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Silver Queen Gondola

E Durant & S Hunter St, (behind Ajax Tavern), Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-925-1220
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Comfortable way to enjoy the mountain even if not skiing

Rode the gondola to the top to meet our group of skiiers for lunch. Great food choices and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tammy W
Houston, Texas
Amazing winter views

Beautiful views and smooth ride. Watching the skiers was an added bonus. Great people watching at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rhonda G
via mobile
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For great views of the surrounding area, hop aboard this popular gondola that takes 18 minutes to get to the top of Aspen Mountain. Summer 2015 Hours Daily: June 20 - September 7, 2015 Weekends: May 23-25, 30-31; June 6-7, 13-14; September 12-13, 19-20, 26-27; October 3-4 Silver Queen Gondola Hours: 10 am - 4 pm (last ride down at 4:30 pm)
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“aspen mountain” (44 reviews)
“smooth ride” (10 reviews)
“nature trail” (8 reviews)
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E Durant & S Hunter St, (behind Ajax Tavern), Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-925-1220
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rode the gondola to the top to meet our group of skiiers for lunch. Great food choices and scenery. Took advantage of professional photographer for family Christmas photo. Nice fireplace seating area and balconies with views.

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views and smooth ride. Watching the skiers was an added bonus. Great people watching at the top and bottom in winter.

Thank Rhonda G
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Went to the top of Ajax (Aspen) mountain for lunch. The gondolas seat 4-6 people (but at off peak hours it's not uncommon to ride with one or two others, or even alone). They are clean and well maintained. The view of the surrounding mountains...More

1  Thank godot1313
Reviewed 27 October 2017

She's a beauty!!! And the places she will allow you to see! Aspen, if only the cosmetic surgery of your visitors weren't there in any way to diminish your natural beauty!! You used to be my favorite place.... but when Cartier, Harry Winston and all...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The gondola closes early October, until the skiing seasons restarts.. It's great to just ride to the top of the mountain, enjoy the scenery and enjoy a hot chocolate in the cafe.. Very peaceful and invigorating...

Thank caroleT312
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We took the gondolas up the mountain twice during the weekend we were there! 1st day - saw the beauty of the trees changing colors all around us! Once at the top, there were trails, play area for kids/families! We played croquet. They had large...More

Thank tahinton2016
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Our multigenerational group enjoyed the ride and the fall color. At the top, the kids had fun with the lawn games and especially the giant sandbox. The adults took a nature hike. The Sundeck restaurant was a good lunch stop. The food is freshly prepared...More

Thank Pamela J
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We are not skiers; however, we wanted to see the view and enjoy a ride to the top. Everyone in our group was impressed with the ride, view, fun atmosphere and a great chat with the ski rangers. For families with children, this is a...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

riding the silver queen gondola up aspen mountain felt surreal. I'm afraid of heights so it definitely pushed the limits of my comfort zone. At the top, you can definitely feel the difference in the elevation. There are all sorts of fun activities like bocce,...More

Thank 581lily
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Views to die for reasonable price gondola, reasonable priced value food at the top. off season public only in Sat. Sun. Week days are for the rich and famous

Thank sandiegoretiredguy1
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Arnab B
21 October 2017|
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Response from Robb C | Reviewed this property |
24 September 2017|
Response from sandiegoretiredguy1 | Reviewed this property |
I think if you look back at my original question ans.#5 says it closes the 1st of Oct. but check!
23 February 2017|
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Response from Alevey64 | Reviewed this property |
The regular Four Mountain lift ticket covers all lifts and gondolas. A "foot pass" for non skiers is available for a reduced price.