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Aspen area serves up some pretty sweet tennis options

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A widely popular spectator sport, tennis is also enjoyed by millions who play for recreation as singles or doubles. Tennis is an excellent form of exercise – it doesn’t matter if it’s played leisurely or played competitively.  Residents and guests of Aspen, Colorado, have a couple of options if they want to take to the […]

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Golfing in Aspen is not par for the course

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(This week, our blog team presents Part 1 of a two-part series on golf in the Aspen area. Be sure to read Part 2 next week!) One of the most popular summer activities in Aspen is golf. Makes sense, right? Aspen’s beautiful scenery provides the perfect backdrop at a number of local golf courses – […]

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Smuggler Mountain is a beautiful, convenient Aspen hike for all skill levels

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Frias Properties extranet specialist Jenny “J.J.” Jacque has been taking advantage of the wonderful weather this spring to hike Smuggler Mountain during her lunch breaks. Smuggler Mountain is a well-known Aspen landmark and the 1 ½-mile trail is one of the most popular workouts for mountain bikers, runners and hikers. The hike provides great scenery […]

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Frias broker Will Burggraf excited for another year of whitewater kayaking

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Frias Properties broker Will Burggraf is our resident expert on kayaking. He’s spent the last decade paddling the rivers of the Roaring Fork Valley, and beyond. An East Coast native, Will first experienced whitewater as a child, canoeing on the Delaware River. When he moved to Colorado in 2001, he was immediately drawn to kayaking. […]

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4 Mountains Set for a Rolling Opening

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Some of the most challenging big-mountain skiing and snowboarding terrain in North America can be found right here in our back yard.  Aspen Mtn and Snowmass Mtn open November 25th, then Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk are scheduled to open for the 2010-2011 ski season on December 11th.  Lifts open at 9 AM sharp. Buttermilk is […]

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