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Summer in Aspen

Finding New Paths with the Lost Forest

July 3, 2018 — Steve Sewell believes the Lost Forest will be a game-changer for summertime in Snowmass. "It will offer interesting and fun activities for families," the mountain manager said, "and I think it's going to give people a reason to stay in Snowmass a couple more days."

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The Streets are Alive

July 3, 2018 — Aspen often touts the Power of Four, as in the power of its four ski mountains. But in summer, a different "power of four" can be found — four downtown city blocks, with four different characters holding court, all doing their shtick in the same

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Five Free Things

July 3, 2018 — Aspen is notorious for its ultra-luxe, ultra-expensive lifestyle. And indeed, that exists. But take it from us full-time, hard-working locals, there is a way to enjoy all that our resort town has to offer on a dime — or even for free. The best known

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Critic’s Picks

July 3, 2018 — ART Alison Knowles: "Proposition #2: Make a Salad" July 15, Aspen Art Museum The museum is celebrating the third iteration of its ongoing "Ritual" exhibition with a performance of one of contemporary art's most influential and historic participatory events. Knowles debuted the work in 1962,

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The Aspen Golf Club: An Unmatched Municipal Course

July 3, 2018 — It's nothing but the best when it comes to Aspen's recreational amenities. After all, it's how we maintain our world-class reputation. And that carries over to the resort community's municipal golf course, which has been ranked one of the best in the nation. Located just

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Pitkin County by Bike: On the Roads

July 3, 2018 — Get your lungs and your heart pumping with road rides at Aspen's elevated altitude. Though the elevation will always add a challenge, the area offers rides at a variety of levels. No matter where you go, though, you're sure to be surrounded by stunning scenery.

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Scene Stoppers

July 3, 2018 —   If you haven't visited Aspen since last summer, welcome back and buckle up! Locals can tell you that much has changed on the restaurant scene, but change is good — trust us. While a handful of beloved haunts are gone forever (R.I.P. Peach's, bb's,

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Patio Perfect

July 3, 2018 — Aspen comes alive in summer for a myriad of reasons: outstanding outdoor activities, amazing arts offerings and — at the top of the list — an unparalleled dining scene. "Dining al fresco in Aspen is the quintessential summer experience," says Julia Theisen, vice president sales

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Getting Real with 14ers

July 3, 2018 — After the deadly summer of 2017 on the high peaks and backcountry of Pitkin County, local officials are determined this summer to make sure people are armed with good information about what they are getting themselves into. Five people died in six weeks in climbing

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Once They Bite, You’re Bitten

July 3, 2018 — Fly fishing has a tranquility to it that so few sports can match. That is, until you see the slight movement on the indicator floating in the water and the madness begins. Bias aside, the Roaring Fork Valley is home to some of the best

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Summer in Aspen: Summer 2018

June 11, 2018 — Welcome to Summer in Aspen: Summer 2018

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