Every Which Way But Down

32 Wintery Ways to Play Outside

Ice karting, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, and moreā€”pick a new adventure to try this season.

02/17/2017 By Allison Pattillo, Cindy Hirschfeld, and Brook Sutton

Need for Speed

Calling All Dare Devils: Here's Where to Go Ice Karting and Paragliding

Go fast, go big, or go home!

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

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

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

WILD WILD WEST

Ride 'Em Cowpokes: Where to Watch the Rodeo This Summer

Given the history of horses in Aspen, our town had its first rodeo long before its first ski lift.

08/09/2016 By Allison Pattillo

HELPING HANDS

How to Find Healing Through Horses

The Roaring Fork Valley has several well-established equine therapy facilities.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

People

Three Legendary Equestrians on Their Rise to Success in the Saddle

Famed equestrians Tony Vagneur, Karin Reid Offield, and Carol Dopkin reflect on then and now.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

PONY UP

Polo Playing in the Roaring Fork Valley

Meet Melissa Ganzi: the queen reviving the sport of kings.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

RIDE ON

Four Classic Horse Trails to Try

Roaring Fork Valley Horse Council's Holly McLain shares her favorite haunts on horseback.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

HORSE HABITAT

State-of-the-Art Dream Barns

Local architects share key elements of horse-friendly design.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

EQUINE EDUCATION

Cozy Point Ranch: Aspen's Original Horse Haven

With a 120-year history, the local landmark looks to the future.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

Let's Ride

Equine Etiquette 101: Top Tips for the Trails

Plus four area outfitting companies to take you into the high country.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo