Home Logo

Welcome to Snowmass! Click here to access all of the resources you may need for your day include ski area operation details, parking & drop-off information, and relevant public safety details.

Winter

Toggle background Created with Sketch.
Snowflake Created with Sketch. Sun Created with Sketch.

Summer

Gold-Level Biking

Snowmass and the Roaring Fork Valley were recently award the designation of an IMBA Gold Level Ride Center. What does that mean for you? Miles and miles of stunning mountain biking for all ability levels. And, it’s right outside your door.


Learn More

Nature

One of the simplest and most satisfying ways to experience all Mother Nature has to offer is simply going for a walk. Step outside your door and be rewarded with fresh air and incredible mountain scenery no matter the trail you select to explore. In Snowmass, even the most accessible hikes offer incredible, photogenic backdrops for a host of new memories.

 

Explore Hikes

Our Summer 2020 Favorites

Hikes, bike rides, evening activities- oh my! The possibilities are endless but here are a few of our favorites for this summer.

Read more

Share the Trails

Did you know that uphill trail users have the right of way? Or, that some trails are exclusively for downhill biking? Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with some of the written, and unwritten, rules of our local trail system.

Read More

Don't Take Our Word For It...

Like a proud parent, we share our love of Snowmass day in and day out. But, you don’t have to take our word for it- see what other people are saying!

Check It Out

Terrain

Expert terrain is not a collection of ‘black diamond runs.’ Hardly. Expert terrain is a vast playground of snowy steeps, chutes, glades, cliffs and rock drops. It’s Mother Nature’s playground for the advanced skier/snowboarder. And, it’s 30% of Snowmass- that’s 750 football fields of fun!


Learn About Our Unique Expert Terrain

Today in Snowmass

Things are just a little bit different this year. So, here are some helpful resources for planning your day including ski area operation details, parking & drop-off information, bus schedules, and relevant public safety information.

Get Planning

Stay Longer, Save More

This is the winter to take that extended ski trip you’ve always had on your bucket list. The one where you finally master that challenging run you’ve had your eyes on. The one where you don’t feel like you have to rush out the door every morning to maximize your time here. The one where you get to truly slow down and soak in those mountain lifestyle moments.

Save On Longer Stays

Don't Take Our Word For It...

Like a proud parent, we share our love of Snowmass day in and day out. But, you don’t have to take our word for it- see what other people are saying!

Check It Out
Events
Experience Slide bullet
Experiences
Lodging
Experience Slide bullet
Swipe to view more
close experience

Events

Top Events
close experience

Experiences

Top Experiences
Aspen Art Museum
Aspen Film
Camping
Disc Golf
close experience

Lodging

Top Lodging
Chamonix
Hayden Lodge by Snowmass Mountain Lodging
Limelight Hotel Snowmass
Luxury Home Rentals by East West Resorts
close experience

Events

Top Events
close experience

Experiences

Top Experiences
Alpine Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Ice Skating
Snowboarding
close experience

Lodging

Top Lodging
Interlude Condominiums, A Destination Residence
Luxury Home Rentals by East West Resorts
Owl Creek Homes
Snowmass Mountain Chalet by Snowmass Mountain Lodging

Top Experiences


The air is fresh, the temperature is perfect and, thankfully, the days are long because, so is the list of possibilities. Learn first-hand what makes Snowmass the kind of special that entices people back year after year.

Explore Snowmass


Whether you’re a day tripper, weekend warrior or are here for the long haul, there is...

Whether you're a day tripper, weekend warrior or are here for the long haul, there is plenty for you, your family or tribe to do while visiting Snowmass. The volume of activities, hikes, bike rides and sites in Snowmass see can be overwhelming but we've narrowed down some of our favorites...

Hikes:

Tom Blake Trail – Tom Blake is a shaded bike, hike, and equestrian friendly trail that winds through some of the prettiest Aspen groves in the valley as its makes its way across Snowmass Ski Area. This trail is a fan favorite in the summer, be sure to stay aware and share the trail!

Government Trail - Government Trail is filled with short up- and downhill sections between forests, meadows, and streams all the way to Buttermilk.

Elk Camp - Arguably the best view in Snowmass, the top of the Elk Camp chairlift offers 360 degree alpine views that include the Maroon Bells. The perks of this hike? Variety! Start from Base Village and follow the Vista Trail to the top of the Elk Camp Gondola where you connect to Summit Trail that takes you to the top. Looking for something shorter? Opt to take the gondola to meet the Summit Trail for a shorter route. Even better? After taking in the view from the top, take the Elk Camp chairlift and/or gondola back to Base Village for a challenging ascent and forgiving descent. 

Snowmass Lake - If you backpack once this summer, make it to a location worth the hike. This 16-mile hike is best enjoyed with a picnic lunch and plenty of water in your pack. This longer hike is the best way to soak in Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness’ largest (and perhaps most spectacular) alpine lake will alleviate any sore muscles.

 

Bike Rides:

Snowmass Bike Park - In Base Village, you can load your bike into the gondola at 8,432 feet, and then on Elk Camp Chairlift to start your ride at 11,325 feet with views of dramatic alpine scenery and 14,000-foot peaks. At almost three miles long, with 1,400 feet in elevation drop, Valhalla is chock-full of dipping berms, thrilling wall rides, and perfectly constructed jump features

Rim Trail – An oldie, but a goodie, Rim Trail climbs up to a ridge that offers true cross-country riding (think climbs and descents) through spruce and aspen groves, then high-desert scrub oak—all with expansive views of the valley. This trail can be shuttled from the trail head on upper divide road to wildcat reserve, or connects to Seven Star for the full Rim Trail Loop

Deadline - A downhill flow trail with generous in-sloped berms, rollers, table tops, drops and a couple doubles that can be gapped at speed is a must-ride.

 

Days:

Day 1 – Start the day with a hike up the Rim Trail to the yin-yang platform overlooking the splendor above Snowmass Village. Grab lunch on the Snowmass Mall, then take the Elk Camp Gondola up to Elk Camp for any number of activities, from climbing walls and the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster of the Lost Forest to miles of hiking trails.

Day 2 –Sky Mountain Park offers the Roaring Fork Valley’s smoothest singletrack, rolling terrain, gradual grades and banked turns designed so riders can carry momentum with minimal peddling and braking. End your ride at the Snowmass Recreation Center, where the salt water pool beckons.

Day 3 – Spend the morning rafting the Roaring Fork River, enjoy lunch on the Snowmass Mall for dine-in or takeout on the new Fanny Hill picnic tables! Spend the afternoon hiking on some of Snowmass’ 80+ miles of trail. 

 

Evenings:

Tuesdays - Bonus bike nights stretch lift-served biking at the Snowmass Bike Park until dusk every Tuesday beginning at 3pm from June 30 to Aug. 11. (Lost Forest activities like the coaster and climbing wall stay open too.) 

Thursdays - New for the Summer 2020 season, Brews, Bands & Bingo! Wind your way from Snowmass Mall to Base Village for music, restaurant specials and entertainment, ending at The Collective in Base Village with $10 Bingo.

Saturdays- Pack your weekend with time around town for Social Saturdays followed by a uniquely Snowmass experience at Movies Under the Stars hosted outside The Collective in Base Village. Reservations can be made by emailing rsvp@thecollectivesnowmass.com

Picnic dinner and snacks are encouraged!

 

Explore all things to do in Snowmass

Learn More

As summer winds down and we move firmly into fall many local businesses adjust their hours of...

Recreation

As summer winds down and we move firmly into fall many local businesses adjust their hours of operation. Please see below for off-season operating hours of your favorite restaurants and shops.

RESTAURANTS
Cafe V at Viceroy -Serving breakfast Saturday's and Sunday's from 7-11:30am. Will close until winter at the end of October.

Daly Diner - Open daily, 7am - 3pm. Will remain open throughout the fall.

Limelight Lounge - Open 4-9pm daily.

Nest at Viceroy- Open daily from 11am - 3pm; Happy hour, daily 3pm-6pm. Will close until winter at the end of October.

New Belgium Ranger Station - Open daily from 12-9pm.

Pastore's Taste of Philly - Open Sunday through Tuesday from 11am - 5pm and Wednesday through Saturday from 11am - 8pm.

Starbucks - Open 7am - 4pm daily.

Taster's - Open daily, 11am - 9pm. Will remain open throughout the fall.

Toro at Viceroy Snowmass - Open daily for breakfast, 7am-11am. Open for dinner 5:30pm-9pm (Sunday-Wednesday) and 5:30pm-10pm (Friday & Saturday). Will close until winter at the end of October.

 

Please click here to view operating hours for rental and retail business in Snowmass Village.

Learn More

  No matter where you stand in Snowmass, there are truly endless views offered in all...

Recreation
Cultural
Adventure

 

No matter where you stand in Snowmass, there are truly endless views offered in all directions. Here, we've detailed the 5 most iconic views in Snowmass that you can't leave without seeing. 

 

#1 Zen Views

The views reveal themselves gradually as you ascend the switchbacking Rim Trail. Then, upon reaching the marble yin-yang platform at Spiral Point, the Elk Mountains spread themselves in front of you in all their glory. Nearly 360-degree views include Mount Daly with its distinct diagonal stripe, the pointed cap of 14,137-foot Capitol Peak, and a panorama of Snowmass Ski Area. Click here for more information about the Rim Trail.

 

#2 Heaven's Bells 

There’s nothing more iconic to Aspen Snowmass than the Maroon Bells — and a unique perspective on them can be found at the top of the Elk Camp chairlift. Presiding over the upper end of a glacier-carved valley like royalty, the twin 14,000-foot peaks top off a panoramic alpine view that also includes jagged summits, steep cirques and Snowmass’ rugged Hanging Valley.

 

#3 Mountain Magic

The lookout point, just one mile into the flat and easy Ditch Trail offers major rewards for minor effort. Looking into the magical Snowmass Creek Valley, you’ll see a mosaic of aspen and evergreen trees dominated by majestic Mount Daly. It’s like you’ve discovered a natural fairy tale kingdom that begs further exploration. Click here for more information about the Ditch Trail.

 

#4 The Ice Age

While it’s fun to point out landmarks from a mountaintop, the view from Snowmass’ Sam’s Knob includes perhaps the most interesting story of all. Ringed by aspen trees and perched on a ridgeline, the nearly perfectly round lake below you is Ziegler Reservoir. Ziegler is the repository for thousands of perfectly preserved fossils of Ice Age animals, including mastodons and ancient camels, accidentally discovered by a bulldozer operator in 2010.

 

#5 Western Skyline

Between Snowmass and Aspen, Owl Creek Road winds up and over rolling hills and through a massive pasture with many sights to see. From the red barn, to the horses, elk and other animals that frequent the area, this is the picturesque western skyline you've been dreaming about. 

 

Learn More

Perfect wedding photos don’t just happen by chance. But, with a bit of preparation and the...

Recreation
Adventure

Perfect wedding photos don't just happen by chance. But, with a bit of preparation and the right photographer, you can set yourself up to have a perfectly captured wedding day with photos that will leave you breathless for a lifetime. Here are a few tips from former Aspen Snowmass wedding photographer, Michele Cardamone, to make sure you get the kind of images you will forever cherish from your photographer on your wedding day:

 

  • When choosing your photographer make sure that you actually really like them. In a big way, they are a part of your wedding day. You want to feel confident that you can both relax and be playful around them. If you trust them and feel comfortable then this will be reflected in the photos. Make sure that they are creative, have vision and can surprise you with new perspectives.

 

  • Another important thing is to be super organized before-hand so that you can just relax and have fun on your big day. That means making sure that you give your photographer a shot list and a timeline so that he/she knows what is important to you and how and when it is all going to unfold. Then, you can trust that it will all be captured in a unique and magical way since you’ve already done all the work to prepare your photographer the best you can in advance.

 

  • Make sure that you’ve hired someone who will be unobtrusive but will speak up when they need you for a certain shot. I would always tap the couple on the shoulder just before that magical time at sunset (which is usually after a few drinks!) to get what usually turned out to be the magical standout photos that they ultimately loved most!

 

  • Remember to go with the flow! If it rains simply bring out the umbrellas and go with it! A romantic image with umbrellas in the rain will rival that coveted sunset shot. 

 

Written by Michele Cardamone, Photographer

Learn More
Woman watching hot air balloons from side of cliff

Whether you're a day tripper, weekend warrior or are here for the long haul, there is plenty for you, your family or tribe to do while visiting Snowmass. The volume of activities, hikes, bike rides and sites in Snowmass see can be overwhelming but we've narrowed down some of our favorites...

Hikes:

Tom Blake Trail – Tom Blake is a shaded bike, hike, and equestrian friendly trail that winds through some of the prettiest Aspen groves in the valley as its makes its way across Snowmass Ski Area. This trail is a fan favorite in the summer, be sure to stay aware and share the trail!

Government Trail - Government Trail is filled with short up- and downhill sections between forests, meadows, and streams all the way to Buttermilk.

Elk Camp - Arguably the best view in Snowmass, the top of the Elk Camp chairlift offers 360 degree alpine views that include the Maroon Bells. The perks of this hike? Variety! Start from Base Village and follow the Vista Trail to the top of the Elk Camp Gondola where you connect to Summit Trail that takes you to the top. Looking for something shorter? Opt to take the gondola to meet the Summit Trail for a shorter route. Even better? After taking in the view from the top, take the Elk Camp chairlift and/or gondola back to Base Village for a challenging ascent and forgiving descent. 

Snowmass Lake - If you backpack once this summer, make it to a location worth the hike. This 16-mile hike is best enjoyed with a picnic lunch and plenty of water in your pack. This longer hike is the best way to soak in Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness’ largest (and perhaps most spectacular) alpine lake will alleviate any sore muscles.

 

Bike Rides:

Snowmass Bike Park - In Base Village, you can load your bike into the gondola at 8,432 feet, and then on Elk Camp Chairlift to start your ride at 11,325 feet with views of dramatic alpine scenery and 14,000-foot peaks. At almost three miles long, with 1,400 feet in elevation drop, Valhalla is chock-full of dipping berms, thrilling wall rides, and perfectly constructed jump features

Rim Trail – An oldie, but a goodie, Rim Trail climbs up to a ridge that offers true cross-country riding (think climbs and descents) through spruce and aspen groves, then high-desert scrub oak—all with expansive views of the valley. This trail can be shuttled from the trail head on upper divide road to wildcat reserve, or connects to Seven Star for the full Rim Trail Loop

Deadline - A downhill flow trail with generous in-sloped berms, rollers, table tops, drops and a couple doubles that can be gapped at speed is a must-ride.

 

Days:

Day 1 – Start the day with a hike up the Rim Trail to the yin-yang platform overlooking the splendor above Snowmass Village. Grab lunch on the Snowmass Mall, then take the Elk Camp Gondola up to Elk Camp for any number of activities, from climbing walls and the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster of the Lost Forest to miles of hiking trails.

Day 2 –Sky Mountain Park offers the Roaring Fork Valley’s smoothest singletrack, rolling terrain, gradual grades and banked turns designed so riders can carry momentum with minimal peddling and braking. End your ride at the Snowmass Recreation Center, where the salt water pool beckons.

Day 3 – Spend the morning rafting the Roaring Fork River, enjoy lunch on the Snowmass Mall for dine-in or takeout on the new Fanny Hill picnic tables! Spend the afternoon hiking on some of Snowmass’ 80+ miles of trail. 

 

Evenings:

Tuesdays - Bonus bike nights stretch lift-served biking at the Snowmass Bike Park until dusk every Tuesday beginning at 3pm from June 30 to Aug. 11. (Lost Forest activities like the coaster and climbing wall stay open too.) 

Thursdays - New for the Summer 2020 season, Brews, Bands & Bingo! Wind your way from Snowmass Mall to Base Village for music, restaurant specials and entertainment, ending at The Collective in Base Village with $10 Bingo.

Saturdays- Pack your weekend with time around town for Social Saturdays followed by a uniquely Snowmass experience at Movies Under the Stars hosted outside The Collective in Base Village. Reservations can be made by emailing rsvp@thecollectivesnowmass.com

Picnic dinner and snacks are encouraged!

 

Explore all things to do in Snowmass

Learn More

As summer winds down and we move firmly into fall many local businesses adjust their hours of operation. Please see below for off-season operating hours of your favorite restaurants and shops.

RESTAURANTS
Cafe V at Viceroy -Serving breakfast Saturday's and Sunday's from 7-11:30am. Will close until winter at the end of October.

Daly Diner - Open daily, 7am - 3pm. Will remain open throughout the fall.

Limelight Lounge - Open 4-9pm daily.

Nest at Viceroy- Open daily from 11am - 3pm; Happy hour, daily 3pm-6pm. Will close until winter at the end of October.

New Belgium Ranger Station - Open daily from 12-9pm.

Pastore's Taste of Philly - Open Sunday through Tuesday from 11am - 5pm and Wednesday through Saturday from 11am - 8pm.

Starbucks - Open 7am - 4pm daily.

Taster's - Open daily, 11am - 9pm. Will remain open throughout the fall.

Toro at Viceroy Snowmass - Open daily for breakfast, 7am-11am. Open for dinner 5:30pm-9pm (Sunday-Wednesday) and 5:30pm-10pm (Friday & Saturday). Will close until winter at the end of October.

 

Please click here to view operating hours for rental and retail business in Snowmass Village.

Learn More

 

No matter where you stand in Snowmass, there are truly endless views offered in all directions. Here, we've detailed the 5 most iconic views in Snowmass that you can't leave without seeing. 

 

#1 Zen Views

The views reveal themselves gradually as you ascend the switchbacking Rim Trail. Then, upon reaching the marble yin-yang platform at Spiral Point, the Elk Mountains spread themselves in front of you in all their glory. Nearly 360-degree views include Mount Daly with its distinct diagonal stripe, the pointed cap of 14,137-foot Capitol Peak, and a panorama of Snowmass Ski Area. Click here for more information about the Rim Trail.

 

#2 Heaven's Bells 

There’s nothing more iconic to Aspen Snowmass than the Maroon Bells — and a unique perspective on them can be found at the top of the Elk Camp chairlift. Presiding over the upper end of a glacier-carved valley like royalty, the twin 14,000-foot peaks top off a panoramic alpine view that also includes jagged summits, steep cirques and Snowmass’ rugged Hanging Valley.

 

#3 Mountain Magic

The lookout point, just one mile into the flat and easy Ditch Trail offers major rewards for minor effort. Looking into the magical Snowmass Creek Valley, you’ll see a mosaic of aspen and evergreen trees dominated by majestic Mount Daly. It’s like you’ve discovered a natural fairy tale kingdom that begs further exploration. Click here for more information about the Ditch Trail.

 

#4 The Ice Age

While it’s fun to point out landmarks from a mountaintop, the view from Snowmass’ Sam’s Knob includes perhaps the most interesting story of all. Ringed by aspen trees and perched on a ridgeline, the nearly perfectly round lake below you is Ziegler Reservoir. Ziegler is the repository for thousands of perfectly preserved fossils of Ice Age animals, including mastodons and ancient camels, accidentally discovered by a bulldozer operator in 2010.

 

#5 Western Skyline

Between Snowmass and Aspen, Owl Creek Road winds up and over rolling hills and through a massive pasture with many sights to see. From the red barn, to the horses, elk and other animals that frequent the area, this is the picturesque western skyline you've been dreaming about. 

 

Learn More

Perfect wedding photos don't just happen by chance. But, with a bit of preparation and the right photographer, you can set yourself up to have a perfectly captured wedding day with photos that will leave you breathless for a lifetime. Here are a few tips from former Aspen Snowmass wedding photographer, Michele Cardamone, to make sure you get the kind of images you will forever cherish from your photographer on your wedding day:

 

  • When choosing your photographer make sure that you actually really like them. In a big way, they are a part of your wedding day. You want to feel confident that you can both relax and be playful around them. If you trust them and feel comfortable then this will be reflected in the photos. Make sure that they are creative, have vision and can surprise you with new perspectives.

 

  • Another important thing is to be super organized before-hand so that you can just relax and have fun on your big day. That means making sure that you give your photographer a shot list and a timeline so that he/she knows what is important to you and how and when it is all going to unfold. Then, you can trust that it will all be captured in a unique and magical way since you’ve already done all the work to prepare your photographer the best you can in advance.

 

  • Make sure that you’ve hired someone who will be unobtrusive but will speak up when they need you for a certain shot. I would always tap the couple on the shoulder just before that magical time at sunset (which is usually after a few drinks!) to get what usually turned out to be the magical standout photos that they ultimately loved most!

 

  • Remember to go with the flow! If it rains simply bring out the umbrellas and go with it! A romantic image with umbrellas in the rain will rival that coveted sunset shot. 

 

Written by Michele Cardamone, Photographer

Learn More

Explore Snowmass


As summer winds down and we move firmly into fall many local businesses adjust their hours of...

Recreation

As summer winds down and we move firmly into fall many local businesses adjust their hours of operation. Please see below for off-season operating hours of your favorite restaurants and shops.

RESTAURANTS
Cafe V at Viceroy -Serving breakfast Saturday's and Sunday's from 7-11:30am. Will close until winter at the end of October.

Daly Diner - Open daily, 7am - 3pm. Will remain open throughout the fall.

Limelight Lounge - Open 4-9pm daily.

Nest at Viceroy- Open daily from 11am - 3pm; Happy hour, daily 3pm-6pm. Will close until winter at the end of October.

New Belgium Ranger Station - Open daily from 12-9pm.

Pastore's Taste of Philly - Open Sunday through Tuesday from 11am - 5pm and Wednesday through Saturday from 11am - 8pm.

Starbucks - Open 7am - 4pm daily.

Taster's - Open daily, 11am - 9pm. Will remain open throughout the fall.

Toro at Viceroy Snowmass - Open daily for breakfast, 7am-11am. Open for dinner 5:30pm-9pm (Sunday-Wednesday) and 5:30pm-10pm (Friday & Saturday). Will close until winter at the end of October.

 

Please click here to view operating hours for rental and retail business in Snowmass Village.

Aspen Snowmass has long been a mecca for skiers of all abilities and agendas. Cruisers, glades,...

Recreation

Between last chair and dinner, options abound

Recreation
Adventure

Between last chair and dinner, options abound

(more…)

  No matter where you stand in Snowmass, there are truly endless views offered in all...

Recreation
Adventure

 

No matter where you stand in Snowmass, there are truly endless views offered in all directions. Here, we've detailed the 5 most iconic views in Snowmass that you can't leave without seeing. 

 

#1 Zen Views

The views reveal themselves gradually as you ascend the switchbacking Rim Trail. Then, upon reaching the marble yin-yang platform at Spiral Point, the Elk Mountains spread themselves in front of you in all their glory. Nearly 360-degree views include Mount Daly with its distinct diagonal stripe, the pointed cap of 14,137-foot Capitol Peak, and a panorama of Snowmass Ski Area. Click here for more information about the Rim Trail.

 

#2 Heaven's Bells 

There’s nothing more iconic to Aspen Snowmass than the Maroon Bells — and a unique perspective on them can be found at the top of the Elk Camp chairlift. Presiding over the upper end of a glacier-carved valley like royalty, the twin 14,000-foot peaks top off a panoramic alpine view that also includes jagged summits, steep cirques and Snowmass’ rugged Hanging Valley.

 

#3 Mountain Magic

The lookout point, just one mile into the flat and easy Ditch Trail offers major rewards for minor effort. Looking into the magical Snowmass Creek Valley, you’ll see a mosaic of aspen and evergreen trees dominated by majestic Mount Daly. It’s like you’ve discovered a natural fairy tale kingdom that begs further exploration. Click here for more information about the Ditch Trail.

 

#4 The Ice Age

While it’s fun to point out landmarks from a mountaintop, the view from Snowmass’ Sam’s Knob includes perhaps the most interesting story of all. Ringed by aspen trees and perched on a ridgeline, the nearly perfectly round lake below you is Ziegler Reservoir. Ziegler is the repository for thousands of perfectly preserved fossils of Ice Age animals, including mastodons and ancient camels, accidentally discovered by a bulldozer operator in 2010.

 

#5 Western Skyline

Between Snowmass and Aspen, Owl Creek Road winds up and over rolling hills and through a massive pasture with many sights to see. From the red barn, to the horses, elk and other animals that frequent the area, this is the picturesque western skyline you've been dreaming about. 

 

As summer winds down and we move firmly into fall many local businesses adjust their hours of operation. Please see below for off-season operating hours of your favorite restaurants and shops.

RESTAURANTS
Cafe V at Viceroy -Serving breakfast Saturday's and Sunday's from 7-11:30am. Will close until winter at the end of October.

Daly Diner - Open daily, 7am - 3pm. Will remain open throughout the fall.

Limelight Lounge - Open 4-9pm daily.

Nest at Viceroy- Open daily from 11am - 3pm; Happy hour, daily 3pm-6pm. Will close until winter at the end of October.

New Belgium Ranger Station - Open daily from 12-9pm.

Pastore's Taste of Philly - Open Sunday through Tuesday from 11am - 5pm and Wednesday through Saturday from 11am - 8pm.

Starbucks - Open 7am - 4pm daily.

Taster's - Open daily, 11am - 9pm. Will remain open throughout the fall.

Toro at Viceroy Snowmass - Open daily for breakfast, 7am-11am. Open for dinner 5:30pm-9pm (Sunday-Wednesday) and 5:30pm-10pm (Friday & Saturday). Will close until winter at the end of October.

 

Please click here to view operating hours for rental and retail business in Snowmass Village.

Learn More

Aspen Snowmass has long been a mecca for skiers of all abilities and agendas. Cruisers, glades, steeps, terrain parks, and half pipes provide a wintertime playground unlike any other. We could go on all day about what sets Snowmass apart, starting with its location in the powdery heart of the Colorado Rockies.

Snowmass is a mountain of convenience above all. Ninety-five percent of the lodging is ski in/ski out and the internationally-served airport is only 6 miles away. Colorado’s famous feather-light snow graces 4,406 vertical feet in elevation, 3,342 acres of terrain and 98 trails. While there might be plenty of like-minded people out enjoying the slopes, they'll never feel crowded with an average of two people per acre. There's lots of room to roam, and the longest trail is 5.3 miles long!

With a difficulty split of 5% easiest, 48% more difficult, 17% most difficult, and 30% expert, alpine skiing at Aspen Snowmass caters to all levels of ability and the entire family. Amenities such as a top-rated ski school and children's center, terrain parks and pipe, and plenty of free activities for the whole family only seal the deal. Enjoy having the mountain to yourself? At 3,342 acres, Snowmass averages only 2 skiers per acre making it the ideal destination for a ski vacation.

2020/2021 Winter Season:

Lifts run daily from November 26, 2020, until April 18, 2021.

For ticketing information visit AspenSnowmass.com and be sure to download the Aspen Snowmass app. 

Snowmass Village is a mandatory mask zone, indoors and out. Please wear your face mask and practice 6’ distancing to keep our community healthy and safe.

Learn More

Between last chair and dinner, options abound

(more…)

Learn More

 

No matter where you stand in Snowmass, there are truly endless views offered in all directions. Here, we've detailed the 5 most iconic views in Snowmass that you can't leave without seeing. 

 

#1 Zen Views

The views reveal themselves gradually as you ascend the switchbacking Rim Trail. Then, upon reaching the marble yin-yang platform at Spiral Point, the Elk Mountains spread themselves in front of you in all their glory. Nearly 360-degree views include Mount Daly with its distinct diagonal stripe, the pointed cap of 14,137-foot Capitol Peak, and a panorama of Snowmass Ski Area. Click here for more information about the Rim Trail.

 

#2 Heaven's Bells 

There’s nothing more iconic to Aspen Snowmass than the Maroon Bells — and a unique perspective on them can be found at the top of the Elk Camp chairlift. Presiding over the upper end of a glacier-carved valley like royalty, the twin 14,000-foot peaks top off a panoramic alpine view that also includes jagged summits, steep cirques and Snowmass’ rugged Hanging Valley.

 

#3 Mountain Magic

The lookout point, just one mile into the flat and easy Ditch Trail offers major rewards for minor effort. Looking into the magical Snowmass Creek Valley, you’ll see a mosaic of aspen and evergreen trees dominated by majestic Mount Daly. It’s like you’ve discovered a natural fairy tale kingdom that begs further exploration. Click here for more information about the Ditch Trail.

 

#4 The Ice Age

While it’s fun to point out landmarks from a mountaintop, the view from Snowmass’ Sam’s Knob includes perhaps the most interesting story of all. Ringed by aspen trees and perched on a ridgeline, the nearly perfectly round lake below you is Ziegler Reservoir. Ziegler is the repository for thousands of perfectly preserved fossils of Ice Age animals, including mastodons and ancient camels, accidentally discovered by a bulldozer operator in 2010.

 

#5 Western Skyline

Between Snowmass and Aspen, Owl Creek Road winds up and over rolling hills and through a massive pasture with many sights to see. From the red barn, to the horses, elk and other animals that frequent the area, this is the picturesque western skyline you've been dreaming about. 

 

Learn More
In The News

'The four mountains that make up Aspen Snowmass are the gold standard."

SKI Magazine
In The News

"The gondola ride up to Elk Camp is 12 minutes of nonstop scenery."

KRON News 4, San Francisco

Your

Outside Side

Is a Force

Of Nature

Click to view video

Your

Outside Side

Is a Force

Of Nature

Click to view video

#SNOWMASS MOMENTS


Photos in and around Snowmass... taken by you

This site uses cookies. By using this site or closing this notice, you agree to the use of cookies and our privacy policy.