Aspen and Snowmass are well known for their ski resorts and beautiful snowy mountain views, but what many people don’t realize is that Aspen and Snowmass have amazing activities year-round. When the snow melts, the mountains become beautifully green and the perfect location for summertime adventures. One of the most popular activities is Snowmass paintball!
What Is Paintball?
Paintball is an activity that many have had some experience with, but the game itself if not as well known. Paintball can be played with many different rules, but the most popular is a team-based game. Paintballers will be split into two teams and outfitted with paintball gear with the goal of either eliminating the other team by hitting them with paintballs or possibly a goal-based game like capture the flag.
Snowmass Paintball at The Lost Forest
There are many different places to enjoy paintball in Aspen and Snowmass, but one of the most fun is at the Lost Forest. Visitors will take the Elk Camp Gondola up the mountain for an outdoor game of paintball. The facility will provide you with all of the equipment needed; all you need to bring with you is clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and some sturdy and grippy shoes. The paintball course is set up from July to September and advanced bookings are required. You can call and register for games at least 24 hours in advance to ensure that there is space and availability.
Private Group Options
Summertime paintball Snowmass Mountain is one of the best things to do with a large group of people. Whether it be a group trip with your friends or someone’s birthday, splattering those you love with paint is always fun. The team-based nature of paintball is always so much more fun with people you know. If you are looking to book an event for a group, you can contact the Lost Mountain for group rates. Their private party options last for 2.5 hours from pick-up to drop off. Playing time generally depends on a number of different things, but this generally gets you about 1.5 hours of actual playing time. There are two courses that will accommodate roughly 30 people at each time slot available. Each guest will receive 300 paintballs, with more being available for purchase for additional fees. This is really the best option for paintball Snowmass Mountain.