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Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN – The Mountain House Lodge in Aspen is hosting a contest titled “Guess the Aspen Snow Base on Opening Day.”

Contestants can register on by Nov. 20 and guess what Aspen Mountain’s snow base will be on Nov. 25. The winner gets three nights of lodging at the Mountain House Lodge in downtown Aspen.

ASPEN – Registration for the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival opens to the general public Monday.

Two sessions will be held at the Aspen Ideas Festival. The first session will take place June 27-30; the second session, June 30 through July 3. For a complete description of program tracks for 2011, visit

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Smooth start to Snowmass ski season


Bluebird skies, spring-like temperatures and a few inches of snow from Monday night’s storm helped Snowmass skiers and snowboarders cruise into the season Wednesday for opening day.

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