Outdoor Snowmass Village Owl Creek Snowmass Club
With all of the snow that blankets Snowmass each winter, there is more to snow sports than skiing and riding on Snowmass Mountain. With the miles and miles of trails Snowmass, cross country skiers have a near endless amount of terrain to explore.
The Snowmass Cross Country Center is located at the Snowmass Golf Course. The Center offers rentals, lessons, guided tours, retail equipment and clothing, repairs and tuning services, and snacks to fuel up for a fun-filled day of cross country skiing. The trails at the Snowmass Golf Course present skiers with 10 kilometers of gentle and rolling terrain, perfect for cross country skiers of all skill levels.
The Snowmass Cross Country Ski Center Ski School provides group lessons in classic cross country skiing fundamentals and skate skiing fundamentals on the Snowmass Golf Course trails. Instructors also teach private lessons in either classic or skate skiing. Most cross country ski school lessons are one hour long.
Instructors at the Center are also available for private lessons and guided tours at the North Star Nature Preserve located just outside of Aspen, on the Owl Creek Trail, and at Ashcroft in the Castle Creek Valley.
The Owl Creek Trail connects to the Snowmass Golf Course, shoots across to Buttermilk, and over to the Aspen Golf Course and the Aspen Cross Country Center. The Owl Creek Trail is approximately 9 miles one way.
The Village Way Trail in Snowmass winds alongside Brush Creek and Brush Creek Road. Approximately 2 miles long, the Village Way Trail is a perfect for skiing down from the top of Snowmass Village, skiing around the Snowmass Golf Course, and making a connection onto the Owl Creek Trail.
For dog lovers that enjoy getting some exercise and sunshine with their pets, Labrador Lane at the Snowmass Golf Course is a dog-friendly cross country ski and walking trail.
For those seeking adventure and challenge, the Terminator Trail, a 3 mile loop in the Two Creeks neighborhood, is considered one of the most challenging cross country ski trails. With steep climbs and descents, the Terminator Trail can be accessed from the Snowmass Cross Country Center.
Whatever your cross country ski skill level, there are miles of perfectly groomed trails in Snowmass worth exploration. For more information about ski holidays in Snowmass, contact Alpine Property. We can help with arranging ski lessons, ski rentals, and Snowmass vacation rentals.