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0401 Castle Creek Road
Aspen, CO 81611

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Providing the Aspen Valley with Exceptional Critical Care

Aspen Ambulance

24/7 Emergency Service

Aspen Ambulance is an integral part of the Aspen Valley Hospital Network of Care. Our 24-hour Emergency Medical Services (EMS) extend from Aspen’s community center to the area’s famous rivers, mountain peaks, hiking trails and legendary slopes.

Aspen Ambulance specializes in critical care emergency response, swift water rescue and high angle (rope) rescue, providing pre-hospital emergency medical services and inter-facility transfers at an exceptionally high level of care that meets the demands of our rugged terrain and the residents and visitors who live, work and play in the greater Aspen area. We go beyond traditional emergency response in our commitment to keeping our community safe, also focusing on prevention, education, emergency management and medical support for special events such as the Winter XGames and the Aspen Backcountry Marathon.

Location:

Aspen Ambulance District

403 Castle Creek Rd
Aspen, CO 81611

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Emergency Medical Services
  • 911 Emergency Medical Response
  • Critical Care Interfacility Transport
  • Swift Water Rescue
  • High Angle (Rope) Rescue
  • Special Event Medical Support
Community Services
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Education (Adult and Pediatric)
  • Community First Aid/Basic Life Support taught by our American Heart Association certified instructors
  • New Parent CPR
  • Emergency Management Coordination for Aspen Valley Hospital
  • Active participant in the Aspen Valley Hospital Safety Committee
  • Aspen Valley Hospital Trauma Department Courses
  • Assist with the Helmet Safety Program 
  • Liaison Services to Other Area Public Safety Agencies
Industry Participation
  • Active participant and Vice-Chair of the Pitkin County Public Safety Council
  • Pitkin County Emergency Support Function 8 (ESF8) 
  • Pitkin County Type IV Incident Management Team
  • Pitkin County Save a Life Program
  • Public Access Defibrillator Program
  • “Red Card” Wildland Firefighter Fireline Paramedics Deployable to Federal Incidents
  • Emergency Medical Trauma Advisory Council (EMTAC)
  • Regional EMS and Trauma Advisory Council (RETAC)
  • State EMS and Trauma Advisory Council (SEMTAC)
  • Colorado State Panel for Community Paramedicine
  • Colorado State Panel for Critical Care Paramedicine
About Us

Aspen Ambulance District, located on the Aspen Valley Hospital campus, provides a wide range of services from first aid care at community events to life-saving treatment throughout Pitkin County. The ambulance service is staffed with a skilled team of EMTs, paramedics and critical care paramedics offering leading-edge pre-hospital medicine to the residents and visitors to the greater Aspen area.

Backcountry Safety
For Visitors

Backcountry Safety

If you’re planning to uphill on the resort or venture into the backcountry for the first time this winter, here are a few tips and tools from Aspen Ambulance’s Mark Falender, Critical Care Paramedic and IFMGA/AMGA Mountain Guide, to help you plan ahead and stay safe.

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For Visitors

The Roaring Fork Valley starts at the top of Independence Pass at 12,095 ft and winds its way down to Glenwood Springs at 5,761 ft. Wherever you are in the valley, you’re above the threshold of 5,280 ft where people may start to feel the effects of altitude. Familiarize yourself with the symptoms of altitude sickness and what you can do to minimize the effects.

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