Aspen is in a remote area of the Rocky Mountains’ Sawatch Range and Elk Mountains.  It is along the Roaring Fork River at an elevation just below 8,000 feet above sea level on the Western Slope.  11 miles west of the Continental Divide.  Under the Köppen climate classification, Aspen has a humid continental climate.

There is a large diurnal temperature variation between daytime and nighttime temperatures, rendering summer days moderately warm and winter nights very cold for the latitude.   

Snowmass offers world-class skiing and snowboarding with over 3,300 acres of terrain with 98 trails, and 21 lifts.  Snowmass hosts various events throughout the year, including the Aspen Snowmass ski festival, concerts, and fireworks displays.  Snowmass has received numerous awards and accolades, including being named one of the top 10 ski resorts in the US by Forbes and one of the best ski resorts in the West by SKI Magazine.  There’s no need for a rental car in Snowmass village.  The Village Shuttle is easy to use and has a transit app you can download on your phone.  With our unpredictable Colorado Weather, and traction laws, Honey Bee Rides is the right choice for your transportation needs to and from the airport.