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The History of Skiing in Aspen, Colorado – Part II: The Four Mountains

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(This week, we conclude a two-part series on the history of skiing in Aspen, Colorado. Part one was published last week and is available on our blog.) Thanks to early pioneers such as Friedl Pfeifer and Walter Paepcke, skiing in Aspen really began to take shape in the early 1950s. After hosting the FIS World […]

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Ritz-Carlton Club and Aspen Highlands are a perfect combination for next-level skiers and snowboarders

Published by under Lodging

Ready to step it up a notch? For those looking to take it to the next level on their skis and snowboard, we have found an answer. Gapers beware! Aspen Highlands, located just outside of the town of Aspen, offers 1,028 acres of terrain – 36 percent of which is expert level, while another 16 […]

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Aspen locals give their insider tips for a successful skiing outing

Published by under Outdoor Activities

When your office is about a block from the Silver Queen Gondola and Aspen Mountain, it is probably safe to say that there may be some skiers in the workplace.  … Because, when you work at Frias Properties of Aspen, Aspen Mountain is your backyard – and your playground. It wasn’t easy but we got […]

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Family-friendly Maroon Greens near golf, skiing and Aspen schools

Published by under Aspen News

This week’s blog continues a multi-part series on the towns and neighborhoods of Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley. In this edition, our blog team takes a closer look at Castle Creek, Maroon Greens, Aspen Highlands, 5 Trees and Meadowood. CASTLE/MAROON/HIGHLANDS/5 TREES/MEADOWOOD: Family-friendly yet luxurious new homes of all styles. Lovely neighborhoods near Highlands and […]

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Putting on the Ritz

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We don’t really need to tell you that the Ritz Carlton in Aspen, Colorado is a sumptuous way to enjoy our area. Just the words alone exude luxury, pampering and service. But, every Ritz is special and ours has certain qualities not found at city or beach locations.

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