or Login


Old Snowmass

Old Snowmass is home to many of the Aspen’s oldest and most beautiful ranches. This open valley, located along Snowmass Creek just 14 miles west of downtown Aspen, has many active ranches and dramatic views of Mount Sopris and Capitol Peak. When you enter Old Snowmass, you feel as if you’ve traveled back in time. Horses run through open fields and the sky is bright blue. Old Snowmass is the perfect place to relax and enjoy Aspen’s phenomenal weather.    

Large Private Ranches and Luxury Communities

The private communities of Old Snowmass—Little Elk Creek, Lazy O Ranch, and Shield O Mesa—have many of the largest ranches in the entire Roaring Fork Valley. When you buy a property in Old Snowmass you are purchasing one of Aspen’s best kept secrets. Every home is a mountain paradise. All of the wonders of the Elk Mountains are right at your fingertips.

St. Benedict’s Monastery and John Denver  

St. Benedict’s Monastery, a retreat center located near the end of Capitol Creek Road, hosts holiday services and other events. John Denver is known to have attended services here. You will feel the spirit of the Rocky Mountains at this remarkable place.

Discover Large Aspen Ranches with Dramatic Views!

Community Highlights

No highlights available at this time


School Reports & Additional Community Information