Growing Pains

Has Snowmass Base Village's Moment Finally Arrived?

On the heels of its 50th anniversary season, it's perfect timing for the resurrection of long-stalled plans.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Golden Era

Snowmass Then & Now: 50 Years of Skiing History

Thanks to gutsy ski pioneers, exceptionally diverse terrain, loyal businesses, and the welcome resurrection of its Base Village plans, Snowmass still stands out.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Lost Man Trail

There's still time to take in this traverse across two stunning valleys and a pair of high alpine lakes.

10/18/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Colorful Colorado

5 Next-Level Leaf Peeping Adventures

Adrenaline-fueled fun to set a new kind of gold standard this season.

09/20/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: North Fork Lake Creek Trail

Big views and relative solitude await hikers on the east side of Independence Pass.

09/13/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Aspen Mountain

A gondola ride down makes this mountain ascent a more attainable outing than you might expect.

08/30/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Cathedral Lake Trail

This popular outing to a high-alpine lake draws wildflower lovers and leaf peepers.

08/22/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Field Notes

Hike of the Week: Ute Trail

A daily workout for locals, this in-town favorite is short, sweet, and steep.

08/16/2017 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Astronomy Club

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where, and How to See It in Aspen

The Little Nell’s Stargazing Tour guides Steven Goff and Ricky Wojcik share their celestial secrets.

08/11/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Hang Ten

Healthy Rivers Whitewater Park Is Raging in Basalt

New play features for midvalley river runners have hidden benefits.

07/27/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Whitewater Wonders

Gear Closet: 6 Recommendations for the River

From standup paddleboarding to fly fishing, we've got your aquatic adventures covered.

07/26/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Aim High

Know Before You Go: A Complete Guide to Hiking 14ers Near Aspen

Amid a tragic season in the Elk Mountains, our comprehensive how-to on conquering these infamous, adrenaline-fueled adventures is required reading.

07/26/2017 By Todd Hartley Photography by Dan Bayer

Vroom Vroom!

Surprise! E-Bikes Are Catching on Even in Cardio-Obsessed Aspen

But there's a long road ahead for city officials to figure what to do with them.

07/26/2017 By Tess Weaver Strokes

Road Trips

6 Idyllic Weekend Getaways out of Aspen

From desert adventures to waterside retreats, here are our favorite easy-to-get-to escapes.

07/26/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld, Allison Pattillo, and Katie Shapiro

Weekend Warrior

8 Fall Colorado Festivals Worth the Travel Time

Because no one puts on a toe-tapping, foot-stomping, beer-drinking, or film fan celebration quite like a mountain town.

07/26/2017 By Allison Pattillo

Stop, Drop, and Scream

This New Thrill Ride at Glenwood Caverns Is the First of Its Kind

A trip to the Haunted Mine drops riders 110 feet underground into Iron Mountain.

07/26/2017 By Naomi Havlen

Great Escapes

2 Perfect Days in Denver

Follow our time-stamped itinerary for the hottest happenings in the Mile High City—filled with plenty of classics in between.

07/26/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Sojourner Afield

The 5 Best High Rockies Wildflower Hikes

The author of the new guidebook 'Best Wildflower Hikes in Colorado' shares her favorite trails for spotting the summer colors.

07/26/2017 By Chris Kassar

Beyond the Roundabout

Airplane Mode Adventures: 5 Day Trips Sans Cell Service

Because the only way to truly escape is by heading out of range.

07/11/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Crowning Glory

3 New Living Roofs to Look up To

Area developers and landscape architects are embracing these elevated spaces, which range from highly functional to beautiful with benefits.

05/25/2017 By Catherine Lutz