Steve Karczewski, of Snowmass, gets air over a bridge on the Valhalla Trail on Tuesday morning. There are more than 50 miles of bike trails on the Snowmass Ski Area that are offered for all ability levels.
A downtown Aspen cannabis dispensary was robbed shortly after noon on Tuesday and police are trying to contact the suspect, who was brandishing a hammer during the incident and was last seen fleeing on foot toward the city’s east side.
Aspen City Council is taking a baby-steps approach to pedestrian and cyclist improvements near the Castle Creek Bridge.
A project to narrow 12-foot-wide car lanes going across the bridge to make way for a wider shared-use trail remains controversial and still under consideration. Drivers fear that the tighter lanes will slow traffic and exacerbate already congested conditions at the S-curves, while a currently narrow sidewalk abutting the traffic lanes with no barrier is seen as a safety hazard for those not tethered to their cars.