Slope Side

Fort Frog Re-Opens on Buttermilk Mountain

Bigger and even better, the Old West–style structure welcomes kids (and adults) once again.

12/10/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff Photography by Allison Pattillo

Hometown Hill

Buttermilk: The Unsung Hero of Aspen's Ski Areas

Kids' trails and terrain parks makes this local mountain ideal for families and X Gamers in training.

11/24/2018 By Catherine Lutz

Daredevils

Slideshow: X Games Aspen 2017

The hottest names in winter action sports returned to Buttermilk Mountain for four days of big air and loud beats.

01/31/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Make It Snow

4 On-Mountain Experiences Only Made Possible From Snowmaking

In the face of the wild card of climate change, the technology is one of Aspen Skiing Company's most vital tools.

11/01/2015 By Catherine Lutz

High Times at Cloud Nine

Cristal Geyser

Cloud Nine’s recent remodel doesn’t aspire to rein in the ski world’s most raucous restaurant. It couldn’t if it tried.

11/01/2015 By Michael Miracle

Where The Fun Begins

The Ultimate Guide to Skiing and Riding Buttermilk

Newbie-friendly grades mixed with experts-only grinds—and most everything in between—make this mountain magic for all ages.

11/01/2015 By Abigail Eagye

Snow Behemoth

A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Buttermilk's SuperPipe

For more than ten consecutive years, one of the world’s biggest halfpipes has loomed large.

11/01/2014 By Erik Hesselman

Ski Snowmass

A View to a Hill

Whether you’re looking simply to get stoked for an upcoming day on the hill or you want actionable information for deciding which of Aspen/Snowmass’s four mountains to ski, do yourself a favor and bookmark the Aspen Skiing Company’s webcams.

11/01/2014 By Michael Miracle

Safety Tips for Kids

Mastodons Talk. Kids Listen.

Jeff Teaford, a local illustrator and Aspen Skiing Company employee, has pitched kid-appropriate ways to teach skier safety for fifteen years.

11/01/2013 By Michael Miracle

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