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130 Wood Road
Standard Mail: P O Box 6985
Snowmass Village, Colorado 81615 USA
T: +1 970 923 8000
F: +1 970 923 8001
877 235 7577
For more information on Aspen or Snowmass, consult the Viceroy Snowmass Concierge at
+1 970 923 8000 or by email.


From skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and sleigh rides in the winter to summertime hiking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, horseback riding, festivals and concerts, the Rocky Mountains' limitless seasonal pleasures and a world of unexpected Viceroy privileges await at the newest luxury ski resort in Aspen/Snowmass.

ULLR Nights

A celebration on Fridays throughout the winter at Elk Camp on Snowmass mountain. Family friendly, enjoy s’mores and hot chocolate, tubing, a snow slide, ice skating with free rentals, live music, snow bikes, and guided snowshoe ACES tours.

Ride the gondola up $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children and season pass holders, children under 3 are free. Last ride up 8:30.

Available dates: December 18, 2015 - April 1, 2016  from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm.

Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

When you’re pining for ski terrain a little more horizontal, Aspen/Snowmass boasts over 60 miles of free Nordic trails. Right in the heart of Snowmass, the Snowmass Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Center offers a full range of ski school programs, ski, sled, and snowshoe rentals, guided tours, a retail shop, and repair services. Snacks and beverages are available at the Center, which looks up-valley with expansive views of scenic Mt. Daly. Regularly scheduled and custom tours are available, as are lessons for all levels in traditional and skate ski. 

The center can accommodate large group activities, and a nearby sledding hill for families makes for an excellent end to a day. The Center is on the no-fee groomed Aspen/Snowmass Nordic Trail System and can be accessed throughout the valley and in Snowmass by free shuttle bus service. Looking for a big adventure? Ski over to Aspen for the day.

Other options:
Aspen Cross Country Center - Located on the Aspen Public golf course with over 60 km of free Nordic trails. Lessons and guided tours are available through Ute Mountaineer.

Ashcroft Ski Touring - Located 12 miles from Aspen, Ashcroft offers 35 km of groomed throughout the ghost town. Rentals and tours are available out of the Ashcroft Adventure Lodge. 

Spring Gulch - Located in Carbondale, CO about 40 minutes from Snowmass. Offers 19 km of cross-country ski trails available for free with a beautiful view of Mount Sopris.

Please contact concierge for more information or to make reservations.

Dog Sledding

Let 10 Alaskan sled dogs guide you through the pristine Snowmass wilderness. Winding trails, experienced drivers, and comfortable sleds combine to make this the winter excursion of a lifetime. You can choose from morning, afternoon, or evening tours. End your tour with the perfect complement: a gourmet four-course lunch or dinner. Sleds can typically hold two adults and a small child, making this an excellent winter family adventure. Mush!

Please ask our concierge for information or reservations.

First Track Program

With the First Tracks program at Snowmass you can be the first person on the hill every morning! This great perk is free with your lift ticket.
Snowmass- Wednesday & Friday, ages 11 and up
Aspen- offered daily
Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance and you must be intermediate level skier/snowboarder.
Must be ready to go and at the gondola by 8 am.

Please ask our concierge for more information or for reservations.

Santa’s Magical Village

The North Pole comes to the Snowmass Village Mall and Base Village as Santa’s Magical Village opens to hear the last minute requests of good girls and boys. Complimentary photos with Santa are offered December 21-24 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. On December 23 and 24, Christmas Carolers stroll through the Mall and Base Village singing Holiday favorites. Children with last-minute Christmas wishes can make sure Santa hears all about them by dropping off a note in his personal “letters to Santa” mailbox located on the Snowmass Village Mall, from December 6 to 24. Selected letters are published in the local newspaper, the Snowmass Sun.

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride through the beautiful lit up snowy streets of Aspen. Learn as you go while the coachman educates you on the history of the Roaring Fork Valley. From carriage rides to sleigh rides, Aspen carriage is perfect for both.

Town Tour - 20 minutes - $20 per adult, $10 per child under 12, $50 minimum 
West End Tour - 40-45 minutes - $40 per adult, $20 per child under 12, $90 minimum 
Christmas Lights Tour - 60 minutes - $60 per adult, $30 per child under 12, $150 minimum

Please contact the concierge for more information.

Snow Tubing

Snow Tubing Hill at Elk Camp: December 18, 2015 to April 1, 2016
The multiple lanes are lift served and carved into the Meadows at Elk Camp, with lighting facilities to illuminate the runs at night during Ullr Nights festivities and on special holidays. Tubing at Snowmass opens in mid-December and will be open every day through the winter season in conjunction with winter lift operations, as well as during Ullr Nights. Tubing lanes can also be made available for special events and parties as requested. Must be at least 36" tall to ride.

Please contact the concierge for more information.

Cooking Classes

Mawa Kitchen and Cooking School offers hands-on workshops designed for people who enjoy eating and drinking, and occasionally preparing a meal themselves.  Their relaxed, informal day and evening classes are taught through interaction with staff instructors or local guest chefs, all served up with a sense of humor and plenty of wine. 

Fly Fishing Around Snowmass

Aspen Outfitting Company has been the local source for world-class outdoor activities since 1969. For over 45 years, the owners and staff have worked hard to maintain this reputation by offering a contemporary selection of the highest quality privately guided activities for every season.

From the late summer, through the early winter months, the Roaring Fork River continues to some of the finest flyfishing in North America. Less than fifteen minutes from the Viceroy Snowmass, 'The Fork' is designated as a gold-medal fishery. It is a beautiful stretch of mountain trout stream, with many sections of private water seeing very few anglers each year. Combine these exclusive locations with the most experienced fishing guides in the valley, and you have an wonderful outing that you and your family will never forget.

As the Viceroy Snowmass' preferred activities provider, Aspen Outfitting Company works closely with our concierge to ensure that guests are informed about the seasonality of different activities; including the appropriate clothing, and most desirable time of day/year to participate. The concierge is also knowledgeable about the suitability of different activities for different levels of fitness and experience, and on ways that we can tailor the experience to the preferences of each specific guest.

Snowmass Golf Club

Snowmass Club is host to a magnificent Jim Engh traditional Irish links signature course. The 18 hole, 6959 yard championship design has stunning panoramic vistas and incorporates the highest standard of excellence with impeccably maintained fairways and greens, challenging elevation changes and bunkers. 

The course features an open design which follows the rolling terrain nestled amongst picturesque ponds and streams, enhancing the essence of local terrain, twisting around a Rocky Mountain landscape.

With five sets of tees, the course guarantees that novices and pros alike will find this course a challenging adventure.

Service begins the moment you arrive at bag drop. Club facilities include a full service restaurant and bar, a fully stocked pro shop including club rentals and a complete practice facility that gives you a chance to work on your strategy pre game.

Snowmass Club invites Viceroy guests to enjoy the course with tee times as early as 11 AM daily.

Please contact the Viceroy Concierge to book your time.

Tour with a Naturalist Guide

Looking to explore Aspen/Snowmass on your own schedule? Hire an Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) Naturalist Guide, available by the hour, to lead you on adventures of many varieties. ACES can provide transportation and will even pick up snacks and lunch. Adventures range from educational wildlife tours to strenuous hikes. Basic fees for private, guided hikes are $50/hr per guide. Learn More

Get to know Snowmass' wild-side on free, daily hikes with a Naturalist guide from Aspen Center for Environmental Studies. Tours explore the Snowmass ski area at a leisurely pace. No reservations required. Learn More

Road Cycling & Mountain Biking

Aspen and Snowmass, Colorado are home to some of the most exceptional athletes in the world. While biking has always been a popular sport in this area with locals and visitors alike, it has achieved an even higher degree of significance (locally, nationally, and internationally) since becoming a regular stop on the US Pro Challenge, and home to Tejay Van Garderen and Keegan Swirbul "(U23 national champ)" amongst others.

To help you enjoy all that Snowmass has to offer, Viceroy Snowmass has partnered with Aspen Cycling Tours, a road and mountain cycling coaching and guide service. Catering to all levels of rider from complete beginner to professional rider, they provide fully guided cycling services in Aspens beautiful Roaring Fork valley, which at the highest points includes the Maroon Bells, Ashcroft and Independence Pass but also the lesser known and equally stunning rides from Snowmass to Basalt, the Frying Pan river and the hills of Glenwood Springs. 

Road Biking - $150/hour for 1-3 Guests, $250/hour for 4-6 Guests

Mountain Biking - $150/hour for 1-3 Guests, $250/hour for 4-6 Guests

Cycling tours can be booked along with any room reservation or by the concierge.  

Viceroy Snowmass will also be presenting some unique cycling experiences... weekend long group rides featuring former Pro riders, great food and wine, spa treatments and more. Watch this space for updates.

Mountain Dining & Snow CAT Rides

Aspen Skiing Company offers 3 great options for On Mountain Dinners: Burlingame Cabin, Lynn Britt Cabin and Cloud 9.  All the dinner are accessed via snow cat and fun for everyone.

Lynn Britt Cabin is an elegant log cabin located on the slopes of Snowmass Mountain, featuring majestic panoramic views of the Snowmass Valley and high peaks beyond.  This is a family friendly event and is available Tuesday and Thursday nights only.  The price per person includes a snow cat ride to and from the cabin, a four-course meal and live entertainment.  The cost is $95 for adults, $55 for children ages 3 to 11 years and free for children ages 2 and under; prices do not include beverages, tax and gratuity.  Enjoy an exquisite Western Mountain dinner prepared by our executive chef while live entertainment and dancing entertain you throughout the evening. You will travel to and from the cabin in snow cats, which pick up slope side at Base Village at 5:45pm next to Ricard.

Situated at 10 900ft, Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro is the former Highlands Ski Patrol hut.  You will enjoy a romantic gourmet style dinner with a relaxed atmosphere while a cozy fireplace warms the room.   You will meet the snow cat at 5:45pm at the Aspen Highlands base and will arrive at the restaurant at approximately 6:30pm.  The snow cat leaves the restaurant at approximately 10:00pm and will arrive back at the base of Highlands Mountain at approximately 10:30pm.  Not recommended for children.  We advise that you dress warmly as you will be traveling in an open aired snow cat.  The cost is $130.00 per person which excludes beverages, taxes and gratuity and includes a 4 course meal and the snow cat to and from the restaurant.  Cloud Nine is available on Thursday evenings only.

Rafting & Kayaking

Aspen/Snowmass is one of the top ten areas for rafting and kayaking in the country. With an incredible variety of whitewater experiences - from first-timer mild, to thrill-seeker wild - rafts, duckies and inflatable kayaks are available for full-day, ¾-day and half-day adventures.

Disc Golf

Try your hand at one of the fastest growing sports at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola to Snowmass Base Village. Here you'll find the first — and only — place in Colorado to boast two 18-hole courses. Lift ticket is required for Elk Camp Gondola and golf discs are available for rent at Four-Mountain Sports in Snowmass Base Village and on the Snowmass Village Mall. 

 Disc golf is available on Snowmass daily between 10:30am–3:30pm.

Run & Gun Paintball

Join us for a wild game of outdoor paintball! Jun 10 thru September 2 and weekends through the end of September. We provide all the equipment and transportation - you need to wear grubby clothes and sturdy shoes! 
  • Book your own private group of up to 10 or more .
  • Reservations are required and must be made at least 24 hrs. in advance.
  • Trip departs from outside the Elk Camp Gondola ticket office at Snowmass Base Village.
  • $550 for a group of up to 10 players. Additional players are $45 per person. Case of 2000 paintballs is $81.

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Hot Air Balloon rides are one of the most amazing ways to see the Rocky Mountains from a bird’s eye view. You will fly over mountains for approximately 1 hour and will land in pastures where you will conclude the flight with a champagne breakfast.  You will return to Viceroy at approximately 8:30am – 9:00am which leaves you the entire day to participate in other activities.

Music Events in Aspen/Snowmass

When the ski season ends in Snowmass/Aspen the area becomes a buzzing music scene, with festivals and concerts of all genres. Snowmass Village and JAS (Jazz Aspen Snowmass) have joined together since 1994 to offer a summer full of free concerts with a wide variety of musical genres presented, everything from reggae to classical jazz. The concerts are held outside at the end of the Snowmass Village Mall on Snowmass Mountain and are ideal for picnics. At the end of summer, the JAS Labor Day Festival takes place in Snowmass Village. This vibrant festival is renowned for its unparalleled combination of world-class music on three stages and stunning mountain vistas. 

For a full list of upcoming music events, visit the Calendar of Events.


Take the Elk Camp Gondola and Elk Camp chairlift (Friday - Sunday) for stunning views and an amazing network of trails suitable for all levels of hikers, from beginner to expert. Pick up a map from the concierge to plan your route for the day. Let our preferred guiding service take you on a scenic hike just outside of Aspen and Snowmass. We'll help you determine the best hike for you and your party to destinations from Cathedral Lake, Lost Man, Midway Pass, Buckskin Pass, West Maroon Pass, Tabor, New York trail, and more. You'll walk among fields of wildflowers, through Aspen groves and past mountain streams while surrounded by the scenic peaks of the Central Colorado Rocky Mountains. You may see the occasional mountain goat or herd of elks.

Pine Creek Cook House

Pine Creek Cook House is located at the base of the Elk Mountain range and the Ashcroft Ski Touring cross-country area has over 21 miles of groomed trails. Guests leave their cars behind at the historic Ghost Town of Ashcroft to cross country ski, snowshoe, or ride the horse drawn sleigh to the Cookhouse. Lunch is served daily from 12:00pm to 2:00pm and the dinner nightly arrival time is at 6:30pm to either ski or sleigh to the Cookhouse.  To start your dinner adventure the choice is yours: either a cross-country ski tour…lantern lit at night, or a trip back in time on a horse-drawn sleigh taking you into the beautiful Castle Creek Valley.  Awaiting you the end of the trail is Colorado log cabin restaurant with glowing fireplaces to warm you, a wonderful selection of hot drinks, fine wines, and an epicurean delight to fulfill the heartiest of appetites.  Winter Dinner is a gourmet four course inclusive meal featuring Buffalo, North American Elk, Venison, and fresh line caught fresh fish all crafted using the finest sourced ingredients.


Wine Tours

A fantastic way to see another gem of Colorado is to visit great wineries in Paonia, which are the second highest vineyards in Northern America.  Ask our concierge about a full day private tour which showcases the best of the West Elks AVA, an area home to an eclectic mix of skilled winemakers.  Spend the day tasting with a knowledgeable and attentive guide in a breathtaking setting, visit a world class gallery, tour a family run farm and enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery in the U.S.A.  The scenic 1½ hour drive over McClure Pass to Paonia is incredible and the tour departs directly from Viceroy Snowmass. Lunch at a local restaurant is included. 

Pricing ranges from $350 to $225 per person depending on the number of people in the party.

Historical Tours

Aspen Historical Society enriches the community through preserving and communicating our remarkable history.  Choose from ski tours on Aspen Mountain, coach, walking, mining tours and more.

AndersonRanch Arts Center

Located in Snowmass Village, Anderson Ranch Arts Center celebrates artists, art-making, critical dialogue and community. The center promote personal and professional development of artists of all levels of expertise through year-round workshops in ceramics, sculpture, photography, new media, painting and drawing, printmaking, woodworking, furniture design and more. Learn More

Dining Around Town

With more than 80 restaurants and bars, and a parade of international visitors and influences, the Aspen/Snowmass area is a gourmet diner's playground. From bistros and cafés to award-winning farm-to-table dining, event well-traveled palates will make delightful high-altitude culinary discoveries in Aspen and Snowmass. In the winter, travel by sleigh, snowcat or skis to reach some spectacular dining destinations. During warm weather months, dine al fresco and enjoy mountain vistas at dozens of outdoor patios. Whether searching for Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean or gourmet vegetarian, Aspen/Snowmass delivers in style.

Eight K, the Viceroy Snowmass signature restaurant, is the happening place to dine in Aspen/Snowmass. Enjoy the gastro pub atmosphere at Nest, the Kelly-Wearstler designed café. We also recommend a visit to our off-site, slope-side, French inspired restaurant Ricard in the heart of Base Village. Our other favorites in Snowmass are The Artisan and Sage in the Snowmass Club.

Our Concierge staff will find the perfect eatery to satisfy any craving. Following are our current top picks in Aspen from burgers to fondue to farm-to-table creations:

  • Matsuhisa - Aspen outpost of Nobu
  • Kenichi - contemporary Asian cuisine & World class sushi
  • Casa Tua - Northern Italian fine dining with a focus on art
  • Steakhouse 316 - Continental with lovely front patio
  • Ajax Tavern - great burger and lunch spot
  • L'Hostaria - classic Italian cuisine
  • Cache Cache - a favorite for more than 20 years with a fun bar for drinking or dining
  • Wild Fig - Mediterranean cuisine across from The Wheeler
  • Brexi - French-bistro-inspired cuisine & Decor
  • Red Onion - recently renovated classic Aspen spot since the mining days

Destination shopping in Aspen/Snowmass

The stunning natural environment, year-round activities and rich culture all contribute to the diverse array of retail experiences available in Snowmass Village and nearby. High-quality sporting equipment, exclusive accessories, exquisite crafts, boutique apparel, international luxury brands and local treasures are all available within minutes of Viceroy Snowmass.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Participate in a Snowmass family favorite, the free Torchlight Parade with fireworks on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31. Whether a viewer or participant, the annual Torchlight Parade down Snowmass’ slopes is a sight to behold. And it’s not just for kids, anyone 8 years or older is invited to be part of the trail of lights down the mountain. The free Torchlight Parade starts at 5:15 p.m. and New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Fanny Hill start at 10:00 p.m