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“Great views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Silver Queen Gondola

Silver Queen Gondola
E Durant & S Hunter St, (behind Ajax Tavern), Aspen, CO 81611
970 925 1220
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Ranked #13 of 87 things to do in Aspen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: For great views of the surrounding area, hop aboard this popular gondola that takes 18 minutes to get to the top of Aspen Mountain.
Boulder, CO
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“Great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We hiked to the top of Aspen ski mountain and took the Silver Queen down the mountain. If you get to the Gondola the ride down is free. The views are awesome on the ride down. The cars are clean, have wifi and iPod hook ups so you can listen to your own music. Stop at the Deck for a while and enjoy the views of the Maroon bells and 4 other 14,000 ft peaks. The food inside the Deck is great and reasonably priced.

Visited September 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Smooth and Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Our group of 9 decided to take the Gondola up Aspen Mountain this month. You must purchase a ticket at the offices below the gondola or at a stand out front. The ride is somewhat expensive. $26/per person. The view is beautiful and one-of-a-kind. Once at the top the view of Aspen Highlands and the other mountains is breath taking. Photo opportunities everywhere. There is a restaurant at the top that was open when we were there, but we decided to get lunch at the bottom in Aspen. The place was clean and not crowded, although there were a number of people up there, there was plenty of space. Many dogs with their owners were also up at the top. There are picnic tables at the top too, so bringing drinks and snacks to the top is OK. Nice ride.

Visited September 2012
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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“clean”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We took the Gondola everyday. Our dog loved being spoiled by the staff at the end of the rides. We thought the gondola was updated and a very enjoyable ride. Loved the scenery!!!

Visited July 2012
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Clermont, Florida, United States
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“Such a beautiful trip to the top of Aspen Mountain!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The Silver Queen Gondola was a great experience. The views from the Gondola were absolutely gorgeous. It was great being able to look down and see the view of all of Aspen while traveling on the Gondola!

Visited August 2012
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Parker, CO
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“Takes your breath away....literally”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The Gondola ride is nice, views on a good day 'stunning'. Recommend buying the combined Gondola and Maroon Bells Bus combo, and note that most hotels can also offer a $5 off discount coupon. There are FREE guided nature walks at the top...as well as entertainment some days. The Sundeck offers basic, good food...at a price...

Visited August 2012
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