Pandemic Picks

Quarantine Routines, Mountain Style

What have the editors of magazines in Aspen, Park City, and Vail been enjoying while sheltered at home? Planting a garden, escaping into nature, splurging on bourbon, and more

05/20/2020 By Jane Gendron, Cindy Hirschfeld, and Ted Katauskas

Backstory

Sweet, Sweet Pea

Grow a bit of history by planting Aspen’s iconic flower.

05/13/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Popular during a pandemic

What Are We Drinking While Sheltered at Home?

Jugs of wine, Modelo beer, and high-end tequila are all popular right now from Aspen to Carbondale.

04/29/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

dine at home

Where to Get Delivery, Takeout, or Curbside Pickup in the Midvalley Right Now

Our comprehensive guide to what Basalt and Carbondale restaurants are offering during the pandemic.

04/09/2020 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

editor's note

Let’s Talk Skiing

Aspen's a ski town at heart, and we give you the inside intel to make the most of it.

02/28/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Community Table

From Dynamo Performer Grace Potter to Singer/Actress/Educator Nina Gabianelli, Our Fantasy Guest List

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

02/27/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld Illustrations by Sonny Ross

These Tables are Made for Dancing

The Snow Lodge Amps up Gondola Plaza

Montauk’s party central for A-listers opens for the winter in Aspen.

02/25/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

roam if you want to

This New Exoskeleton Lets Skiers with Chronic Leg Discomfort Lighten Up

Demo the Roam Elevate robotic system at Snowmass.

02/20/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Tasty Trio

Three Meals, Three Restaurants at Aspen's Airport Business Center

Getting your daily food fix at this locals' hub is as easy as ABC.

02/19/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Fond Memories

Author Jill Sheeley Recounts Her Hippie Days in Aspen

A new memoir captures the golden age of ski bums in the early 1970s.

02/19/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Gear of the Week

Oros Orion Parka

A low-profile, space-age insulation keeps you warm and comfortable.

02/12/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

By The Numbers

Two of Aspen SkiCo's Latest Environmental Measures

Thanks to an electric snowmobile and tree-less paper, our slopes are a little greener this year.

01/15/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Fresh Style

6 New Aspen Boutiques to Discover

From Goop's pop-up to a locally owned men's clothing venue, these stores add flair to winter shopping.

01/02/2020 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Community Table

From In-Vogue Artist Yayoi Kusama to T-Lazy-7 Patriarch Rick Deane, Our Fantasy Guest List

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

12/20/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld Illustrations by Matty Newton

Book It

Aspen Sojourner's Holiday Reading List

You can find these new titles from Winter Words authors and local writers—plus a novel set in Aspen—on our bedside table this season.

12/18/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Leading Edge

6 Ski Gear Picks You Should Know About This Winter

From an innovative new ski boot to an eco-friendly jacket, these are the pieces that perform.

12/11/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Sojourner Afield

Round out Your Aspen Vacay with an Overnight in Denver

Three new hotels to explore in one of the country's buzziest cities, plus airport advice from seasoned travelers.

12/05/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Sweat Equity

How The North Face’s New Game-Changing Fabric Took Shape in Highland Bowl

FutureLight is being touted as the ultimate waterproof-breathable tech for outdoorsy folk.

12/04/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Eat & Drink

A Winter Welcome to Almresi, Bear Den, Joonas, and mix6

From bratwurst to bowls to baked goods, these new spots promise to enliven the local dining scene.

12/04/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Air Apparent

The BettyFlies Foundation Takes Off

Aspenite Suzanne Pfister draws on a family legacy of flight to help future aviators.

11/27/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld