The Aspen Mountain experience continues to get better and better in the more than 65 years since the first chairlift was installed on the mountain. Today, Aspen Mountain serves up a vertical smorgasbord of skiing and snowboarding options that include double-black and tree runs as well as groomed and also intermediate cruising runs under Ruthie’s and […]
Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass – is an experience like no other. This week, our blog team sits down with Frias Properties’ reservation manager Jennifer Steele – our company’s resident snowboard aficionado.
(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 […]
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 […]