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Access Aspen Mountain/Parking Aspen Mountain

Test result 2 out of 5 stars

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Access, Parking Aspen Mountain

You can access Aspen via well-built roads leading from Highway 70. Unfortunately, there is no parking lot at the Silver Queen gondola. You can park for free at Buttermilk Mountain and take the free shuttle bus to Aspen. Due to the resort's proximity to Aspen, most of the guests arrive by foot or with the hotel shuttle buses.

Access via Highway 70 Denver-Grand Junction, Exit Glenwood Springs

Silver Queen Gondola (Aspen)

  • Distance: 67 km
  • approx. 56 Minutes driving time

Roads: Main street, very well-developed, without significant incline
Parking spaces: none

Winter Closure

Highway 82 towards Twin Lake that goes over the Independence Pass is closed in the winter. Aspen can only be accessed in the winter via Basalt and Glenwood Springs (Highway 70).

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