Music on the Rocks

The Moab Music Festival Is a Feast for the Senses

Using the landscape as inspiration, the annual gathering gives audiences a one-of-a-kind listening experience.

07/26/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Out to Pasture

Agritourism Comes to Missouri Heights

With glamping, dinners, and alpaca yoga (really), Cedar Ridge Ranch cultivates an appreciation for the simple and sustainable.

07/26/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Perfect Party

From a Pair of Notable Retirees and an Inspiring High School Grad to the Ballet’s Newest Dancer

Here’s our fantasy guest list of local newsmakers and visitors we’d like to meet.

07/26/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld Illustrations by Matty Newton

Dear Readers

Our Editor-in-Chief Looks at a Little-Discussed Aspect of Aspen’s Workers

A collaboration with Aspen Journalism examines town’s largely unacknowledged but essential labor force.

07/26/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Art Reincarnate

A Herbert Bayer Sculpture Finds a New Home at the Aspen Institute

After being in storage for more than two decades, Anaconda now graces the Aspen Meadows campus.

07/26/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

At Altitude

A New Program Educates Climbers About Elk Mountain 14ers

After last summer’s tragic accidents, local groups aim to raise awareness among those tackling our most challenging peaks.

07/25/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Crank It Up

Summer's Hot Mountain Biking Gear and Apparel

Hit the trail with a super-lightweight helmet, photochromic sunglasses, a hydration fanny pack, and more.

06/06/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Courtesy Images

shot in the dark?

Hunter S. Thompson Lives on in a New Exhibit

The Aspen Historical Society's new exhibit surveys the gonzo journalist's wild campaign for local sheriff.

06/04/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dining Debuts

A Bite-Size Preview of Aspen's New Restaurants and Bars

Five summer openings promise new spots to see, be seen, and dine well.

06/04/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Backstory

Snowmass Village Revamps Its Iconic Entrance Sign

A cherished welcoming tradition gets an update.

06/04/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

community table

From Aspen Words Literary Prize Winner Mohsin Hamid to Sunlight's Mini-Mayor Colby Rogers, Our Fantasy Guest List

Here's whom we'd invite if we could entertain this season's most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

06/04/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld Illustrations by Matty Newton

Dream Big

A Peek at Five of Aspen's Most Exclusive Homes

When amenities like a private labyrinth, indoor bowling alley, and private ski lift are on the wish list

06/04/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Gear Box

Tecnica Introduces the First Heat-Moldable Hiking Boot

The Forge goes from box to custom fit in 20 minutes.

06/01/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Midcentury Redux

Swiss Clothier Akris Opens Shop in Aspen

The new boutique pays homage to a father of modern design, Alexander Girard.

06/01/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Ride On

5 New Biking Trails at Snowmass

A two-wheeled adrenaline rush is yours for the taking on these new routes.

06/01/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dear Readers

Look Below the Surface of Aspen's Top Attractions

Advice from our editor-in-chief about maximizing your summer season

05/30/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Sky High

Snowmass Opens an On-Mountain Adventure Park

A zipline canopy tour, climbing wall, ropes course, and alpine coaster are set among the trees.

05/23/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Scout Trail

Easily accessed from Glenwood Springs, this hillside hike has bird's-eye views of the canyon and a breathtaking finish.

05/16/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Legends of Aspen

A Conversation with Bob Beattie

In this exclusive excerpt from Aspen SkiCo's just-released book on ski racing, one of the sport's most influential leaders, who passed away this week, shared his views on racing's development and the magic of 2017's World Cup Finals.

04/04/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Take a Hike

Tackle a Three-Day Backpacking Adventure with a Little Help from New Friends

Swedish outdoor gear brand Fjällräven hosts its third Classic USA group trek near Leadville.

03/28/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld