Wade Into Summer

52 adventures on the valley's must-visit rivers, lakes, and pools; Plus summer events

In this issue:

Arts & Culture

Feature

An Eventful Summer

A curated guide to the season’s can’t-miss concerts, exhibitions, and festivals

06/15/2022 By Cindy Hirshfeld

Art & Artists

Artist Finds Room to Grow

Tania Dibbs creates the live/work space of her creative dreams in historic downtown Basalt.

06/14/2022 By Ali Margo

Art & Artists

Legacy Building

The new Bayer Center pays tribute to the Bauhaus-trained artist who helped transform Aspen.

06/14/2022 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Editor's Note

Remembering a Bauhaus Builder

Editor's note

06/14/2022

Best of Aspen

Liquid Assets

Wade Into Summer

A summer adventurer’s guide to the Roaring Fork Valley’s bounty of lakes, rivers, pools, and watery oases

06/14/2022 By Catherine Lutz

Liquid Assets

Messing Around in Boats

A summer adventurer’s guide to the Roaring Fork Valley’s bounty of lakes, rivers, pools, and watery oases

06/14/2022 By Catherine Lutz

Liquid Assets

Take a Walk on the Wet Side

A summer adventurer’s guide to the Roaring Fork Valley’s bounty of lakes, rivers, pools, and watery oases

06/14/2022 By Catherine Lutz

Liquid Assets

Hot Springs Flings

A summer adventurer’s guide to the Roaring Fork Valley’s bounty of lakes, rivers, pools, and watery oases

06/14/2022

Liquid Assets

Wade in the Shade

A summer adventurer’s guide to the Roaring Fork Valley’s bounty of lakes, rivers, pools, and watery oases

06/14/2022 By Catherine Lutz

Liquid Assets

Miami of the Mountains

A summer adventurer’s guide to the Roaring Fork Valley’s bounty of lakes, rivers, pools, and watery oases

06/14/2022 By Catherine Lutz

Liquid Assets

A Roaring Good Time

A summer adventurer’s guide to the Roaring Fork Valley’s bounty of lakes, rivers, pools, and watery oases

06/14/2022 By Catherine Lutz

Liquid Assets

Stillwater Life

A summer adventurer’s guide to the Roaring Fork Valley’s bounty of lakes, rivers, pools, and watery oases

06/14/2022 By Catherine Lutz

Feature

Glenwood Glory

A historic restoration attempts to recapture the lost grandeur of the Hotel Colorado

06/14/2022 By Sarah Chase Shaw

At Altitude

Soul Food

Take your own cemetery stroll with the Aspen Historical Society

06/14/2022 By Cindy Hirschfeld

At Altitude

Community Table

Here’s our fantasy guest list of locals and visitors we’d love to hoist a pint with this summer, alfresco.

06/14/2022 By Tess Weaver Illustrations by Kitty Conestoga

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Altitude Adjustment

Readers only-in-Aspen questions, answered by Meredith Carroll

06/14/2022 By Meredith Carroll

Eat & Drink

Call and Response

Queen Cuisine

Meet the peripatetic owner and head chef of Mawa’s Kitchen in Aspen

06/14/2022 By As told to Laurel Miller

Dine

Filling a Void in Downtown Aspen

A farm-to-table upstart with ski-town roots joins the restaurant scene.

06/14/2022 By Amanda M. Faison

Dine

Locally Grown

In the morning, THC buzzes with coffee and community.

06/14/2022 By Amanda M. Faison

Dine

Trio of Restaurants Demand Attention

Sampling and savoring the best of down valley’s up-and-coming dining scene

06/14/2022 By Amanda M. Faison

Health & Wellness

At Altitude

Slam Dink

Aspen’s latest mountain-sport craze: a Table Tennis/Badminton/Tennis hybrid known as Pickleball

06/14/2022 By Tess Weaver

Party Pictures

People & Places

Casterline | Goodman Gallery Reception

Casterline | Goodman Gallery hosted a reception for the opening of "Portals," an exhibition of new works by David Rothermel

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

The 5th Annual Aether Games benefiting Aspen Youth Center

Kids and adults had a field day at the 5th Annual Aether Games benefiting Aspen Youth Center

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Snowmass Wine Festival

The Snowmass Wine Festival hosted by the Rotary Club of Snowmass Village

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Berkshire Hathaway Grand Opening

Berkshire Hathaway celebrated the grand opening of the firm’s Home Services Signature Properties office

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Sip Shop Support for the Aspen Youth Center

At Sip. Shop. Support. fans of fashion splurged at women-owned boutiques while raising funds for the Aspen Youth Center

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Reboot & Co. debuts its Reboot Recreation Collection

Reboot & Co. debuted its Reboot Recreation collection with a pop-up shop atop W Aspen’s Wet Deck

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

International Women’s Day celebration

At an International Women’s Day celebration hosted by French Alpine Bistro, guests sipped Veuve Clicquot Champagne in branded acrylic flutes

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

2021 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

In September the Food & Wine Classic, returned to remember, sip, sup, and savor under a familiar white canopy

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Aspen Hope Sneak a Peak Gala

Superheroes saved the day by raising money, and lifting spirits, at the Aspen Hope Sneak a Peak gala at the Doerr-Hosier Center

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Ascendigo Blue Aspen

Ascendigo Austism Services’ flagship fundraiser at the Hotel Jerome

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Wranglers and Rhinestones

WindWalkers hosted a silent auction fundraiser for the nonprofit’s Equine Assisted Learning and Therapy Center

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

2022 Kentucky Derby Party

Fancy hats, bow ties, and bowlers were de rigueur at the WindWalkers/Roaring Fork Valley Horse Council’s Kentucky Derby Party

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Rotary Club of Aspen’s 50th Anniversary Golden Gala

The Rotary Club of Aspen’s 50th Anniversary Golden Gala at the Hotel Jerome

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Aspen's 2022 Winter Games Olympians

A pair of Aspen Olympians and their families mugged for photos with fans at a Winter Games sendoff at Snowmass

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy Meyer

People & Places

Martin Indyk at Ann Korologos Gallery

Former US Ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk talks at Ann Korologos Gallery

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

David Yarrow at Casterline|Goodman Gallery

Fine art photographer David Yarrow was the guest of honor (and must-get selfie) at a dinner party hosted by Casterline | Goodman Gallery

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

"Written in the Trees" Launch Party at Skye Gallery

"Written in the Trees" launch party at Skye Gallery with gallerist Sky Weinglass and artist Lara Whitley

06/16/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

Style & Shopping

At Altitude

Shop Talk

Summer 2022 brings a fresh season of retail openings in Aspen and beyond.

06/14/2022

Objects of Desire

Bikini on Aisle 5!

Swimwear walks the aisles of Clark's Market Aspen

06/14/2022 Photography by Karl Wolfgang Styled by Britta Briscoe

Travel & Outdoors

At Altitude

Charged Issue

Pitkin County has a plan for e-bike users creating mayhem on Maroon Creek Road.

06/14/2022 By Tess Weaver

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Guiding Light

A merger of two Aspen outfitters creates a clearinghouse for mountain purists.

06/14/2022 By Tess Weaver

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Belle Époque

Highlighting the work of the Maroon Belles, Aspen’s environmental trailblazers, on the 55th anniversary of the Wilderness Workshop

06/14/2022 By Devon O’Neil