The Vapor Trail serves up 2.6 miles of rugged freeride terrain and 1,400 feet of vertical drop. It begins at the top of the Elk Camp Lift and descends through a wide-open meadow, over bridges and berms and through groves of aspen and evergreen trees. It eventually ends at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola, where you can connect to the trails in the lower zone.
*New* Animal Crackers
Animal Crackers is a most difficult technical trail in the upper zone. Narrow and raw, the trail will challenge riders for nearly 2 miles with steep descents, rock gardens and off chamber traverses through loamy pine forests and alpine meadows.
*Coming Soon* French press
French Press is a new, more difficult, freeride trail starting from the top of the Elk Camp chairs that winds on buff flow trail towards the west and reconnects with the network at mid-mountain. This is your fast and flowy option off the top of the mountain.
Valhalla is the original freeride trail at Snowmass Bike Park. The trail winds through aspen forests over it’s 2.8 mile course, dropping 1,400 vertical feet back to the base. Valhalla challenges riders with numerous jumps, set ups and wooden features.
Viking is a more difficult freeride trail with features to prepare riders for the challenge of Valhalla. Running for 2.7 miles, the trail features medium sized jumps and bridges , taking riders from the top of Elk Camp Gondola down to Snowmass Base Village through evergreen forests, aspen trees and wide-open meadows for a scenic experience.
Verde is a beginner freeride trail, perfect for new riders as well as intermediates who are working on cornering and fundamental skills. The trail offers 3.5 miles of fun, flowing trail through pine and aspen forest from Elk Camp to Base Village.
The Expresso Trail is a classic single-track cross-country trail. Running at just over a mile long, it connects several freeride trails in the Elk Camp area and cross-country trails on the west side of Snowmass.
Considered by many to be the quintessential mountain biking trail in the area, Government Trail is a beast worth riding. Traversing Snowmass Mountain and descending into the Maroon Creek Valley, it offers several stretches of scenic vistas and countless pitches of supreme challenge.
Note: The section of trail east of Elk Camp Gondola is closed from May 15–June 20 for elk calving season.
Beginning at Owl Creek Road, the Tom Blake Trail climbs through pristine stands of aspen, crosses several ski runs now profuse with wildflowers, and eventually arrives at the Snowmass Village Mall.
Note: The trail is closed from May 15–June 20 for elk calving season.
Sky Mountain Park
Sky Mountain Park is one of the newer additions to the popular trail system in Aspen Snowmass. Boasting view of Snowmass Village, the Park offers longer and shorter loop rides for all abilities.Note: Portions of Sky Mountain Park are closed for use December 1 to May 15 for wildlife.
Guide to SNOWMASS bike park
Snowmass Bike Park features lift-served downhill biking via the Elk Camp Gondola and chairlift. Each Snowmass mountain biking trail has its own distinct personality, scenic beauty and skill level. Complement all of this with more than 50 miles of cross-country biking trails in Snowmass, and you have and you have a pedal-powered summer full of thrills ahead of you.