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Why I Raced 3,267 Feet Up a Mountain on Saturday Night

Jen Reeder | Posted 12.11.2014 | Impact
Jen Reeder

I've done a lot of seemingly crazy things in my life, usually for fun. Two years ago I donated a kidney to my husband out of love. And on Saturday night, I hiked 3,267 vertical feet up Aspen Mountain to support organ donation (well, and because there was lasagna and beer at the top).

It's a Long Way to the Top: Glossary of Ski Lifts

Liftopia | Posted 10.31.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

While chairlifts may be the classic type of ski lift, they are just one way to get high. (Enter quip about Colorado and Washington's laws here.) Here's a rundown of the most common types used at ski areas around the world.

I'm With Stupid: What Does the Fox Mean, Stewy?

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.09.2014 | Denver
Todd Hartley

My wife has always believed that seeing a fox is good luck. I would argue, based on my encounters with the creatures, that foxes are not so much harbi...

A Ski Race Without Snow

AP | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. -- Aspen Ski Area hosted a ski race without snow Saturday to highlight the effect climate change has on the outdoor recreation industry. ...

HuffPost Guides: Aspen Mountain

The Huffington Post | Laura Agadoni | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Aspen Mountain in Colorado is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers our...

Ski In Aspen This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver

Due to unseasonably convenient weather conditions, Aspen Mountain will reopen for Memorial Day skiing. Aspen Skiing Company today announced that the t...

PHOTOS: Which Colorado Ski Resorts Made SKI Magazine's Annual Top 20?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SKI Magazine has released its annual ranking of North America's best ski resorts this week. For the fourth year in a row, Deer Valley Resort in Park ...

PHOTOS: CNBC's Second Most Impressive American Ski Home Listed For $19,990,000 In Aspen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Located directly beneath the Aspen Mountain Gondola, the Little Nell Residence is being listed by Morris and Frywald for just under $20 million. Th...

Colorado's Greenest Ski Resorts: Which Ones Made The Grade? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For those eco-minded skiers (and we know Colorado has a lot of them) a Durango-base group, Ski Area Citizens Coalition has released The Ski Area Envir...

Aspen's Identity Crisis

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

The Related Westpac fiasco has left Snowmass with a gaping wound that will take a decade to close. Improvements at Aspen Mountain are likely to take a backseat to backfilling at Snowmass.