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At 4,406 vertical feet, Snowmass has the most in the country. And with 3,332 acres of terrain, 94 trails, 21 chairlifts and access to your choice of cruisers, glades, steeps, terrain parks and halfpipes, you’ll have to come back for more. Grab seconds at our restaurants too; on-mountain at the new Elk Camp or Sam’s Smokehouse at the top of the Village Express chair, or in Snowmass Base Village at Sneaky’s Tavern adjacent to the Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center.
Base elevation: 8,104 ft./2,473 mSummit elevation: 12,510 ft./3,813 m
Vertical rise: 4,406 ft./1,343 m
Terrain: 3,332 acres/1,448 hectares
Number of trails: 94
Miles/km of trails: 150 miles/241 km
Longest run: 5.3 miles/8.5 km
Types of trails: easiest: 6%, more difficult: 47%, most difficult: 17%, expert: 30%
Parks and pipes: 3 terrain parks (Snowmass Park, Makaha and Lowdown), 1 22-foot superpipe and 1 beginner pipe
Lifts: 21 Total: 19 primary: 1 eight-passenger gondola, 1 high-speed six-passenger lift,
1 six-passenger pulse gondola, 7 high-speed quads, 2 quads, 4 ski/snowboard school lifts (including surface lifts); 2 secondary: 2 platter pulls
Lift hours: The Sky Cab opens at 8 am; the Cirque lift opens at 10 am; the Village Express and Sam's Knob lifts open at 8:30 am; all other lifts open at 9 am. Most lifts close at 4:00 p.m., weather permitting.
Ski & Snowboard School: The Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass are a collection of talented and inspired Pros that are committed to helping you build confidence, understand the terrain, and guiding you to the next place in your skiing or riding. Our Pros know more than just teaching, and are willing to share knowledge of the resort and community that can help shape an unforgettable experience during your stay with us. Click here for more information.
Rental/Retail: Four-Mountain Sports/D&E on the Snowmass Village Mall, Four-Mountain Sports at Two Creeks, Four-Mountain Sports Snowmass Base Village, Beginner's Magic at the top of the Elk Camp gondola and Four-Mountain Kids at the Treehouse Kids' Adventure Center. Click here for more information.
On-Mountain Restaurants: 9 total: Elk Camp (New for the 2012-2013 season!), Sam's Smokehouse, Up 4 Pizza, Two Creeks Cafe, Lynn Britt Cabin (lunches and snowcat dinner rides), Burlingame Cabin (snowcat dinner rides), Ullrhof and Gwyn's High Alpine.
Tubing at Snowmass: New for the 2014/15 winter season, guests can enjoy four lanes of tubing at The Meadows at Elk Camp. Learn more.
Uphill Traffic Guidelines: Uphill traffic is allowed at Snowmass, and it is the only mountain of the four which allows dogs (must be on a leash). Learn more on Snowmass’ uphill guidelines page.