Adventure is On: First Tracks

Your Chance for First Tracks — and More — on Ajax This ski season has been one for the record books — and it’s not over yet! Thankfully, we have just the ticket you need to savor every last moment of this epic winter with our First Tracks Adventure. Picture yourself here: On a bluebird… Read more

Ski-Day Nutrition: Staying Fueled on the Slopes

With ski season in full swing, many of our guests are gearing up for long, thrilling days schussing through Aspen’s famous powder. But life at 8,000 feet—especially if you’ll be burning an average of 350 calories an hour—requires special attention to nutrition and hydration. At the Little Nell, we’re dedicated to helping you embrace every… Read more

The Perfect Aspen Itinerary – Winter Edition

Drafting your winter travel itinerary for Aspen? Don’t allow perfectionism to distract you from living in the moment before—or during—your winter holiday. We’ve created a launchpad for how to embrace the best ski vacation in Colorado. We’ve outlined the steps for how best to experience The Nell with our Perfect Aspen Itinerary. In the meantime,… Read more

Your Ski Season Conditioning Guide – Beginner to Extreme

The snow is already falling in Aspen and while visitors are planning trips here, locals are prepping by getting in shape for long days on the slopes. Ensuring those ski legs are ready can make all the difference to truly take advantage of everything that Aspen has to offer. Whether you’re a beginner who’s hoping… Read more

Aspen in April: Events, Wellness + Spring Skiing

The best time to visit Colorado’s mountain towns is arguably spring: the season of fresh, lively, new beginnings. The year’s second season marks the end of the coldest days and sparks a feeling of renewal. Summer is on the horizon—but ski turns on corn, slush, or powder are yet to be indulged. The transition is… Read more

Click: A Photo Editor’s Top Pics of Aspen

We invited photo editor Etta Meyer to curate a gallery of images for The Little Nell’s Instagram. Etta, a well-heeled travel writer, pulled together a series of photos that reflected her vision for a perfect day in Aspen as a guest at The Nell. See below for her favorite pictures from morning to noon to… Read more

Don’t Miss These Events at the Ski World Cup Finals in Aspen

In Aspen, skiing is as natural as breathing. So it’s no surprise it’s the chosen location for the 2017 FIS Ski World Cup Finals, the first time the event is being held outside of Europe in 20 years. It’s also the first time the men’s World Cup has been held in Aspen since 2001. The… Read more

Full Moon Powder Tours? Yes, Please.

01.05.17 update: Full Moon Powder Tours are on hold for now, as we await approval from the US Forest Service. We’ll share news once we receive an update – if these will be offered this winter.   Adding to The Little Nell’s popular roster of Skiing & Winter Adventures is quite possibly the most anticipated… Read more

The Nell Named One of the Best Resorts in the Country

We’re thrilled to be named to the list of Travel + Leisure‘s World’s Best Awards for 2016, chosen by readers who took the luxury lifestyle publication’s survey, voting for the top properties in the U.S. and around the world. According to T+L, “There was a great display of loyalty this year to old favorites such… Read more

Aspen Mountain Closing Day Celebration

Your final opportunity to ski Aspen Mountain this season is on Sunday, April 17, which also means it’s your last chance to après-ski! Join us for La Ultima Fiesta on Ajax Tavern’s slopeside patio for the final party of the ski season. The Mexican-themed fiesta will feature a taco bar, margarita and beer specials, live music, giveaways and more. Closing day festivities… Read more