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Silver Queen Gondola

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Address: E Durant & S Hunter St, (behind Ajax Tavern), Aspen, CO 81611
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+1 970-925-1220
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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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A great way to get high in a hurry!

We skied at Aspen and this is a great way to get up the mountain. Very comfortable. It was not a busy day and we never had more than four in a car at once (we rode it eight... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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107 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We skied at Aspen and this is a great way to get up the mountain. Very comfortable. It was not a busy day and we never had more than four in a car at once (we rode it eight times that day...a big day as we skied over 30,000 feet that day!). But I think it would fit six. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a small gondola like Snowbird where I usually ski. This baby is a bit scary. you are going to be off the ground really far. Time stands still.

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Thank Kim W
Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gondola at this mountain I a great way to start the day. The service was good and very helpful. Mountain hosts are helpful.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got on the gondola in the winter just to see the views. We were not skiing. It was amazing. Just going up and then back down was worth it. Definitely recommend trying it even if you aren't skiing. The views are just amazing.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

I'm scared to death of high places. I get nervous when I climb a ladder. I didn't have a problem looking out of airplanes. But standing on the top floor of the Hancock Building or the 66th floor of the Willis Tower in Chicago was frightful. Did I tell you how uneasy I felt climbing to the top of the... More 

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Effingham, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

We took the gondolas to the top of Aspen Mountain. The views were stunning! We were there in December when the slopes were just opening and were able to watch several people skiing on the slopes below up. We had lunch at the top were there was a casual lodge-type restaurant and a souvenir shop. It was a real treat!

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

If you don't want to walk to the top the gondola is the way to go. 16 ish minutes to the top and some of the cars let you plug in your phone to stream music. Comfy and a beautiful ride. Highly recommend for non skiers and hikers to sight see.

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Carbondale, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Always a treat to enjoy the view on the gondola, it runs in the summer too. Typically starts running 10 to 15 minutes before the advertised time so get there early to squeeze a little extra out of your lift ticket.

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North platte nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Was totally worth going for the gondola ride. Adult sightseeing pass cost 32 $, ride was all closed and warm so we had no problem taking it with our 13 month old. Breathtaking views at mountain top , sun deck had decent food items available.Would definitely recommend it.

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Hewitt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

This is an amazing trip up Mt. Aspen. You catch amazing views of the town and at the top you see amazing creation. Stop in the Sundeck for a great lunch as you soak in the view.

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