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Snowmass growing as a mountain biking destination

August 21, 2019

On a shaded section of the Verde trail just below Elk Camp, dozens of people covered head to toe in protective gear were lined up behind a start line with mountain bikes close to their...


Get the Scoop, town photo event a success

August 21, 2019

Free gelato, free music and the annual town of Snowmass Village community photo. That was the magical combination Aug. 15 that brought a local crowd in the hundreds to the penultimate concert of the summer...


Herman repeats as Power of Four bike race champ

August 21, 2019

The debate likely will rage on for some time. Since its inception a decade ago, the Audi Power of Four mountain bike race was a grueling climb and descent of the four local ski mountains....




Snowmass Village Community Survey raffle winners

August 16, 2019

On Aug. 9, Town of Snowmass Village officials announced the winners of the 2019 community survey raffle.  The 48-question survey, which aimed to gauge local opinions on topics like housing, police, town government satisfaction and...








‘The world is emptier’ without him

August 11, 2019

It was a hot, sunny day on Fanny Hill as thousands of racers across the state, country and even world came out to compete for the Spartan Snowmass mountain race series Aug. 3, and Kenneth...


Spartan Race for kids in Snowmass Village highlights family ties

August 7, 2019

They started with a battle cry. “Who are you?!” an announcer asked. “Spartans!” the group of athletes yelled in reply. After a few “aroo” call-and-response shouts, the competitors were off, crawling, climbing, running and burpee-ing...


New reporter joins Snowmass Sun staff

August 7, 2019

Maddie Vincent has been hired as a reporter for the Snowmass Sun and The Aspen Times, and will focus on issues and events in Snowmass Village. Vincent is native of Butte, Montana, and worked for...


Trail Talk: E-bike safety in Snowmass

August 7, 2019

How are those bikers going so fast — uphill? E-bikes, of course. Electric bicycles, or e-bikes, are becoming increasingly popular nationwide. These traditional-looking bicycles are equipped with an electric motor that can be used to...