When Christy Mahon moved to Aspen in her early 20s, the concept of using skins, summiting a 14,000-foot-peak or skiing in the backcountry were all foreign to her. But by 2015 at the age of 39, Mahon was the first woman and part of the first crew to climb and ski the 100 highest peaks in Colo…

Morris Hogan is one of the rare breeds who was born and raised in the Roaring Fork Valley and graduated from Aspen High School. Aside from studying at Colorado State University and sampling the pow in Telluride for a few seasons, Morris has always called Aspen home. If there is snow on the g…

Sure, where you ski is important, but where you après may even say more about you. Highlands and microbrews? Ajax and Sancerre? The options and combinations are endless. But it isn’t only about where you ski and what you drink, it’s also about what you wear. If you’re going to head to a see-…

Skippy Mesirow is a staple around town who serves as Aspen’s youngest city council member. Topping his agenda are rebuilding Aspen’s middle class through affordable housing, becoming the first city in the nation with 100-percent voter participation and renewing Aspen’s environmental leadersh…

In the rarified air of Aspen real estate, the West End is arguably the most desirable neighborhood, a place where home sales regularly break records and command the highest price per square foot. It’s also where a large percentage of Aspen’s 261 Victorian-era buildings still stand—albeit mod…

After the lifts stop turning, the waiting game begins. Sure, you store your skis and pull out your bikes and other gear to enjoy the mountain activities that come with summer, but it’s always with an eye toward the opening day of the next ski season. While you soak up the warm weather and wo…

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