Non Skier Access to Race Venues

Non Skier Access to NASTAR Nationals Information


Guests must purchase a snow-cat ticket for $19 from a ticket office prior to riding the shuttle.


Snow-cat will operate Tuesday through Saturday.


From Base Village:

  1. Take any Village Shuttle going to the Snowmass Mall or take the Sky Cab to the Mall.
  2. Follow directions from Snowmass Mall.


From Snowmass Mall:

  1. Take Village Shuttle Route 5 going to Top of the Village departing at 9:35am, 10:35am, 11:35am, 12:35pm and 1:35pm.
  2. From Top of the Village walk uphill onto Sleigh Ride Trail (follow signs).
  3. Turn left on Sleigh Ride Trail and follow trail out to Dawdler (follow signs).
  4. Cross Dawdler and walk uphill to Velvet Falls Pump House (follow signs). Beware of skier traffic.
  5. Snowcat will leave Velvet Pump House at 9:55am, 10:55am, 11:55am, 12:55pm, and 1:55pm. The trip to the Spider Sabich Race Arena will take about 5 minutes.
  6. Snowcat will leave the Spider Sabich Race Arena at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm and 2:30pm. It will drop off at the Velvet Falls Pump House. Non-skiers will then walk back down to Top of the Village and take Route 5 Shuttle leaving at 9:57am, 10:57am, 11:57am, 12:57pm, 1:57pm, 2:57pm.