Dog Days in Aspen

The Best Ways to “Ruff It” in Aspen with Your Pooch

Where pups can stay, hike, swim, frolic off leash, and more in one of Colorado’s dog-friendliest towns.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

How to Be on Your Best Behavior as a Dog Visiting Aspen

Answers to all of the questions your pooch may have when visiting the Roaring Fork Valley

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

5 Off-Leash Areas Around Aspen

Fido can romp to his heart’s content at these parks that allow supervised, untethered play.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

4 Great Aspen-Area Swimming Spots for Pooches

Hot under the collar? Cool off at one of these places perfect for doggie-paddling.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

What Are the Best Canine Breeds for Aspen Adventuring?

Town’s most popular dogs may not be the ones best suited to active outings.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

6 Tips on Keeping Your Dog Safe and Sound in the Mountains

Read this advice from veterinarian Dr. Anne Cooley of the Aspen Animal Hospital before heading out.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

10 Top Dog-Friendly Hikes in the Roaring Fork Valley

These close-to-town routes come recommended by local pups and their owners.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

Aspen’s Most Dog-Friendly Hotels

Many places just accept pets, but these local lodges openly embrace them with dog-centric amenities and accommodating service.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Explore Aspen's 13ers

Get the Gear for a High-Altitude Summit

Everything you need for peak performance

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Cycle Ops

Three New Mountain-Bike Clothing Lines Supply Trail-Worthy Style

Check out the latest offerings from Ripton & Co., Pit Viper, and Rapha.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Privacy, please

Two New Aspen Lodging Properties Offer Enviable Retreats

Live the luxe life with family and friends at these exclusive compounds.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Community Table

From Labor Day Headliner Stevie Nicks to Local Columnist Lo Semple, Our Fantasy Guest List

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

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld Illustrations by Matty Newton

Friends with Benefits

Visit Five Utah Ski Areas with One Ikon Pass

Where to ski, sleep, and eat at Alta, Snowbird, Solitude, Brighton, and Deer Valley.

12/23/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Hidden Valley

Discover Sunlight Mountain Resort

This fifth ski area near Aspen merits a visit for family-friendly pricing, new expert terrain, and old-school charm.

12/23/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Community Table

From Retired Hotel Jerome GM Tony DiLucia to Newspaper Editor Megan Tackett, Our Fantasy Guest List

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

12/23/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld Illustrations by David Wilson

Word Up

Three New Books to Put on Your Nightstand

Aspen chefs share their recipes, plus a local bioblitz and the awesome power of deep snow.

12/23/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

High and Dry

5 Essential Winter Skin Savers

Combat the effects of altitude and aridity with these Colorado-made potions.

12/23/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dear Readers

Covid’s Unanticipated Benefit: Inspiring Thoughtfulness

Much as we miss large gatherings, the pandemic has made us refocus how we spend time and energy and renewed the desire to give back.

12/23/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

No Lift Ticket, No Problem

8 Off-Slope Ways to Play in the Snow

With Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice karting, dogsledding, and more, the Roaring Fork Valley offers a wealth of wintry outdoor adventures.

12/23/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

New Views

An Alfresco Gallery for Our Times

A large exhibit at Anderson Ranch Arts Center and a new Aspen installation bring contemporary sculpture outdoors.

12/23/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld