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

Cheers! Your Guide to the Après-Ski Cocktail Classic

Each summer, one of the country’s preeminent sip-and-be-seen events, known as the FOOD & WINE Classic, comes to Aspen for three days of indulgence, much of which is centered at The Little Nell. Most people may not be familiar with a sassy springtime event, headquarted at The Little Nell, called the Après Ski Cocktail Classic…. Read more

Pro Tips for Getting Fit from Cyclist Christian Vande Velde

Straight from France, pro cyclist Christian Vande Velde shares his training plan for The Nell’s fall cycling camp: Hey Everyone, Greetings from the Tour de France! Now that summer has arrived, it’s time to start building up for September. Plan – That is always the name of the game in any endurance endeavor. I like… Read more

The Experts’ Guide to the FOOD & WINE Classic [Q&A]

This is an excerpt from a post on Aspen Skiing Company’s blog, in anticipation of The FOOD & WINE Classic that’s just around the corner (June 17–19, 2016). While it is easily the most prestigious annual event for foodies and wine connoisseurs in the United States, it is also the most fun. For three days,… Read more

A Memorial for Stein Eriksen

As one of the most recognized names in skiing, Stein Eriksen has been synonymous with the sport and its elegance for more than 60 years. Among his most notable achievements, Stein was the first Alpine skier to win triple gold at a world championship. Considered the father of freestyle skiing, he successfully parlayed his passion… Read more

Easter Sunday at The Nell

Guests hopped on over to The Nell for Easter Sunday on March 27. Element 47 offered brunch from 11:30 am with an expanded buffet featuring carving stations, made-to-order omelets by Fredy and his team, fresh pastries and fruit, a juice and smoothie bar and more. At 1 pm, the younger set gathered in the courtyard… Read more

Meet JC – Our Bartender for the Apres Ski Cocktail Classic Pub Crawl

Post-event update: JC’s cocktail won the Audience Award in the Pub Crawl! A highlight on the schedule for this weekend’s Apres Ski Cocktail Classic is the Great Après Ski Pub Crawl! On Sunday, March 6, from 2 – 6 pm, take part in the progressive tasting that weaves through a dozen plus bars in Aspen… Read more

The Little Nell Goes to GourmetFest in Carmel

Relais & Châteaux is known for providing unique experiences from the finest hotelier and restauranteurs from all over the world. Up next is the annual GourmetFest in Carmel, Calif, a four-day foodie extravaganza featuring an exclusive roster of Relais & Châteaux Chefs and the World’s Best Wine Estates, held from Feb. 25 – 28, 2016…. Read more

Oasis returns Feb. 12

One week from today – Friday, Feb. 12 – Aspen Oasis, the world’s first on-mountain Champagne Bar, returns as does Clicquot in the Snow, the lively après-ski party at Ajax Tavern on its sun-soaked patio. Both offer Veuve Clicquot specials ($17 a glass and $89 a bottle), food and music, and will be open Friday… Read more

The Nell and Aspen Gay Ski Week’s #LuxTravel Symposium

It’s no secret that successful destinations, hotels, restaurants and others market extensively to LGBT travelers, a group that frequently travels for leisure. In 2014, LBGT tourism globally was valued at $202 billion. On Thursday, Jan. 21, Aspen Gay Ski Week and The Little Nell partnered in presenting a #LuxTravel Symposium, discussing LBGT Travel Trends for… Read more