Aspen Snowmass COVID-19 Update
Updated Thursday, May 28, 2020
Aspen Snowmass will open for the summer season with Aspen Mountain opening June 12 and Snowmass opening June 21. All access and activities will take place with strict adherence to state and county guidelines and employee and guest health and welfare will be given top priority. Camp Aspen Snowmass will open June 15.
Aspen Mountain will open Friday, June 12 with the Silver Queen Gondola scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for sightseeing, disc golf, hiking, nature programs with Aspen Center for Environmental Studies and a kid’s play area. There will also be food and beverage services available. Daily operations on Aspen Mountain will officially begin June 12 and run until Sept. 7 with operations continuing on weekends, Friday - Sunday, through Oct. 4. Snowmass will open for the summer June 21 with both the Elk Camp Gondola and Elk Camp Chairlift in operation, as well as most adventures in the Lost Forest including the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster, Treeline Trial Challenge Course and Rugged Ascent Climbing Wall. Trails in the Snowmass Bike Park will open as conditions permit. Hiking trails and food and beverage services will also open. Current planned operating hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the Elk Camp chairlift will operate from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We are excited to be able to open our mountains for the summer and allow people to get outdoors and recreate in a safe environment,” says Katie Ertl, vice president mountain operations, Aspen Snowmass. “We have worked diligently to come up with a plan that meets the guidelines set by the state and county authorities and we believe that getting people on to the mountains and letting them explore and play will be transformative after what we have all been through.” Passholder Week at Aspen Snowmass, traditionally held in June, will be spread across the entire summer season. All eligible 2019-20 Aspen Snowmass passholders will receive one free Bike Park Ticket, one Free Lost Forest Base access, 50% off one Lost Forest Treeline Ticket, 50% off one Full-Day Downhill Bike Rental, 50% off one Intro to Downhill Clinic and 50% off one Downhill Skills Clinic. To help maintain adequate social distancing and mitigate ticket office congestion, all summer activities can be purchased online ahead of time whether a guest is at home or in resort. Purchase at least 72 hours in advance and tickets will be delivered to a guest’s hotel. Summer activities will be available online beginning June 10.
To see a full list of updated operating procedures to keep our guests, employees, and the community safe, click here.
For More Information:
Pitkin County Public Health - Questions about coronavirus? Call the Pitkin County Community Coronavirus Hotline at (970) 429-6186 or the state of Colorado COVID Helpline at 1-877-462-2911 or email COHELP@RMPDC.org
Colorado Department of Public Health - People who are symptomatic AND have traveled to affected areas or have been in contact with a known patient can call the CDPHE general epidemiology hotline #303-692-2700 This line is staffed seven days a week at from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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