Snowmass Rim Trail For Mountain Biking

The 137th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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West of Aspen and north of Snowmass Village, the Rim Trail is a popular mountain biking and hiking route winding and rolling 7 miles from the village north to the Rec Center. Most mountain bikers will start at the south trailhead near the Snowmass Village transit center and ride north to the Rec Center. With this route, there is 1,600 feet of climbing and 2,300 feet of descent.

To reach the Snowmass trailhead from downtown Aspen, head west on SR82 for 6 miles. Turn left on Brush Creek Road for 4.5 miles to the Snowmass Village Mall base area where parking is available and there is a bus station which connects with Aspen.

From the Snowmass Village Mall base area, head back towards Aspen down Brush Creek Road for 0.25 miles. Turn left heading west up paved Divide Road to the trailhead on the right.

Overall, Snowmass Rim Trail is the 137th most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Snowmass Rim Trail including Government Trail, Independence Pass, Sunnyside Loop, Sky Mountain Park Loop, Arbaney-Kittle Trail and 10th Mountain Huts - WestAspen Mountain.

Rim Trail near Snowmass (CO/US)

Rim Trail near Snowmass (CO/US)

Snowmass Rim Trail Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Pitkin County Open Space (970) 920-5232; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Aspen Central Reservations (800) 262-7736; Ajax Bike, Aspen (970) 925-7662.

Recommended Book:  "Aspen Mountain Biking" from Bob D'Antonio

Recommended Map:  "Aspen Trail Map" from Kent Schulte

Best Season:  Jun. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Mountain Chalet (970) 925-7797; Hotel Aspen (970) 925-3441

Luxury Loding:  Limelight Hotel, Aspen; Sky Hotel, Aspen; St. Regis, Aspen; Hotel Jerome, Aspen

Breakfast Restaurant:  Fuel Cafe, Snowmass Village Mall

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  39.209062, -106.956645

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/23/2016

ID:  23590

Snowmass Rim Trail Mountain Biking Map


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