Historical Mountain Orientation Tours

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Take a historical mountain tour to learn about Snowmass’ unique past, from the age of mammoths and mastodons, to the native Ute Indians and early Snowmass settlers, to the development of the modern-day resort.

In honor of our 50th anniversary season, learn the history of Snowmass and the Brush Creek Valley while skiing around the mountain with an Ambassador. Knowledgeable local guides show you the lay of the land, along with secret spots and stashes, during this free 1.5 to 2 hour guided mountain tour.

Space is limited; lift ticket required; weather permitting. 


Daily Tours

When: Daily, 10:30am & 1:30pm
Where: 10:30am tours meet at the top of Sam’s Knob; 1:30pm tours meet outside the Elk Camp restaurant
Contact: 970.923.1227, aspensnowmass.com


Snowmass History Ski Tour

When: Tuesdays through April 10th, 11:00am and 1:00pm
Where: Meet at the top of Sam’s Knob
What: Help Celebrate the 50th birthday of the largest and youngest of the Aspen Snowmass resorts by skiing through the unique history of the Snowmass area with a local historian from Aspen Historical Society!
Contact: 970.925.3721, aspenhistory.org

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