At Altitude

Wear Your Loyalties with SkiCo's New AspenX Brand

The rollout includes the debut of a $725 ski jacket modeled after gear patrollers wear on its iconic mountain, as well as other clothing and home goods.

12/21/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

At Altitude

Hotel Renovations in Aspen and Snowmass

Two Snowmass hotels reopen after significant upgrades, while the Limelight Aspen gets relit, giving the Colorado resorts an added dash of panache.

12/21/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

At Altitude

Uphill Skiers Now Charged a Fee at Aspen Snowmass Resorts

After years of free access, skinners and hikers must now pay to ascend Aspen, Buttermilk, Snowmass, and Highlands before the trip down.

12/21/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

At Altitude

Grand Openings on Aspen's Retail Scene for Winter 2022

Designer denim, sustainably sourced cashmere, and a whole lot of Western wear—find these and more at Aspen’s newest stores.

12/21/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

At Altitude

3 Great Ways to Have a Perfect Women-Only Ski Day

Women's ski clinics, like these options in and around Aspen, can provide great camaraderie as you amp up your on-mountain skills.

12/21/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

At Altitude

Community Table: The People Making Aspen Buzz This Season

The mixed bag of the community table was once an Aspen hallmark. Here’s our fantasy guest list of local newsmakers and visitors we’d like to meet.

12/21/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

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

From leash laws to trail access, this FAQ guide will help you and your dog get the most out of your Aspen visit.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

5 Off-Leash Areas Around Aspen

Treat your dog to untethered, unfettered play time at these off-leash parks in Aspen and Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

4 Great Aspen-Area Swimming Spots for Pooches

Let your dog cool off with a summer dip at these ideal swimming spots in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

What Are the Best Canine Breeds for Aspen Adventuring?

Expert advice from shelters and veterinarians on the breeds of dog most suited to an active lifestyle in and around Aspen.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

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

Veterinarian Dr. Anne Cooley of the Aspen Animal Hospital shares insights that will keep dogs and owners on the paths to healthy adventure.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

10 Top Dog-Friendly Hikes in the Roaring Fork Valley

Aspen locals share their favorite hiking trails for a scenic, stress-free day out with the dogs--or on your own.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dog Days in Aspen

Aspen’s Most Dog-Friendly Hotels

Many hotels just accept pets, but these Aspen lodging properties 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, from footwear to outerwear to healthful, energy-filled snacks.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Cycle Ops

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

Check out the latest offerings in mountain biking clothing and accessories from Ripton & Co., Pit Viper, and Rapha.

07/05/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

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Two New Aspen Lodging Properties Offer Enviable Retreats

Live the luxe life with family and friends at the Aspen Street Lodge, near the heart of town, or Aspen Valley Ranch, a compound 12 miles downvalley.

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