Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Horse Drawn Sleigh
Ski or Snowshoe
With miles of perfectly groomed cross country ski trails, Ashcroft Ski Touring is your destination for a beautiful ski to lunch or dinner, or an all day exploration. With huts on the property to warm up in, bring a pack lunch, or make reservations at the Pine Creek Cookhouse for a memorable lunch. Choose Cross Country skis, Snowshoes, a guided tour, lesson, or an Aspen Center for Environmental Studies Tour. Scroll down for all pricing and offered options. Day time hours are from 9am-4pm, with the dinner tour starting at 6pm by reservation only. Call 970-925-1971 for more Information on the trails and day tickets, 970-925-1044 for information and to book the dinner tour.
Horse Drawn Sleigh
Lunch or Dinner
Large Percheron Draft Horses pull classic wooden sleighs to lunch or dinner! Bundle up under a blanket and watch the mountains slip by or star gaze as you wind your way up through the aspen trees. Cowboys guide the horses the 1.5 miles up to the Cookhouse for a unique experience unlike anything else in Aspen. Sleighs hold 15-18 guests, and the ride is approximately 20 minutes. Sleighs depart twice daily, 11:00am, and 1:00pm, and then between 6 and 6:15pm for dinner. Reservations are required. 970-925-1044.
Guided 4-hour experience through our 35km of trails, catered to your experience. Includes experienced guide, trail pass, ski or snowshoe rental, and ends at Pine Creek Cookhouse for an A-La-Carte lunch. Learn about the local history, wildlife, and improve your cross-country skills.
$300 for the first person, $125 additional people.
2 person minimum.
Private Ski Lessons
Want to try cross-country skiing for the first time, or just improve your skills? Book a private lesson with one of our instructors to get the most out of your experience. Lessons include rental and trail pass.
Private 90-Minute Ski Lesson : $175, Each Additional Person : $100 – (Trail passes and equipment rentals included)
Private 4-Hour Ski Lesson : $380, Each Additional Person : $175 — (Trail passes and equipment rentals are included)
Four-Hour A.C.E.S. Guided Snowshoe Tour
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (A.C.E.S.)
A.C.E.S. tour (www.AspenNature.org) includes equipment rental, trail pass, guide and lunch at the Pine Creek Cookhouse. 2 person minimum for all skill levels. 970-925-5756 Call for pricing and availability.
35 Kilometers of Trails
Pine Creek Cookhouse and the Ashcroft Valley
Aspen’s legendary restaurant, the Pine Creek Cookhouse, is nestled at the base of the Elk Mountains. Alpine gourmet food featuring wild game and fresh fish is brought to life with organic, locally-sourced ingredients. From field to stream our chefs prepare cuisine made from scratch every day. Join us for lunch or dinner.