Adventure for Our Guests


WINTER ADVENTURE

For skiers and snowboarders of all levels, exclusive access to the best of Aspen Snowmass' four mountains is part of the Limelight's unparalleled value.

SKI ALL 4 MOUNTAINS OF ASPEN SNOWMASS FREE

A three-night stay at the Limelight may include 4 free lift tickets to all 4 mountains of Aspen Snowmass (Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk); complimentary ski/snowboard tours guided by professionals from Ski/Snowboard Schools of Aspen Snowmass, and the highly coveted: First Tracks on the hill. Black-out dates do apply, so ask your reservations agent if you qualify for the Limelight's coveted Ski Free Package.

BUY YOUR LIFT TICKETS 7 DAYS IN ADVANCE AND $AVE! 

Aspen/Snowmass lift tickets are valid for use on all four mountains: Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass Mountain. Buy your lift ticket in advance and save $10/day (minimum purchase 2 days). When booking in advance, you will also receive discounts and deals on food, lessons and rental equipment. The savings add up! Please read here for more details.

INSIDE TRACKS & FIRST TRACKS

“Inside Tracks” is a complimentary, on-mountain guide service offered in partnership with Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass for Limelight Hotel guests. “First Tracks” allows guests of the Limelight Hotel exclusive access to Aspen Mountain before the opening of the gondola to the general public.  For more information, call the Limelight Hotel Front Desk at 970-925-3025.

INSIDE TRACKS – THE DETAILS
“Inside Tracks” offers an exclusive opportunity to get the insider’s scoop of Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Snowmass while meeting other guests and skiing/riding with pros from the Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen Snowmass. This is not a lesson, but the pros will offer tips and assistance to ensure that guests have an exceptional time. This program is ideal for the guest who is interested in a full day of skiing/riding while being in a cooperative group setting.
•    Days: 2 days per week: Monday and Thursday, January 5, 2015-March 19, 2015.
•    Blackout Dates:  January 19th, January 22nd,  and February 16th
•    Time: Guests will depart Limelight Hotel at 8:45 a.m. and will return by 3:30 p.m.  
•    Transportation: Provided by Limelight Hotel
•    Capacity: 14 guests per day.
•    Registration:  We will register 6 guests per day in advance.  This will allow 8 spaces for guests to register for when they arrive. Guests may register with the Front Desk at the Limelight Hotel.
•    Guests may pre-register for one Inside Tracks session per stay.  Additional sessions will be allowed based on availability.
•    The ski areas featured will be Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Snowmass.  Guests will visit one ski area per day.  
•    Participants must be an overnight guests, 18 or older and an intermediate skier/rider or above. 

FIRST TRACKS – THE DETAILS
“First Tracks” allows guests of the Limelight Hotel exclusive access to Aspen Mountain before the opening of the gondola to the general public, so you can enjoy skiing/riding untouched powder with a small number of other guests.

•    Days: “First Tracks” takes place every Friday beginning January 9, 2015.  
•    Time: Guests will depart The Limelight at 8 am and must be loading the gondola at 8:15 a.m.
•    Transportation: Provided by Limelight Hotel
•    Capacity: Limited to 5 guests.
•    Registration: We will register guests at the Front Desk or at Ski Concierge. Registration is required.  
•    Participants must be overnight gusts, 18 or older and an intermediate skier/rider or above. 

Discounted Ski & Snowboard Lessons with Aspen's finest Pros

Limelighters interested in following their Inside Tracks experience with an actual lesson from the Ski & Snowboard School of Aspen Snowmass qualify for 20% off their lesson. This promo is exclusive to guests of the Limelight.

SNOWSHOE TOURS 

We are pleased to offer guests of the Limelight Hotel access to complementary snowshoe tours in the Aspen area in partnership with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies.  

•    Days: Snowshoe Tours take place most Wednesdays beginning January 7, 2015.  
•    Time: Guests will depart The Limelight at 10 am and return at noon.
•    Transportation: Provided by Limelight Hotel
•    Capacity: Limited to 8 guests.
•    Registration: We will register guests at the Front Desk or at Ski Concierge. Registration is required.  
•    Participants must be overnight guests.
Tips for Enjoying Your Snowshoe Tour:
Dress in layers (no cotton clothes)
Wear winter boots
Bring good gloves
Wear a hat and sunglasses
Apply sunscreen 
Pack one liter of water

Bring any desired snacks

EVERY FRIDAY IS A POWDER DAY AT THE LITTLE NELL

Join General Manager Simon Chen and Director of Sales Pete Hayda each Friday for a coveted seat in The Little Nell Powder Cat, which will operate weekly via Aspen Mountain Powder Tours on Fridays only, December 19, 2014 – April 3, 2015. The day includes an average number of 10-15 completely untracked powder runs on the backside of Aspen Mountain, followed by an intimate late-lunch at the Powder Tours cabin. The gourmet lunch will be perfectly paired with wines from around the world, specifically bottled for element 47.

The Little Nell Powder Tours experience is $465 per person and if a group wants to buy out the cat (10 seats), the pricing will be $400 per person. This snow cat offer is available to guests of The Little Nell, the Residences at The Little Nell and The Limelight Hotel. The Powder Tours terrain is blue and guests should be strong intermediate to advanced skiers/snowboarders in order to tackle and enjoy the terrain. 

GROOM LITTLE NELL VIA SNOWCAT
Find out how the slopes of Aspen Mountain are perfected each evening by riding shotgun in one of our snowcat machines on select nights this upcoming 2014-2015 ski season. One of our grooming pros/snow cat operators will take just two guests at a time on an intimate behind-the-scenes  ride in the “Bison 350” model  of a top-of-the-line Prinoth snowcat. Guests will ride in style next to the driver as they learn how grooming the slopes work, get a glimpse into the daily operation of running at ski resort – all while enjoy the sunset and overlooking downtown of Aspen. The cost is $100 for two people. Little Nell snowcat tours will leave at 5 pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the ski season operating dates November 27, 2014 – April 19, 2015. This experience is open to guests of The Little Nell, Residences of The Little Nell and The Limelight Hotel.


LAST RUN OF THE DAY WITH ASPEN SKI PATROL
Guests of the property are invited to “Sweep” Aspen Mountain, where they ski down the final run of the day with a member of Aspen Mountain’s Ski Patrol. This program offers an experience where guests have the mountain to themselves for one run, getting a behind-the-scenes tour of how ski patrol ensures skiers/boarders are safely off the mountain each day. This offer is open to guests of The Little Nell, the Residences at The Little Nell and The Limelight Hotel.