ACES Snowshoe Tours

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Aspen

Weave in and out of serene spruce and fir forests as you take in Aspen's majestic vistas from Richmond Ridge with a knowledgeable Naturalist on this two-hour guided snowshoe tour. Learn about wildlife in winter, tracking, mountain ecology, Aspen history, avalanches, and winter habitats.

  • Every day at 10 am and 1 pm. Meet guide at the top of Aspen Mountain, in front of the gondola. Snowshoe tours begin on December 10.
  • Purchase tickets at any lift ticket office. Please allow 30 minutes before the tour for ticket purchase and gondola ride.
  • Prices: $68 Adults, $48 youth ages 17 and under and seniors 65 and up.
  • If you have your own lift ticket tour prices are: $41 Adults, $32 Youth & Senior
  • Tour price includes snack and warm drink, gondola ride, snowshoes, knowledgeable guide, and basic snowshoeing instruction.
  • Approximately 2.5 miles round trip. Tours take place on gentle terrain and are held at a leisurely pace.
  • Warm boots, winter clothing, sunscreen, and water are strongly recommended.
  • Ages 7 and up.
  • No reservations.
  • Call ACES during open hours (Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm) with any questions 970-925-5756.

Snowmass

Explore spruce and fir forests along a babbling creek in the Snowmass Ski Area on this two-hour guided snowshoe tour with a Naturalist from Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES). Learn about Rocky Mountain winter ecology, animals, and more as you discover the area and enjoy the silence of a snow-covered forest.

  • Beginning December 10, tours are offered every day at 10am and 1pm. Meet at the top of Elk Camp Gondola. Purchase tickets at any lift ticket office. Please allow 30 minutes before the tours for ticket purchase and gondola ride.
  • Prices: $68 Adults, $48 Youth (7-17 years) and Seniors (over 65 years). If you have your own lift ticket tour prices are: $41 Adults, $32 Youth & Senior. Tour price includes snack and warm drink, gondola ride, snowshoes, knowledgeable guide, and basic snowshoeing instruction.
  • Approximately 2.5 miles round trip. Tours take place on gentle terrain and are held at a leisurely pace.
  • Warm boots, winter clothing, sunscreen, and water are strongly recommended.
  • Ages 7 and up.
  • No reservations.
  • Call ACES during open hours (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm) with any questions 970-925-5756.


**Youth & Senior ages 7-17 and 65 and up

Contact

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies
970-925-5756
www.aspennature.org

What to Expect

  • Snowmass: Tours depart from the top of the Elk Camp Gondola at 10am and 1pm daily.
  • Aspen Mountain: Tours depart from the top of the Silver Queen Gondola at 10am and 1pm daily.