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Snowmass

Snowmass Ski Resort Guide

Snowmass, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,790m12,434ft
Resort Height2,600m8,530ft
 Nearest AirportsAspen and Vail/Eagle
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Snowmass

The American ski resort of Snowmass is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 2,600m8,530ft.

Summary

Snowmass has direct access to 83 marked pistes, served by a total of 20 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,600m8,530ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,790m12,434ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Snowmass offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Snowmass is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Snowmass.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Gowdy’s and AMF'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Snowmass?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 26 October, with around 7cm3in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Snowmass Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Pistes
Number of runs
83
Cross Country
Total Length
80km50 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
20

Altitudes

Snowmass Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,790m12,434ft
Resort Altitude (Snowmass)2,600m8,530ft
Lowest Piste2,470m8,104ft
Max Vertical1,320m4,331ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Snowmass
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

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Location and Map

Where is Snowmass?

This ski resort is in the American Rockies in Pitkin, Colorado.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Snowmass is Aspen, 15 minutes drive away.

Vail/Eagle, Grand Junction, Montrose and Steamboat Springs airports are all within three hours drive.

Aspen and Vail/Eagle are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 24,840 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Snowmass open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Snowmass, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Snowmass Tourist Office for the latest.

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