The first Valhalla Nights of the summer will take place tomorrow – Friday, July 12, from 4 – 9 p.m. at Elk Camp in Snowmass. Valhalla Nights is an extension of the popular Ullr Nights that debuted this winter at Elk Camp and will feature evening downhilling and Bike Snowmass access, campfire and s’mores, lawn games, a climbing wall, a children’s playground and bikes, a fishing pond, live music and a BBQ.
Aspen Skiing Company recognized as National Arts Awards recipient for Best Businesses partnering with the Arts in America for 2013
Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, announced companies selected by the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), a division of Americans for the Arts, as The BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America for 2013. The BCA 10 Awards and BCA Leadership Award will be presented by Americans for the Arts on October 2, 2013, at a black-tie gala at the Central Park Boathouse in New York City.
The Silver Queen Gondola on Aspen Mountain is currently open on weekends until daily service resumes on Saturday, June 15. Daily service runs June 15 – September 2 until the gondola returns to weekends only September 7 – 29.
Aspen Skiing Company has announced that with the start of summer operations, the top of Aspen Mountain will be open for skiing and riding on Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27. Heavy spring snowfall has left the top of the mountain covered in snow as the traditional summer operating season begins. With a base depth of 33 inches up top, the mountain will open with 16 runs and nearly 90 acres of mostly intermediate terrain, served by the Ajax Express chairlift.
Aspen/Snowmass has announced special deals and promotions for the 2013-2014 ski/snowboard season, with savings from opening day in November through closing day in April. New this season, Aspen/Snowmass will offer families the Perfect Holiday, as kids ski free with the purchase of an adult lift ticket over the peak holiday season.
Schneetag, the last official Aspen/Snowmass event of the 2012 – 2013 season, will bring plenty of laughs to Snowmass on Sunday, April 14, as both Aspen Mountain and Snowmass will feature closing day fun.