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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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Your transportation to the top of Ajax!

Silver Queen Gondola is the main mode of transportation to the top of Aspen Mountain/Ajax both in summer and winter. When in Aspen I highly recommend you take the trip, if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lisa H
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Silver Queen Gondola is the main mode of transportation to the top of Aspen Mountain/Ajax both in summer and winter. When in Aspen I highly recommend you take the trip, if nothing else for the spectacular view!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was good, great entertainment, including the beautiful thunder storm that rolled through. The over-all experience was phenomenal.

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Arlington, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were encouraged by the TA reviews to spend the money for the gondola ride, and we are very glad we did. We were among the first in the morning (at 10 AM) to take the gondola up from Aspen to the top of Aspen mountain. It's a thrilling ride, just long enough to enjoy the views and fast enough... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This takes you up to the very top or 11,250 feet. Spectacular view and make sure you buy lunch which is close to gourmet food. Delightful way to spend a summer afternoon in Aspen.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful way to view all the peaks around Aspen. The ride in the gondola is very smooth and takes about 20 minutes. We went in the summer and there were many activities at the top especially for children. You can also take a guide walk. There is a restaurant but not much selection and $12 for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great ride to the top of aspen mountain. Took about 10 to 15 min and the views were amazing. Highly recommended doing this sometime. We hiked around at the top of the mountain and then rode back down. Had a enjoyable time. They also take your picture as you get in and they will have them ready... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going to Aspen for about five years now and I finally rode the gondola! I should have done it before - it is a pleasant ride of less than 20 minutes (each way) and it gives expansive views over Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley. At the top, there are things to do such as a nature walk... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an Aspen must do. The gondola is well run and the staff friendly. The ride to the top is spectacular as are the views when you arrive there . Nice restaurant with a good choice of food and not the usual European price rip off but the real star is the scenery. From the top of the gondola... More 

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Blue Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful trip up the mountain in the gondola with spectacular views! The cars are small so you're not jammed in with a bunch of people! When we got to the top they were having a bluegrass music concert. There's lots of things to do with kids and walking paths to take. It was a fun place to be!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great ride to the top of Aspen Mtn, expensive but awesome views. Takes About 17 Minutes to get to the top.

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