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A trip to Aspen isn’t complete without taking in the views from the top of the mountain. Aspen Mountain and Snowmass run their gondolas even after the ski season ends, and both mountains offer lots of family-friendly attractions plus dining at their summits.

Purchase in advance

Buy your gondola passes in advance, and we can deliver them directly to your rental! Either contact our Concierge or use this link to purchase your gondola passes or Sightseeing Package.

Aspen Mountain's Silver Queen Gondola

Summer 2023 operating dates:  Weekends: May 27-29, June 3-4, 10-11.  Daily: June 16-September 4. 

Attractions atop Aspen Mountain:

  • Sundeck restaurant
  • Summer hiking trails
  • Disc golf
  • Lawn games – giant chess and checkers, corn hole, ladder toss, croquet and more
  • Free kids’ activities – spirit nests, sandbox, music stations, and more
  • Yoga classes – offered daily at 10:30 a.m. (Cost is $20 paid to instructor, cash only. Please bring your own Yoga mat!)
  • Live music  Bluegrass on Sundays. Dates TBD.

Snowmass's Elk Camp Gondola & Chairlift

Summer 2023 operating dates: Daily: June 21 - September 4.  

Snowmass's summer attractions include the Lost Forest summer adventure zone and its ever-growing Bike Park, which features gondola and chairlift access to a variety of maintained downhill mountain biking trails. (Lost Forest and Bike Park access access requires additional fee.) In addition, Elk Camp Restaurant is open for lunch and some scheduled dinners.

Take mountain adventure to a whole new level at the Lost Forest. There is a Breathtaker Alpine Coaster, Rugged Ascent Climbing Wall, Elevated Journey Hiking Trail, Maroon Vista, and Aerial Approach Disc Golf. Other activities include a three-hour Canopy Run Zipline Tour and Treeline Trail Challenge Course, both available for an additional charge. 

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