Year In Review

Aspen Sojourner's Most Read Articles of 2018

From new restaurants and bars, to skiing as big business and young locals making their mark in the valley, these were our most popular articles from the past year.

01/02/2019 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

We Are Family

Our Parent- and Kid-Approved Winter Guide to Aspen Snowmass

The insider knowledge you need to ensure everyone in your family has fun, both on and off the slopes.

11/27/2018 By Catherine Lutz

Meals for Days

The Food Lover's Guide to Aspen

Whether it’s a weekend with friends, an afternoon on the perfect patio, or a hunt for the buzziest of the new, we’ve got the ideal spot for your next memorable meal.

07/26/2018 By Amanda Faison Photography by Nick Tininenko

High Angling

The Ultimate Guide to Fishing in the Roaring Fork Valley

With four trout-choked rivers and a host of high-alpine lakes, the Aspen area is one of America’s finest fishing destinations.

07/26/2018 By Kelly Bastone Photography by Ross Kribbs

Wrap Stars

Where to Find the 5 Best Breakfast Burritos in Aspen

The most crave-worthy breakfast burritos win the day before you hit the mountain.

11/18/2017 By Amanda Rae

Caffeine Fiend

Aspen's 5 Must-Sip Cups of Coffee

Jonesing for that first cup of eye pry? Head straight to one of these Aspen coffee klatches.

11/18/2017 By Tim Cooney

Tipple Town

28 Essential Bars in Aspen and Snowmass

From day-drinking to last call, chill lounge or fist-pumping party place, on mountain or off, find just the right hang among our local watering holes.

11/18/2017 Edited by Cindy Hirschfeld By Todd Hartley, Laurel Miller, and Barbara Platts

Dine Around

5 Roaring Fork Valley Off-the-Beaten-Path Eats to Discover

From great tacos to perfect pancakes and fragrant pupusas, these hidden gems are worth the drive.

07/26/2017 By Tom Passavant

Aim High

Know Before You Go: A Complete Guide to Hiking 14ers Near Aspen

Amid a tragic season in the Elk Mountains, our comprehensive how-to on conquering these infamous, adrenaline-fueled adventures is required reading.

07/26/2017 By Todd Hartley Photography by Dan Bayer

Restaurant Rally

Where to Eat When: 66 Perfect Aspen Meals

From swell salads and late-night bites to discreet dates and more—your most pressing summer dining dilemmas, solved.

05/24/2017 By Tom Passavant and Amanda Rae Photography by C2 Photography

High Country

The Definitive Guide to Aspen's Dispensaries

Where to go and pro tips to make your visit to the high country even higher.

04/19/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Aspen 411

34 Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask About Aspen

Including everything you're too embarrassed to bring up and what locals hear the most.

02/18/2017 By Amanda Rae

Holy Smokes

3 Juicy Joints to Get Your BBQ Fix

The Rockies may not be the obvious setting for Southern barbecue, but meat fiends now have a plethora of options.

02/17/2017 By Amanda Rae

Serenity Now

The 4 Best Snowshoe Trails to Wander This Winter

Strap in and set out with a map in hand or on a guided experience.

02/16/2017 By Allison Pattillo

Blade Runners

The 5 Best Ice Rinks for Hockey, Skating, and Curling

Channel your inner Wayne Gretzky or Tara Lipinski, indoors and out.

02/16/2017 By Allison Pattillo and Elizabeth Nix

Wild Ride

Get Your Motor Running on These 3 Snowmobile Excursions

Where to find the perfect mode of high-powered fun for the whole family.

02/16/2017 By Brook Sutton

Family Time

8 Fun Kid-Friendly Winter Activities to Explore

Après-ski or on a day off from skiing, here's how kids can stay engaged and active, whether it's meeting a ski patrol dog or learning to cook.

02/15/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Cross Country

The Skinny on Nordic Skiing in Aspen, Snowmass, and Basalt

From the nine best trails to the top gear picks to try.

02/15/2017 By Allison Pattillo

Midday Dreaming

5 Ski-Day Lunches to Linger Over

When you need to rest those legs, here's where to refuel gourmet-style.

02/15/2017 By Mitzi-Jill Rapkin

Red Hot

Where to Get the 5 Best Wings in Town

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, chicken this good is always a winner.

02/02/2017 By Katie Shapiro