These are some of the most popular routes, with good reason—just be prepared to share the trail with other enthusiasts.
Leave the throngs behind with one of these scenic stand-ins to our most-loved places.
Blades of Glory
The story behind the skating scene at the Maroon Bells—and how it made a social media post go into overdrive.
The Maroon Bells–Snowmass Wilderness is a playground for adventurers and sightseers all year long.
Call & Response
The shuttle driver has visited Aspen's most popular attraction—The Maroon Bells—a couple thousand times more than you have.
Artist, potter, teacher, writer: a human-scale version of our annual tribute to those who make our home special.
Susan Benner, Julie Comins Pickrell, and Jay Cowen
Rocky Mountain High
Pot shops for the general public have arrived in the Roaring Fork Valley.
Aspen recently swore in a kinder, gentler mayor. Steve Skadron answers questions on politics, bar menus, and running in the backcountry.