Aspen Mountain Gondola

Aspen Mountain Gondola

The peak of Aspen Mountain is 11,212 feet. Whether you are visiting in summer or winter a trip to the top of the mountain on the Silver Queen Gondola will include spectacular views and delicious food, and is a must while you are in town. 


In the summer, Aspen Mountain boasts the world's highest official disc golf course, kids' activities, yoga, and Sunday Bluegrass Concerts, amid miles of trails to bike and hike. Lunch is available for purchase at the Sundeck. 

Summer 2023 Hours of Operation

June 16 - September 4, 2023

Hours of operation: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm with the last ride down at 4:30 pm.


May 27th - 29th

June 3rd - 4th

June 10th - 11th

September 8th - 10th

September 15th - 17th

September 22nd - 24th

September 29th - October 1st

Hours of operation: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm with the last ride down at 4:30 pm.

Summer 2023 Ticket Pricing
1-Ride Sightseeing Ticket


Free for Children 6 & Under

Sightseeing 3-Day Ticket


3 days of gondola and chairlift rides (valid 3 of 7 days)

Summer Sightseeing Season Pass


Unlimited access May 27th through October 1st

Tickets may be purchased in advance online or when in town at the Aspen Mountain Ticket Office.

*Pets are allowed to ride in the Gondola cars marked with a paw print. Lift Operators will direct you to these cabins when loading.


While skiing in the winter you will ride the Gondola to the top of Aspen Mountain to access over 75 trails. If you aren't a skier you can still ride the Gondola, with the purchase of a "foot pass" sold at the ticket office, to enjoy lunch & sunshine at the Sundeck Restaurant. Another alternative to skiing is to snowshoe Richmond Ridge with Aspen Center for Environmental Studies who offer daily tours.

Winter 2022/2023 Hours of Operation

November 24, 2022 - April 16, 2023

Uploading 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Last ride down at 4:00 PM

Winter 2022/2023 Foot Pass Tickets

Sightseeing Pass: $46

Tickets may be purchased at the Aspen Mountain Ticket Office.

*Pets are not permitted to ride in the Gondola during the winter months. 

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