Tweet All About It: A shrinking season

Each week, we pick out our favorite and not-so-favorite tweets (at least those that are printable) about Aspen and display them on Sunday’s page A2.

“Weekend plans? Casual stroll up Highland Bowl Raising hands #Aspen #HighlandBowl #skiing #snowboarding” – @AspenLodging

“I’m smiling because snowboarding is fun! Thanks so much @aspensnowmass for having me for an awesome week of training. #snowboarding #aspen #usa #yooper #happy #mountains #colorado #aspenmountain #youbetcha #eruope” – @nickbaumgartner

“Colorado is one of the best places to snowboard! I enjoy every time I’m here. Huge mountains, no crowds, conditions are amazing. We got so lucky to hit the powder in Aspen! Folded hands #aspen #snowboarding #colorado” – @NatashaKolombo

“Ski season in #Aspen, CO is already a month shorter than it was in the 1940s. Across North America, ski season is projected to be halved by 2050. Resorts are launching climate initiatives to try to preserve skiing for future generations: via @CNTraveler” – @YaleClimateComm

“If you love the smell of fresh mountain air and hiking in the Swiss Alps then you need to head to Aspen, Colorado!” – @RuggedValley

“If ur flying #Gulfstream to #Aspen your #Poor Status has been confirmed. #GOATS fly #KingAir” – @HuxleyLord

“I knew that I should have moved to #Aspen to work this winter! Maybe sooner than later!” – @nk10659

“It’s pretty gross seeing politicians and celebrities traveling during the height of covid19 while marginalized people wait on them for what I will guess is near minimum wage. #aspen #stbarts #mexico” – @TynaMcNair

The Aspen Times can be found on Twitter, as well. Simply type “TheAspenTimes” (no spaces) into the search bar, and get daily updates on what’s happening in the Roaring Fork Valley.


Genstar’s Jean-Pierre Conte sued in Aspen by ex-girlfriend Hillary Thomas

The former girlfriend of Jean-Pierre Conte, the chairman and managing director of the private equity firm Genstar Capital, filed suit Thursday in Aspen claiming that Conte committed assault, battery, and violated the terms of a 2021 separation agreement. Hillary Thomas claims in her lawsuit that during her more than nine years with Conte, she helped parent his four children and her two children “whom they raised in a blended family.”

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