Spring Flings

4 Excuses to Stick Around for Mud Season

Ah, spring: when snowmelt swells in direct proportion to Aspen’s mass exodus.

04/13/2016 By Amanda Rae With Katie Shapiro

Pipe Dreams

Just a Kid from Aspen Highlands: A Q&A With Freeskier Alex Ferreira

Looking back on our interview from 2016 after this native took second place at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix and is now headed to his first Olympic Games.

02/01/2016 By Tess Weaver Strokes

At Altitude

Get After It

Need reasons to keep your boots on long after the lifts close? We're here to help.

02/01/2016 By Laurel Miller

At Altitude

A Ski God's Sendoff

Underneath the polished veneer, Stein Eriksen led the good life with gusto during his tenure in Aspen.

02/01/2016 By Jay Cowan

Rescue Mission

Mission Accomplished

After years of making do in a converted Pan Abode, Mountain Rescue Aspen moved into a headquarters fit for its life-saving operations.

02/01/2015 By Julie Comins

Elevation Revelation

The 8,000 Foot Club

Aspen’s elevation puts it in a rarefied-air coterie that includes six continents and 140 million people.

02/01/2015 By Daniel Shaw

No Place like Home

Three Bum Tour

When a dedicated Aspen skier recruits her father and son for a two-week sampling of North America’s most legendary ski areas, she makes a pleasant discovery: there’s no place like home.

02/01/2015 By Lara Whitley

Learn the Skills

Backcountry Stars

High on the flanks of Mount Hayden, with moonlight washing wide-open snowfields and the endless dazzle of the cosmos spinning above, you can lose yourself in the vastness of everything that backcountry ski touring has to offer.

02/01/2014 By Jay Cowan

Safety Certified

A Little Extra Lift

The Story of the Last-Minute Lift Tower at Snowmass

02/01/2013 By Lane Wollerton