See the 1930s-era wild ride in action!

Wednesday, March 21, 3:30pm
Slope Side at Buttermilk

Snow Screw Party

Little Skier's Big Day (1955)
Ski Time in Aspen (1955)

Vintage films from the AHS Collection

Aspen Winter Mood (1963)
It Happens in Aspen (1966)

Snowmass in 1967 (1967)
Grand Opening of Snowmass (1967)
Highlands Fling (1975)

Aspen Before Lifts (1945/46)
Until We Meet in Aspen (1949)

January 12th - The '40s

February 9th - The '50s

March 9th - The '60s

April 13th - The '70s

Winter Tours

History Coach Electric Vehicle Tour &
Victorian West End Walking Tour
available by appointment.

Aspen Highlands Ski History Tour (Mon)
Hotel Jerome History Tour (Tues & Thurs)
Snowmass History Ski Tour (Tues)
Wheeler Opera House Tour (Wed)
Historic Pub Crawl (Thurs)
Aspen Mountain History Ski Tour(Fri)


Snowmass contest

Instagram Sweepstakes in honor
of Snowmass' 50th Anniversary

Recreate historical images from the AHS collection
for the chance to win exciting prizes!
Click for details and rules.

Exhibition at the

Open Tuesday - Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aspen in Objects promo image

Photographic Archives

There are nearly 40,000 images in our photographic collection,
with more than 17,000 images available for the public to
search and purchase online.

Browse the collection yourself, or make a research
appointment with the our Archives Department:
970.925.3721 -

Getting married?

Three historic sites for the perfect day...

CLASSic History school program

CLASSic History

History education programs for local schools...

  1. Snowmass History Ski Tour

    March 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm