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Pass Me an Elk Dog... Louise Roe Uncovers the Best of Aspen... and It's All About Going Local

Louise Roe | Posted 05.25.2013 | Travel
Louise Roe

I must admit, I landed in Aspen with a plethora of pre-conceptions. As an avid skier, I was itching to hit the slopes -- but also warily ready to navigate some snooty fur coats and boulder-sized diamonds on every snow-lined street. Not so. My experience of this special place was the opposite.

Recycled Junk Gives A New Look To Snowboard Trails

AP | By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 11.23.2011 | Travel

-- Some ski resorts are turning into junkyards – and snowboarders couldn't be happier. Satellite dishes, propane tanks, empty oil drums and ev...

Con Games: Return to Powderhorn

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

After a great day last winter at Powderhorn in Grand Mesa, Colorado, my wife and I vowed to get our ticket punched in 2011 and to stay overnight for two days of weekend skiing.

Feels Like the First Time (Because It Is): Skiing in Hunter, NY

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

This past weekend, I went skiing for the first time, and I'm delighted to say I didn't embarrass myself that much. The reason is quite simple: it's where I skied.

Squaw Valley USA Sold To Colorado's KSL Capital Partners

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

RENO, Nev. — Owners of the Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics have agreed to sell Squaw Valley USA to a Colorado-ba...

Venezuela's Beauty Queens Hit The Slopes In Lebanon

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Talk about bringing new meaning to the term "bunny slope" -- Miss World Top Model 2010 Luna Ramos and Adriana Pena, Miss Venezuela 2007, stripped down...

Australia Summer Marked By Snow, Heavy Flooding (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It may be summertime "down under," but instead of sunshine and warm breezes, Australia has been hit with severe weather conditions, including unseason...

Steel Tycoon Plans $6 Million French Birthday Bash

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Michelin-starred dinner buffet by acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse. Top-notch live entertainment, courtesy of Christina Aguilera and Cirque du Soleil. A...

The Olympic Flame and Winter Fun in Whistler, B.C.

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Marissa Bronfman

We arrived in town in time to catch the emotionally charged official 2010 Olympic Flame Handover Ceremony and celebrated with thousands of excited Canadians eager to cheer on Canada.

Purgatory At Durango Mountain Resort Pulls Woman's Ski Pass After Light Criticism

The Durango Herald | Shane Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort has revoked a woman's season pass for publicly criticizing the ski area's new operating schedule. In a Nov. 2 le...

CON GAMES: The Energy Vacation

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Conniff

If we were going to do the right thing, energy-wise, then why not decamp to a green hotel? That was the appeal of The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain.

Global Warming Causes Swiss Alps Ski Resort To Sell For $1

New York Times | UTA HARNISCHFEGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bruno Prior, a British entrepreneur, saw the ad from the Ernen ski-lift company one day as he was sipping coffee and looking through the newspaper in ...