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Silver Queen Gondola

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Address: E Durant & S Hunter St, (behind Ajax Tavern), Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: 19709251220
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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. Summer 2015 Hours Daily: June 20 - September 7, 2015 Weekends: May 23-25, 30-31; June 6-7, 13-14; September 12-13, 19-20, 26-27; October 3-4 Silver Queen Gondola Hours: 10 am - 4 pm (last ride down at 4:30 pm)
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Smooth ride to the top

Great gondolas. Seat six people. The Swiss engineered ride was super smooth and quiet. The restaurant at the top was very good. The portions are large and we could have easily... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Kerrville TX, United States
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Kerrville TX, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great gondolas. Seat six people. The Swiss engineered ride was super smooth and quiet. The restaurant at the top was very good. The portions are large and we could have easily split a sandwich and bought one basket of fries. Everyone liked the Bison (or Elk) Burger. I forgot which it was.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

B-E-A-utiful...and fun activities await you at the top!!! Pictures, games, sandbox, and hiking: all suitable for children and adults. (Okay, so the sandbox is really just for the kids;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It's a must if you're in Aspen! There are fun things to do on top of the mountain and seeing the views. They have a cafeteria that has many options.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely way to see Aspen's scenery. I was only in town for a short while and was not planning on or prepared for a hike but thought the gondola ride would be nice. Once at the top I did wander around for a bit in my flats, not very comfortable! Thus I highly recommend sneakers at the very least if... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The gondola is a perfect way to enjoy the beautiful scenery in Aspen. Price was reasonable and gondolas we clean and spacious. Staff was very nice as well.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We took it down form a hike but in the summer take a rid up and back and lunch at the Sundeck - Amazing views

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San Antonio, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The best gondola views I've ever experienced. It is a full 15 minute ride up to over 11,000 feet so the views are spectacular. Be sure to take the nature trail path on top once there--allow plenty of time on top--there is a lot to take in and you definitely don't want to miss the last ride down.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had a 3-day pass for the Aspen and Snowmass gondolas. We took the Silver Queen Gondola on a Saturday in July when they have free concerts by students from the Aspen Music Festival. The ride up offers wonderful views. We had lunch at the Sundeck restaurant (the food was good - much better than I expected), then walked around... More 

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Newnan, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

It was a long way up to the top but it was so worth it. At the top you will see some amazing mountain views! Loved it!

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Maui Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The sites you can see from this gondola ride are incredible... it was a bit cloudy at the top, however, beautiful views... enjoyed very much

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Additional Information about Silver Queen Gondola

Address: E Durant & S Hunter St, (behind Ajax Tavern), Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: 19709251220
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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