The City of Aspen needs no introduction. It is seeped in the history of silver mining – both boom and bust – and in the history of skiing. Today Aspen is an international destination where the finest of indoor and outdoor living is available. The world comes to Aspen in the form of entertainment, culture, music, art, intellectual forums, fine dining, high-end retail shops, and more. One can pursue every outdoor activity imaginable and each season offers a variety of choices and a natural beauty of its own.
Aspen lies at the eastern-most end of the Roaring Fork Valley and at the west side of the spectacular Independence Pass. With it’s four-mountain ski area in close proximity, visitors from all over the world travel to Aspen to partake in many winter activities. In the summer there is also a plethora of attractions including the world-famous Aspen Music Festival and School. Spending time in the mountains or on the Roaring Fork River and then enjoying the diverse cultural and music scene in Aspen is unique to this small, exclusive mountain town.
Photos contributed by Kent Nichols, Noah Crescimanno, Hayden Zigurs, Keith Johnson, Kelly Johnson