Tag Archives: Aspen

Adult Ski Camp: Because Kids Shouldn’t Have All The Fun

It’s not very often that I have such big news to share the day after posting an article. But via email today, I learned that John Clendenin, founder and head coach of the Clendenin Ski Method will be inducted to … Continue reading

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Downhill Biking: Is Dirt the New Snow?

More and more ski resorts have added dedicated downhill biking trails to their summer offerings. It’s no surprise because downhill biking is surprisingly like skiing. It’s 70 degrees on a clear blue day and I’m sweating – a lot. Dressed … Continue reading

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What’s New At Snowmass? Gladed Skiing on Burnt Mountain, Ullr Nights and Two New Hotels

Fifty years ago, a commercial snowcat operation began taking skiers up Snowmass Mountain, near Aspen. Chairlifts wouldn’t be installed until the 1967 season, when the resort officially opened. Still, this season marks the 50th year of commercial skiing at Snowmass … Continue reading

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Ski Camp, Day Three: The Keys to the Kingdom

The great thing about a three-ski camp is that it gives you time. Over the course of three days, you have time to throw out your old habits and begin learning new skills. You’ve got time to feel that maybe, … Continue reading

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Ski Camp Day Two: The Sun Came Out and the Lights Came On

In the middle of the afternoon today, the sun came out to stay on Aspen Mountain. After teasing us throughout the morning, a bit of sun here, a lot of cloud there, the skies finally cleared and the sun shone … Continue reading

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