Cocktail Time

Aspen's Best Decks for Après Spring Skiing

End your ski day with the mountain version of a sunset cruise: a slopeside deck and a well-earned cocktail.

03/07/2018 By Brook Sutton

Slope Smarts

Our Mini Guides to Spring Skiing Essentials

From a playlist for the gondola ride and mixing the perfect cocktail to how to wear a bowl strap and private mountain party venues, we give you tips for the perfect spring day.

03/07/2018 By Brook Sutton Illustrations by Dana Parker

Upward Mobility

A Breakfast Club at Buttermilk and Dynafit Performance Rentals Satisfy Uphillers

The Aspen Skiing Company continues its outreach to skiers skinning up the mountain with new offerings this winter.

02/28/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Pass Wars

Alterra Mountain Company Reveals Details of Its New Ikon Pass

Where you can ski, and how much it'll cost you, with the industry's newest collective offering.

02/22/2018 By Barbara Platts

Early Bird Gets the Corn

How to Keep Your Ski Season Going After the Lifts Close

When the road up Independence Pass reopens in the spring, Aspen’s unofficial fifth ski area provides plenty of snow stoke.

02/18/2018 By Todd Hartley

Lay Waste to Waste

3 Crested Butte Women Create a Stylish Food Storage Solution

After much trial and error, including a silicone bowl that collapsed while holding soup, they’ve launched Zoetica, offering beautifully curated kits for shopping, travel, dining, and daily living.

02/18/2018 By Kristin Lummis

See & Ski

3 New Guidebooks to Help You Plan the Best Spring Backcountry Tours

Each offers a different take on Aspen's most alluring peaks.

02/18/2018 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Power Aid

What It Takes to Win a Ski Mountaineering Race

A winning women's Power of Four duo break down their training regimen by the numbers.

02/18/2018 By Brook Sutton

Wild Women

Hut Trippin' 101 With Aspen Alpine Guides

Through its signature Leave the Boys Behind program, this gals-only adventure brings a new sense of empowerment.

02/15/2018 By Katie Shapiro

Steep Breathing

Take a Ride on the New Snowmass Mountain Coaster

The first element of the Lost Forest adventure park is officially open.

12/12/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Performance Enhancers

The 2017-18 Winter Season Gear Guide

Rip it up at Aspen Snowmass with these 16 tricked-out picks.

11/28/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Sojourner Afield

Into the Mystic and Magic of Iceland

This Nordic getaway was an incomparable trifecta of urban comfort, rugged exploration, and one memorable luxury retreat.

11/19/2017 By Katie Shapiro Photography by Craig Turpin

Party Like It's 1967

Everything You Need to Know to Celebrate Snowmass's 50th Anniversary

The past and present come together as one of the country’s premier ski resorts hosts three days of throwback festivities, December 15–17

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Village Express

The Quick-Start Guide to Skiing Snowmass

Renowned for its sheer size and variety of terrain, the ski area can present a puzzle for those who don’t know it well.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Lift Line

The Story Behind 3 Quintessential Snowmass Ski Runs

And how Gwyn's High Alpine became an on-mountain institution.

11/18/2017 By Catherine Lutz

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