Slope Savvy

Where Should We Ski Today?

Best powder stashes? On-mountain après spots? Places to get bragging rights? Make the most of your time on the slopes with our local insight.

02/27/2020 By Catherine Lutz Photography by Matt Power

Your Perfect Day

Three Ski Touring Outings Around Aspen

Explore the wilder side of local mountains while earning your turns.

02/21/2020 By Manasseh Franklin

No's a no-no

The Year of Yes

What happens when a non-athlete moves to the Roaring Fork Valley and never turns down an invitation?

02/20/2020 By Katherine Roberts

Call & Response

A Q&A with Forecasters Cory Gates and Ryan Boudreau

The founders of AspenWeather.net dish on predicting snowfall, why the tropics matter, and what bear activity may mean.

02/20/2020 By As told to Catherine Lutz

Kick and Glide

Aspen’s Silverboom Ski Race Celebrates Gold

For 50 years, this Nordic event has brought together skinny-ski enthusiasts. 

02/20/2020 By Catherine Lutz

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

throwback ticket prices

Ski Aspen Snowmass for $59 with Your Pass from Any Other Resort

SkiCo's new Passapalooza makes the weekend of December 13–15 a steal.

10/18/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Ski Bum

Want to Ski for a Living? Apply Now.

Ski.com is hiring a mountain enthusiast to travel the world for a dream job of epic proportions.

09/05/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Superstars

Aspen Athletes Shine at 2018 Paralympic Games

Congratulations to the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club's current and former athletes who took home eight medals from Pyeongchang.

03/21/2018 By Barbara Platts

Party Mountain

The Ultimate Aspen Snowmass Spring Skiing Guide

Our best tips for ego-boosting slush bumps, prime decks, sun-ready accessories, and over-the-top celebrations.

03/19/2018 By Brook Sutton

Slope Smarts

Must-Have Sun Protection for Spring Skiing

Aspen’s high altitude and plentiful sunshine make sunscreen and shades essential.

03/09/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Ski On

Our Run-by-Run Cheat Sheets to Great Spring Skiing

Whether you're looking for perfect slush bumps or caches of wintry powder, here's where to find them.

03/07/2018 By Brook Sutton

Spring Fever

Spring Parties That Are Fueled by Locals

As if the sun’s not enough, these grassroots traditions celebrate the season.

03/07/2018 By Brook Sutton

Celebrate Good Times

Closing-Day Parties at Aspen/Snowmass Send Out Ullr with a Bang

Nothing brings out Aspen's celebrated freak flag quite like a party on the final day of the season.

03/07/2018 By Brook Sutton

Slope Smarts

Our Mini Guides to Spring Skiing Essentials

From a playlist for the gondola ride and mixing the perfect cocktail to how to wear a bowl strap and private mountain party venues, we give you tips for the perfect spring day.

03/07/2018 By Brook Sutton Illustrations by Dana Parker

Cocktail Time

Aspen's Best Decks for Après Spring Skiing

End your ski day with the mountain version of a sunset cruise: a slopeside deck and a well-earned cocktail.

03/07/2018 By Brook Sutton

Upward Mobility

A Breakfast Club at Buttermilk and Dynafit Performance Rentals Satisfy Uphillers

The Aspen Skiing Company continues its outreach to skiers skinning up the mountain with new offerings this winter.

02/28/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Early Bird Gets the Corn

How to Keep Your Ski Season Going After the Lifts Close

When the road up Independence Pass reopens in the spring, Aspen’s unofficial fifth ski area provides plenty of snow stoke.

02/18/2018 By Todd Hartley

See & Ski

3 New Guidebooks to Help You Plan the Best Spring Backcountry Tours

Each offers a different take on Aspen's most alluring peaks.

02/18/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Power Aid

What It Takes to Win a Ski Mountaineering Race

A winning women's Power of Four duo break down their training regimen by the numbers.

02/18/2018 By Brook Sutton