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Explore the beauty and vastness of Snowmass on snowshoes. Rent gear from one of our many sports retailers and venture out on Snowmass trails on your own, or join a guided tour led by Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES).

ACES Snowshoe Tours 

Meet at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola to explore spruce and fir forests along a babbling creek in the Snowmass Ski Area. The ACES Snowshoe Tour is a two-hour guided snowshoe tour with an ACES naturalist. Switch things up for a different on-mountain activity and swap your skis and snowboard for snowshoes. Learn about Rocky Mountain winter ecology, animals, and more as you discover the area and enjoy the silence of a snow-covered forest.

  • Prices: $77 for Adults, $58 for Youth (7-17 years) and Seniors (over 65 years)
  • Tour price includes gondola ride, snowshoes, knowledgeable guide, and basic snowshoeing instruction. 
  • Approximately 1.5 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 at (970) 925-5756 during open hours (Monday – Friday, 9AM – 5PM) with any questions.

When: Daily from December-April; departing from the top of the Elk Camp Gondola at 10am and 1pm; 
Where: Check in at the Elk Camp Gondola 
Contact: https://www.aspensnowmass.com/visit/activities/winter/snowshoe-tours


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