From Denver International Airport (DEN), Snowmass is 215 miles or approximately 3.5 hours drive via I-70 West to Glenwood Springs. During summer months, however, another scenic route from Denver is I-70 West to State Highway 91 South through Leadville to US 24 South, then west onto SH 82 over Independence Pass. (The Independence Pass is open only during warm-weather months, typically from just before Memorial Day in May to early November, weather permitting).
Before hitting the highway in wintertime, it’s advisable to check road conditions:
For statewide road and weather conditions, chain laws and other construction information, please call the CDOT hotline at 511 from anywhere in the state or visit www.cotrip.org.
Check in location for Hayden Lodge and Capitol Peak Lodge:
60 Carriage Way
Snowmass Village, CO 81615