Wedding of the Month: Bachmeier~Hirst Wedding

  Bachmeier ~ Hirst Wedding   Becca Spears Sarah and Mat held their wedding atop Aspen Mountain on September 12, 2010, with 50 of their closest friends and family in attendance. This elegant affair involved seasonal food, rustic touches and lots of dancing. How did you choose your wedding location? The moment I stepped off the gondola. … Read more

Mid-Week Cocktail Fix

We’re starting a new tradition this summer at The Little Nell. Every Wednesday we’ll be posting one of our summer cocktails from the Montagna Bar along with a recipe so you can re-create your favorites at home, wow your guests or simply enjoy knowing the mixology secrets of our talented bar staff.   Montagna Manager Joey… Read more

New Nonstop Service to Aspen

This just in from our friends at American Eagle. Start packing! AMERICAN EAGLE ANNOUNCES NONSTOP SERVICE FROM DALLAS/FORT WORTH AND LOS ANGELES TO ASPEN/SNOWMASS, COLO. Daily Nonstops Link Colorado to Two Key International Gateways FORT WORTH, Texas — American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today announced it will begin nonstop seasonal service… Read more

Wine Kudos

We just got word: for the 15th year running, The Little Nell’s Montagna Restaurant has received the Wine Spectator Grand Award. Only 74 establishments were given this award for 2011, which Wine Spectator bestows to those that show an uncompromising, passionate devotion to the quality of their wine program. These restaurants typically offer 1,500 selections or more, and feature serious… Read more

Stand Up Paddling in Aspen

Being an adventurous crew at The Little Nell, this week we decided to try Aspen’s newest sport: stand up paddling in the river. This amazing core workout is not only a fun way to burn calories, but it’s also a great way to experience nature in Aspen. For our outing, we took to the calm… Read more


We’re excited to be hosting an amazing event here at The Little Nell on July 19, featuring our very own Executive Chef Robert McCormick. Will you be attending this culinary extravaganza benefitting school nutrition? The Children’s Health Foundation, an Aspen-based non-profit dedicated to improving nutrition in schools, is presenting the 5th annual Greenalicious Culinary Extravaganza and Benefit… Read more