May 26 - October 7, 2012
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.
|Ride Length:||18 minutes|
|Aspen 2012 Operation:||May 26-28, Jun 2-3 and Jun 9-10. It will start operating daily on June 16 - September 9. Then Saturday and Sundays until October 7th, 2012.|
|Snowmass 2012 Operation:||It will start operating daily on June 22 - September 3, 2012.|
|2012 advance purchase single day rates:|
* 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.
|2012 advance purchase weekly rates:||Adult: $31|
Senior 70 & over: $25
Youth 13-17: $21
Children 4-12: $16
Children 3 & under: FREE
Family Package (Includes 2 adults and 2 youth tickets): $87
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
- SUNDECK RESTAURANT:
- 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.
- ALPINE SIGHTSEEING & HIKING:
- 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!
- ACES GUIDED NATURE WALKS:
- 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.
- DISC GOLF:
- Play the world's highest official disc golf course - it's a hike and a game in one fun outing. Offered daily. FREE!
- SATURDAY CLASSICAL MUSIC:
- 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.
- BLUEGRASS SUNDAYS:
- 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 Week Event Time Monday ACES kids program with live animals 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Tuesday The Jammin' Jim Show with a juggling workshop 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Wednesday Kite Building/Flying ($10) 11:00 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday The Jammin' Jim Show with a juggling workshop 11:00 am and 2:00 pm Friday Storytelling with Spellbinders 11:00 am and 1:00 pm