Experience Things to Do in Snowmass & Aspen
Aspen and Snowmass are gorgeous Rocky Mountain communities offering unique and unparalleled experiences for travelers of all ages. All four seasons provide endless options for adventure and the ability to create lasting memories. The Crestwood in Snowmass offers convenient access to the area’s best activities, whether you seeking thrills on the mountain or looking to get cozy in a hot tub at your luxury vacation rental!
Skiing & Snowboarding
Aspen/Snowmass provides you with 5,533 skiable acres between 4 different mountains on one lift ticket within 9 miles of each other. Have you ever dreamed of skiing 4 resorts in one day? That dream can be a reality here at The Crestwood.
Off-Mountain Winter Activities
There is no doubt that the skiing and snowboarding in Aspen Snowmass is the major draw of winter guests, however, it is the off-mountain activities that make it a world-class resort destination.
There are numerous ways to spend a day off the slopes whether you are looking to take a day off of skiing or looking to keep the non-skiers in the family entertained, there are endless opportunities for you to enjoy!
Snowmass Village alone provides guests of The Crestwood with over 50 miles of summer hiking trails along with lift served access to Snowmass Mountain’s downhill mountain biking. The Crestwood is known for providing some of the easiest access to Snowmass Village hiking trails right out the front door of your condo.
Snowmass Village alone provides guests of The Crestwood with over 50 miles of summer biking trails along with lift served access to Snowmass Mountain’s downhill mountain biking. The Crestwood is known for providing some of the easiest access to Snowmass Village hiking trails right out the front door of your condo.
Whitewater Rafting & S.U.P.
The Roaring Fork River gives the Roaring Fork Valley its namesake. It also provides 70 miles of freestone river starting high up on Independence Pass and flowing thru the valley to Glenwood Springs where it meets the mighty Colorado River. There are numerous opportunities to enjoy whitewater rafting within an hour’s drive of Snowmass Village.
The world class fly-fishing in the Roaring Fork Valley is no secret. The valley offers three gold medal rivers and a nearly unlimited supply of high mountain lakes and streams that provide numerous opportunities to catch trout. You will find rainbow, brown, cutthroat and brook trout in nearly every body of water here in the Roaring Fork Valley.
The Maroon Bells are the most photographed mountains in Colorado and one of the most photographed mountain settings in North America. The twin 14,000-foot peaks (Maroon Peak/14,156 ft. and North Maroon Peak/14,014 ft.) offer up a dramatic backdrop to Maroon Lake and provide excellent photo opportunities in every season. The Maroon Bells Wilderness is one of the most scenic areas in Colorado and offers up various hiking trails and sightseeing opportunities only 12 miles from Snowmass Village.
Fall in Aspen Snowmass brings cooler temperatures, which initiates the slow transition of aspen leaves to turn from green to gold. The first hint of fall is seen high up on the mountain sides with small swatches of the enormous groves starting to turn. Leaves will start to change in early September, but peak leaf peeking ranges from mid-September through mid-October. The contrast of changing leaves, crisp blue skies and the occasional dusting of snow in the early mornings makes for the perfect photo op
Other Summer Activities
Summer in Aspen Snowmass means endless amounts of outdoor activities to keep you outside during the long summer days. Make sure you leave yourself enough free time during your stay in Snowmass to experience all of these unique activities and experiences.
From scenic gondola rides up Aspen or Snowmass Mountain to horseback riding high into the backcountry or a breathtaking hot air balloon ride for a bird’s eye view of the stunning Elk Mountains surrounding Aspen Snowmass, there are numerous ways to spend your time during your stay at The Crestwood.