Party Like It's 1967

Everything You Need to Know to Celebrate Snowmass's 50th Anniversary

The past and present come together as one of the country’s premier ski resorts hosts three days of throwback festivities, December 15–17

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Village Express

The Quick-Start Guide to Skiing Snowmass

Renowned for its sheer size and variety of terrain, the ski area can present a puzzle for those who don’t know it well.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Lift Line

The Story Behind 3 Quintessential Snowmass Ski Runs

And how Gwyn's High Alpine became an on-mountain institution.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Growing Pains

Has Snowmass Base Village's Moment Finally Arrived?

On the heels of its 50th anniversary season, it's perfect timing for the resurrection of long-stalled plans.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Golden Era

Snowmass Then & Now: 50 Years of Skiing History

Thanks to gutsy ski pioneers, exceptionally diverse terrain, loyal businesses, and the welcome resurrection of its Base Village plans, Snowmass still stands out.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Small World

Are Tiny Homes the Answer to the Roaring Fork Valley's Housing Crisis?

Aspen Skiing Company adds 34 more units to its successful experiment at the Aspen Basalt Campground.

07/27/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Saving Space

A Complete History of Aspen Valley Land Trust, Colorado's Conservation Pioneer

Looking back on a 50-year legacy and the future of the beloved organization, whose relevancy is stronger than ever.

07/26/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Crowning Glory

3 New Living Roofs to Look up To

Area developers and landscape architects are embracing these elevated spaces, which range from highly functional to beautiful with benefits.

05/25/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Shape of Things

5 Race Types and 4 Turn Sizes That Define the Competition

Before you hit the stands, brush up on your downhill vocabulary.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Wax On

Gear Closet: Race-Stock Skis Are Like No Skis You've (Likely) Ever Been On

These athletes compete on pure speed machines.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

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

Spectator Sport

The 3 Best Places to Watch the World Cup from Aspen Mountain Manager Peter King

Those racers go by in a flash, so map out your viewing plan beforehand.

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

Talking All Things World Cup With Its 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

People

The Aspen Power 50

Who really runs this town? Our list of top decision-makers who wield the most influence over local living.

11/27/2016 By Catherine Lutz and Carolyn Sackariason

Trail Marker

The Ying Yang on the Rim Trail Has a Bittersweet Origin

For locals who know the story behind the unique monument, it truly is a sacred spot.

05/01/2016 By Catherine Lutz

Heat Up

The Essential Guide to Aspen's Summer Events

Whether you want world-class music, provocative visual arts, or transcendent theater, you’ll find it in Aspen this season.

05/01/2016 With Todd Hartley, Catherine Lutz, and Brook Sutton Illustrations by Nicole Licht By Grace Lichtenstein