Pedal Power

I Rode an E-bike, and I Liked It

With e-bikes on the verge of being approved on multiuse paths in Aspen, it's time to take a closer look at these enhanced rides.

05/23/2018 By Allison Pattillo

Datebook

Aspen Weekend Agenda: May 18–20, 2018

Volunteer opportunities on trails and in parks, Colorado Public Lands Day, and live music make for an active weekend.

05/16/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Pedal Power

Smart Cycling Tips for the Start of Riding Season

Because the rules of the road apply even when you're on a bike.

05/16/2018 By Allison Pattillo

Grow It Yourself

Top Tips for Gardening in the High Country

Local pros share advice on dealing with short growing seasons, intense sun, an arid climate, and pesky winds.

05/02/2018 By Allison Pattillo

Blood Simple

Treat Your Feet to a Pair of Footbeats

With input from active Aspenites, a new technology boosts circulation.

07/27/2017 By Allison Pattillo

Weekend Warrior

8 Fall Colorado Festivals Worth the Travel Time

Because no one puts on a toe-tapping, foot-stomping, beer-drinking, or film fan celebration quite like a mountain town.

07/26/2017 By Allison Pattillo

Road Trips

6 Idyllic Weekend Getaways out of Aspen

From desert adventures to waterside retreats, here are our favorite easy-to-get-to escapes.

07/26/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld, Allison Pattillo, and Katie Shapiro

Great Outdoors

Get Your Ass in Gear and Go Burro Racing This Summer

This uniquely Colorado form of competitive running requires some offbeat strategies ... and a donkey.

05/24/2017 By Allison Pattillo

Every Which Way But Down

32 Wintery Ways to Play Outside

Ice karting, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, and more—pick a new adventure to try this season.

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

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

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

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

4 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