Beyond the Roundabout

Day Tripping: Autumn Perfection in Paonia

Our new series takes you beyond Aspen’s symbolic entrance and into different Colorado locales within driving distance.

10/05/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Get in Gear

Three Top Gear Picks for Fall Mountain Biking

Make the best of our favorite cycling season with new shorts, shoes, and a sipping system.

09/21/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Happy Trails

Aspen Trail Finder's Top Five Hikes for Leaf Peeping

Fall colors are in full effect, so we turned to the expert for where to see the most amazing of autumn foliage.

09/16/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Time Warp

Dream Car Alert: Take a Ride in a Vintage Land Cruiser

We went for a cruise with the FJ Company's Juan Diego Calle, who’s planted permanent roots in town to help expand his Miami-based restoration shop.

08/16/2016 By Katie Shapiro

SQUAD GOALS

Yes, Competitive Sheep Herding Is a Sport and Yes, You Can Spectate Locally

The National Sheepdog Finals returns to Carbondale's Strang Ranch September 13-18, 2016.

08/11/2016 By Tim Cooney

LIFT LINE

Telluride and Revelstoke in with Aspen Snowmass on Mountain Collective Pass

The 2016/2017 season includes two days at 14 partner destinations, which now spans four continents.

08/09/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Let's Ride

Your Ultimate Guide to All Things Equine

From polo to rodeo and trail rides to tack, discover the best of local horse culture.

08/09/2016

PONY UP

Polo Playing in the Roaring Fork Valley

Meet Melissa Ganzi: the queen reviving the sport of kings.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

RIDE ON

Four Classic Horse Trails to Try

Roaring Fork Valley Horse Council's Holly McLain shares her favorite haunts on horseback.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

EQUINE EDUCATION

Cozy Point Ranch: Aspen's Original Horse Haven

With a 120-year history, the local landmark looks to the future.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

Let's Ride

Equine Etiquette 101: Top Tips for the Trails

Plus four area outfitting companies to take you into the high country.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

BOOT CAMP

Three Experts on How to Find the Perfect Fit for the Trail

From insoles to shims, it's time to pay equal attention to your hiking boots.

08/02/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld

FLOAT ON

Preserving the Peace at North Star Nature Preserve

Threatened by overenthusiastic users, Aspen's North Star area benefits from greater outreach this summer.

08/02/2016 By Tess Weaver Strokes

PEOPLE

Conservation Calling: Meet the Wilderness Workshop's Newest Trailblazer

Rebecca Mirsky returns to her roots, reenergizing the beloved protector of local lands.

06/30/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Relax

Find Outdoor Bliss With Three Guided Hiking Experiences

Hiking is Aspen’s summer recreation of choice; increase the options with a guided trail experience.

05/01/2016

Backstory

The Bittersweet Origin Behind the Rim Trail's Ying Yang

For locals who know the story behind the unique monument, it truly is a sacred site.

05/01/2016 By Catherine Lutz

Biking

Inside Aspen Cycling Club's 18-Race Summer Season

The series gears up for summer with enhanced appeal for all levels and three new trails to try.

05/01/2016 By Tess Weaver Strokes Photography by Steve Kelly

Time to Play

Spring Flings

Need an excuse to stick around during off-season?

04/13/2016 By Amanda Rae

Throwback

Classic Camping Gear to Take Adventures to the Next Level

Pack up for a weekend outdoors with these vintage-vibed picks.

02/01/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld

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