Artist’s Tour of Aspen – Q&A with a Curator

During his life, Walter Paepcke, founder of the Aspen Institute and Aspen Skiing Company, dreamed of this town becoming a Rocky Mountain hub of arts and culture known throughout the United States. He’d be thrilled to see his vision fully realized today, as Aspen has become synonymous with arts, entertainment and expression not commonly seen… Read more

Residences at The Little Nell Welcomes Opera Gallery to Aspen

Opera Gallery is an international network of 12 art galleries, with Aspen being the newest addition. The gallery opened in early March, and is located on the first floor of Residences at The Little Nell, next to Urban Zen. Since its creation, Opera Gallery Group has always strived to offer its international collectors unique access to a… 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

Powder Days! 2 Feet and Counting

The slopes of all four Aspen Snowmass ski areas were hammered with nearly 2 feet of snow in 48 hours as of early this morning, then collected another several inches throughout the day. Encouraging all to take advantage of the historic conditions, Aspen Skiing Company CEO Mike Kaplan issued a “hall pass” offer to all… Read more

Top 5 Winter Adventures in Aspen

Temperatures are cooling and leaves are falling. We all know what that means – winter is coming. The Little Nell’s Skiing and Winter Adventures offer a variety of activities for all types of guests. Want to be the first skier down the mountain? Learn to operate a snowcat? We’ve got all that and more. Start planning your winter… Read more

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

XGames Are Here!

As you may have heard, our friends at X Games will be coming back for another five years! With this announcement excitement is riding high over at Buttermilk and it’s a perfect time to get out there and be a part of it. As always, events are free and open to the public. Weekend Highlights: … Read more

Ajax Insider

Ajax Insider is a complimentary, guided experience designed for advanced intermediate to expert skiers and riders. It’s only available to guests of The Little Nell. Ski and ride Aspen Mountain’s most sensational terrain guided by a Pro from the Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen Snowmass. The program is offered Mondays from 9-3. Space is… Read more

Getting Green Done at The Nell

The Little Nell is currently closed until May 12, but during our closure, we’re getting a lot done. Besides a general “sprucing” and deep cleaning, we’re also retrofitting three boilers and reconfiguring the pipe system associated with them. It’s a big job, but it will result in some real energy savings for the hotel and the… Read more