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AspenOUT, producers of Aspen Gay Ski Week, to launch new summer event in Snowmass

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During Gay Ski Week, AspenOUT announced that it would debut a new LGBTQ event in Snowmass Village this summer.

The nonprofit that produces Gay Ski Week plans to launch its new “AdventureOUT Snowmass” July 4 to 8.

With an emphasis on community building and experiences in nature, AdventureOUT Snowmass will take a different spin on Aspen Gay Ski Week, according to a statement from Snowmass Tourism.

And in true Snowmass style, the event will cater to members of the LGBTQ community as well as their families.

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“We have thoroughly enjoyed bringing Aspen Gay Ski Week to Aspen and Snowmass year after year and hope that AdventureOUT Snowmass will evolve as a great summer counterpart this year and for years to come,” AspenOUT executive director Kevin McManamon said in a statement.

On the AdventureOUT agenda so far are activities such as rafting, jeeping, a farm-to-table dinner, parties and outdoor concerts.

Snowmass “has always been a popular stop during Gay Ski Week,” Snowmass Tourism director Rose Abello said via email, “and we have been working with AspenOUT to develop a summer option.”

Plans for such an event have been in the works between Snowmass Tourism and AspenOUT for about two years, she said.

More information at http://www.adventureoutsnowmass.org.


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