Fall Adventures

Fall musings from The Little Nell’s Lead Adventure Specialist, Kane Hudson: Autumn has officially started, and the weather has been perfect these last few days here in Aspen.  If you can make the time for some fall foliage tours, Aspen would be a great hub for your travels.  Here are a couple scenes from the… Read more

Hiking 14ers – Long’s Peak

Lead Adventure Specialist Kane Hudson is on a mission to hike several 14ers this late summer/early fall. He’s going to be sharing his journeys with us here and giving his tips for making it to the top. (Just in case you didn’t already know, a “fourteener” is a mountain peak that exceeds the 14,000-foot barrier. With 54 to its… Read more

Whoa there big fella!

A few staffers from The Little Nell (including Executive Chef Robert McCormick and Adventure Concierge Kane Hudson) were lucky enough to hit the trails earlier this week on an overnight horse pack trip. This trip, which can be booked through The Little Nell’s Adventure Program, is in a word: amazing. We started the day a… Read more

Biking Fever in Aspen

We’ve so been enjoying all the biking fever in town this week. The Aspen Snowmass Women’s Pro Stage Race Presented by United Healthcare is running August 22-24. And tomorrow the men come over the mountain for the Queen Stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Last night, we caught the Maroon Bells Time Trial with the Women’s… Read more

The Big One – Running the Leadville 100

We’re wishing ultra-runner (and ultra-front desk manager here at The Little Nell) Dylan Bowman oodles of luck as he competes this weekend in the Leadville Trail 100. The race features one hundred miles of extreme Colorado Rockies terrain — from elevations of 9,200 to 12,600 feet. Dylan came in third last year (he started running just 18 months… Read more

Stand Up Paddling in Aspen

Being an adventurous crew at The Little Nell, this week we decided to try Aspen’s newest sport: stand up paddling in the river. This amazing core workout is not only a fun way to burn calories, but it’s also a great way to experience nature in Aspen. For our outing, we took to the calm… Read more

Come Fly with Me

Some of our Adventure Staff at The Little Nell and our sister property, The Limelight Lodge, were able to take a flight with Aspen Paragliding off Aspen Mountain this morning. What an amazing experience! The day started by meeting at Aspen Paragliding in downtown Aspen (just across from The Little Nell, above the Butcher’s Block) at… Read more

David’s Journal ~ Argentina, Day Five

The final day of The Little Nell’s Fly Fishing Adventure in the beautiful Nahuel Huapi National Park Patagonia in Argentina concludes with unrivaled fishing on Fonck Lake, where more than fish were caught.  Our guests have departed Argentina with an unforgettable one-of-a-kind experience, cameras filled with amazing images and memories that will last a lifetime…. Read more

David’s Journal ~ Argentina, Day Four

The Little Nell’s Fly Fishing Adventures continue with fishing the Rio Manso River, horseback riding and an Argentine Asado (barbeque).  Truly, a beautiful location for a one-of-a-kind excursion.  It is no wonder that our Aspen Mountain Club members (even with snow in the forecast) were anxious to exchange the winter wonderland known as Aspen for Argentina!… Read more

David’s Journal ~ Argentina, Day 3

And the adventure continues in Argentina!  Rees had his first ‘Argentine Grand Slam’ and the guests continued to be awed by the beauty of Argentina. Day Three  Today was Rees Poag’s banner day fishing Little and Big Fonck Lakes.  Rees started his day with a fat 21 inch Brook Trout.  He then landed a nice 22… Read more