More than 60 years after dedicating the first chairlift on Aspen Mountain, the Aspen/Snowmass experience continues to get better and better. With 4 mountains, 43 lifts, 5 terrain park, 3 pipes and more than 5,300 recreational acres, no other resort in the world offers so much.
(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 […]
(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 […]
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 […]
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 […]