on the run

Rickey Gates Is Running’s Renaissance Man

The Aspen native shares his epic journey across the country through photos and essays in a compelling new book.

07/02/2020 By Allison Pattillo

Wheel Deal

Why the Roaring Fork Valley Is Considered Colorado's Top Cycling Spot

New trails, a huge bike park addition, and the start of a pro stage race highlight this summer.

07/02/2020 By Allison Pattillo

Gear of the Week

Crescent Moon EVA Foam Snowshoes

These innovative lightweight ’shoes make the sport a whole lot more fun.

02/05/2020 By Allison Pattillo

Vintage Vibe

Gray Malin in Aspen

The photographer’s dreamy new series salutes The Little Nell’s 30th anniversary.

02/05/2020 By Allison Pattillo

pillow talk

An Interview with Lisa Taddeo, Who Kicks Off Winter Words' 2020 Season

The best-selling author appears January 7 in Aspen to discuss "Three Women," one of the past year's most buzzed-about books.

01/01/2020 By Allison Pattillo

Everybody Matters

Sojourner Salutes: Bob and Cynthia Chapman

This couple’s generosity helps make our community—and beyond—a better place, one listener at a time.

12/10/2019 By Allison Pattillo Photography by Karl Wolfgang

We Like Bikes

The Local Guide to Biking in the Roaring Fork Valley

Our cycling scene has it all: rugged road rides, swell single-track, passionate riders, active clubs, bike-centric events, and more.

08/02/2019 By Trina Ortega and Allison Pattillo Photography by Daniel Bayer Illustrations by Kwon Sena

We Like Bikes

The Local Guide to Biking in the Roaring Fork Valley

Our cycling scene has it all: rugged road rides, swell single-track, passionate riders, active clubs, bike-centric events, and more.

08/02/2019 By Trina Ortega and Allison Pattillo Photography by Daniel Bayer Illustrations by Kwon Sena

We Like Bikes

Four Aspen Cyclists That Inspire

From starting a kids' BMX program to competing as a pro, these locals add an extra-special something to their riding resumés.

08/02/2019 By Trina Ortega and Allison Pattillo Illustrations by Kwon Sena

We Like Bikes

Alternative Ways to Cycle Around Aspen

Gravel riding, e-bikes, and WE-cycle provide different pedal strokes for different folks.

08/01/2019 By Allison Pattillo and Trina Ortega Photography by Daniel Bayer

We Like Bikes

Reach Road Ride Bliss in the Roaring Fork Valley

A valley-long bike path, sustained climbs, and soaring views from the saddle satisfy cyclists of all levels.

08/01/2019 By Allison Pattillo Photography by Daniel Bayer

Get Lit

Three Aspenites, Three Personal Libraries

Think print is dead? These avid local readers share the stories behind their expansive collections of beloved books.

05/30/2019 By Allison Pattillo Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Your Perfect Day

3 Places to Stand-Up Paddleboard Around Aspen

Cool down and chill out on local rivers and lakes.

05/24/2019 By Allison Pattillo

Nature's Calling

Earth’s Call Launches in Aspen with Weekend Event

The new environmental foundation wants to mobilize through music and is away giving free tickets .

05/08/2019 By Allison Pattillo

hemp help

Cannabis for the Rest of Us

Five ways to try CBD, the nonpsychoactive hemp extract said to have heaps of health benefits

02/14/2019 By Allison Pattillo

fast and fit

Discover Aspen's Only Spot for the Lagree Method

A new exercise studio offers the cult-fave workout that will have your muscles screaming.

02/13/2019 By Allison Pattillo

Art Out Loud

Have You Apologized Lately?

Sure, the noon fire siren is cool, but so is the thought-provoking daily performance at this Aspen Art Museum exhibit.

02/04/2019 Photography by Allison Pattillo

Datebook

Aspen Weekend Agenda: February 1–3, 2019

The X Games may be gone, but the excitement continues this weekend with a fat bike race at the Aspen Golf Course, two spicy nights of JAS Cafe at the Little Nell, and a wacky fly tying competition in Basalt.

01/29/2019 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Shape Up

Gear of the Week: HIIT XT 2 from Altra Running

There's no excuse not to cross-train when this updated shoe takes you from weights and lunges at the gym to rushing the net during pickleball.

01/26/2019 By Allison Pattillo

Datebook

Aspen Weekend Agenda: January 25–27, 2019

It's Winter X Games weekend! Plus, SkiCo celebrates Australia Day with shrimp on the barbie, Shake Shack pops up, and local comedy comes to the Temporary.

01/24/2019 By Aspen Sojourner Staff