Objects of Desire

Summer Attire for the Modern Mountain Man

From morning hikes to afternoon concerts to evening soirees, look the part all day long.

06/06/2018 Photography by Bernhard Donaubauer Styled by Shelly Safir Marolt

Crank It Up

Summer's Hot Mountain Biking Gear and Apparel

Hit the trail with a super-lightweight helmet, photochromic sunglasses, a hydration fanny pack, and more.

06/06/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Courtesy Images

Your Perfect Day

Roaring Fork Valley Mountain Biking Picks

Stretch out, hop on your ride, and find your ideal local trail.

06/04/2018 By Trina Ortega

Where the Locals Go

5 Favorite Trails for Early Morning Hikes

Hit the trail first thing in the morning to beat the crowds and start the day right.

06/04/2018 By Rebecca Cole

Gear Box

Tecnica Introduces the First Heat-Moldable Hiking Boot

The Forge goes from box to custom fit in 20 minutes.

06/01/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Ride On

5 New Biking Trails at Snowmass

A two-wheeled adrenaline rush is yours for the taking on these new routes.

06/01/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Sky High

Snowmass Opens an On-Mountain Adventure Park

A zipline canopy tour, climbing wall, ropes course, and alpine coaster are set among the trees.

05/23/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

At Altitude

Get Lost in the Trees at ACES

A new viewing platform gives a bird's eye view of wildlife.

05/23/2018 By Rebecca Cole

Pedal Power

I Rode an E-bike, and I Liked It

With e-bikes on the verge of being approved on multiuse paths in Aspen, it's time to take a closer look at these enhanced rides.

05/23/2018 By Allison Pattillo

Travel

Destination Moab

Looking to broaden your horizons while you’re in town? We travelled west for a luxe twist on a favorite Utah stomping ground.

05/18/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Scout Trail

Easily accessed from Glenwood Springs, this hillside hike has bird's-eye views of the canyon and a breathtaking finish.

05/16/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Pedal Power

Smart Cycling Tips for the Start of Riding Season

Because the rules of the road apply even when you're on a bike.

05/16/2018 By Allison Pattillo

In the Backcountry

Big Hands, Big Hearts dives into the effects of backcountry tragedies

The nonprofit focused on mountain safety education hosts a panel at 5Point Film Festival

04/20/2018 By Barbara Platts

That's a Wrap

Mountain Closing Day Parties

This quirky ski season may be over, but let's fondly remember the final weekends.

04/18/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Take a Hike

Tackle a Three-Day Backpacking Adventure with a Little Help from New Friends

Swedish outdoor gear brand Fjällräven hosts its third Classic USA group trek near Leadville.

03/28/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

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