Snowmass Winter Activites
When it comes to Snowmass winter activities, “We have More”. Check out the many activities and events on and off the mountain. Daylight or sundown, there is fun for the entire family. Come to ski? Snowmass winter activities peak with its world-class alpine action spanning more than 3000 acres of prime snow. Or, slow down and tour the beautiful Snowmass countryside on cross-country skies (970-925-2145 or 970-923-3148). Take in a guided snowshoe tour, where you just might see things you wouldn’t ordinarily get to see swooshing down the slopes. It’s a free, 45-minute adventure sponsored by the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies. For more information call: 970-925-5756.
Or if you just can’t lose the downhill skies, First Tracks is a fresh run down the early morning fun on freshly-groomed snow (Snowmass Village Mall Ticket Pavilion, 970-923-0560). For the competition junkies in your party, check out NASTAR – one of the largest grass-roots ski racing programs in the world. Or take in the popular Aspen Town Race Series, or who can miss the legendary world-class X Games. Or check out a World Cup ski race. Try a powder tour where there are no chairlift lines or skier/snowboarder traffic.
There is simply lots and lots of virgin snow waiting to be explored. Enjoy a quick gondola lift to the summit, and enjoy the ride down with experienced, professional fresh powder skiers. Call: 970-920-0720 or 800-525-6200, ext. 3720, for more information about Snowmass winter activities.
For the ladies, there is the Women’s Alpine Ski Racing. Other events include the Colorado Free-ride Series, Big Air Fridays, Spring Jam to the Hi-Fi Concert Series, and more.
Still short on ideas for Snowmass winter activities? For kids and adults alike, the options are endless. From skiing the summit to browsing one of Snowmass’s many shops, or dining at one of the many restaurants to choose from, or taking in a cultural event, or unwinding at a pub or nightclub where the live music draws artists from the local to the legendary. In Colorado ski country you’ll never run out of things to keep the whole family entertained and filled with lifelong memories. Film, theatre and arts:
The Aspen film fest, an international expose of various independent films and animation, is a must-see for everyone. The Meeting, a cultural bend on snow films, is a popular event. Call 970.925.6882 for more information.
For live concerts featuring internationally acclaimed talent, check out The Wheeler Opera House in Aspen. For show times and listings call: 970.925.5973 or visit online: www.wheeleroperahouse.com.
Other theaters include the Aspen Community Theater (970.544.9294), and Aspen Theater in the Park (970.925.9313).
* For a complete calendar of fine arts events, contact ASCA (Aspen Snowmass Council for the Arts) at: 970.920.7477
Legs need a rest? Rack your skis and climb aboard for a memorable snowmobiling tour to Maroon Bells. For more information on snowmobile activities contact: T-Lazy-7 Snowmobiles at 970-925-4614. Or, for a great family experience hop on a snowcat for great food and outdoor fun. Call 800-525-6200 x4460 or 970-923-0460.
There are so many more Snowmass winter activities to be enjoyed by the whole family. From ice-skating in Aspen (indoor – Aspen Ice Garden, 970-920-5141; outdoor at the Silver Circle Ice Rink -970-925-6360) to the Aspen Music Festival and School winter concert series, to free storytelling (Call 800-SNOWMASS for details).
For a complete listing of Snowmass winter activities, click on the
Aspen/Snowmass event calendar.