Address: 110 W Main St. Aspen, CO 81611
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Winter Activities

Aspen offers activities for skiers and non-skiers alike at our world renowned resort. Whether you're in Aspen for three days or two weeks, everyone in your party will have lasting memories of their Rocky Mountain vacation, on and off the slopes. Skiing First Tracks on Aspen Mountain, ice skating in town, snowshoeing on a quiet mountain trail, morning yoga, sleigh rides before dinner, shopping in the pedestrian friendly town of Aspen, schedule a relaxing day at the spa with a facial and massage, cross country skiing the picturesque trails, an exhilarating snowmobile tour or a cultural stroll through the new Aspen Art Museum. The list of activities is endless, you'll want to book your return vacation at Hotel Aspen sooner then later to begin your adventure where you left off.

Aspen Mountain & Area Activities

  • First Tracks - Be one of the first skiers on the mountain with the Aspen Mountain Staff. Reservations are required, as space is limited. Offered daily beginning in early December. Sign up in the gondola building or call 970-920-0755 for reservations.
  • Snowshoe Tours - Enjoy a day on the mountain snowshoeing! As the saying goes...."if you can walk, you can snowshoe". Learn about the wildlife and forest of the Rocky Mountains in the Aspen Valley.
  • Cross Country Skiing - Nordic skiing will offer you a workout like no other. The Nordic Trail System provides trails for all abilities.
  • Snowcat Dinner Tours - A dining experience like no other! Arrive at Lynn Britt Cabin in a snowcat for a Western theme four course dinner.

Other Activities

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It's our favorite time of the year! The City of Aspen is buzzing with excitement for the 2018/2019 ski and snowboard season, beginning in less than 6 weeks. Opening Day is quite an event here in Aspen, and we are lucky to get this rush twice with 2 sets of opening days at 4 mountains! This year Aspen Mountain and Snowmass Ski Area will open on November 22, 2018 - Thanksgiving Day. On December 8, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk follow suit.

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2018-19 Winter Events at The Wheeler

With over 90 events, the 2018/2019 Winter Season is set to be one of the biggest seasons in Wheeler Opera House history.