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

The Perfect Accessory For Your Pup

At The Little Nell, it’s important to us that every guest feels like royalty – including pooches! We think PoochieBoots are the perfect accessory to protect your pooch’s paws, and in true #NellStyle. We asked PoochieBoots founder, Karyn Pek, to answer a few questions about her fashionable kicks for dogs.Q: How did you come up with the idea for creating the… Read more

Vote for Ajax Tavern in USA Today’s 10Best Survey!

USA Today has nominated The Little Nell in its 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest! Their expert panel selected Ajax Tavern as a contender for Best Après-Ski Bar. When we think of après-ski at Ajax Tavern, we think ski-in/ski-out, truffle fries, mussels, rose wine, cozy banquette seating inside and a sun-soaked patio outside, Clicquot in the… Read more

Guest Chef Dinner with Lou Rossi of Castle Hill Inn

For the second installment of our Guest Chef Dinner Series, Lou Rossi from Castle Hill Inn in Rhode Island, traveled to Aspen to take over element 47 for a special, one-night only dinner on Jan. 12. Executive Chef Matt Zubrod looked to Castle Hill Inn, a fellow Relais & Châteaux property, to invite their esteemed chef… Read more

The Pinot Posse Visits Ajax Tavern

Ajax Tavern hosted a special evening on Jan. 13 with a group that goes by the Pinot Posse, recognized as some of the best pinot noir winemakers in the country. Guests enjoyed a lively atmosphere, a four-course dinner from Chef JD Baldridge and fine reds from the seven great winemakers – J.K. Carriere, Kosta Brown,… Read more

Save the Date: Clip-In With Christian 2016

The third annual Clip-In With Christian Vande Velde cycling camp returns to The Nell from Sunday, Sept. 25 – Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Save the date for our deluxe experience, this time offered in autumn to coincide with peak fall foliage season. Cycling stars Christian Vande Velde, George Hincapie and Craig Lewis will return as… Read more

The Best Hot Chocolate Recipe Ever

The Nell’s Hot Chocolate is the perfect treat this holiday season. Hailed by Travel + Leisure as “America’s Best Hot Chocolate,” by Buzzfeed as “Best Hot Chocolate Ever,” and tastemakers of all ages as their go to drink at The Nell, our cocoa has made waves for quite some time and in every season. Pastry… Read more

New Amenity: Scott Fat Bikes

Have you ever ridden a bike through the snow? It’s not an easy feat, unless you have the right hardware. The Nell is excited to announce the addition of Scott fat bikes to the list of amenities, available to guests of The Little Nell and Residences at The Little Nell. Expanding on our complimentary cruiser bikes in… Read more

Wedding Planner Spotlight: Cristina Verger

Cristina Verger is an event planner based in New York, who specializes in destination weddings. Cristina orchestrated an elegant, black tie wedding at the Sundeck atop Aspen Mountain this past April. We asked Cristina to answer a few questions on her experiences with planning destination weddings, and how she overcomes the obstacles of a mountaintop wedding. Q: What led you to… Read more

The Red Light Lounge Returns

The Little Nell’s Red Light Lounge returns for a special one-night tasting on Thursday, Dec.10, at 10 pm. Join Carlton McCoy, Chubby Oveges, wine distributor Craig Lewis of Stelvio Selections and Lyle Railsback to enjoy fine wines in the cellar at The Nell. This exclusive event is hosted by The Nell with a first-come, first-served… Read more