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Aspen Mountain Summer Activities

Aspen, CO
June 15 - October 6, 2013

Gondola Information

Silver Queen Gondola on Aspen Mountain

Ride the Silver Queen Gondola 2.5 miles from the heart of Aspen to the 11,212-foot summit of Aspen Mountain. Capture spectacular panoramic views of the Elk Mountain Range, dine at the Sundeck and participate in various activities.

Min. Age:None
Ride Length:18 minutes
Aspen 2013 Operation:
  • June 15–September 2: Open daily, 10am–4pm (Last ride down at 4:30pm).
  • Weekends (May 25–27, June 1–2 & 8–9, September 7–8, 14–15, 21–22 & 28–29, October 5–6): Open daily, 10am–4pm (Last ride down at 4:30pm)
Snowmass 2013 Operation:See the Snowmass Mountain Activities
2013 advance purchase single day rates: 

Adult (ages 13+): $23
Children 4-12: $9
Children 3 & under: FREE

* Tickets are available in 1 day iterations only for both Snowmass and Aspen Mountain. You must specify which mountain when ordering. This pricing is for advance purchase through Stay Aspen Snowmass. Day of window pricing will be higher.

2013 advance purchase weekly rates:Adult (ages 13+): $28
Children 4-12: $11
Children 3 & under: FREE
Picture pass is required for weekly passes.
Hours:10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last ride down 4:30 p.m.)

Activities on Aspen Mountain

Activies' information is subject to change

Disc Golf on Aspen Mountain
Sing on Aspen Mountain
Located at the top of Aspen Mountain, the Sundeck restaurant offers a full lunch menu with grilled items, fresh sandwiches, vegetarian dishes, homemade pizza, salads, wok selections (on weekends), desserts and beverages. Relax outside on the sun-filled deck and enjoy the spectacular views. Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
The top of Aspen Mountain is a gateway to some of Colorado's best alpine hiking and walking trails. Choose from easy self-guided strolls to more ambitious treks. Please refer to map on inside front cover of this brochure for details. FREE!
Enjoy a FREE 45-minute walk with a naturalist from the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies. Offered daily on the hour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet at the top of the Silver Queen Gondola. 
Play the world's highest official disc golf course - it's a hike and a game in one fun outing. Offered daily. FREE! 
Take in the beauty as students of the world-renowned Aspen Music Festival perform a repertoire of their own choosing. FREE performances begin at 1 p.m. on Saturdays.
Enjoy FREE performances by top bluegrass musicians from around Colorado and the country. Concerts are held from noon to 3 p.m. on Sundays. 

More Free Kid's Activities

Kids' Activities
Day of WeekEventTime
MondayACES kids program with live animals11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
TuesdayThe Jammin' Jim Show with a juggling workshop11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
WednesdayKite Building/Flying ($10)11:00 a.m. and 1 p.m.
ThursdayThe Jammin' Jim Show with a juggling workshop11:00 am and 2:00 pm
FridayStorytelling with Spellbinders11:00 am and 1:00 pm

More Information

Summer mountain activities are subject to change. Please click these links for more information on the Latest activities on Aspen Mountain and the Latest activities on Snowmass Mountain

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