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Autumn Getaways
Cindy Hirschfeld | October 10, 2014

1. Sorrel River Ranch
Moab, Utah
With an unbeatable setting along the Colorado River, where the dusky-rose sandstone towers of desert country...

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The Best Books for Autumn
Mitzi Rapkin | September 26, 2014

1. Little Raw Souls, by Steven Schwartz (Autumn House Press, $18)
Steven Schwartz won the Colorado Book Award for literary fiction this year for this collection of short stories. I've read his work before,...

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Offseason Offerings
Barbara Platts | September 15, 2014

1. Element 47
Head to Element 47 at the Little Nell for Test Kitchen Thursdays during October. Each week, you will get your pick from the restaurant’s weekly...

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Must-See Sporting Events
Barbara Platts | August 28, 2014

1. Tough Mudder: Sept 6 & 7, Snowmass Village
One of the roughest Tough Mudders in North America, this grueling course features some of the steepest climbs and...

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Summer Sweets
Gabriela Magana | August 22, 2014

1. Bento Box at Matsuhisa
Indulge your senses with this must-have Aspen dessert: a warm, chocolate soufflé cake paired with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and berries, topped with a drizzle of delicious vanilla sauce. The cake melts in...

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The Trails Less Traveled
Barbara Platts | August 14, 2014

1. Ditch Trail
Parallel an old irrigation ditch on the lower tracks of Snowmass ski area, close to the Campground chair lift. This trail is gradual single track, but it boasts incredible views of Mount Daily and...

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Taking Yoga Outdoors
Barbara Platts | August 7, 2014

1. Yoga on Aspen Mountain
Stretch out, strengthen up and calm your mind at 11,212 feet atop Aspen Mountain. Local yoga teachers and Aspen Skiing Company provide challenging yoga sessions on Monday, Wednesday and Friday...

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Trailworthy Sammies
Misty Milioto | July 31, 2014

1. Prosciutto de Parma
It’s portable; it’s delicious; it’s just our style. This sando comes on a fresh grinder roll with thin-sliced prosciutto, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato and yummy, aged provolone cheese....

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Fab Five
Sarah Chase Shaw | July 18, 2014

Behind most cutting-edge architecture or iconic design is a host of artisans whose job it is to humanize homes with craft and charisma, endowing them with a singular beauty, integrity and enduring spirit that comes from the heart and the hand.

For example, take...

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Lady Who Launches
Rachel Walker | July 18, 2014

In June 2012 Adrienne Brodeur visited here for the first time to attend Aspen Summer Words, the Aspen Writers’ Foundation’s flagship event. The New York-based editor and writer had been...

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Grooming the Next Generation of Culturati
Catherine Lutz | July 18, 2014

Many are familiar with the Aspen Music Festival and School for its summer classical music performances and the Aspen Writers’ Foundation for bringing in nationally known authors. But what flies under...

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Saddle Up!
Tess Weaver | July 18, 2014

Steep grades, abrupt switchbacks, slippery roots, sharp rocks and unsigned intersections—Aspen’s fat tire scene hasn’t been for the faint of heart or lungs, until now.

Most of our valley’s mountain bike routes began as dirt-bike or game trails...

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