Snowmass Nordic - West

The 17th most popular cross country ski area in Colorado.

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The Aspen/Snowmass area has 60 km of groomed track above 8,000. A nice track in the Owl Creek Trail. Plus, theres 25km of marked, ungroomed backcountry ski trails.

To reach the Snowmass Cross-Country Center from Aspen, take Brush Creek Road and turn left onto Highlinen Bells Wilderness.

For apres ski, try Woody Creek Tavern. For nightlife, check out Shooters for dancing, Double Diamond for live music or Club Chelsea for rave. Still need more, try Jimmys American Bar, La Cocina, Lava Room and Erics Bar.

Overall, Snowmass Nordic - West is the 17th most popular cross country ski area of all 58 Nordic ski destinations in Colorado. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Snowmass Nordic - West including Buttermilk, Ashcroft, Snowmass Nordic - East and 10th Mountain Huts - West.

Snowmass Nordic - West Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  WRNF (303) 945-2521; Aspen/Snowmass Nordic Council (970) 920-5124; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Ute Mountaineer (970) 925-2849; Aspen Expeditions (970) 925-7625; Aspen Avalanche Info (970) 920-1664.

Recommended Book:  "Winter Trails Colorado" from Andy Lightbody

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

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:  Cafe Ink, Aspen; Victorias Espresso

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  39.2193, -106.9272

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  7216

Snowmass Nordic - West Cross Country Skiing Map