How to Give Your Wedding Guests an Elevated Experience in Aspen

Over the past decade, weddings have transformed from classic ceremonies to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Instead of traditional weddings followed by dinner and dancing, why not create an experience for your guests? One that will make the day as special to them as it is to you. One of… 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

Photographer Spotlight: Scott Clark

Scott Clark is a photographer based in Los Angeles who frequently shoots weddings for The Little Nell. His background in photography started as a child, when he and his father built a darkroom in their basement. His professional background is primarily in the commercial and editorial fields, shooting for clients such as the Gap, Crate and Barrel, GQ, Martha Stewart, Hallmark and… Read more

A Wedding Photographer’s Favorite Spots in Aspen

Brian Leahy is a photographer based in California who frequently visits Aspen to shoot weddings for The Nell. He’s photographed endless weddings along the coast, on the beach, and in the hills, but doesn’t always get the chance to take advantage of such wide and sweeping landscapes in places like Aspen. We asked Brian to share his five… Read more

Karen Brooks & Nathan Shike

Karen Anne Brooks and Nathan Nissim Shike of London were married in Aspen on March 15, 2015, a beautiful spring evening. Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman officiated the ceremony atop Aspen Mountain. The reception immediately followed at The Sundeck with dinner, drinks and dancing into the night. Look for the full story in a forthcoming issue of… Read more

Our Top 3 Ways to Spend Easter

This Easter Sunday, activities abound at the top and base of Aspen Mountain. Our top three recommendations for the entire family include: 1. Riding the Silver Queen Gondola to the Sunrise Service at the top of Aspen Mountain. Upload as early as 7 am for the 8:30 a.m. service including live music, storytelling and –… Read more

Late Skiing AND a Moonlight Dinner Party

The clocks have been rolled forward, and the days are longer. You know what that means… It’s time for extended lift hours across all four mountains in Aspen/Snowmass! On Saturday, head to Aspen Mountain for extended hours as well as our Moonlight Dinner Party at The Sundeck. ASPEN MOUNTAIN – March 24 Lifts:  Silver Queen… Read more

Wedding of the Month: Noie – Czechowicz

Allison Noie and John Czechowitz have graciously shared memories from their wedding day on Sept. 25, 2010. This couple brings a big smile to our faces, and we bet they will bring one to yours as well. Why Aspen and The Little Nell? The venue was chosen mutually, but for different reasons.  I grew up in Wisconsin… Read more

A Bit of Wedding Inspiration

We just received this tear-jerker of a wedding video, which highlights the varying and sometimes unpredictable weather we can experience here in the mountains. The bride and groom, however, are the most amazing view on the mountain. Congratulations to Brandy and Mike, and many thanks for sharing your day with us here in Aspen! To… Read more