Snowmass Colorado – The Perfect Resort Destination

Snowmass Colorado

With its quaint mountain town, world-class sporting scene and high-end homes, Snowmass is poised to become one of Colorado’s most sought-after resort destinations.

The mountain has runs for every ability level, from wide-open groomers to moguls and terrain parks. It also has a fun alpine coaster, multiple tubing lanes and snowbiking trails.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Snowmass Colorado is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in North America. Winter brings pristine, groomed slopes and perfect powder while summer puts you at the center of nature with hiking, biking, white water rafting and fishing.

Skiing enthusiasts enjoy over 4,406 feet of vertical rise and 3,332 acres of terrain at Snowmass. It offers a huge range of ski terrain from cruisers and glades to steeps and cliff bands.

The lifts are well suited to intermediates and experts, with 8 fast chairlifts and one slow gondola. There’s also a Cirque surface lift that can operate even in windy conditions.

The open glades at Snowmass are perfect for wide arching turns and for finding fresh powder stashes. The vast slopes also offer great views and plenty of opportunity to get off-piste.


If you’re looking for a bite to eat, Snowmass Colorado is home to a number of great restaurants. You’ll find a variety of choices around the ski area, including base village (located near the bottom of Elk Camp Gondola and Village Express Lift) and Snowmass Mall.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to the sport, you’ll find a Snowmass restaurant that fits your tastes. There’s a wide selection of breakfast and lunch options to satisfy your appetite, from bagels to paninis and burritos.

For a quick snack, Fuel Cafe is a must-try, serving up an array of hot and cold grab-and-go eats to suit your busy schedule. JUS Snowmass is another good option for can’t-get-any-healthier, fresh-pressed juices and handhelds.

For more sophisticated dining in a stylish mountain setting, head to The Artisan. Located in the Snowmass Village Mall, this restaurant serves up modern American/European cuisine at affordable prices. The menu features entrees that don’t exceed $30.


There are plenty of options for lodging in Snowmass Colorado, from upscale hotels and condominiums to cozy alpine cabins. The town’s tight-knit community, paired with a world-class sporting scene, attracts ski enthusiasts from every corner of the globe.

There’s also a thriving music scene throughout the warmer months, and plenty of opportunities to indulge in outdoor sports like hiking, fishing, zip lining, hot air ballooning, and whitewater rafting. With so many activities to choose from, Snowmass is a popular vacation spot year-round.

For guests looking for the full resort experience, there’s nothing quite like a stay at a prestigious ski-in ski-out property. The Destination Residences condos at Snowmass Club, Top of the Village, and Capitol Peak Lodge are the perfect combination of luxury and ski-in, ski-out convenience.


There’s plenty more to Snowmass than just skiing and snowboarding. It’s a place where the thrill of adventure meets the joy of reconnecting with nature, a rare gem of the Rocky Mountains in any season.

Besides skiing, Snowmass is a year-round destination for mountain biking. There are miles of single-track trails in the area, as well as classic road rides.

The Limelight Hotel Snowmass also offers a complimentary, on-mountain cycling tour that pairs guests with local pro cyclists and is offered in partnership with the Aspen Snowmass Ski & Snowboard School.

For a break from skiing or snowboarding, Snowmass Mountain has snow tubing and a new Breathtaker Alpine Coaster that is a fun way to see the slopes.

Another winter activity that is sure to delight is dog sledding. A pack of eight to ten trained Alaskan Husky sled dogs are your guides as you explore the backcountry in an exhilarating experience that takes you off-trail and into the wild.