Why do many foreigners associate Aspen with asthma, emphysema, and lung cancer? According to a January 1999 Aspen Times Weekly story, Aspen brand cigarettes are the smoke of choice in many third-world countries. Which is doubly ironic considering that Aspen, Colorado has some strict antismoking laws on its books. Still, we see a marketing opportunity for the Aspen Skiing Company: They could, in all seriousness, claim that Baghdad is addicted to Aspen.
Owner Nora Pykkonen restructures Denver’s race hill.
USFS approves new lift, resort access to Beavers and Steep Gullies.
For Colorado day-trippers, the beautiful madness of a pow day starts with getting there.
The small ski area 45 minutes from Denver plans to switch from private to public and the season passes are oh-so cheap. By Leslie Hittmeier
Dick Bass, who co-founded Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort and was the first to climb the Seven Summits, died at age 85.
Face it, winter is still months away. But mountain biking season is in its prime, so follow your gravity-fueled folly hop a chairlift at Trestle Bike Park in Winter Park, CO.
Independent resorts are competing with the big boys by expanding terrain. But will more skiable acres translate into more powder for everyone?
Colter Hinchliffe, Riley Soderquist, and Jordan White skied the exciting new line, Peg Leg, off Colorado's Capitol Peak on Thursday, June 4.
CAIC officials reported 260 avalanches in May and predict June could follow suit.
Because you can ski Vail for a week and never repeat a line.