- Backpack the Maroon Creek Trail
- Do some mountain biking through the White River National Forest
- Skiing at the Snowmass Ski Resort offers the best skiing in the country
- An old-fashioned sleigh ride is a wonderful way to experience the Rockies
- Let a sled dog team pull you through the backcountry
Hiking & Backpacking
There are a multitude of trails around Snowmass that offer terrific hiking and backpacking opportunities. Backpackers will love the Maroon Creek Trail at the base of the Maroon Bells or Lost Man Loop in the Independence Pass region. Try the Hunter Creek Trail for a great day hike.
Mountain biking in the Rockies is the perfect way to observe unbelievable mountain views while exploring what Mother Nature offers in the area. White River National Forest is the best place to start, with many old logging and mining roads and fire trails.
Riding a horse through the wilderness in the Rocky Mountains around Snowmass gives you a feeling of having stepped back into the days of the Old West. Get a guided horseback tour so you can take advantage of the experience and knowledge of these outfitters.
Either wading or floating, you will love the expansive wilderness surrounding you as you cast for those hungry trout.
Hunting around Snowmass promises a bountiful mix of big game, such as elk, mule deer, bighorn sheep and black bear.
The Snowmass Ski Resort contains 3,010 acres of the best skiing in the country. A Snowmass ski package is the perfect way to arrange your winter vacation to the Aspen/Snowmass area.
When planning your Snowmass ski vacation, don’t forget to include time for snowmobiling on the many groomed trails. If you don’t have your own snowmobile, you can sign up for a guided trip.
At the base of Snowmass, you’ll find the largest dog sledding team in the country. What a great way to view the surrounding Rockies! These dogs are pros at getting you through the toughest landscapes.
Snowmass ski vacations should always include a wonderful old-fashioned sleigh ride. Bundle up beneath some blankets and let the horses pull the sleigh among the pines and along snowy paths.
Kids love snow tubing and it’s the perfect pastime while parents are on the slopes skiing.
Seeming to float along the top of the powdery snow, you still get a great workout by snowshoeing the backcountry. It’s an activity the whole family can enjoy together.