Wing It

Local Birds, By the Numbers

Fact checking the Roaring Fork Valley's feathered friends.

05/22/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Get Out

5Point Festival 2019 Makes Carbondale an Adventure Film Mecca

5 top films to discover during this annual gathering of outdoors advocates.

04/17/2019 By Cindy Hirschfeld

On Edge

Is Aspen a Hockey Town at Heart?

We may be known for skiing, but for more than a half century, another winter sport has been winning locals' hearts and minds.

02/21/2019 By Pete McBride

Snow Much Fun

Snowy Aspen Adventures

20 ways to enhance your skiing, challenge your fitness, and discover new thrills on the slopes and beyond.

02/21/2019 By Todd Hartley and Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Brent Moss

Risky Business

Let's Open up the Conversation about Avalanche Awareness

As more skiers and riders seek solitude and untracked lines in the backcountry, safety education has moved beyond snow pits and slope angles to factor in human behavior.

02/21/2019 By Catherine Lutz

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