Tag Archive 'skiing'

Improvements Under Way on the Four Mountains For Winter

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More than 65 years after dedicating the first chairlift on Aspen Mountain, the Aspen/Snowmass experience continues to get better and better. With four mountains and thousands of acres of terrain, no other ski resort in the world offers so much. And it just keeps getting better and better as changes, updates and improvements are happening […]

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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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Queen of the Mountain: A Closer Look At The Silver Queen Gondola

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Aspen, Colorado, is home to the longest single-stage gondola in the world. Called the Silver Queen Gondola, it whisks riders from Gondola Plaza in downtown Aspen to the top of Aspen Mountain in 14 minutes – a  3,267 vertical rise.

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Aspen locals give their insider tips for a successful skiing outing

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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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