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Snowmass Base Village Grand Opening Celebration

Celebrate the NEW Snowmass Base Village (SBV), December 15, 2018 as they open the Limelight Hotel and showcase features of SBV. Plan your trip to Snowmass and take part in the festivities! Bud Light Concert Series 3:00 - 5:00 pm Ski Beach Stage Base Village Plaza Grand Opening Celebration 5:00 - 8:00 pm Food and beverage stands, photo booth, music, and more! 5:00 pm "Click the Switch," Base Village officially open 5:15 pm Pro Climb Off on Limelight Hotel 54 foot climbing wall [...]


Summer in Snowmass

Come for the winter, stay for the summer. Spend the summer in Snowmass and experience why locals rave about summer in Snowmass! Enjoy hiking, biking, golf, and all that Colorado has to offer during the summer. Hiking Snowmass and Aspen offer a variety of hikes for all abilities.  After a summer of hiking, "bag" one of Colorado's famous 14ers (14,000-foot peaks), many of which are close to Snowmass. Great day hikes for various levels: Crater Lake Enjoy a short hike with spectacular views of the Maroon [...]


Which Season Pass should you buy for next season?

Aspen Snowmass has announced that skiing and riding will be available on three different passes for the Winter 2018/19 season.  With so many choices, which pass is best for you? We've broken down the benefits of each ski pass for you so you can make the best decision for your family. Ikon Pass The Ikon pass offers 26 destinations for the 2018/19 season including Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Killington, Deer Valley, Big Sky Montana, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, and Jackson Hole.  Unlimited days are offered at Big Bear Mountain Resort, June Mountain, [...]


Enjoy Snowmass Apres in the Refreshed Village

Considered Aspen's most popular ski area, Snowmass also increasingly promises to rank with its vibrant apres; a welcoming Snowmass offers endless activities and indulgence. Snowmass Base Village is a central gathering place for families with a shared passion for the mountain experience, effortlessly blending good music, food and art. The Village is currently undergoing improvements making it even more like one of "the most iconic developments in the Rocky Mountain West," as it's been described. According to the Denver Post, "The Base Village is the first ski resort village project in [...]


Cross Country, or What to Do Around Snowmass When Snow is Slim

You may have been planning on cross country skiing when you booked your trip to Snowmass. The Snowmass Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Center makes that convenient, of course (they're open from  9am - 4:30pm daily from December through March, by the way). Both cross country skiing and snowshoeing are great ways to explore the whopping 10 kilometers of skate skiing, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing trails, or the 60 miles of trails around Aspen, Snowmass and Basalt. The Aspen Snowmass Nordic Trail System has been around since the early 1980's, when the [...]


Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner! Where better to spend February 14 than Snowmass, Colorado! After a day of skiing and snowboarding, dine at one of our many wonderful restaurants. We like TORO Kitchen & Lounge at the Viceroy. Don't miss the Chipotle Miso Alaskan Black Cod, the Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, or the Hatch Green Chile Macaroni & Cheese. For a special on-mountain dining experience, make reservations at the Lynn Britt Cabin located at the Midway Loading Station of the Village Express Lift at the end of Velvet Falls. Open [...]


Getting the Family Ready for the Slopes

Besides being a mountain where families can find satisfying skiing and snowboarding meeting all family members' tastes in one place, Snowmass also makes family vacations as hassle-free as possible. When your family plans a trip to Snowmass, you can be sure you'll get the most out of your day on slopes. You best resource for convenient ski and snowboard rentals will be Ski Butlers. Make your equipment reservations online, and experienced Snowmass ski rental technicians bring the equipment right to your room where they do all the fitting onsite. They'll bring all [...]


Enjoy the Perks of Snowmass Terrain

Snowmass is four times the size of Aspen Mountain, and we've got a lot to boast about when it comes to our terrain. We've got weaving runs through gladed terrain, multiple terrain parks (consistently near the top of Transworld Snowboarding’s rankings), mogul runs, and plenty of extreme skiing for the experts. You'll find 4,030 vertical feet of fun; a giant, 3,332 acre playground for skiers and snowboarders of all levels! There are even a dozen-plus trails especially for the pint-sized (in between the main runs); check the mountain map for specific locations. [...]


The Power of Four: Audi Ski Mountaineering

An all-day premier endurance race slated for March 3, 2018, the Power of Four Ski Mountaineering race is designed to test the limits of any athletes brave enough to register. The course is considered the longest and most difficult course in the United States. Both elite and recreational athletes are guaranteed to be challenged - and, of course, to have fun! Skiing is, after all, the perfect intersection of  fun and fitness: work uphill, then glide down. The Power of Four mountaineering endurance race debuted in 2011 as  a mountain bike [...]


Early Summer Events in Snowmass

  Summer is finally here! As the last snowy days fall away behind us, summer in Snowmass is kicking into gear and doing it quickly! Throughout June there are tons of fantastic events littering the calendar including races, beer festivals, shows and more. Here are some of our favorite early summer events in Snowmass, Colorado. Ragnar Trail Relays: The Ragnar Trail Relay Race on June 9th & 10th are a set of three hardcore trail loops beginning and ending at Ragnar Village in Snowmass, Colorado. Each loop is run by one [...]