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Address: E Durant & S Hunter St, (behind Ajax Tavern), Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: 970 925 1220
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Description: For great views of the surrounding area, hop aboard this popular gondola...
For great views of the surrounding area, hop aboard this popular gondola that takes 18 minutes to get to the top of Aspen Mountain.
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Worth it for the views alone

As no skiers this was our ticket to experience the spectacular views on the way up and back down as well as from the top. Loading and unloading was smooth. There was no line for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Peoria, Illinois
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Peoria, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

As no skiers this was our ticket to experience the spectacular views on the way up and back down as well as from the top. Loading and unloading was smooth. There was no line for our visit. The price of the ticket gets you a discount on food at the top. We had a great time.

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Deephaven, Minnesota
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98 reviews 98 reviews
23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Odds are you will meet someone interesting on the ride up. Efficient loading and unloading keeps the line from ever extending very far.

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I don't ski, but going upto to the top of Ajax mountain is well worth your time. The view was amazing all the way. You get to see all of Aspen and the surrounding countryside. You can also eat at the top and take your time enjoying the view, you get $10 off your meal with your Gondola ticket.well worth... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It is locally known as the "bongdola" Much pot smoking. The views are magnificent, Skiing is second to none. Slopes are not dressed like the Alps. Good for some, not so nice for others

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Sydney
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145 reviews 145 reviews
33 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Never more than a few minutes to load even when there is a line. Staff are great and keep everything moving.

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Think this is the one we went on.In town and at the top of the mountain Brides and grooms show up for weddings.. So beautiful in the fall..

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New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great place to kick back have a beer and healthy lunch. Terrific soup and salad while watching folks ski down to the gondola

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Makati, Philippines
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83 reviews 83 reviews
24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The queen of all gondola rides. Like the Star Ferry in Hong Kong, or a ride on a double-decker in London, your Aspen experience is not complete without a visit to the Silver Queen gondola.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Really enjoyed this place, you don't find quality like this in Europe!!!! A must for great value & quality! :)

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Denver, Colorado
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38 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Gondola is the only way to get to the top of Aspen ( Ajax) mountain if you are not skiing. In less than fifteen minuets the lift will whisk you over skiers below to the top . When you reach the Sundeck at the end of your ride, the restaurant and bar are excellent. Best of all is the... More 

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