foreign affairs

An Aspen Family Finds Kindred Spirits in Chamonix

Sometimes all it takes is one small gesture to turn a far-away setting into home.

02/14/2019 By Catherine Lutz

sojourner afield

A Winter Road Trip to Crested Butte

Discover a different kind of charm on the other side of the Elks.

02/14/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld

crown jewel

A New Era Dawns for Redstone Castle

The historic building reopens to guests after a stunning renovation and the addition of hotel rooms.

02/14/2019 By Trina Ortega

Paw Patrol

Why Paul Hoskinson Wants to Help Save Your Pooch

This new rescue gear should be part of every dog lover’s outdoor kit.

02/14/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Fishpiration

Drift Boats from Boulder Boat Works Combine Old-School Craftsmanship with Modern Materials

Order one of these customizable crafts for next summer, and take your fishing to the next level.

12/19/2018 By Allison Pattillo

Pro Tips

Kim Reichhelm's Favorite Steep and Deep Runs in Aspen

For the big-mountain skiing pioneer, the steeper, the better.

12/11/2018 By Allison Pattillo

Slope Side

Fort Frog Re-Opens on Buttermilk Mountain

Bigger and even better, the Old West–style structure welcomes kids (and adults) once again.

12/10/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff Photography by Allison Pattillo

Stay Warm

Gear of the Week: Buff ThermoNet Multifunctional Headwear

Say "goodbye" to frozen wet spots on your neck gaiter....... yes, that's an issue.

11/28/2018 By Allison Pattillo

After Hours

On Mountain, the Fun Keeps Going

From an alpine coaster to Fort Frog 2.0, Snowmass and Buttermilk offer more than just skiing and riding.

11/24/2018 By Catherine Lutz

Local Legend

The Grommet's Guide to Aspen Mountain

Besides killer terrain, the NASTAR race course and shrine hunting are popular family attractions.

11/24/2018 By Catherine Lutz

Rugged Ripping

Adventure Is Yours for the Making at Aspen Highlands

This mountain may not be easy, but, for skiers and riders who are ready for a challenge, it's an unforgettable accomplishment.

11/24/2018 By Catherine Lutz

Hometown Hill

Buttermilk: The Unsung Hero of Aspen's Ski Areas

Kids' trails and terrain parks makes this local mountain ideal for families and X Gamers in training.

11/24/2018 By Catherine Lutz

Snowmassive

Snowmass Is One Huge Playground

The best family-friendly ski runs, terrain parks to tackle, themed trails, and more.

11/24/2018 By Catherine Lutz

Gear Up

Winter 2018's Most Covetable Ski Ensemble

Local skier Patrick Westfeldt shows what's on our wish list.

11/21/2018 Styled by Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Crazy River

Raft Africa's Middle Zambezi While You Still Can

With a dam in the works, Africa's wildest stretch of whitewater will soon undergo a big change.

11/21/2018 By Laurel Miller Photography by Images Courtesy: Bio Bio Expeditions

Your Perfect Powder Day

Where to Find Powder Stashes on All Four Mountains

Whether it's first chair or early afternoon, here's how to maximize the goods when the snow gods deliver.

11/20/2018 By Tess Strokes

Rise Again

Fort Frog Returns to Buttermilk

After a 2016 fire wiped out the much-loved pit stop, it's been rebuilt for future generations of skiers and riders.

11/20/2018 By Todd Hartley

Snow for All

Aspen Snowmass Launches Give a Flake

SkiCo's new marketing campaign wants you to fight for the snow and life you love.

11/20/2018 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Blades of Glory

Aspen's Newest "Ice Rink" Draws a Crowd

The story behind the skating scene at the Maroon Bells—and how it made a social media post go into overdrive.

11/14/2018 By Allison Pattillo

Maroon Bells

11 Ways to Do the Maroon Bells

The Maroon Bells–Snowmass Wilderness is a literal playground for adventurers.

09/12/2018 By Allison Pattillo