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A snowmobiler on the mountain surrounded by trees

Discover the quiet beauty of wide open alpine meadows and evergreen forests while on a snowmobile adventure in Aspen. Explore Aspen's winter landscape by snowmobile, and gain access to pristine backcountry locations.

A woman snowshoeing with poles on a bluebird day

Hiking in the wintertime through evergreen forests draped in a fresh blanket of white, glittering snow is the best way to experience the natural beauty of Aspen and Snowmass. On a snowshoeing adventure, you can take a break from skiing in Aspen, while still getting the chance to enjoy the outdoors.

Happy Thanksgiving!

The Thanksgiving holiday tends to elicit feelings of warmth from family, friends, fireplaces — and, of course, food. With most schools closed over Thanksgiving week, families with children have the flexibility to travel and create even more memories together. 

Aspen Institute logo
970-544-7929

Created in 1949 by Chicago businessman, Walter Paepcke, the Aspen Institute has evolved over the decades into what it is today—an important educational and policy studies organization.

Ullr Nights is a weekly event on Snowmass Mountain held on Fridays during the winter months. Ullr is the Norse God of Snow, and to celebrate all things related to snow, Snowmass throws this fun, family-friendly party, which is open to everyone.

Wheeler Opera House
(970) 920-5770

When you visit Aspen, you hear about the Wheeler Opera House. Make the Wheeler Opera House a part of your Aspen experience by attending exciting live performances, informative lectures, and screenings of inspiring films.

A group of whitewater rafters on a Colorado river

For the adventuresome traveler, a vacation in Aspen isn’t complete without including a whitewater rafting trip. Whether you’re an advanced paddler, or you’ve never set foot in a raft, a whitewater adventure is a must.

Wintersköl fireworks in Aspen, Colorado

Aspen’s Annual Wintersköl (mid-January of each year) is the perfect time to offer a “toast to winter” in the Colorado Rockies. The magic of winter in Aspen includes gorgeous scenery, bright bluebird days, thick blankets of snow, unbeatable skiing and boarding, and ultimately, never-ending adventure in the great outdoors. 

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