Just as learning the fundamentals of skiing is critical to excelling, attempting to grasp the unique ski-speak is part of immersing yourself in the sport. Check out some of the terms locals and ski bums use in casual conversation as well as on the slopes.
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Once a fringe winter sport, uphill skiing is now one of the fastest-growing winter activities, according to Snowsports Industries America. In Aspen, it has been fully embraced by locals, guests, innovative gear companies, and the Aspen Skiing Company.
The ski town of Aspen, Colorado may be small, but our apres-ski scene is BIG and is as much a part of mountain-town culture as skiing itself. Whether your ideal apres ski is a champagne-fueled dance party or a local hangout with a cold beer, you will find it here in Aspen.
The Aspen community organizes festive events and activities to celebrate the 12 days surrounding Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year's Eve. Learn about our favorites and which ones you won't want to miss!
With activities ranging from adventurous to indulgent, award-winning cuisine, Vegas-style nightlife, and unbeatable scenery, there really is no better place to have your bachelor/bachelorette party than Aspen!
Aspen's natural beauty can be experienced all year long. And a paragliding trip offers the most exciting aerial option with unbeatable scenes.
Both summer and fall are great times to strike out on an ATV and see Aspen from a different viewpoint. Learn about some of the best places to take an ATV.
The fall season is the time to try out some of our favorite Aspen trail runs. With the aspen trees changing color, the golden-clad panoramas are unbeatable.
Wildlife viewing is a year-round activity. While some animals make their debut in the warmer months, there are always birds, deer, foxes, and others that pop out to say hello throughout the seasons.
We've compiled some of our favorite places that offer brunch, lunch, happy hour, and dinner specials during the 2019 summer season.