Old Snowmass

Welcome to Old Snowmass

Peaceful residential haven with breathtaking mountain views
Old Snowmass is a rural mountain community in the heart of Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley. Located between Aspen and Basalt, this small town offers residents a peaceful lifestyle with easy access to world-class skiing and other outdoor activities. Old Snowmass is known for its stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and its vast open spaces and recreational areas. The area also boasts a vibrant arts and culture scene with galleries, music venues, and other attractions.

The real estate market in Old Snowmass is highly sought-after due to its prime location and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Homeowners can choose from various single-family homes, log cabins, and luxury mountain estates. Properties in Old Snowmass are typically spacious and feature high-end amenities such as gourmet kitchens, private hot tubs, and outdoor fireplaces.

What to Love

  • Working cattle ranches
  • Bucolic charm
  • Exclusive and peaceful
  • World-class amenities

Local Lifestyle

Old Snowmass residents love the area’s natural beauty and abundant outdoor activities. With a wide range of recreational activities such as skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, and fishing, it's easy to enjoy the great outdoors. The town also has a vibrant cultural scene with local music venues, art galleries, and festivals throughout the year. Old Snowmass is close enough to larger cities like Aspen and Basalt that shopping and dining options are easily accessible. Whether you're looking for a quiet mountain retreat or a vibrant cultural hub, Old Snowmass is the perfect place to call home.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Edge Restaurant and Bar is proud to serve an Alpine-inspired menu with a German twist. The restaurant's bar offers a selection of local and German beer, fine wines, and craft cocktails to complement the traditional cuisine.

TORO Kitchen & Lounge is a relatively new restaurant that serves contemporary Latin American cuisine. The menu features dishes made from the freshest and finest ingredients, many of which are locally sourced from Colorado producers. In addition to the food, the restaurant also has a bar that serves hand-crafted cocktails and barrel-aged spirits.

NEST Bar & Grill is a lunch and après ski spot known for its healthy and fresh menu options. The restaurant is open from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily and offers a range of starters, salads, soups, and sandwiches.

Krabloonik is a long-standing restaurant that is loved by locals and visitors alike. The restaurant, which looks like a cozy log cabin, offers dining options for lunch and dinner and operates a dog sledding service.

Things to Do

St. Benedict's Monastery is a Cistercian (Trappist) monastic community in Old Snowmass. The monastery is part of a 900-year-old tradition rooted in the Rule of St. Benedict, written 1,500 years ago. The community is relatively small, with about 15 members, and is located in a spectacular valley in the Colorado Rockies.

Snowmass Creek Outfitters provides guided horseback riding tours through the beautiful Colorado landscape, allowing visitors to experience the region's beauty in a unique and thrilling way.

Mad Dog Ranch and Studios is a music recording studio and artistic venue in Old Snowmass. The ranch was founded by Glenn Frey of the Eagles and was formerly a creative retreat for Jimmy Buffet. Mad Dog Ranch is a great place for musicians and artists to come and create, and it also offers a range of events and activities for visitors.

Anderson Ranch Arts Center is a long-standing institution in Old Snowmass dedicated to promoting the arts. Open for over 50 years, the Center welcomes people of all ages with a passion for the arts.


The students of Old Snowmass are served by the Aspen School District. Highlights include:

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Overview for Old Snowmass, CO

1,276 people live in Old Snowmass, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $63,463. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

50 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Old Snowmass, CO

Old Snowmass has 429 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Old Snowmass do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,276 people call Old Snowmass home. The population density is 247.604 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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55.8 / 44.2%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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