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Aspen, Colorado, Vacation Resorts Round-Up

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In the mountain resort town of Aspen, Colorado, there are plenty of resort choices for vacationers. With so many options, often times the final decision between choosing a rental here or there comes down to the amenities and services offered at each resort. Some offer a long list of amenities that others do not. As a vacationer, do […]

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Stay in Aspen and Ski Snowmass, Too!

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To say that Snowmass is a large ski resort might be an understatement. Did you know that you can fit Aspen, Highlands and Buttermilk into Snowmass and still have acreage left over? And, in addition to its massive size, Snowmass offers a wide array of options for the whole family to ski. That’s probably why more and more […]

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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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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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Aspen Gearing Up For Opening Day

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The snow is falling and with the ski season just around the corner, Aspen/Snowmass is gearing up for opening day on November 25, 2010.  Aspen Mountain and Snowmass Mountain will open their doors, well, their lift lines, at 9 AM sharp. On opening day at most resorts it is common to see long lift lines, […]

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