Tweet All About It: Aspen is officially reopen
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.
“Great time at aspendirtbikeschool today! The kids did great! @jimmiejohnson was showing us how to air it out pretty good!” — @CJMearsGang
“Not gonna lie this “easy” hike of Maroon Bells to Crater Lake was a bit difficult for me. But the journey was wonderful and I can always take one more step. #Hiking #Aspen” — @bp22
“If anyone in #Aspen lost a very expensive bracelet near St Mary Church, I have it (police station was locked to turn it in), and want to get it back to its rightful owner!” — @jaymelamm
“I’m not sure this was the optimal choice of #hiking #trails for my #Wednesday leisurely #hike up #Snowmass #Mountain. #paralyzed #14sleeves #Aspen #AspenColorado #Colorado #hikingtrails #hikingColorado” — @leftarmcomedy
“After 100 days of not #traveling the first chance I got I hopped on a plane to #aspen. I knew I would like it my first visit 4 years ago, but had no idea how much I would connect with the town, people …” — @Galavante
“I’m prepping for my next fitness challenge in #Aspen. The goal of this trip is to complete 255 miles (410 km) in 20 days while carrying a minimum of 50 lbs additional weight, and a resting heart rate 44 bpm or below. DEFEAT IS NOT AN OPTION! #HoustonStrong” — @SamirBecic
“#Aspen. So #Disappointing that even the #Firework is cancelled with thev #Pretext of #Corona #Yuk” — @AzitaMu
“I was planning to fly back home to #Aspen on @united, but now we’re probably going to drive #UnitedAirlines, @AmericanAir to Lift Limits on Seating Capacity #travel #airlines #covidtravel” — @roving81611
“Last day in #aspen! D golfed & E & I got to explore #ashcroftghosttown ! Super cool & super windy Growing up on W. Coast I (heart) a good #ghosttown #Happysummer #bdaytrip #familyvacay” — @KarenBrownTV
“Just before the #coronavirus shutdown I was skiing at #Aspen Snowmass so this sticker is counting day 77 of exile. Flew home and next day #ski areas started closing, breaking my heart. It’s become a Where’s Waldo challenge finding the ski-sticker-of-the-day so good luck” — @JeanetteDeForge
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Mario Ruiz came to Aspen Highlands from Bariloche through the ski patrol exchange as part of the Sister Cities program last winter. He quickly ingrained himself with the Highlands patrol. Ruiz was killed July 27 in an avalanche while working at his home ski area. The Highlands patrol is raising funds for his family.