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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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Get the package deal and lunch at the is on them

Amazing views. Smooth ride. Some gondolas allowed for you to connect your own music to the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Scottsdale, Arizona
via mobile
Beautiful vistas

Smooth ride up Aspen mountain with breathtaking views. Elk Mtns are jaw dropping. Sun deck has good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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)
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“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 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing views. Smooth ride. Some gondolas allowed for you to connect your own music to the speakers. The views at the top were breathtaking! Food was good too!

Thank PhotoScott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smooth ride up Aspen mountain with breathtaking views. Elk Mtns are jaw dropping. Sun deck has good food options for lunch and yoga at 11,000 feet is bar none the best ever!

Thank Gioia011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 4 took the gondola ($24/each) to the top in hopes of hiking at the top. Trail map shows quite a few hikes, but most were really just walking paths. We enjoy hiking and were hoping for some good hikes, none there. Restaurant...More

Thank JMCJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You think you are getting close to the end but the tide keeps going. Almost 20 minutes each way. The ride is as good as the destination.

Thank amy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Aspen, add this to your bucket list! The gondola takes you out of the town to the top of the mountain. Whether you're skiing in winter or going to yoga at sunrise, this view is worth the ride.

Thank rainforesttrvlr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting to the top of Aspen Mountain is a fun trip in itself, well worth the time it takes. We went in July on a day that was sunny at the start but became really cloudy after we got to the top. The view going...More

Thank Alamills
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went up the gondola on a moderately cloudy day. Purchase your ticket at the base of the gondola. We got the package -- the Silver Queen and Elk Camp and Maroon Bells bus -- the best value overall. The ride is fairly long and...More

1  Thank KCNY2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gondola closes at 4pm with last ride down at 4:30. Ride takes about 25 min to get to top. At top is a restaurant and lots of kids activities set up.

1  Thank pgluck1209
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone who goes to Aspen must take the gondola up to the sundeck atop Ajax/Aspen mountain. Eat lunch or go before 10AM for free yoga on the deck.

Thank johngX2186ZV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gondola transports winter visitors to the invigorating skiing offered by the mountain, and summer visitors to the top of the mountain where a friendly lodge, restaurant, and activity center awaits

Thank HC Peter S
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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.
11 August 2016|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
I believe 9:00am but it may be 8:00am
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2 August 2016|
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Response from zghawk | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets online at The Aspen Skiing Company website. There are packages available so you can ride the Gondola in Aspen and at Elk Camp in Snowmass. The Elk Camp area includes good food, family activities, great... More