From expert trails with technical descents to beginner trails running through flat, open meadows, Snowmass Mountain has mountain biking terrain and trails suitable for any level of mountain biker. In addition to a wide selection of mountain biking trails, Snowmass Mountain holds private biking lessons, group mountain biking clinics, and offers bike rentals at local bike shops.
During the summertime, everyone's favorite ski runs turn into beginner, intermediate, and expert mountain biking trails on Snowmass Mountain. For beginner mountain bikers, taking the Elk Camp Gondola to the top, and then riding down on the Easy Rider trail, which is designated as a beginner trail, makes for an enjoyable experience. For intermediate mountain bikers, a couple of fun trails on Snowmass Mountain include The Powerline Trail, which intersects with the Tom Blake Trail, and leads back to the base of the mountain. Expert mountain bikers can skip the lifts by taking the Tom Blake Trail up the Anaerobic Nightmare, hopping onto the Government Trail, and riding down to the base of Snowmass via the Valhalla trail.
Mountain bike rentals are available at Four Mountain Sports in the Snowmass Village Mall and in the Snowmass Base Village near the Elk Camp Gondola. However, mountain bikes are also available for rent at any of the other Four Mountain Sports locations in Aspen and at Aspen Highlands. Four Mountain Sports rents out downhill and cross country mountain bikes for adults and children.
Mountain bikers can also register for downhill and freeride mountain biking clinics in Snowmass to learn the art of maneuvering on a mountain bike over rocks and along tight switchbacks. Mountain bikers ages 16 and older are welcome to sign up for these daily group mountain bike clinics held throughout the summer season. Mountain bikers must register for group lessons.
For the younger set, Camp Aspen Snowmass offers kids' mountain biking lessons for kids ages 8 – 15. Kids will learn the essential skills of downhill riding from a trained and professional mountain biking guide, and explore Snowmass Mountain biking trails suitable for their skill level.
Mountain Biking in Aspen Snowmass
Snowmass Village, CO 81615