Trails and Hikes

The surrounding Aspen area, from Maroon Bells to Independence Pass, offers many recreation opportunities and trails for summer hiking, mountain and road biking. Here are 10 suggestions. Some trails begin right in Aspen while others require a short driv …

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Maroon Bells & Maroon Lake

Reservations are required to visit the Maroon Bells Recreational Area, whether by personal vehicle or by shuttle. When buses are not in operation, vehicle parking reservations are still required to access the Maroon Bells Scenic Area. You can start mak …

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Spring Backcountry Skiing

The spring alpine ski touring or A.T. skiing, in the Elk Mountains around Aspen and Marble, Colorado is unsurpassed. While the Rocky Mountain snowpack can be very dangerous all winter, the avalanche conditions usually stabilize somewhat in mid-April to …

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Mountain Biking

The Roaring Fork Valley is recognized for more than 300 miles of single-track trails and miles of additional routes between Aspen and Glenwood Springs. It was the first Gold-Level designation in Colorado and just the seventh worldwide. You will find a …

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JAS – Jazz Aspen Snowmass
970-920-4996 Website

Founded in 1991, Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The MISSION of JAS is to present and preserve jazz and related forms of music through world-class events, performances and education programs. Whether the June Exper …

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Nordic Ski Trails

Your stay at the Tyrolean Lodge puts over 100 Kms of free cross country trails for classic and skate cross-country skiing and snow shoeing from Aspen to Snowmass at your feet. Ashcroft Ski Touring has 35 Km of groomed trails with stunning views, rivers …

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Alpine Skiing

Aspen Mountain, put on the map in 1947, with famous black diamond mine dumps, aspen tree glades and smooth cruising down Copper and Spar Gulch, it has it all! The Silver Queen Gondola only takes 15 minutes to rise 3,267′ vertical, an excellent choice o …

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Aspen Music Festival
(970) 925-9042 Website

Mid June through Mid August The Aspen Music Festival and School is an internationally renowned classical music festival that presents world-class music in an intimate, small-town setting. It is also one of the world’s premier training grounds for pre-p …

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Lift Tickets, Rentals & Lessons
(877) 282-7736 Website

When you purchase a lift ticket to ski Aspen, you are purchasing a ticket to ski all four mountains; Aspen/Ajax, Highlands, Buttermilk, and Snowmass. A ski day can include staying on one mountain or hitting a couple of the mountains in the same day. Th …

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Independence Pass

Exploring Independence Pass from the Tyrolean Lodge can be a day filled with adventures. Allow plenty of time to stop and have short walkabouts anywhere that strikes your fancy. As part of Highway 82, Independence Pass crosses over the Continental Divi …

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