High Angling: Lakes

5 Aspen-Area Lakes Perfect for Wetting a Line

These cool pools are home to plenty of trout.

07/26/2018 By Kelly Bastone Photography by Ross Kribbs

At Altitude

Get Lost in the Trees at ACES

A new viewing platform gives a bird's eye view of wildlife.

05/23/2018 By Rebecca Cole

Design Story

How a West Coast–Based Tech Couple Built Their Ideal Mountain Retreat

This Aspen home incorporates its owners' passions while graciously complementing the forested landscape.

02/01/2016 By Susan Benner Photography by Derek Skalko

On Tap

Tour de Beer: 5 Stops for Local Suds

It may not be Portland (a.k.a. Beervana), but the Roaring Fork Valley’s brewing culture is hopping—and mashing and lagering.

05/01/2015 By Alison Berkley Margo

Rescue Mission

Mission Accomplished

After years of making do in a converted Pan Abode, Mountain Rescue Aspen moved into a headquarters fit for its life-saving operations.

02/01/2015 By Julie Comins

Breaking Trail

The Complete Guide to Aspen's Storied Ski History

For as long as folks have lived here, they have ascended the mountains and slid down, whether climbing on foot and skiing on barrel staves or riding the gondola and sporting the latest K2s.

02/01/2015 By Tim Cooney

Zen Style

Scenes from a Sunken Grass Garden in the West End

Bordered by water, the contemporary courtyard both echoes and contrasts its surroundings.

05/01/2014 By Amanda Rae

Sanctuary for All

Community Cornerstone

Aspen’s oldest church has weathered a boom, a bust, the birth of an international ski resort, and 120 winters. Its recent restoration was well earned.

02/01/2014 By Jodi Buchan

Aspen After Dark

The Quintessential Guide to Aspen’s Infamous Nightlife Scene

Our daytime diversions do entertain, but it’s once the sun goes down that we leave our ski-town peers in the dust.

11/01/2013 By Michael Miracle With Amanda Rae, Tom Passavant, Jacob Proctor, Tess Schaftel, and Stewart Oksenhorn

Design Story

A Tiny Wonder Tucked Into Shadow Mountain

This petite modern remodel by Robert Cronenberg and Ricki McHugh bursts with charm.

07/01/2013 By Amanda Rae

Musical Masterpiece

Music for the Eyes

The new Aspen Music Festival Campus is a symphony in space.

07/01/2013 By Stewart Oksenhorn

Daily Essentials

What’s in Your Bag, Angie Stewart?

Angie Stewart has had the same Aspen m.o. since she first visited town in 1971: go, go, go!

07/01/2013 By Michael Miracle

Time to Explore

Hunter Creek, Unhidden

Two of Aspen’s most popular trails—the Rio Grande and Hunter Creek Trails have linked up in a match made in hiking heaven.

05/01/2013 By Catherine Lutz

Must See Shows

Catch This!

An enjoyable night’s entertainment? We’re looking for something more from Aspen’s culture calendar. We want significant, momentous, and memorable.

05/01/2013 By Stewart Oksenhorn

Whey Cool

Dairy Queen

Separating the curds from the whey with Wendy Mitchell of Avalanche Cheese.

02/01/2013 By Amanda Rae

Mountain Homestyle

Backcountry Living on the Backside of Aspen Mountain

An off-the-grid cabin stands as an ultimate mountain getaway—and two brothers’ homage to a family legacy.

02/01/2013 By Christine Benedetti

Local Heros

Sojourner Salutes Award Honorees

For nearly two decades, this magazine’s Sojourner Salutes awards have paid tribute to the givers, doers, and fighters who make the Roaring Fork Valley exceptional.

11/01/2012 By Jay Cowen