniors, teens and kids. In fact, kids under age 6 ski free! Learn more about these discounts below.


Aspen Snowmass For All Ages

Being a family-friendly mountain resort means more than just a handful of easy runs where kids can learn to ski. It means a mountain resort that has everyone’s interests in heart (including hard-to-please teens).

We take pride in being a four-mountain resort that creates extraordinary winter vacations for families from around the world.

Ski & Snowboard School

Whether your children are 2 ½ or 17 years old, they share one thing in common: they will enjoy skiing and riding more if they’re having fun. Our acclaimed Ski & Snowboard School offers a wide variety of private and group lessons for kids, all with an emphasis on fun and safety.
Learn more about these lessons — and our two children’s centers — below.
Kids Mountain Explorers lesson at Aspen Snowmass
Kids Mountain Explorers

Beyond Skiing & Riding

Kid going down the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster in Snowmass Colorado.

The Breathtaker

For winter thrills off the slopes, look no further than the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster. Riders of this new mountain coast can wind their way through over a mile of forest on an elevated track, reaching speeds of up to 28mph. Located adjacent to the Elk Camp Restaurant, riders and passengers are able to experience the thrilling ride during the day, during special Ullr Nights, or select après extended hours.

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Tubing at Snowmass, Colorado


With multiple lift-served lanes carved into The Meadows at Elk Camp, our lighted tubing facilities, are a blast for non-skiers and skiers alike. Open during the day, and on select nights.

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Ullr Nights at Snowmass

Ullr Nights

Held on Friday nights during the winter season, this family-friendly nighttime party at Elk Camp celebrates the season with live music, tubing and snowbiking under the lights, great food, and best of all, a bonfire and s’mores.

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Snowbiking at Aspen Snowmass


Yes, you can combine skiing with mountain biking. Experience the rush of Snowbiking at Snowmass with your own Snowbike lesson. The 2.5-hour session will get you up-to-speed on this new and exciting sport, and offers an alternative for non-skiers or even just a way to give your knees the day off.

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Ice skating at Snowmass Village

Ice Skating

The romance of winter in the Rocky Mountains takes on its full effect when you and your family skate on the new ice rink in Snowmass Village. Situated in the new Base Village Plaza, the spacious rink offers free rentals and is open from noon until 9am. "Walkers" are available to those who are new to ice skating, making it the perfect introduction.

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