Snowmass

OUR OPINION

  • Great resort for families, with extensive ski school programs for children of all ages.

  • Good snow record and high elevation, with excellent terrain for intermediates.

  • New base village and recent lift improvements | Great selection of ski-in/ski-out accommodation.

  • Less crowded than resorts located nearer to Denver.

  • Aspen Airport (ASE) 20 minutes transfer | Vail Eagle Airport (EGE) 1.5 hour transfer.

  • 4 mountains included in one lift ticket, connected by free skier shuttles. No rental car needed.

ABOUT SNOWMASS

Covering 3,332 Acres (1,267 Hectares), Snowmass presents skiers and riders with a great selection of terrain; steeps, glades, moguls, top-to-bottom groomers, terrain parks and playful kids’ trails through the trees. Snowmass is great choice for families and groups. Spend your day cruising the blues and enjoy the mountain’s daily “noon groom.” Seeking adventurous terrain with a backcountry feel? Check out the double-black glades of Hanging Valley Wall and the Cirque on the mountain’s upper part. Young children love the Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center, which mingles fun lessons outdoors with hands-on play indoors. Meanwhile, Elk Camp comes alive with four lanes of tubing, excellent après ski and dinner options, including lots of family fun every Friday for Ullr Nights.

Aspen Snowmass is one of the most accessible Rocky Mountain resorts, with hundreds of nonstop and connecting flights weekly into Aspen, Eagle and Denver airports. The Aspen/Pitkin airport is located just three miles from Aspen and six miles from Snowmass Village, Aspen/Pitkin County Airport is the most conveniently located winter resort airport in the world.

Snowmass is 220 miles or four hours from Denver. From the airport get on I-70 west to Glenwood Springs, connecting to Highway 82, at exit #116, to Aspen.Snowmass is located 9 miles from downtown Aspen.

SNOWMASS STATISTICS

  • Season Dates:

    Late November to Mid-April.

  • Base Elevation:

    8,104 ft./2,473 m
  • Summit Elevation:

    12,510 ft./3,813 m
  • Area:

    3,362 acres/1,360 hectares

SNOWMASS GALLERY