You’ll find plenty of opportunities for skiing and snowboarding at Snowmass, but you can also get out and enjoy the outdoors in many other ways.
For an exciting break from skiing, Snowmass Mountain offers snow tubing and the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster. It’s a fun, thrilling activity for all ages and abilities.
Dog sledding is a fun way to get into the winter spirit. A variety of reliable outfits offer sled tours in Colorado. They run from Thanksgiving through March. Typically, you’ll ride along with a guide on a dogsled pulled by 8 – 10 Alaskan huskies that are bred and trained to run.
You’ll also get to see Snowmass Colorado in a different light, as you’ll be exploring the backcountry with these animals. It’s a truly unique way to see the area and it’s sure to be a memory you’ll cherish forever.
Krabloonik is a well-known local outfitter and offers dog sledding from late November through April. They’ve been dubbed “the best off-slope activity in Aspen.” You’ll get to speed through the snowy wilderness with their 200 sled dogs, as well as enjoy delicious Colorado fares from their gas lit log cabin.
If you’re looking for a winter activity that will keep your entire family entertained, snow tubing is an ideal choice. It doesn’t require much skill, and you can even bring small kids with you!
The Coca-Cola Tubing Hill at Winter Park Resort is a popular spot to try this activity. It has three runs with banked curves and a covered conveyor lift to take you to the top.
This is a great place to go if you want to do something different on your Colorado ski vacation. It’s a short drive from Denver and receives an average of 360 inches of snow each year.
If you’re looking for a little extra excitement, you can also check out the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster at Snowmass. This is a seven-and-a-half-minute, 400-foot vertical ride that zips down the slopes. This is a great way to break up skiing and is available with an Activities Pass.
There’s nothing quite like cruising down an alpine coaster while taking in breathtaking views. Luckily, the United States has more than a few of these fun rides that allow you to take in nature at speed.
There are many mountain coasters to choose from, but some of the best include those in Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Purgatory Resort in Durango.
The Breathtaker Alpine Coaster at Snowmass Mountain is an adrenaline-inducing experience, a favorite of locals and visitors alike. The 2,500-foot long track takes you on a scenic journey through the forest at speeds up to 28 miles per hour.
There are several other mountain thrill rides available in Snowmass, including the Rocky Mountain Coaster. It’s one of North America’s longest coasters, and is open in winter.
Every Friday night during the winter season the locals in Snowmass honor the Norse God of Snow, Ullr, by celebrating at Elk Camp. This is a family-friendly evening of outdoor winter activities including tubing, the new Breathtaker Alpine Coaster, snow biking, s’mores and hot chocolate around a bonfire at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola.
To access all the activities, purchase an Ullr Nights Activities Ticket for $67 per person. This includes unlimited tubing and the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster plus gondola access.
The multi-lane tubing hill is located in the Meadows at Elk Camp and can be enjoyed during the day or at special *Ullr Nights*, under the lights of the ski lifts. The Breathtaker Alpine Coaster is also available during Ullr Nights and special occasions.
If you’re looking for music to get the party started this spring, look no further than Music on the Mall in Snowmass. This weekly event showcases the best Roaring Fork Valley musicians and is a great way to get your weekend groove on!