There are lots of cross-country skiing trails in Snowmass. “Most Popular” doesn’t always mean best, but it does mean these are the trails people are snowshoeing a lot. Here are 5 of the most popular cross-country skiing trails in Snowmass:
Remember: Winter weather can be crazy and unpredictable. Be sure to check/ask about the local trail conditions before you go!
1. Snowmass Golf Course Trails
The Snowmass Club Golf Course transforms into the Snowmass Cross Country Center in the winter. The Snowmass Golf Course Trails are a perfect spot for beginners to learn and enjoy cross-country skiing. The Labrador Lane Trail is designated dog friendly and the entire golf course extends as part of the Aspen Snowmass Nordic Trail System.
2. Owl Creek Trail
The Owl Creek Trail is a stunning connection linking the Buttermilk Ski Area with the Snowmass Ski Area. This is the best trail to xc ski between Aspen and Snowmass in the vast system of cross-country and snowshoeing trails.
3. Terminator Trail
The Terminator Trail winds up and down through the forest with stunning scenery. This is a more challenging cross-country ski trail with some hills, but it’s a beautiful winter escape right in Snowmass Village.
4. Maroon Creek Road (CR 13)
The road to the Maroon Bells, Maroon Creek Road (CR 13), is closed to vehicles in the winter and is a completely stunning winter experience on cross-country skis. From the winter road closure at T-Lazy-7 Ranch it is 6.5 miles to Maroon Lake.
5. Brush Creek Trail
The Brush Creek Trail is one of the best ways to see Snowmass, by cross-country skiing on the trail that hugs the villages main road.