WINTER

Winter Adventures

Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Horse Drawn Sleigh

 

Nordic Paradise

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. Call 970-925-1971 for More Information.

Horse Drawn Sleigh

Lunch or Dinner

Large Percheron Draft Horses pull classic wooden sleighs to lunch or dinner! Bundle up under a blanket and 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, Reservations required. 970-925-1044.

ASHCROFT ADVENTURES : WINTER RATES

Ashcroft Adventures

SKI TOURING & SNOWSHOEING

Winter: Rates and Programs

Download the Ashcroft Trail Map

Trail Passes: Skiers & Snowshoers

  • Full Day Pass : $25
  • Half Day Pass (After 12:30 p.m.) : $15
  • Seniors Over 70 : $15
  • Children 12 and Under : $15
  • Five-Day Punch Pass : $100.00
  • Season Pass : $300.00 (Preseason Purchase by dec. 10th) $250.00)
  • Corporate Pass (Up to 8 people) : $675.00
  • Unlimited Family Pass : $450.00

Equipment Rental

All packages include boots, poles and either skis or snowshoes.

  • Nordic Ski Rental Package : $25
  • Snowshoe Rental Package : $25
  • Childs Pull Sleigh (pulke) : $35

 

 

 

4-Hour Guided Ski Tour or Snowshoe Tour

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)

Transportation

  • Aspen Round Trip Shuttle, $65.00 per person; 2 person minimum
  • Meets at Wheeler Opera House (Map) 10:00 a.m., corner of Mill Street and Hyman Avenue; Departs Ashcroft Adventure Lodge for return to Aspen at 3:00 p.m.
  • Shuttle Reservations REQUIRED, call (970) 925-1971 to Book

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

  • With A-La-Cart Lunch at the Pine Creek Cookhouse      $100.00 per person (plus 18% gratuity). Lunch charged separately.
  • With Banquet Lunch at the Pine Creek Cookhouse      $170.00 per person (plus 18% gratuity)
ASHCROFT ADVENTURES : WINTER PROGRAMS

Ashcroft Adventures

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.