Even the most diehard downhiller needs a day off. And when that day comes, there is no better way to get the fresh air you crave than on cross-country skis. With miles and miles of public trails, as well as acres of backcountry and a XC ski touring area just up Castle Creek Road, Aspen has become known as a Nordic skiers nirvana. So put on the skinny skis and explore the Aspen area in a whole new way this winter! And an added bonus is the Aspen Golf Course turns into a cross-country track in the winter - make some rounds, this time on two skis!

10th Mountain Division Hut Association, Inc.

Backcountry hut-to-hut ski system between Aspen, Vail and Leadville.
Deep powder skiing, warm cabins.  Not-for-profit organization.

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Aspen Cross Country Center

Full cross-country ski center. Ski rentals, lessons, tours and retail. On the tracks at the Aspen Golf Course. Open Thanksgiving to the end of March.

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Sun Dog Athletics

Your opportunity to quickly and safely gain new skills for mountain adventure sports, including mountain biking, road biking, fitness hiking, canoeing, fat biking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. As “Aspen’s Adventure Sports School” and original cycling instructors, we’ve pioneered one-of-a-kind, fully customized adventure sports programs, for individuals & private groups, since 1996. New skills mean new thrills!

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Ute Mountaineer

Full service cross-country ski center, rentals, tours, lessons and retail.
Featuring full moon tours, and the "Gourmet Glide"; rental, lesson, and prix fixe lunch at Sage for one low price.
Free access to the Ski tracks on the Snowmass Club Golf Course. Ample parking.

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