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Aspen/Snowmass, Colo., – July 21, 2014 – Here’s the latest edit from Bike Snowmass which takes viewers through a full bike season – summer to fall – featuring Team Aspen Snowmass athletes Max Taam, Pete Gaston and other accomplished bike athletes from the Roaring Fork Valley. This is an overview into the cross country and downhill biking trails that make up Bike Snowmass.
Bike Snowmass is the only lift served biking in the US that takes riders on a 4,000-foot single track decent beginning above tree line and ending in the high mountain sage. The network of new and existing trails is home to the most vertical feet of riding in Colorado and over 50 miles of singletrack, cross-country, freeride and downhill terrain showcased by Vital Films.
The signature trail - Valhalla - features 2.75 miles of freeride terrain and more than 1,400 feet of vertical drop. This trail begins at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola and descends to Snowmass Base Village and features berms, jumps, bridges, table tops, a wall ride, drop zone and a fruit bowl. In addition to Valhalla, Easy Rider offers 2.7 miles of gentle, open, rolling terrain. that takes riders from the top of Elk Camp Gondola down to Snowmass Base Village through evergreen forests, Aspen trees and wide-open meadows.
The Elk Camp Gondola operates daily through September 1 and weekends through September 28. For more information on Bike Snowmass visit: http://www.aspensnowmass.com/summer-recreation/biking/bike-snowmass
Downhill Package - One day of Bike Snowmass access, one half-day Performance Downhill bike rental, and a 1-hour downhill bike clinic plus the Perfect Summer Package which includes 3 out of 3-days of unlimited gondola with free on-mountain activities, a $10 lunch credit at Elk Camp or Sundeck restaurants and a two for one pizza special at the Limelight Hotel. Includes a guided bus tour to the majestic Maroon Bells. Recently added, 3-days of Bike Snowmass lift access is only $99 (gear and bikes not included).
Aspen Skiing Company operates the four mountains in the Aspen/Snowmass area - Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk - as well as the award-winning Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass. The area offers unparalleled nightlife and off-slope activities as well. Aspen/Snowmass is accessible by two of the most convenient airports in the mountains – Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) (3 miles from Aspen) and Eagle County Airport (EGE) (70 miles from Aspen). For more information on Aspen Skiing Company, please call 800-525-6200 or 970-925-1220, or visit the company’s website at www.aspensnowmass.com.