So, the last stop on day one of our caravan was at the Viceroy Snowmass. We experienced luxury accommodations, a cocktail hour, and quite possibly the best food I have every had to the fortune to eat at Eight K. Here is a recap of the food we had at Eight K: Wild Mushroom flat bread with balsamic onion, fontina, pea shoots, truffle oil; Duck Confit flat bread with local goat cheese, caramelized shallots, roasted red grapes, wild arugula, saba; starter choice of wild arugula salad with endive, red plum, marcona almonds, and plum wine vinaigrette OR the Crudo-Ceviche tartar of the day (which was made with local beef); a main dish choice of: Grilled Wild Salmon with a warm spring pea salad, mint, Israeli cous cous, carrots and rhubarb syrup OR Grilled Terres Major Steak with caramelized salsify, wild mushrooms, and cipollini onions OR Chitarra Pasta with heirloom tomato fondue, pecorino, spinach, picholines, and olive oil; and a dessert choice of Chocolate Pot de Creme with a cherry compote, marshmallow, orange wafer, and a spicy carrot cake wafter OR a Brown Butter Apricot Tart with crushed toffee and burnt honey ice cream.
“At Viceroy Snowmass luxury year-round resort, mountain adventure glows with modern spirit as Viceroy Hotels and Resorts offers its first resort at the base of one of the world’s finest ski mountains. Only seven miles from downtown Aspen in the heart of Snowmass’ new Base Village, the sophistication and sense of place that distinguish Viceroy destinations from California to the Caribbean perfectly blend with the Colorado high country.
For couples, families and friends, Viceroy Snowmass luxury mountain resort offers ski-in/ski-out luxury resort lodging, in the winter and a gateway to on-and off-mountain adventure and culture during warmer months, complemented by imaginative dining and lounging, a Ute Indian-inspired wellness spa, and a year-round pool terrace and café—an ideal setting for a Snowmass mountain vacation during any season.
From skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and sleigh rides in the winter to summertime hiking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, horseback riding, festivals and concerts, the Rocky Mountains’ limitless seasonal pleasures and a world of unexpected Viceroy privileges await at the newest luxury ski resort in Aspen/Snowmass. ”
“From nuptial engagements to intergenerational reunions: When alpine revelry is on the agenda, Viceroy Snowmass is on the invitation. Let the experienced Viceroy special events staff assist in customizing a memorable personal engagement in the resort’s dramatic indoor and outdoor spaces for parties of two or 350.”