SUMMER ADVENTURES & Activities

Although Aspen is best known as a winter playground, a whole new world opens up with the mountain wildflowers. We enjoy a micro-climate all our own, where the skies seem just that bit bluer and the air that bit more inviting—even by Colorado standards. Visit our Adventure Center to learn about all your Five-Star options, like off road tours and fly fishing trips (including those in our custom-built boat), and they’ll happily make any arrangements. Summer at The Little Nell, we like to say, is a riot of the senses. Come one, come all, as Summer Adventures with The Little Nell are open to the public.

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Off Road Tours
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Delete whatever is on your camera’s memory card, because our 2-, 4- and 6-hour off-road tours provide endless photographic opportunities.
biking
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Roll through town on one of our complimentary cruiser bikes, or weave your way through a range of seemingly endless mountain bike trails.
Fly fishing
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Whatever your skill level, we’ll help you customize a high-end fishing trip with our team of experienced guides on the Roaring Fork River, the Frying Pan or any number of private Gold Medal waters throughout the Valley.
Stargazing Tours
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Our adventure concierge and an astronomy expert will be your guides on a private Audi 4x4 tour to see meteor showers, shooting stars, quarter moons and constellations. State-of-the-art binoculars will be provided as you enjoy Champagne, sweet treats and learning more about the night sky.
Ride & Dine Dinner Series
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We invite all levels of cyclists to join us on a journey from The Little Nell to the historic Emma Farms in Basalt. Following the 21-mile bike ride downvalley on the Rio Grand Trail, you'll be treated to a farm dinner prepared by our element 47 chefs, featuring all locally and organic sourced ingredients.
Clip-in with Christian
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Our annual "Clip in with Christian" cycling camp provides an opportunity for cyclists of all abilities to ride Aspen's most famed roads with professional cyclists Christian Vande Velde, George Hincapie and Craig Lewis, and enjoy Five-Star accommodations and dining.

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Summer Adventures
Sunny skies and blooming wildflowers set the ideal atmosphere for a Summer Adventure in Aspen! Cast your line into any of the Valley's Gold Medal Waters, elevate your perspective with an off road tour to the top of Aspen Mountain, or venture on a stargazing tour with our expert guide.
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Clip-In with Christian September 2017
Clip-In with Christian Cycling Camp Returns to The Little Nell in Fall 2017! Ride Aspen's most famed roads with Christian Vande Velde, Craig Lewis and Ryder Hesjedal. Camp includes luxury accommodations, dining, riding apparel, nutrition plan and more.
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Ride and Dine
We invite all levels of cyclists to join us on a journey from The Little Nell by bike to arrive at Toklat Chalet in Ashcroft for an al fresco dinner, prepared by our element 47 chefs. The bike ride is 13 miles, with return transportation to The Nell provided.


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