Shopping Guide: Aspen Snowmass

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Shopping Guide: Aspen Snowmass

People may come to Aspen Snowmass for its natural beauty, endless recreational and cultural opportunities, or world-class events, but those in the know won’t leave without taking in some shopping.

Contrary to some perceptions, there’s as much variety in Aspen Snowmass retail options as there is terrain on its four ski mountains and ways to enjoy nature.

Downtown Aspen is a shopper’s paradise, with a core of about a dozen very walkable blocks and more to explore in the vicinity. In Snowmass, three commercial hubs are oriented around the ski mountain. As for local flavor, there are over 50 locally owned stores in Aspen alone, and Snowmass Villagers have always prided themselves on their entrepreneurial community spirit.

It can be fun to wander the pedestrian friendly retail centers of Aspen Snowmass and discover what they have to offer — but it’s also helpful to know the lay of the land. Here’s what you have to look forward to.