Snowmass Village, CO
At 4,406 vertical feet, Snowmass has the most in the country. And with 3,132 acres of terrain, 91 trails, 21 chairlifts and access to your choice of cruisers, glades, steeps, terrain parks and halfpipes, you’ll have to come back for more. Grab seconds at our restaurants too; on-mountain at Sam’s Smokehouse at the top of the Village Express chair, or in the base village at Sneaky’s Tavern adjacent to The Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center.
Snowmass will be open daily for the season on Saturday, November 21, 2015, five days before the scheduled opening.
Snowmass Mountain Information
|Winter opening date:||November 21, 2015|
|Winter closing date:||April 10, 2016|
|Summer:||Summer on Snowmass Mountain|
|Base elevation:||8,104 ft. / 2,473 m.|
|Summit elevation:||12,510 ft. / 3,813 m.|
|Vertical rise:||4,406 ft. / 1,343 m.|
|Terrain:||3,332 acres / 1,267 hectares|
|Number of trails:||94|
|Miles/km of trails:||154 miles / 248 km|
|Longest run:||5.3 miles / 8.5 km|
|Types of trails:||easiest: 6%, more difficult: 47%, most difficult: 17%, expert: 30%|
|Parks and pipes:||3 terrain parks (Snowmass Park, Makaha and Lowdown), 1 superpipe (new this year, 22 feet high!) and 1 beginner pipe|
|Lifts:||21 Total: 19 primary: 1 eight-passenger gondola, 1 high-speed six-passenger lift, 1 six-passenger pulse gondola, 7 high-speed quads, 2 quads, 4 ski/snowboard school lifts (including magic carpets); 2 secondary: 2 platter pulls|
|Lift hours:||The Sky Cab opens at 8 a.m.; the Cirque lift opens at 10 a.m.; the Village Express and Big Burn lifts open at 8:30 a.m.; all other lifts open at 9 a.m. Most lifts close at 4:00 p.m., weather permitting.|
|Rental / Retail:||Four-Mountain Sports/D&E Ski and Snowboard Shop on the Snowmass Village Mall, Four-Mountain Sports at Two Creeks, Beginner's Magic at base village and Four-Mountain Kids at The Treehouse Kids' Adventure Center|
|Restaurants:||9 total: Sneaky's Tavern, Sam's Smokehouse, Up 4 Pizza, Two Creeks Cafe, Lynn Britt Cabin (lunches and snowcat dinner rides), Burlingame Cabin (snowcat dinner rides, Ullrhof, Gwyn's High Alpine and Cafe Suzanne|
Activities on Snowmass Mountain
Please click these links for more information:
- Latest summer activities on Snowmass Mountain
- More information or reservations for Camp Aspen Snowmass
- Latest activities on Aspen Mountain
When are the lifts open in the summer for Snowmass Mountain?
The Elk Camp Gondola and Elk Camp Chairlift will be open daily June 22 – September 2, 2013. The gondola will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the chairlift will run daily from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. A full system of downhill and cross country mountain bike trails, hiking trails and other activities will be available. In addition, bike rentals and instruction are also available.
Elk Camp Restaurant located at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola will be open daily and food will be served daily from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Call a local vacation expert at 888.649.5982.