Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding
Snowmass Ski Resort
Something for everyone. Only here, it's not a cliche.
Snowmass is huge - over 3,000 acres of every type of terrain. Gentle cruisers, scary steeps, glades, above-timberline bowls. Your perfect run is at Snowmass - we promise. And if you can't find it, we'll show you.
Two Creeks base area (three miles east of Village Mall) houses a lift ticket office and rental shop, and offers easy, uncrowded access to the mountain. Snowmass is a snowboarders' haven with a Super Dragon halfpipe and acres of terrain-park riding.
Places to Stay & Fun Things to Do
Between Glenwood Canyon and Vail. Cabins and Vacation Homes on 5,500 acres. Bair Ranch is a mountain wedding destination. Adventures: horse rides, ATV tours, winter SnowCat tours. See Wildlife!
General Skiing Information
Season Opening Date: November 23, 2017
Season Closing Date: April 15, 2018
Vertical Rise: 4,406 ft.
Terrain: 3,332 acres
Number of Trails: 96
Longest Run: 5.3 miles
- Beginner - 5%
- Intermediate - 48%
- Advanced - 17%
- Expert - 30%
Terrain Parks: 3 (Snowmass, Makaha & Lowdown), 1 Superpipe, 1 Minipipe
Annual Snowfall: 300 inches
Lifts: 20 Total (1 Eight-Passenger Gondola, 1 Six-Passenger Pulse Gondola, 1 High-Speed Six-Passenger Lift, 8 High-Speed Quads, 2 Quads, 4 Ski/Snowboard School Lifts & 2 Platter Pulls)
Lift Capacity: 32,358 riders/hour
Base Elevation: 8,104 ft.
Summit Elevation: 12,510 ft.
Map Location: Northwest G-9
Location: Within the White River National Forest, adjacent to Snowmass Village and 12 miles from downtown Aspen.
More Activities & Information
Aspen & Snowmass Village, Colorado includes: Basalt, Snowmass Village
Crystal River Valley, Colorado includes: Carbondale, Marble, Redstone