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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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The History of Skiing in Aspen, Colorado – Part I: The Early Years

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(This week, we begin a two-part series on the history of skiing in Aspen, Colorado. Part one is below. Part two will be published next week.) Aspen, Colorado, is pretty much synonymous with the word “skiing.” If you look in the dictionary, it defines “Aspen” as any of a large number of various poplar trees […]

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Our Top 10 Aspen, Colorado Attractions

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There’s so many things to do in Aspen, Colorado, so where do you begin? Sports, arts, history, culture – Aspen has it all! With a plethora of attractions in Aspen, there’s never a dull moment. This week, we asked our resident expert – Frias Properties Extranet Specialist Jennifer Jacque – to help us out. Below […]

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Aspen, Colorado Winter X Games: History and Future

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The first X Games was held in Rhode Island in the summer of 1995. The tiny, inaugural event focused on “extreme sports” – like skateboarding and BMX biking – and offered medals and prize money to participants. The first Winter X Games was held in Big Bear Lake, California, in 1997, offering a new take […]

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How to Get the Best Deal on Skiing and Snowboarding Lift Tickets for an Aspen Vacation

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What’s the best way to purchase a skiing or snowboarding lift ticket for an Aspen vacation? How do you get the best deal? When our staff is busy helping folks make vacation reservations, we get this question a lot. Aspen/Snowmass consists of four spectacular skiing mountains – Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass – […]

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