Five Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day

From skiing Aspen’s fabled slopes to toasting with Veuve Clicquot, what’s more romantic than Valentine’s Day in Aspen? For ways to spend the weekend, we’ve compiled a list of our top tips for two: 1. Ski through the trees to the Valentine’s Shrine on Aspen Mountain (hidden in the woods on Walsh’s). Created and maintained… Read more

2015 Winter X Games

As the 2015 Winter X Games approach, preparations are in full swing and features are shaping up on Buttermilk – the Host Mountain for 13 years in a row. The four-day extravaganza kicks off Thursday, January 22, with daily competitions and musical acts including Chromeo, Skrillex, Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg. New this year, Aspen Snowmass… Read more

The Little Nell Visits South Africa – Recruits Over 20 Employees

Written by Simon Chen, Managing Director, The Little Nell  This summer, The Little Nell team spent eight days recruiting new employees in South Africa. We have partnered with Awesome Travel based in Johannesburg to bring South African Hospitality students to Aspen for a one-year internship at Aspen Skiing Company – which owns The Little Nell hotel…. Read more

The Courage Classic: Giving Back through Cycling

Written by Simon Chen, Managing Director, The Little Nell  The Little Nell prides itself on giving back to the community! And I am proud to say that this summer I competed, along with The Little Nell sponsored bike team in The Courage Classic at Copper Mountain, July 19-21. This year was the 25th anniversary of… Read more

Chair 9 Music Schedule

Chair 9 at the base of Ajax features live music from 4-7 p.m. daily. Free. 675 East Durant Ave. Feb 19th – DJ Dylan & Friends Feb 20th – Hannibal Brown Feb 21st – Mike Waters Feb 22nd – Jai Vatuk & Friends Feb 23rd – Hannibal Brown Feb 24th – DJ Dylan & Friends Feb 25th… Read more

Valentine’s Family Fun

VALENTINE’S FAMILY FUN We decided to mix things up a bit at today’s Kids’ Cooking Class. We invited parents to participate as well and created a fun menu with these great (and easy) sweet treats. As always, instructor (and cookbook author Helen DeFrance) had a festive flair for the fun afternoon! Here are a few… Read more

Aspen Snowmass Celebrates Local Olympians with Sochi Sendoff

Aspen Snowmass will hold a community celebration to honor four local athletes headed to the Olympics. The ceremony will be held Wednesday, January 29 at 4 p.m. in Gondola Plaza at the base of Aspen Mountain. The ceremony will kick off at 4 p.m. with a proclamation by Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron followed by the… Read more

Kids’ Cooking: Super Bowl Snacks

We recently held a kids’ cooking class with the accomplished chef and cookbook author Helen DeFrance. With the Broncos readying to head to the Super Bowl, she couldn’t resist teaching the kids a few recipes for the big game. Here are a few of her favorites, which are appropriate for any age to make and… Read more

Let’s Travel

ASPEN SNOWMASS by guest blogger and prominent travel writer, Flip Byrnes  Breath comes in gasps. Thighs burn, while the edges of my skis lie heavily on my shoulder. It’s a powder day in Aspen, and having watched the snow float down in ribbons last night, the plan was already hatched of where to be today…. Read more

Live Music Lineup at Chair 9

Chair 9 at the base of Ajax features live music from 4-7 p.m. daily. Free. 675 East Durant Ave. 1/9 – Bo Hale 1/10 – Brad Manosevitz 1/11 – Mike Waters 1/12 – Josh Rogan 1/13 – Dj Dylan and Friends 1/14 – CLOSED for EVENT 1/15 – DJ Dylan and Friends 1/16 – Hannibal Brown 1/17 – Wood & Wire 1/18… Read more