Snowmass, Colorado – A Winter Paradise. Nothing beats winter in the Rockies! That’s why Snowmass is a destination for snow-lovers from all over the world. The first powder day of the season is always memorable, no matter how many times you have experienced it. Snowmass is home to one of the most popular ski resorts in the U.S. and a wide range of other winter activities, which is why it draws thousands of skier and snowboarders each year. There is always an adventure around the corner, even when you don’t feel like hitting the slopes.
Skiing in Snowmass is quite the adventure. All 3,132 skiable acres of Snowmass are located on the front side of the mountain, making the mountain very wide. Skiing from one end of the mountain to the other would take some time and effort, but Snowmass offers such a variety of terrain that you must explore as much of it as possible while on vacation. Snowmass lift tickets are also good at Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Mountain - so if you manage to get bored of Snowmass there is plenty more terrain to explore just down the road. Many blue and green groomers end in Snowmass Village, and the more advanced terrain is located higher up the mountain. for the most technical skiing in Snowmass, take the Cirque T-Bar up to The Cirque, and check out the Cirque Wall and East Wall. Or make the beautiful traverse across to the..Read More.
Travel throughout the Aspen/Snowmass region by snowmobile for a truly memorable experience. Whether you take your machine up to the scenic Maroon Bells or spend your time exploring the wooded mountainside, snowmobile tours present a different perspective on snow travel. And while most tours provide hot beverages and a hot lunch, be sure to dress warm for your adventure into the white wilderness...Read More.
If you are a cross country skiing or snowshoing enthusiast, Snowmass is the place for you! With over 90 kilometers of groomed trials connecting Aspen, Snowmass and Basalt, this free trail system winds through the beautiful wilderness of the Aspen/Snowmass region. This FREE trail system is one of the largest in North America, and should not be taken for granted. Even if you have never cross country skied before, you can set up lessons at the Snowmass Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Center. You can also rent cross country skis and snowshoes from the Center, so don't worry about bringing your own gear (unless, of course, you desire to). Spend a day, or even a half day of your vacation on the cross country trails to give you a different perspective of the region...Read More.
If you would like to spend the evening ice skating in Snowmass, you may have to travel down to Aspen. Interstingly enough, Snowmass does not have its own ice skating rink. However, a 20 minute drive or free bus ride away, Aspen is home to 2 indoor and 1 outdoor ice skating rinks. See Aspen Ice Skating for details...Read More.