Field Notes

Hike of the Week: North Fork Lake Creek Trail

Big views and relative solitude await hikers on the east side of Independence Pass.

09/13/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Aspen Mountain

A gondola ride down makes this mountain ascent a more attainable outing than you might expect.

08/30/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Cathedral Lake Trail

This popular outing to a high-alpine lake draws wildflower lovers and leaf peepers.

08/22/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Hang Ten

Healthy Rivers Whitewater Park Is Raging in Basalt

New play features for midvalley river runners have hidden benefits.

07/27/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Perfect Party

From Comedian David Spade to Trail Blazer John Armstrong, Our Fantasy Guest List for the Season

The mixed bag of the community table was once an Aspen hallmark. Here’s our latest list to restart the trend.

07/27/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dear Readers

The Risk and Reward of Conquering Colorado's 14ers

A word from our editor-in-chief on living and loving life at its highest.

07/26/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Whitewater Wonders

Gear Closet: 6 Recommendations for the River

From standup paddleboarding to fly fishing, we've got your aquatic adventures covered.

07/26/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

You Spin Me Round

Pastry Chef Chris Guzman's Sweet Secret? A Vintage Record Player

What your next dessert at The Little Nell may have in common with that old 'Dead or Alive' LP.

07/26/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Road Trips

6 Idyllic Weekend Getaways out of Aspen

From desert adventures to waterside retreats, here are our favorite easy-to-get-to escapes.

07/26/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld and Allison Pattillo

Voices Carry

Athleisure It Brand Outdoor Voices Pops Up in Aspen

Founded in 2013 by Boulder native Tyler Haney, OV apparel is high performance with a high-brow aesthetic.

07/19/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld With Katie Shapiro

Best of the Fest

Aspen Sojourner’s 2017 Food & Wine Classic Superlatives

Our editors share the highlights from their overstuffed reporters' notebooks (and stomachs).

06/20/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld and Katie Shapiro

Sojourner Afield

Take Your Summer Skiing in the Andes Up a Notch at Valle Nevado

Aspenites always flock to Ski Portillo, but this "snowy valley" has almost double the terrain plus, it's part of the Mountain Collective Pass.

05/24/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Perfect Party

Community Table: Summer Issue 2017

The mixed bag of the community table was once an Aspen hallmark. Here’s our fantasy guest list to restart the trend.

05/24/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Tweet This

Song Sleuth Puts Birding at Your Fingertips

A collaboration with noted ornithologist and illustrator David Sibley, the new app has a sophisticated sound-monitoring system for identifying wildlife.

05/24/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Dear Readers

Editor’s Note: Summer Issue 2017

Editor-in-Chief Cindy Hirschfeld reflects on an injury-induced new view of Aspen.

05/24/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Rhythm & Views

Here's Why You Should Head to Telluride for The Ride Festival

An instant success, the 6th annual music festival continues to draw big names to the box canyon in July. 

05/24/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Salud!

These Wines From Spain are Must-Sips This Summer

We asked Food & Wine Classic presenter Leslie Sbrocco for her favorite patio pours.

05/24/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

America's Downhill

Slideshow: Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals Launch in Aspen

Top moments from all of the action on day one.

03/15/2017 Photography by Cindy Hirschfeld

World Cup Finals

Ski Racing Legend Tommy Moe Remembers Fast Times in Aspen

The Olympic gold medalist shares his views on Aspen Mountain's downhill course, watching ski races, and one very cool belt buckle.

03/14/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

See & Hear

Linda Lafferty and Andy Stone Go Head to Head With New Releases

Married for 30 years, these two local novelists play a game of 'he wrote, she wrote.'

02/21/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld