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Encyclopedia > Snowmass, Colorado

Snowmass (sometimes known locally as Old Snowmass) is an unincorporated community in Pitkin County, Colorado. It is located in the valley of the Roaring Fork River, near the mouth of Snowmass Creek along Colorado State Highway 82 between Aspen and Basalt. It consists largely of a post office, several commercial businesses, and surrounding houses and ranches. The community should not be confused with the Snowmass ski area or with the town of Snowmass Village, the location of the ski area. Pitkin County is a county in the U.S. state of Colorado. ... The Roaring Fork River, a tributary of the Colorado, is shown highlighted on a map of the western United States The Roaring Fork River is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 70 mi (113 km) long, in west central Colorado in the United States. ... Aspen Aspen, Colorado is now a Colorado ski resort and cultural center, named because of the abundance of aspen trees in the area. ... Basalt is a town located in Eagle County, Colorado. ... Snowmass Village is a town located in Pitkin County, Colorado. ...


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Snowmass, Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (130 words)
Snowmass (sometimes known locally as Old Snowmass) is an unincorporated community in Pitkin County, Colorado.
It is located in the valley of the Roaring Fork River, near the mouth of Snowmass Creek along Colorado State Highway 82 between Aspen and Basalt.
The community should not be confused with the Snowmass ski area or with the town of Snowmass Village, the location of the ski area.
Snowmass - A Colorado Ski Area (168 words)
Snowmass has the biggest vertical drop in the United States 4,406 feet.
As part of the Aspen complex, Snowmass is paradise for families and skiers of all levels, all ages and all passions.
Snowmass is located 12 miles west of the town of Aspen.
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