City neighborhoods give people some sense of identity. While Aspen doesn’t have a lot of neighborhoods with year-round residents, where one chooses to hike offers some insight as to who they are. We’ve compiled some personalities by dirt path so you know what to expect before embarking on yo…

With people looking to spread out this summer, Aspen parks are primed for a big season. Although we are surrounded by more than 2 million acres of White River National Forest, which offer endless opportunities for social distancing, sometimes the escape you need can be found in a few feet of…

Surrounded by four world-class ski areas with high-speed chairlifts whisking us to thousands of acres of terrain, most Aspenites get the majority of their winter fill by skiing, snowboarding and skinning within the boundaries of Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass. But beyond the…

The roundabout is much better experienced via the wooden footbridges spanning its perimeter, and parking in downtown Aspen is more pleasant when it’s free at a bike rack. That’s no secret and is part of what makes the warm-weather months in Aspen so great, when the preferable method of trans…

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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…

Wherever you decide to spend summer vacation, it’s usually a safe bet to pack your sticks. Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley are full of golfing options, whether you’re a scratch golfer, beginner or just here for the beers and the views.

Be a citizen activistAll environmental issues today fall under the umbrella of the big kahuna – climate change. Climate change is too big of a problem to be solved by individuals, so while you’re in Aspen, join forces with locally backed movements. Use these links to educate yourself and con…

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