Bike Aspen Snowmass

Aspen Snowmass is the ultimate playground for all types of bikers. With an abundance of road and cross country trails on offer Aspen is also home to the Snowmass Bike Park. Boasting nearly 3,000 vertical feet of purpose-built downhill trails to suit every riding level. Test your skills on big jumps and multiple technical trails including the three V’s: Viking, Vapor, Valhalla or improve your ability on the beginner trails with berms and rollers. Opening  for the 2018/19 season, expert riders can now challenge themselves on the new long flow trail that sprouts off the lower section of the Valhalla trail. Snowmass Bike Park has it all.


Located in western Colorado, Aspen Snowmass is the epicentre of adrenaline with Snowmass Bike Park. Offering over 80kms of lift serviced Downhill Mountain biking from the top of the Elk Chairlift and Gondola to Snowmass Village in the stunning Rocky Mountains.

Snowmass provides a skills park located at the top of the lift giving beginners the chance to practice their skills before descending down the mountain.

Offering diversity for every mountain biker style and skill level, Snowmass bike park is fast becoming a Colorado favourite.  Whether you are after gravity-defying downhill trails, relaxed singletrack through meadows bursting with wildflowers and access to the cross-country trails, Snowmass offers some of the best mountain bike trails in Colorado.

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 3,452 Metres
Village Elevation 2,502 Metres
Vertical 881 Metres
Lifts 2 lifts
Bike Freeride Trails 4.43km
Downhill Trails 9km
Terrain Beginner 16%
Terrain Intermediate 67%
Terrain Advanced 17%

Aspen Top Rides

Starting at the top of the Elk Camp Lift the Vapor trail offers a rocky terrain with a 1,400 foot vertical drop. Featuring terrain through a vast meadow technical features include bridges, berms and table-top jumps  while providing stunning views of the surrounding valleys. The trail eventually ends at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola allowing you to access the trails in the lower area of the Snowmass Bike Park.
Distance: 5.5km | Trail Type: Singletrack| Trail Grade: Blue/Black

This original freeride trail in the Snowmass bike park is here to challenge your skills. Winding through the aspen forest is contains numerous features including step-ups, wooden features, berms and table-tops, with some of the table-tops being massive, make sure you have correct technique before taking on the Valhalla.
Distance: 4.7km | Trail Type: Singletrack| Trail Grade: Blue/Black

As a stepping stone for Valhalla, Viking is a freeride trail through lush forest and the aspen trees featuring boardwalks, rock features, bridges and jumps. This easy going trail is designed to help you build confidence ready to take on the expert trails.
Distance: 4.0km | Trail Type: Singletrack| Trail Grade: Blue

Designed as a beginner track this super fun and smooth trail only offers a few tight turns as challenges along the way. Verde is perfect for kids, first timers and intermediate riders wanting to work on their skills.   
Distance: 6.8km | Trail Type: Singletrack| Trail Grade: Green

Trail Maps

Getting There

Getting to Aspen Snowmass

Aspen/Snowmass is one of the most accessible Rocky Mountain resorts, with hundreds of nonstop and connecting flights weekly into Aspen. Eagle and Denver airports with more options for air travelers.

Air Transportation


Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE)

Located just five kilometers from Aspen and 10 kilometers from Snowmass Village. Convenient, one-stop connections from cities throughout North America via three airlines:

Denver International Airport (DEN)

Located 354 kilometers from Aspen/Snowmass and offering nonstop daily service from throughout North America and the world.

Eagle County Airport (EGE)

Located 113 kilometers from Aspen/Snowmass. Served by six airlines with nonstop flights from 13 cities and connecting service from throughout North America and the world.


Aspen has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made bike experiences.

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