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3 Perfect Winter Days in Snowmass

3 Perfect Winter Days in Snowmass
3 days
A renowned winter playground and vibrant summer community just 9 miles from Aspen, Snowmass consistently ranks as one of the best ski areas in the world. For 2019, Ski Magazine named Aspen Snowmass the No. 1 “resort of the year” in the West. Snowmass offers guests incredible views of mountain vistas, in addition to 2.8 million adjacent acres of wilderness, open for activities and exploration.

Sustainability Activity

Travel Like a Local : There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.
Day 1
Activity

Snowmass Mountain

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Snowmass couldn't have a more appropriate name. With 94 trails and an astonishing 4,400 feet (1,343 meters) of vertical from base to summit, secret stashes abound. Snowmass is an ideal base for... Read More

Insider's Tip

Ski Snowmass:

Snowmass is the largest of the four Aspen Snowmass mountains and it is the second largest mountain in Colorado. With a variety of terrain, you can find something for every skier in your group.

Lunch

Elk Camp Restaurant

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Elk Camp is Snowmass' signature restaurant, located on-mountain at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola, serving breakfast, lunch and après ski. Read More
Activity

Ride the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster & Tube

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For winter thrills off the slopes, look no further than the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster. Riders wind their way through over a mile of forest on an elevated track at speeds of up to 28 mph. Located adjacent to the Elk Camp Restaurant, riders and passengers can experience the thrilling ride during the day, during special Ullr Nights, or select après extended hours. Tubing is right next door as well.
Dinner

TORO Kitchen & Lounge

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Experience the rituals of Latin contemporary dining at TORO Kitchen & Lounge from acclaimed chef and restaurateur Richard Sandoval.

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Activity

Ice Skate at Snowmass Base Village Rink

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Snowmass Base Village features a new ice rink with free ice skating all season long. Rentals are included and served out of a unique skating themed airstream.
Lodging

Limelight Hotel Snowmass

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We couldn't make a hotel without first making it feel like home. That means cozy rooms, every amenity you could want, and a warm gathering place around the fire at the end of the day. Read More
Day 2
Breakfast

The Crepe Shack By Mawa's Kitchen

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Swing by and try popular sweet and savory crepes, including favorites like the Mawa’s Greens with spinach, avocado and broccoli pesto, will make an appearance on the menu, alongside comfort foods... Read More
Activity

Take a Snowmass Snowshoe Tour

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Explore spruce and fir forests along a babbling creek in the Snowmass Ski Area on this two-hour guided snowshoe tour with a Naturalist from Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES). Every day at 10am and 1pm. Meet your guide at the top of Elk Camp Gondola.
Lunch

Base Camp Bar & Grill

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Located slopeside in Base Village, Base Camp is the ultimate winter AND summer setting for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Base Camp Café opens daily at 8am serving up fresh baked pastries and... Read More

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Anderson Ranch Arts Center

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Anderson Ranch is home to one of the most respected visual arts programs in the country. Located on a 5-acre historic mountain ranch in Snowmass Village, the Ranch offers over 140 Summer... Read More

Dinner

State 38

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State 38 aims to bring to the table an experience that is both world class as well as uniquely Coloradan. We take our inspiration for both our atmosphere and our menu from the 38th State added to... Read More
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The Collective Snowmass

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Be sure to check out the new Collective Snowmass, a community hub and gathering place in the heart of Snowmass Base Village. The Collective includes pop-up retail outlets and ever-changing event... Read More

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Viceroy Snowmass

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Viceroy Snowmass, where luxury meets convenience at this chic mountain-side resort tucked into Snowmass Base Village, 7 miles from Aspen.  Offering unrivaled ski-in-ski out access to the slopes... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

Fuel Cafe

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Fuel is a cozy cafe offering delicious food and beverages in a friendly atmosphere for anyone that appreciates great taste, is looking for health conscious alternatives, and even indulgences! 

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Activity

The Spa at Viceroy Snowmass

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Designed by Jean Michel-Gathy, the 7,000-square-foot Viceroy Snowmass spa offers a selection of holistic wellness experiences, from Ute Indian-inspired therapies to contemporary beauty rituals. Read More
Lunch

The Stew Pot

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The Stew Pot Restaurant on the Snowmass Mall offers an assortment of comfort food including homemade soups, stews, and chilis. Read More
Activity

Check out Snowmass S’mores

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Guests of all ages can enjoy Snowmass S’mores, free s’mores from 3:30–4:30pm every day throughout the winter season, courtesy of Snowmass Tourism. You can find branded s’mores carts (which resemble oversized marshmallows and include step-by-step s’moring instructions) at the fire pits in Snowmass Base Village and the Snowmass Mall. Every day until mid-April guests can enjoy a classic s’more, as well as a rotating flavor of the day.
Dinner

Venga Venga Cantina & Tequila Bar

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Chef Richard Sandoval invites guests to gather, dine and raise a glass at Venga Venga Cantina & Tequila Bar. Savor authentic Mexican cooking served alongside 120+ tequilas and mezcals. Warming... Read More

Activity

Climb Colorado’s Tallest Realistic Indoor Rock-Climbing Wall at Limelight Snowmass

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Snowmass is the home to Colorado’s largest indoor realistic rock-climbing wall, towering at 54-feet. The massive five-story climbing wall features a granite-like surface.
Lodging

The Stonebridge Inn - A Destination Residence

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A full service hotel in the heart of Colorado ski country featuring 93 spaciously designed guest rooms and suites offering comfortable accommodations with picturesque mountain views, wireless,... Read More