Snowmass is massive: the other three Aspen Snowmass mountains combined could easily fit inside its boundaries. With 3,332 acres of terrain, a vertical rise of 4,406 feet, 94 trails and 21 chairlifts, Snowmass continually ranks at the top of North American ski resorts. The variety of terrain is incredible, drawing hard core steep & deep types, as well as neophytes. Snowmass fulfills its reputation as a family mountain, with pipes and parks for the adventurous souls, blue groomers for the solid intermediates and delightful, scenic green runs for the beginners.
Besides the outstanding trails for skiers and snowboarders, Snowmass has a variety of other activities for Rocky Mountain aficionados. Here’s a quick overview.
Ullr Nights – On most winter Friday nights, celebrate the snow god Ullr, with ski bikes, a bonfire, tubing, live music, snowshoeing and gourmet food at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola.
Ski & Snowboard Lessons – Whether you’re a beginner, or a seasoned athlete who wants to perfect the steeps, Snowmass offers a variety of lessons. Choose from a private or group lesson and explore terrain that’s perfectly suited to your new abilities.
Tubing – For a truly thrilling experience, take a few runs on the tubing lanes at the Meadows at Elk Camp. Operations start in December and run through March, with evening runs during Ullr Nights.
Free Naturalist Tours – Amazing snowshoe and ski tours are available, no charge, at the Waipiti Wildlife Center near the top of Elk Camp lift. Learn about mountain ecology while traversing scenic ridgelines and alpine streams.
Snowcat Dinners at Lynn Britt Cabin – For an evening to remember, book a night at the Lynn Britt Cabin. A snowcat will take you to the western mountain dinner, where an executive chef will create 4 courses of divine North American cuisine. Live music adds to this quintessential Rocky Mountain experience.
Pipes & Parks – Snowmass terrain parks consistently rank at the top in industry surveys. Find out why at the 3 parks: Lowdown Park for beginners and intermediates, Makaha Park for intermediates working on jumps and jib features, and Snowmass Park for advanced and expert riders, featuring rail boxes, wall rides and a stair case.
In addition to these exciting activities, there’s the First Tracks Program, Ambassador Tours, 7 on-mountain restaurants and free concerts. Come to Snowmass and experience the joy of the mountain lifestyle.