Party Like It's 1967

Everything You Need to Know to Celebrate Snowmass's 50th Anniversary

The past and present come together as one of the country’s premier ski resorts hosts three days of throwback festivities, December 15–17

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Village Express

The Quick-Start Guide to Skiing Snowmass

Renowned for its sheer size and variety of terrain, the ski area can present a puzzle for those who don’t know it well.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Lift Line

The Story Behind 3 Quintessential Snowmass Ski Runs

And how Gwyn's High Alpine became an on-mountain institution.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Golden Era

Snowmass Then & Now: 50 Years of Skiing History

Thanks to gutsy ski pioneers, exceptionally diverse terrain, loyal businesses, and the welcome resurrection of its Base Village plans, Snowmass still stands out.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Dear Readers

Why Seeking Out Snowmass is Always Worth It

A word from our editor-in-chief reflecting on her best-ever ski days at the massive mountain resort.

11/18/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Gondola Gossip

What's up with Those Red Cups on This Season's Lift Tickets?

Here's the story behind the 13th annual Art in Unexpected Places partnership.

11/08/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

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

Summer Skiing

Happy Memorial Day: Aspen Mountain Is Reopening

Thanks to an 18-inch storm cycle last week, 130 acres of mountaintop terrain will open for skiing and riding on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

05/22/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Expanding Empire

Aspen Skiing Company to Acquire Steamboat, Stratton, Mammoth, and more!

Via a newly formed partnership with KSL Capital Partners, the projected $1.5 billion deal to purchase Intrawest will also add Snowshoe, Stratton, Tremblant, Blue Mountain, and Canadian Mountain Holidays to its portfolio.

04/10/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Sojourner Afield

Spring Splurge Alert: Cat Skiing at Crested Butte's Scarp Ridge Lodge

With one of the deepest winters on record, there's still time for a few more powder days.

03/26/2017 By Tess Weaver Strokes

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

Shape of Things

5 Race Types and 4 Turn Sizes That Define the Competition

Before you hit the stands, brush up on your downhill vocabulary.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Wax On

Gear Closet: Race-Stock Skis Are Like No Skis You've (Likely) Ever Been On

These athletes compete on pure speed machines.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Go for the Gold

The Official Aspen Sojourner Guide to the 2017 FIS World Cup Finals

The who, where, when, and how to watch—plus all of the parties and concerts in between.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Datebook

The Complete 2017 FIS World Cup Schedule

When and where to catch all of the action, concerts, parties, and awards.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Contender's Circle

The Top 10 FIS World Cup Racers to Put on Your Radar

Our picks for whom to keep an eye on during the four main events: Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super-G, and Downhill

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Prep School

How a World-Class Race Course is Constructed

“The course is a sheet of ice, just like the racers like it.”

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Spectator Sport

The 3 Best Places to Watch the World Cup from Aspen Mountain Manager Peter King

Those racers go by in a flash, so map out your viewing plan beforehand.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Finals Reckoning

Looking Back on Aspen's Storied Ski Racing History

The FIS Ski World Cup Finals, one of ski racing’s premier events, lands local for the first time ever this March.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Call & Response

Talking All Things World Cup With Its Pioneer Bob Beattie

The longtime Woody Creek resident wants to go back to the drawing board to step up ski racing's appeal.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz