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  • Tough Mudder in Snowmass Village
    Are you tough enough? Tough Mudder in Snowmass Village
    Adventure racing has caught on at many ski areas. Why? Imagine getting a lot of people to come out and participate in a challenging obstacle course. Many people do this as a team and to say that they have accomplished it. This type of racing stems...
  • Tough Mudder
    Show me your Tough: Tough Mudder takes over Snowmass
    Adventure racing and obstacle courses are taking ski areas and resorts by storm. Snowmass Village recently hosted the Tough Mudder competition. The course was 12 miles with obstacles along the way. It is more of an experience than a race. The...
  • Lost Man Lake, Independence Pass
    Hiking in Aspen: Lost Man Lake, Lost Man Pass, Lost Man Loop on Independence Pas
    Incredible.Breathtaking.Magnificant.Marvelous.Spectacular.Stunning.All good words to describe the Lost Man Loop hike on Independence Pass between Aspen and Leadville. The hike takes visitors past two lakes, one reservoir, over one 12,800-foot pass...
  • USA Pro Cycling Challenge
    USA Pro Cycling Challenge rolls into town
    The USA Pro Cycling Challenge, America's Race, has rolled into and out of town. The final stage will end in Denver on August, 24th. The race has seen some interesting weather conditions in the form of rain.Stage 1 started in Aspen, CO for a...
  • Aspen We-Cycle docking station
    Aspen bike-share worked for me
    Recently I spent several weeks in Aspen, the Colorado resort town that has its own bike-share program called We-Cycle. Even though I had my own road bike with me, I bought a 30-day pass so I could use We-Cycle bikes for short trips - from the...
  • USA Pro Challenge 2014 Aspen
    USA Pro Challenge 2014 stage 2 - Double Passes
    Stage 2 of the USA Pro Challenge explores a route that has not been raced in the event’s previous 3 years. Each year, race organizers look for a stand out major climb and mountain challenge. Previous years included Bachelor Gulch and the...
  • USA Pro Cycling Challenge
    USA Pro Challenge 2014 stage 1 redux
    The 2014 USA Pro Challenge begins stage 1 with fabulous repeat from last year, the Aspen to Snowmass circuit race. The 20 mile loop will be lapped 6 times for a total of a 60.9 miles race (0.9 miles for the 2 start lap in Aspen) . The course...
  • SUP
    Aspen shines this summer: Stepping into The Limelight
    You may think of Aspen as only a ski destination as the mountain did reopen for some brief Memorial Day skiing; but with over 300 days of Rocky Mountain sunshine each year, you can get a tan closer to the sun this summer. With Aspen and Snowmass...
  • Aspen to host 2017 Audi FIS World Cup Finals
    Aspen awarded the 2017 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Finals
    Aspen, CO beat outLenzerheide, Switzerland and the country of Andorra to be awarded the event. The World Cup Finals includes both men's and women's events. It is also when the coveted crystal "globes" are awarded to the best...
  • Aspen USA Pro Cycling Challenge
    Aspen prelude ride for the USA Pro Challenge
    Aspen Silver Cycling, in partnership with the USA Pro Challenge is set to stage the inaugural Aspen Gran Fondo on June 14th in Aspen and Snowmass Colorado. This mass participation ride is open to all riders at all skill levels. The ride will...
  • Spring Skiing at Arapahoe Basin Colorado
    Spring into Memorial Weekend with some skiing at Arapahoe Basin and Aspen
    Spring looks a bit different in Colorado than it does in many parts of the country. One day we'll have sunshine and 80 degrees and the next we'll get fresh snow in the mountains. While skiing in May isn't for everyone and the snow isn&...
  • Smith Optics Grudge Match Rail Jam
    Bacon, rail jam and more on Buttermilk’s closing day this weekend
    Buttermilk will celebrate its closing day this weekend with Bacon Appreciation Day. The 4thAnnual Bacon Appreciation Day, featuring bacon snacks and samples all day long with bacon waffles, bacon samples, sundaes with bacon sprinkles and a bacon...
  • Heli-skiing in Aspen
    St. Regis ups the anti in Aspen
    At 13,000 feet, the air may be thin but the untracked powder is unbeatable. Such is the case in Aspen, Colorado where St Regis is offering a new heli-skiing package for adventure seekers from across the globe. From the wind-whipped pristine snow...
  • Aspen teams win at the USA Powder 8 Championship
    Aspen teams win at the 2014 USA Powder 8 Championship
    What could be more Aspen Extreme than a Powder 8 contest? The USA Powder 8 Championship made famous by the movie Aspen Extreme just wrapped up in Aspen/Snowmass.What is a Powder 8 contest? Teams of two, one person in front and one following, try...
  • Tony Bennett will perform at the Aspen 2014 Music Festival
    Aspen 2014 summer to spotlight Tony Bennett, Rufus Wainwright, Midori
    The 2014 Aspen Music Festival, in Aspen, Colorado, under the banner of the "New Romantics" will feature appearances this summer by several well-known pop music stars, including the legendary Tony Bennett and singer/songwriter/composer...