Winter Activities in Aspen, Colorado
Skiing and Snowboarding Aspen:
With terrain for beginners to experts and everyone in-between there are groomed trails, cliffs or chutes to get the best out of skiing and riding Aspen! The mountain offers over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain with 90 runs and 23 operating lifts. There is fun for everyone from adults to kids!
Not feeling the slopes? Cross-Country skiing in Snowmass provides you with a different opportunity to see and explore the mountain. There are many cross-country skiing trails great for beginners to advanced skiers. Great trails for beginners can be found at the Aspen Golf Course and the Snowmass Cross County Center. Other good trails include Bernese Boulevard and the Rio Grande Trail. For intermediate to advanced skiers try Maroon Creek Trails or Owl Creek. The Aspen Cross Country Center also offers weekly clinics.
Dog sledding is the #1 off-slope activity in Aspen/Snowmass. Try Krabloonik Fine dining and Dog Sledding for a unforgettable one of a kind romantic experience. Krabloonik Restaurant and Dog Sledding has welcomed guests for 39 years with exquisitely prepared game and fresh fish, an award-winning wine list and spectacular mountain views. All this is savored in the midst of Krabloonik sled-dog teams, leaping and howling in wild anticipation of the run.Website: www.krabloonik.com
Snowmobiling in Aspen and around Snowmass will be an experience you won’t forget! Take in scenic views of the White River National Forest, Maroon Bells, and Independence Pass. This can be a great activity to enjoy with friends or something that is an adventure for the whole family. Take guided snowmobile tours in Snowmass for either half-day or full-day trips. Be sure not to forget the camera as the views are worth capturing! Check out our recommendations for snowmobiling here.
Explore the mountain by snowshoeing in Aspen. There is no need to be an expert and it is a great activity for the whole family. Take more of a leisurely walk on snowshoes or get a more intense workout on harder trails or in the backcountry. Snowshoeing allows for scenic views and a great time to be had by all. Guided snowshoe tours are offered.