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

Celebrating Australia Day with a Meat Pie Contest

Aspen Snowmass ramped up for Australia Day a few days early with the 2015 Neil Perry Meat Pie Contest on the rooftop of the Residences at The Little Nell. Olympic and X Games gold medalist snowboarder Torah Bright and Sam Perry, wife of celebrity Chef Neil Perry, served as judges. For the contest held on… Read more

Every Friday’s a Powder Day

As part of our new Skiing & Winter Adventures program, The Little Nell’s thrilled to present our private Snowcat Powder Tours on Fridays during the 2014-2015 season. For our debut outing on December 19, conditions couldn’t have been any more favorable with a foot of fresh snow blanketing the backcountry, flurries in the morning and… Read more

Australia Day 2014

We had a TON of fun celebrating Australia Day this year. Tim Tams were eaten. Pavlovas were made. Vegemite was consumed in mass quantities. All-in-all, a great weekend. Here are a few of the highlights from Photographer Jeremy Swanson.

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

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

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

ThanksJibbing/Elephant Revival

The good folks at Aspen/Snowmass are bringing back ThanksJibbing to kick off this season’s winter events on Friday, November 29th. This invite-only rail jam will take place in Snowmass Base Village starting at 2PM. Thanksjibbing will consist of a 45-minute jam session with both skiers and snowboarders, followed by a 20-minute final. In addition to… Read more

Fall/Winter Mashup

Thanks to local photographer Dan Bayer for snapping these beautiful images yesterday. The storm continues, bringing flurries to town.  The lifts start running Nov. 28 at Aspen/Snowmass!

Shutting her down

An April snowstorm has delivered well over a foot of new snow in the last few days, and it’s just in time for our closing day festivities at Aspen Mountain and Snowmass. Here’s our rundown of activities to keep you partying all weekend long. Aspen Mountain  The Oasis – The champagne pop-up bar will make… Read more