Go for the Gold

The Official Aspen Sojourner Guide to the 2017 FIS World Cup Finals

The who, where, when, and how to watch—plus all of the parties and concerts in between.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Datebook

The Complete 2017 FIS World Cup Schedule

When and where to catch all of the action, concerts, parties, and awards.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Contender's Circle

The Top 10 FIS World Cup Racers to Put on Your Radar

Our picks for whom to keep an eye on during the four main events: Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super-G, and Downhill

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Prep School

How a World-Class Race Course is Constructed

“The course is a sheet of ice, just like the racers like it.”

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Finals Reckoning

Looking Back on Aspen's Storied Ski Racing History

The FIS Ski World Cup Finals, one of ski racing’s premier events, lands local for the first time ever this March.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Call & Response

A Q&A with World Cup Pioneer Bob Beattie

The longtime Woody Creek resident wants to go back to the drawing board to step up ski racing's appeal.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

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

Car Shopping

Tesla Motors Lands in Aspen With a New Downtown Showroom

Follow the Falcon Wing doors into the electric carmaker's third Colorado location.

02/15/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Call & Response

A Q&A with Activist Paula Nirschel

This Aspen-based inspired thinker enables access to higher education and, eventually, medical care to women in Afghanistan.

02/15/2017 By Brook Sutton

Talking Points

Aspen PEO Celebrates 100 years of Quietly Building Community

The sisters of the Philanthropic Educational Organization are doing it for themselves.

02/15/2017 By Eleanor Shelton

Perfect Party

Community Table: Midwinter/Spring Issue 2017

The mixed bag of the community table was once an Aspen hallmark. Here’s our fantasy guest list to restart the trend.

02/15/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Going Green

Looking Back on 20 Years of Sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company

After two decades, its groundbreaking program has had a big impact, but there’s plenty more to do.

02/15/2017 By Allen Best

Dear Readers

Editor’s Note: Midwinter/Spring Issue 2017

Editor-in-Chief Cindy Hirschfeld reflects on her graduation from Aspen's first Citizens Academy.

02/15/2017 By Cindy Hirshfeld

Girl Boss

How S'well Is Ridding the World of Plastic ... 1 Million Bottles at a Time

Aspen Sojourner caught up with founder Sarah Kauss at the Sundance Film Festival to talk about her Colorado roots, new "1 Million Bottle Project," and hiking her way to a multimillion-dollar idea.

02/07/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Justice for All

Slideshow: Hundreds Gathered for Aspen's Women's Ski and March

In solidarity with their sisters around the country, locals once again showed that the Roaring Fork Valley has a strong political and moral conscience.

01/21/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Nature’s Calling

5Point Film Festival Finds Its Perfect Match in Meaghan Lynch

With a new executive director at the helm, one of the country’s premier outdoor film fests is kicking 2017 into high gear.

01/17/2017 By Katie Shapiro

STAR SIGHTINGS

Aspen Sojourner’s 2016 Holiday Season Celebrity Superlatives

From class clown and cutest couple to biggest flirt and best dressed, we present our first annual awards to the who's who in town.

01/03/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Live From Aspen

Tune in Alert: Aspen 82 Debuts New Après Ski Show for the Season

Longtime host Oliver Sharpe is bringing viewers a fresh program celebrating our legendary après, culinary, and nightlife scenes.

12/23/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Locals We Love

A Day in the Ski Town Life: Aztech Mountain's Heifara Rutgers

Introducing our new time-stamped series where homegrown personalities share their ideal itineraries.

12/21/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Car Shopping

Tesla Motors Makes a Pit Stop in Town With Its First-Ever Mobile Design Gallery

The new Model X SUV, with an Airstream in tow, is open for oohing and aahing in Snowmass.

12/02/2016 By Katie Shapiro