Sojourner Afield

Into the Mystic and Magic of Iceland

This Nordic getaway was an incomparable trifecta of urban comfort, rugged exploration, and one memorable luxury retreat.

11/19/2017 By Katie Shapiro Photography by Craig Turpin

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

Growing Pains

Has Snowmass Base Village's Moment Finally Arrived?

On the heels of its 50th anniversary season, it's perfect timing for the resurrection of long-stalled plans.

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

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Lost Man Trail

There's still time to take in this traverse across two stunning valleys and a pair of high alpine lakes.

10/18/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Colorful Colorado

5 Next-Level Leaf Peeping Adventures

Adrenaline-fueled fun to set a new kind of gold standard this season.

09/20/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: North Fork Lake Creek Trail

Big views and relative solitude await hikers on the east side of Independence Pass.

09/13/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Aspen Mountain

A gondola ride down makes this mountain ascent a more attainable outing than you might expect.

08/30/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Cathedral Lake Trail

This popular outing to a high-alpine lake draws wildflower lovers and leaf peepers.

08/22/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Ute Trail

A daily workout for locals, this in-town favorite is short, sweet, and steep.

08/16/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Astronomy Club

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where, and How to See It in Aspen

The Little Nell’s Stargazing Tour guides Steven Goff and Ricky Wojcik share their celestial secrets.

08/11/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Hang Ten

Healthy Rivers Whitewater Park Is Raging in Basalt

New play features for midvalley river runners have hidden benefits.

07/27/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Whitewater Wonders

Gear Closet: 6 Recommendations for the River

From standup paddleboarding to fly fishing, we've got your aquatic adventures covered.

07/26/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Vroom Vroom!

Surprise! E-Bikes Are Catching on Even in Cardio-Obsessed Aspen

But there's a long road ahead for city officials to figure what to do with them.

07/26/2017 By Tess Weaver Strokes

Weekend Warrior

8 Fall Colorado Festivals Worth the Travel Time

Because no one puts on a toe-tapping, foot-stomping, beer-drinking, or film fan celebration quite like a mountain town.

07/26/2017 By Allison Pattillo

Aim High

Know Before You Go: A Complete Guide to Hiking 14ers Near Aspen

Amid a tragic season in the Elk Mountains, our comprehensive how-to on conquering these infamous, adrenaline-fueled adventures is required reading.

07/26/2017 By Todd Hartley Photography by Dan Bayer

Road Trips

6 Idyllic Weekend Getaways out of Aspen

From desert adventures to waterside retreats, here are our favorite easy-to-get-to escapes.

07/26/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld, Allison Pattillo, and Katie Shapiro

Stop, Drop, and Scream

This New Thrill Ride at Glenwood Caverns Is the First of Its Kind

A trip to the Haunted Mine drops riders 110 feet underground into Iron Mountain.

07/26/2017 By Naomi Havlen