Summer Adventures

Snowmass Mountain may be best known for winter activities, but when the snow thaws, there are even more things to do in Rockies in the summer. Summer activities in the Aspen and Snowmass area include endless athletic, cultural, and outdoor events, culminating in nationally-acclaimed music festival during Labor Day Weekend.

Biking & Cycling

To help you enjoy the area, Viceroy Snowmass partners with Aspen Cycling Tours to offer excursions for all experience levels, from complete beginners to professional riders. Enjoy fully-guided cycling tours in the Aspen and Snowmass area in the beautiful Roaring Fork Valley.

Hiking

The Elk Camp Gondola at Snowmass takes hikers to the beautiful midway point or the summit of Snowmass Mountain – offering a trail system covering 50 miles of terrain.

Fly-Fishing (All Season)

Snowmass and Aspen have some of the best fly fishing in United States, boasting two Gold Metal rivers, The Roaring Fork, and The Frying Pan.  We work with a few fantastic outfitters for private fishing tours and you can choose between a wading or floating trip.

Rafting & Kayaking

Rafting is the most popular summer adventure activity in the Roaring Fork Valley. Trips are offered from beginner levels to advanced or even a specialty whitewater private trip. Great trips to choose from include the Upper and Lower Roaring Fork, Brown’s Canyon which is on the Arkansas River, the Turbulent Triple Shoshone, and both Slaughterhouse and Numbers for the thrill seekers.

All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Tours

ATV excursions are one of the most scenic and exhilarating tours you can experience during the summer months. Each machine can accommodate one or two riders. 2-hour, 4-hour, 8-hour, and full-day rentals are available. This is a free ride, and not a “guided” tour. This allows riders more freedom and options for riding.

Horseback Riding

Enjoy tours that are guided through the Snowmass Wilderness area and along Maroon Creek leading up to Maroon Bells. There are a few horseback rides to choose from, including pony rides, 1-hour, 2-hour, half-day, and full-day rides.  Lunch and dinner rides are available and are an absolute treat.

Golf

Enjoy the natural beauty and spectacular course at the award-winning Jim Engh golf course at the Snowmass Club.

Disc Golf

At Snowmass, the popular sport of Disc Golf takes a high-altitude twist. Two 18-hole mountain courses wind through high alpine meadows and primeval glens to heart-stopping vistas. One course is accessed from Base Village; the other is accessed from the top of the Elk Camp Gondola.

Paintball

Join us for a wild game of outdoor paintball! You will be provided all the equipment and transportation - you need to wear grubby clothes and sturdy shoes!

Art, Music & Culture

Anderson Ranch

Located in Snowmass Village, Anderson Ranch Arts Center celebrates artists, art-making, critical dialogue and community. The center promotes 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. Contact us to find out more about their educational programs/artists in Residence during your stay.

Aspen Art Museum

Visit the Aspen Art Museum to experience the newest revelations in contemporary art! Take a moment to reflect on their rooftop terrace/café over studding views of Aspen Mountain. 


Photo 1 Courtesy of Aspen Art Museum © Studio Dubuisson; Photo 

Photo 2 & 3 Courtesy of Aspen Art Museum. Photo: Derek Skalko

Aspen Historical Society

Learn about Aspen’s colorful and vibrant mining history through one of the Historical Society’s many tours or by visiting the Wheeler-Stallard museum.

Aspen Music Festival & School

The annual Aspen Music Festival brings professional musicians and artists as well as today's most promising students together for more than 400 classical music events, including orchestras, solo and chamber-music performances, fully staged opera productions, children’s programs, and more.

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet hosts high-quality contemporary ballet performances at Aspen District Theatre.  Speak with our concierge today about reserving tickets to their limited number of shows.

Photos Courtesy of Santa Fe Ballet

Belly Up Aspen

Renowned yet pint-sized music venue with big-name acts, open seating policy & 2 full bars—A must visit when in Aspen-Snowmass!”

Snowmass Free Concert Series

Every Thursday evening (and two bonus Saturdays), locals and visitors alike gather on Fanny Hill to enjoy some of the country’s best live bands in a relaxed atmosphere with a spectacular mountain backdrop. Kids’ Zone available at all Thursday performances. Click here to view lineup. 

Theatre Aspen

Professional theatre meets the thrill of being outdoors in the heart of Rio Grande Park. Theatre Aspen’s award winning shows feature the best of Broadway talent as well as local performers. 

Photo Courtesy of Theatre Aspen

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