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Snowmass Summer Activities - Things to Do

Summer Activities on Snowmass
Snowmass Village, CO

Snowmass Chairlift Info | Activities on the Mountain | Lost Forest | COVID-19 Summer 2020 Updates


Elk Camp Gondola & Chairlift

Offered daily, you - and your bike! - can ride the Elk Camp Gongola to mid-mountain reaching nearly 10,000 feet and enjoy miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. ACES nature walks, disc golf, climbing wall, fishing and special programs offered for adults. Friday through Sunday, take the Elk Camp lift to the 11,300-foot summit where you can soak up breathtaking views of the famed Maroon Bells or enjoy a hike back down to the Elk Camp Gondola on our new Summit trail. After you've worked up an appetite, have lunch on-mountain at Elk Camp Cafe or dinner in base village at Sneaky's Tavern. Mountain bikes are available for rent at Four-Mountain Sports. And be sure to take advantage of the FREE parking in the base village parking garage all summer!

Season:Summer 2020
Snowmass Operation:Daily: June 21 - September 4, 2020
Weekends (Friday-Sunday): Beginning September 11 through October 4
Hours: 10am - 5pm
Aspen Operation:See the Aspen Mountain Activities
2020 Summer Sightseeing Ticket 

Gain an elevated perspective with a gondola ride, a chair lift ride (only at Snowmass) and enjoy a range of free on-mountain activities, from our climbing wall to disc golf.

Adult: $29.00
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.

FREE parking is available at the base village garage all summer. Through Labor Day, the Sky Cab gondola will run daily between base village and upper Snowmass Village from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Sky Cab is FREE!

Elk Camp Gondola & Chairlift at Snowmass Location

The Elk Camp Gondola, Village Express Lift and Sky Cab are located in the Base Village. The is no exact address for the lifts but the address for Four-Mountain Kids (Treehouse Kid's Adventure Center) is 120 Lower Carriage Way, Snowmass CO, which is in the same plaza. Take the Elk Camp Gondola to get to the Elk Camp Chairlift.


Activities on Snowmass

Activities' information is subject to change. View complete Summer 2020 information. >>

  • Miles of trails, from gentle roads to challenging singletrack, await novice to expert riders and hikers. Snowmass welcomes mountain bikes, and mountainboards. The Burlingame lift will take you and your equipment up the mountain where you can discover trails of every level. Mountain biking and mountainboarding lessons are available for ages 6 through adult at Camp Aspen Snowmass, located at the end of the Snowmass Village Mall.
  • Mountain bikes and mountainboards are available to rent at Four-Mountain Sports/D&E.
  • Check out the Snowmass Bike Park page.
Elk Camp restaurant, located mid-mountain on Snowmass, will continue Farm to Table Dinners on Tuesday evenings. The culinary experience includes a free ride up the Elk Camp gondola to the restaurant where guests can enjoy locally-sourced ingredients in a farm-to-table inspired à la carte dinner format with full cash bar, outdoor family activities and live music. Food and beverage options are sourced from local farmers and companies such as Crystal River Meats, Rock Bottom Ranch, Farm Runners, Woody Creek Distillery, The Roaring Fork Beer Co, Marble Distillery, Aspen Beer Co. and more. Five percent of food sales will go to Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) and The Roaring Fork Conservancy. Each organization will have representatives on site to speak about the various food and beverages.
A naturalist from the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies will guide you on a beautiful hike with fantastic views of Snowmass Village and surrounding areas. FREE!
  • Bring a blanket and picnic basket of food and non-alcoholic beverages to Fanny Hill on Thursdays at 6 p.m. and enjoy FREE concerts from reggae to rock to R&B. Beer and wine available for purchase
  • More information about Free concerts on the mountain.

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