Ski and Snowboard in Snowmass Colorado

Snowmass Colorado

With ski-in/ski-out lodging, a mountainside village that swells with restaurants and shops, and a variety of family-centric activities, Snowmass Colorado is an idyllic destination.

It’s hard to be bored in Snowmass — especially during the summer months, when you can try hiking, mountain biking, rafting, horseback riding and more. During the winter, it’s just as easy to fill your days with skiing and snowboarding.


Snowmass Colorado is one of the best places in the world to go skiing and snowboarding. It receives more average snowfall than most North American ski destinations and has 300 days of sunshine each year.

With a variety of slopes and terrain parks, Snowmass is the perfect mountain for relative beginners and advanced skiers and snowboarders alike. Plus, Snowmass is home to a charming slopeside village brimming with restaurants and shops.

The slopes also offer plenty of other winter fun for all ages, including ice skating, an alpine coaster, and snow tubing. The rink at The Collective Snowmass Base Village Plaza, located next to the Limelight Hotel, is free for visitors staying nearby and offers free skate rentals and extended hours during the winter.


When the world-famous ski areas close for the season, Snowmass Colorado comes to life with summer events, activities and fun. You’ll find everything from whitewater rafting and inflatable kayaking to hiking, biking and Jeeping.

Mountain Disc Golf – With two 36-hole courses designed for different ages and abilities, this outdoor activity is a great way to enjoy the mountain scenery while getting some exercise. It’s also a great way to spend time with family and friends.

Bike Trails – With miles of single track and fun bike trails, Aspen Snowmass is a prime place for biking year-round. Whether you’re looking for a spin up to the Maroon Bells or an afternoon ride down to Woody Creek Tavern, there’s something for everyone here.

Rodeo – Snowmass is home to an authentic Western rodeo every Wednesday throughout the summer. This exciting event features live music, cowboys and cowgirls, a roping contest and plenty of family fun.

Other fun activities include taking a Jeep tour up Snowmass Mountain, catching a free concert series at Fanny Hill or enjoying a sunset dinner under the stars. If you’re looking to unwind, there are a number of spas and hot tubs available.


After a day of skiing or snowboarding, many people come to Snowmass for a little relaxation. You can find a quiet drink by the fire or a night out on the town with friends, and there are plenty of options for all of your needs.

In the last three years, Snowmass has seen a number of new bars open up with picture-perfect patios. Turks in the Snowmass Mall is a popular late-night spot that has nearly 30 beers on tap, frequent live performances, pool tables, fooseball and a “phenomenal” atmosphere.

Bootsy Bellows is a classic ’60s art deco bar and lounge with comfortable booths, a new sports bar lounge, and plenty of late night eats. They also have a DJ spinning in the lounge and live music every Tuesday and Thursday nights.

The Lounge at the Limelight Hotel is a fun and lively place to hang out after a day of snowboarding or skiing. They have daily specials and a “living room” vibe that’s perfect to enjoy drinks and laughs with your friends.


After a day of skiing and riding Snowmass Colorado, you’ll want to unwind and refuel. You’ll find a wide variety of restaurants offering cuisines from around the world: Swiss, Italian, German-Austrian, Asian and Mexican, plus an extensive selection of American fare including New-England seafood, Alabama barbecue and Western burgers.

One of the best places to grab a quick lunch on the mountain is Ullrhof, which serves delicious burgers (and vegetarian options) along with house-cut fries and homemade milkshakes. Also, at the top of Big Burn Lift is Up 4 Pizza, where you can grab a hearty slice of pizza and fresh baked cookies for dessert!

Another great place to grab a bite for breakfast or lunch is Fuel, which offers a wide variety of bagels, panini’s and burritos. There is also a delicious smoothie menu with options like tropical peach and green giant smoothies!