Happy Trails

25 Amazing Roaring Fork Valley Hikes

In terms of something-for-everyone appeal, no outdoor activity can match hiking and here, options range from lung-busting to low-key.

07/01/2013 By Catherine Lutz and Todd Hartley

Fun Fashion

The Great Hautedoors

Getting outside needn’t mean going grunge. Whether for the pool, the trail, or the river, Aspenites can put together looks both functional and fashionable.

07/01/2013 Styled by Shelly Safir Marolt

Hot Topic

A Big Fracking Deal

To frack or not to frack. The payoff? A possible hundred-year supply of domestic natural gas. Its real cost? No one knows, but it may be a lot higher than we think.

07/01/2013 By Jay Cowan

Taco Time

Fill ’Er Up!

Dam Good Tacos—which became arguably the Roaring Fork Valley’s speediest eatery opening, in one month, June of last year—recently expanded to a forty-seat restaurant in Fort Collins.

05/01/2013 By Amanda Rae

Water Music

Water Logged

How a computer crash almost stopped the music for Aspen’s Dancing Fountain.

05/01/2013 By Amanda Rae

Time to Explore

Hunter Creek, Unhidden

Two of Aspen’s most popular trails—the Rio Grande and Hunter Creek Trails have linked up in a match made in hiking heaven.

05/01/2013 By Catherine Lutz