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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
Email

Reservations:
877 235 7577
Activities
For more information on Aspen or Snowmass, consult the Viceroy Snowmass Concierge at
+1 970 923 8000 or by email.

Activities

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.

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.

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.

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

Farm to Table Tuesdays

Take a free Elk Camp Gondola ride and enjoy locally-sourced ingredients in a farm-to-table-inspired, a la carte dinner menu with full cash bar, outdoor family activities and live music. Local farmers/beverage providers include: Crystal River Meats, Rock Bottom Ranch, Farm Runners, Woody Creek Distillery, The Roaring Fork Beer Co, Marble Distillery, Aspen Beer Co. and more.

Please ask our concierge for more information or for reservations.


Cool Climate Fun and Games

In addition to the myriad outdoor snow activities that draw visitors to Aspen Snowmass—including Alpine, Nordic and cross-country skiing; snowboarding; snowmobiling, snowshoe touring, ice skating—winter brings the X Games and other world-class sports competitions, free outdoor concerts and much more.

Spring sports include paragliding, hiking, fly-fishing and horseback riding.

In every season, The Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center serves as the hub for Aspen/Snowmass kids’ activities. From babies and toddlers to teenager, age-appropriate offerings and childcare include ski and snowboard school, family entertainment and experiential learning experiences.

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

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.

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: 
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

Join us at Viceroy Snowmass for a three course gourmet dinner cooking class taught by Executive Chef, Will Nolan. Learn the skills and techniques needed to create a delicious and unique meal fully equipped with your own chef’s coat and wine pairing add on. $150 per person | $25 wine pairing add on Dates vary and are posted in our calendar of events when available.

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. 

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.

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.

Tours

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.

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, Southern Table 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 serving French American cuisine with a fun bar for drinking or dining
  • Wild Fig - Mediterranean cuisine across from The Wheeler
  • Monarch- Steakhouse, same owner and Chef as Steakhouse 316
  • Red Onion - recently renovated classic Aspen spot since the mining days

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.