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.

Summer Activities & Adventures

Visit our Adventure Center to learn about all your Five-Star options, like off-road adventures, stargazing and fly fishing trips . Whichever adventure you choose, our team will happily make the arrangements.

View our 2022 summer adventure brochure.

Experience an Aspen Summer at The Little Nell

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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Adventure Center

(970) 920-6315 (970) 920-6315

Located at the top of the pool deck stairs just steps from Aspen's Silver Queen Gondola

Off-Road Adventures
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Take a ride on the wild side and explore Aspen in the comfort of our custom off-road vehicle commandeered by an experienced adventure guide. Enjoy the rugged beauty of our mountains as you meander up to see summer wildflowers while keeping an eye out for Colorado wildlife.
Fly Fishing
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Whatever your skill level, our team of experts will customize a high-end fishing trip on the Roaring Fork River or any number of private Gold Medal Waters throughout the Valley. Choose from a walk + wade fly fishing trip on the river or pond fishing at T-Lazy 7 Ranch.
ASPENX Experiences
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Explore ASPENX’s personalized adventures from hiking and fishing, to wine tastings, stargazing and more.
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In August 2022, we invite cyclists of all abilities to to join us as we ride scenic routes throughout Aspen and the surrounding areas, followed by wining and dining each evening.
Ride & Dine Dinner Series
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A summer favorite, we invite all cyclists to join us for our Ride & Dine Dinner Series, embarking on a journey from The Little Nell by bike to arrive at the scenic destination for an al fresco dinner.
youth and teen trips
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Aspen Snowmass is perfect for kids of all ages. But if you're looking for activities specially designed for children ages 14 and under, we have you covered.  For details, contact the Concierge Team at ext. 6365.

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Wine Cellar Experiences
A reputation as rich as its cellar - now is your chance to experience a unique part of The Little Nell wine program. Enjoy a private cellar tasting or dinner, catered to your every need and hosted by one of our sommeliers.
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Autumn Adventures
Cool temperatures, fewer people and vibrant fall foliage set the ideal atmosphere for an Autumn Adventure in Aspen! Cast your line into any of the Valley's Gold Medal Waters or elevate your perspective with an Off-Road Tour to the top of Aspen Mountain.
Fall Special at element 47
Element 47 is serving up one of the best deals in town this fall season. Join us for dinner Tuesday - Sundays and enjoy a 2 for $47 special, including an appetizer and entree hand selected by our culinary team.

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