Our Favorite Wine Experiences in Aspen

In its 35 years, the FOOD & WINE Classic has turned Aspen from an alpine escape with decent eats to a coveted stop on the gourmet circuit. Each June, celebrity chefs and sommeliers land in Aspen for a three-day festival of seminars, demonstrations, parties, and tastings — all focused on what’s trending in the food… 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

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

Click-In With Chris Davenport

An Aspen Mountain powder tour, Nastar ski race, Champagne toasts at our mobile on-mountain bar Oasis, wine dinners at element 47 and Ajax Tavern and a private event in the cellar– these were just a few of the activities at our inaugural Click-In With Chris ski camp. Featuring pro skier Chris Davenport and pro cyclists… 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

In Memoriam: Stein Eriksen

Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame member Stein Eriksen passed yesterday, December 27, 2015, at the age of 88 at his home in Park City, Utah.  As one of the most recognized names in the ski world, Stein was synonymous with skiing style and elegance for more than 60 years. The first alpine skier… Read more

White Christmas in Aspen

The forecasted winter storm that swept across the western United States Dec. 21 dropped eight inches of new snow overnight on Snowmass and Aspen Highlands, as well as seven inches on Aspen Mountain and Buttermilk  – priming Aspen and The Little Nell for a White Christmas. According to Aspen Snowmass’ snow report today, Dec. 22,… Read more

Winter Storm Ajax Drops Up to a Foot of Snow on Ajax

Aspen ski season has started off with a bang at Aspen Snowmass, thanks to a series of winter storms that have swept through the Rockies, including one this week aptly named Ajax. With ample snow for an early opening, Aspen Mountain presented a Preview Weekend on Saturday, Nov. 13, and Sunday. Nov. 14, to the… 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

My Ski Vacation – By Tyler Arscott, Age 13

At The Little Nell, it’s important to us that every guest has a memorable visit – including adults and kids alike. It’s especially fulfilling to hear from those after they’ve enjoyed their stay, such as 13-year-old Tyler Arscott who shared an essay below with us. The Little Nell is the ultimate five star ski lodge…. Read more