Hidden Runs

A guide to 17 bonus trails on 4 mountains; plus where to find the best grab-and-go grub

In this issue:

Arts & Culture

Art & Artists

Creative Space

The Arts Campus at Willits celebrates a remarkable first year by Andrew Travers

12/06/2022 By Andrew Travers

Art & Artists

Show Stealer

Aspen Sculptor Andrea Wendel transforms unexpected objects into art with a purpose by Ali Margo

12/06/2022 By Ali Margo

Best of Aspen

Feature

Bonus Runs

Aspen-Snowmass has lots of great ski trails, and some of the best aren’t even on the map.

12/06/2022 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Matt Power

At Altitude

Altitude Adjustment

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

12/06/2022 With Meredith Carrol

Eat & Drink

Feature

Eat. Ski. Drink. Repeat.

An in-the-know gourmand’s guide of where to dine (and what to order) before, during, and after a big day on the mountain in Vail

12/06/2022 By Amanda M. Faison

At Altitude

Sugar Supermodels

Famed Ladurée macarons find a tony niche in Aspen by Amanda Faison

12/06/2022 By Amanda M. Faison

Dine

Notable Newcomers

Evolutions in the dining scene from Aspen to Basalt to Carbondale by Amanda M. Faison

12/06/2022 By Amanda M. Faison

Dine

Price Points

Inflation can be especially hard to swallow when it comes to dining out in one of America’s most affluent mountain towns by Amanda M. Faison

12/06/2022 By Amanda M. Faison

At Altitude

Just Desserts

A slice of cake that’s also a slice of heaven by Amanda M. Faison

12/06/2022 By Amanda M. Faison

Health & Wellness

At Altitude

Kick and Glide

Human-powered skiing at Aspen’s “fifth resort” draws all ages by Tess Weaver

12/06/2022 By Tess Weaver

Home & Real Estate

Feature

Want Not

Transforming a single-family home in Aspen’s West End into a timeless well-trimmed treasure

12/15/2022 By Sarah Chase Shaw

News & Profiles

Welcome

Editor's Note: Ski Race

Fifty years ago this winter, the National Brotherhood of Skiers (NBS) held its first-ever Black Summit in Aspen.

12/06/2022 By Ted Katauskas

Call and Response

Last Run

Outgoing SkiCo CEO Mike Kaplan reflects on a 30-year dream career.

12/06/2022 By Cindy Hirschfeld

At Altitude

Hopeful Huts

10th Mountain Division Hut Association launches climate project by Tess Weaver

12/06/2022 By Tess Weaver

At Altitude

Community Table

Our dream guest list for a fireside dinner party this winter

12/06/2022 Illustrations by Matty Newton

At Altitude

Zoom Resume

International ski racing returns to Aspen Mountain by Cindy Hirschfeld

12/06/2022 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Party Pictures

People & Places

Aspen Valley Hospital Foundation Summer Polo Charity Classic

The Summer Polo Charity Classic, benefiting Aspen Valley Hospital Foundation, was held at the Aspen Valley Polo Club in 2022

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

39th Annual Aspen Food & Wine Classic

The 39th annual Aspen food & wine classic brought together the biggest names in food and drink over three days in June 2022

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Quality of Life | Cocktail Gathering

A delightful cocktail gathering at the Berger’s helped raise funds for Quality of Life, which provides resources for local cancer patients in need.

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

JAS | Labor Day Kick-off Party

JAS Labor Day Kick-off party was held at W Hotel Aspen's 39 Degrees.

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Jazz Aspen Snowmass | Labor Day Experience

The Jazz aspen snowmass Labor Day Experience wowed with a lineup that included Leon Bridges, Stevie Nicks and Chris Stapleton.

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Horses for Heroes

Preparing to cowboy up for Horses for Heroes, an Aspen nonprofit that provides equine therapy for wounded veterans.

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Andrew Turchin & Chris Martin | Celebrating 10 Years

Andrew Turchin and Chris Martin hosted an evening to celebrate their 10 years in Aspen.

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Summit 54 | Summer Cocktail Party

Friends and community members gathered for a summer cocktail party hosted by the Summit 54 board of directors.

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Intersect Aspen

Representatives from 31 galleries in 21 cities came to Intersect Aspen in the summer of 2022 for artist talks, gallery tours, and cultural events.

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer and Anna Stonehouse

People & Places

Bridging Bionics Foundation | Rise Up Gala

Inspiring dance performances were part of the 2022 Bridging Bionics Foundation Rise Up Gala

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Aspen Hope Center | Light Up the Night Benefit

Entertainment by the Spazmatics and gorgeous views inspired generosity at the Aspen Hope Center Light up the Night benefit at Elk Song Ranch.

12/15/2022

People & Places

Aspen Center For Environmental Studies' Evening at the Lake

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies' (ACES) Evening at the Lake 2022 included music, dinner from Rock Bottom Ranch and boat rides on Hallam Lake

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer and Marysue Bonetti

People & Places

Chris Klug Foundation & Summit for Life

Chris Klug Foundation and Summit For Life held their fabulous, annual Wine & Dine for Life dinner in August 2022

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer and SMPL CO

People & Places

The Buddy Program | Boogie Buddy 5-mile Benefit Run

The Buddy Program Boogie's Buddy 5-mile benefit run on the Fourth of July 2022

12/15/2022

People & Places

The Buddy Program | 23rd Annual Bash for the Buddies

The Buddy Program held its 23rd annual Bash for the Buddies event in July, raising more than $1 million for youth mentoring programs.

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer, Matt Powers, and Tamera Susa

People & Places

Aspen Music Festival | Post-Concert Reception

Aspen Music Festival patrons and donors gathered at a post-concert reception sponsored by Aspen Sojourner in 2022

12/15/2022 Photography by Tessa Nojaim and Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Jazz aspen Snowmass | JAS June Experience

The Jazz Aspen Snowmass JAS June Experience brought live music to nine venues across downtown Aspen in 2022.

12/15/2022 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

National Jewish Health Benefit

Celebrating the accomplishments of Barbara and the late Gerald Hines in Aspen 2022

12/15/2022 Photography by Courtesy National Jewish Health

Style & Shopping

At Altitude

Natural Inspiration

Fine Artist Isa Catto launches new product line of scarves and journals by Tess Weaver

12/06/2022 By Tess Weaver

Objects of Desire

Fire & Ice

The season’s hottest skiwear gear, subdued with cool jewels.

12/06/2022 Photography by Karl Wolfgang Styled by Britta Briscoe With Brooke Smith / Hair and Makeup Artist

At Altitude

Retail Roundup

This winter, Aspen adds family-owned jewelers, globally inspired boutiques, edgy ski apparel, and more by Tess Weaver

12/06/2022 By Tess Weaver

At Altitude

Ski Commerce

Aspen friends create a one-stop online shop for winter gear for the whole family, Salt + Snow by Tess Weaver

12/06/2022 By Tess Weaver