Welcome to Snowmass
A stunning Colorado mountain retreat
Located in Pitkin County, Colorado, is the small-town community of Snowmass, a mountainside ski resort famous for its luxury amenities. Covering more than 3,000 acres of mountain terrain, Snowmass attracts people from all over the world who want to experience its striking, rugged landscapes. Ski culture in Snowmass is evident in its many slopes and trails ideal for all skill levels.
Homes around Snowmass showcase the natural beauty surrounding them, with spacious, well-manicured lawns, large covered porches, tall ceilings, and expansive windows perfect for watching Colorado’s striking sunsets. Real estate here is more affordable, where the prices of luxury condominiums and single-family properties in Snowmass are about half when compared to the nearby town of Aspen. Snowmass’ mountainscapes not only provide excellent skiing opportunities but also a variety of outdoor recreation, including hiking and mountain biking.
What to Love
Welcoming ski town
Seasonal events will keep you busy all year round
Natural landscapes offering majestic views
Convenient location close to Aspen
5 minutes to Aspen Airport
Snowmass locals love their community for its varied terrain, pleasantly uncrowded slopes, and off-mountain winter sports like cross-country skiing and dog sledding. This slopeside village’s charming ambiance is apparent in its nearby restaurants and boutiques — both of which are popular gathering spots for locals. When residents aren’t grabbing coffee with friends or visiting the area’s beloved parks and green spaces, they are found soaking up Colorado’s seasons with thrilling ski trips during winter and mountain biking excursions in the summer. Highly-anticipated festivals and community events cater to Snowmass’ family-friendly ambiance, where neighbors are longtime family friends.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Snowmass’ curated collection of restaurants is impressive, with a wide variety of cuisine offered to residents and visitors alike. Bite into a delicious slice of pie in a comfortable parlor at Taster's Pizza
, whose menu allows guests to order specialty entrees or build-your-own pizzas. World-class sushi is served inside Kenichi
’s sophisticated yet rusting eatery, where guests can choose from an impressive menu of authentic Japanese cuisine. For an elevated approach to casual mountainside dining, Elk Camp
’s farm-to-table dinners are a must. While there, choose from entrees created using local, organic ingredients. Enjoy classic breakfast and lunch options on a two-tiered, outdoor deck at Bonnie's Restaurant
, whose famous pancakes attract guests by the droves.
Take a break from hitting the slopes with a shopping spree at the Snowmass Mall
, whose eclectic collection of unique shops and boutiques offers a wide range of trendy fashion, accessories, specialties, and more. Peruse high-end women’s apparel, jewelry, shoes, and home decor at Local Color of Snowmass
. Winter sports enthusiasts can visit any number of nearby recreational stores for the latest ski and snowboarding items.
Things to Do
Snowmass’ famous ski slopes will undoubtedly keep you busy during the winter months, with its numerous parks, pipes, glades, cliffs, groomers, and steeps. However, Snowmass is also home to an abundance of community activities. Every Thursday during summer, Snowmass’ Fanny Hill is transformed into a haven for music lovers, who flock here to listen to incredible live performances from world-class musicians. Watch hot air balloons take the sky at The Snowmass Balloon Festival, an iconic, multiday event where visitors witness numerous balloon launches in the heart of Snowmass Village. Visitors and residents attend Heritage Fire, whose nationwide food and wine tour celebrating heirloom produce and heritage livestock provides festival-goers with world-class cuisine and beverages.
Of course, Snowmass’ incredible trails offer chances to experience Colorado’s picturesque nature. Go off the beaten path with a mountain biking excursion. Afterward, soak your sore muscles at the Spa at Viceroy Snowmass
, whose massage services ensure ultimate relaxation.
The Aspen School District serves the community of Snowmass. Top-rated schools include: