Mountain Mayhem: Memorial Day Weekend |

Mountain Mayhem: Memorial Day Weekend

May Selby
Mountain Mayhem
Jamie Butemeyer and Jen Wilder on Memorial Day.
Tracy Nichols and Melanie Muss over Memorial Day weekend.
Jazmin Gac picks up the pizza for the weekend. Brandon Perlman photo.
Co-hosts Jen Wilder and Brandon Perlman at their rooftop cocktail party.
Sari Tuschman and Vicki Shapiro.
Flash the bulldog acting a bit bored by the conversation at a Memorial Day weekend dinner party.
Friends at the top of Buttermilk for the kick-off to summer.

Memorial Day serves as the unofficial kickoff of summer, though the season may not technically start until Sunday, June 20, which falls on Father’s Day this year. Barbecues, cocktail parties, picnics and dinner parties dotted the calendar all Memorial Day weekend in Aspen, bringing friends and families together after far too long of being apart.

Another fun adventure that kicked over the weekend was lift-served access on Buttermilk Mountain with Summit Express lift running and the Cliffhouse open at the top serving lunch inside and a bar outdoors. While Aspen Mountain remains closed till July 2 for the Silver Queen Gondola improvements, visit Buttermilk on the weekends of June 4-6, 11-13 and 18-20.

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