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  • Aspen Highlands To Stay Open Longer

    Many of Colorado's resorts got hit with a nice weekend of heavy snow. Vail received a foot of snow, setting up the mountain for some super spring skiing. The first two weeks in April is the Spring Back To Vail celebration, rated the number one ski party in North America. It's two weeks of on-snow events, live music and the Taste of Vail. Kids 12 and under can ski free at Vail April 16-19. Aspen Highlands had so much snow from the weekend storm that they have extended the season for a week. The mountain will now close April 8 instead of April 1, thanks to strong bookings and a base of more than six feet. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Epic Conditions at Aspen Highlands

    Deep snow and endless powder has blanketed Colorado's resorts, bringing in March like a lion. It's the perfect set up for spring break skiers and riders who are headed to the Colorado Rockies. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Extreme Action In Aspen

    More extreme fun in Aspen as the Nissan Aspen/Snowmass Open resulted in some wild action in the air and on the slopes. Over 300 athletes from five countries competed in eight disciplines, on skis and on boards. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Snowmass Is Mad for Mardi Gras

    Bring your beads to the slopes February 20 for Fat Tuesday fun. Mountain towns and especially ski bums are big bargainers for beads of purple, green and gold. Snowmass Village hosts one of the oldest Mardi Gras festivals in the Rocky Mountains. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Aspen Art On the Mountain

    A unique Aspen art exhibit had everyone hiking high up the mountain for a first-hand peek. The Red Bull Illume Image Quest featured international action and adventure sports photography. Fifty photos from 45 photographers were illuminated on massive black boxes, high up on the edge of Little Nell Run on Aspen Mountain, just above the gondola base. Full Article

    7th February 2007

  • Something in the Air at Aspen Highlands

    Over the past 20 years Aspen Highlands has transformed itself into the perfect place to spend time on the snow. The base area is easily accessible and uncrowded. All trails eventually lead down to the base, and there is something for everyone. Seriously steep bumps come with "Experts Only" warning signs. Beautifully groomed corduroy snow greets earlybirds who make it to the mountain first thing in the morning. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Grab A Deal In Aspen

    Bargain and Aspen are two words that don't normally fit together in the same sentence. But we managed to find a great deal as far as lodging during our visit to Aspen last weekend for my son's freestyle competition at Aspen Highlands. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • X Games In Aspen

    Extreme sports are taking the world by storm, as evident at the recent Winter X Games in Aspen. No more straight skiing down a hill anymore for those who dare. It's flips and spins and twists in all types of terrain. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Denver Gets Walloped, Ski Resorts Escape

    Denverites were hit hard for the second time in a little more than a week as a major winter storm rolled through the area, knocking out power and shutting down the airport again. The ski areas, meanwhile, stayed pretty dry. Full Article

    29th December 2006

  • Colorado Canines Don Doggles

    No self-respecting snow dog should be allowed to wind-surf his human's pick 'em up truck without a pair of Doggles - eye protection for alpine dogs. John and Melanie Humphrey, owners of Cool Dog Sunglasses on the Snowmass Village Mall, say doggles are just the ticket for fashion forward high country canines. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Huge Storm Blankets Colorado

    Denver and the Front Range had to shut down for what some have called the Storm of the Year. It put a halt to holiday travel, especially at Denver International Airport, where travelers could only look at the snow, rather than get to play on it. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Aspen Access is Easier

    It will be easier this winter to get in and out of Aspen. United Airlines is offering direct flights from Los Angeles, Chicago/O'Hare, and San Francisco. International travelers can take advantage of one-stop connections from London/Heathrow, Paris, Frankfurt, Sydney, Auckland and Sao Paulo. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Colorado Snow Totals Crack the Century Mark

    Colorado resorts are delighting over recent snowfalls, which are pushing year-to-date totals up over the 100-inch mark. Wolf Creek leads the way after the most recent storm dumped three feet, letting them open the entire mountain. Aspen had two feet, and two snow days for the local kids. Full Article

    5th December 2006

  • Aspen in Business Early

    Aspen Mountain is now open thanks to more than six feet of snow since September. Ajax opened almost a week early. "It would be criminal not to open this mountain," said Peter King, Mountain Manager, Aspen Mountain. Full Article

    21st November 2006

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