A sunrise over Conundrum Hot Springs. —Photo by Sarah Boyum
Take it from us: One of the best places to catch a Colorado sunrise is deep in the mountains, while sitting in a natural hot spring. Enter Conundrum Hot Springs: tucked in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness just outside downtown Aspen, this 8.5-mile hike (one way) starts at 8,765 feet. You'll...
August 27 2015, 8:30 AM
—Photo by Natasha Gardner
Independence Pass Ale, Aspen Brewing Company, Aspen
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
ABV: 7 percent
Hop Meter (1–10): 9
Malt Meter (1–10): 4
Reviewed: August 2015
Colorado brewers deserve plenty of praise for crafting clever beer names. So we must give...
August 14 2015, 2:00 PM
Glenwood Canyon bike path; Courtesy of Shutterstock
Let the good times roll with some of our favorite road rides across the state. As the last days of summer melt away, if you don’t find the time now, when will you?
Glenwood Canyon Recreation Trail
This popular paved trail follows the Colorado River through stunning Glenwood Canyon between...
August 6 2015, 2:40 PM
Stand up paddleboarding on the Slate River near Crested Butte. —Photo courtesy of Irwin Guides
There are few things more American than a road trip, and lucky for us, Denver is a convenient starting point for many epic out-of-town adventures. Here, five quick escapes that are sure to take your remaining summer weekends up a notch—after all, it's only a matter of time before powder hounds...
July 29 2015, 11:00 AM
Take some of the planet's foremost intellects, technologists, artists, business titans and global policy influencers and station them on a single campus, and you’ll get the Aspen Ideas Festival. The 11th annual event opened to a packed house on Sunday, June 28, and didn't slow down for a solid...
July 14 2015, 4:30 PM
—Photo by Seth K. Hughes Photography
Been curious to try stand-up paddleboarding on the river? You’re in luck. In June, Aspen's Limelight Hotel launched a complimentary river SUP program. Every Wednesday morning through September, Charlie MacArthur, owner of Aspen Kayak and SUP Academy, takes guests on a three-hour adventure...
July 13 2015, 2:10 PM
The Little Nell's famed pancakes
Pancakes are a breakfast staple that can sometimes fall into the ho-hum category. Often, instead of being light and fluffy, they're dense and heavy.
That is not the case at Element 47 in Aspen. The restaurant in the Little Nell hotel folds whipped egg whites and house-made...
July 10 2015, 10:30 AM
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July 11 and 12 The RIDE Festival
Telluride’s Town Park welcomes bands such as Widespread Panic, Gov’t Mule, Moon Taxi, and North Mississippi Allstars to this popular music festival, now in its fourth year.
July 13 to 19 Crested Butte Wildflower Festival
Photography, garden tours,...
July 8 2015, 10:00 AM