Numerous shops, art galleries, parties, concerts, big-name acts and cultural and historic attractions ensure there is plenty to keep people occupied off the slopes. Book tickets to see a show at the historic Wheeler Opera House, take time to wander the stylishly impressive Hotel Jerome and sip a cocktail at its famous bar. Hail the Ultimate Taxi, a one-of-a-kind cab with a mirror ball and disco lights. Visit glass art galleries the likes of which are usually found in major cities like LA or New York. A popular out of town excursion especially for fans of the late author Hunter S Thompson, of Fear And Loathing in Las Vegas fame, is the Ajax Tavern in Woody Creek.

Snowcat dinner trips to on-mountain restaurants are on offer on both Aspen and Highlands.

First Tracks
Location: Gondola base
First run-of-the-day on freshly groomed snow or powder on Aspen Mountain.
Phone: +1 970-925-5756

Public NASTAR courses are available on or Aspen Mountain.

Aces Tours
Location: top of Aspen Mountain, in front of the gondola
Two-hour guided snowshoe tour with a knowledgeable Naturalist.
Phone: +1 970-925-5756

Ambassador Tours
Location: top of the mountain at Guest Services Center
Get the local information via Aspen’s community ambassadors.
Phone: +1 970-925-5756

Aspen Highlands Activities And Tours

Snowcat Dinner At Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro
Cuisine: Swiss and Continental
Location: Cloud Nine (meet at Aspen Highlands base)
Reservations: Required
Reserve: Public Dinner Reservations: +1 970-923-8715

History Tour
Location: Guest Services Cabin near the Exhibition Lift
Ambassadors lead a history tour in conjunction with the Aspen Historical Society.
Phone: +1 970-544-3081