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2015 Aspen PR Clippings

The Aspen Chamber Resort Association works to promote Aspen as a premier year-round destination through a targeted public relations campaign highlighting all that Aspen has to offer and gaining media exposure for our destination and local businesses. We work with the local PR agency Promo Communications. As part of our efforts, below is a list of articles that mention Aspen, local businesses and activities. Please note that the media coverage featured is not necessarily the sole result of the ACRA  but could be the result of other community partner's efforts.

Aspen Online Coverage 2015

12/29/15 Scott Effect Aspen with St. Regis
12/29/15 Mountain Online We Were Winos Once, and Proud
12/29/15 First We Feast Year in Pictures: Daniel Krieger's 15 Best Photos of 2015
12/29/15 Robb Report Online Top U.S. Hotel Bars for New Year's Day and National Bloody Mary Day
12/27/15 Red Bull eSports 5 ski events not to miss in 2016
12/26/15 AOL.com America's best ski towns
12/26/15 Business Insider (+ 20 other outlets) 25 mountains everyone should ski in their lifetime
12/24/15 Taking the Kids Fun in the snow off the slopes
12/22/15 Daily Meal 7 Hotels Offering Detox & Wellness Packages to Kickstart Your New Year's Fitness Resolutions
12/19/15 Time Online These Are the 10 Best Restaurants in the World
12/19/15 Polo Zone Timely Snowfall welcomes Aspen World Snow Polo Cup
12/18/15 Men's Journal Online What to Do When You're Stuck in a Ski Town Without Snow
12/18/15 KREX-TV Online St. Regis Snow Polo World Championship Returns to Aspen
12/18/15 Just Luxe 7 Hotels Offering Detox & Wellness Packages to Kickstart Your New Year's Fitness Resolutions
12/18/15 MSN Travel The 40 Best Ski Resorts in North America
12/17/15 Yahoo Travel Is This Kiss on Your List? Best Places to Smooch on New Years
12/17/15 Travel + Leisure Totally Free Things to do for New Year's in Aspen
12/16/15 Houston Chronicle Online 12 cozy winter lodges
12/16/15 Inside Weddings Online 10 Destination Wedding Locations Inspired by Real Weddings
12/16/15 Ski Magazine Online Beans and Rice: The Maroon Bells
12/16/15 Denver Post Online Digest: top restaurateur opens Nello Alpine in Aspen near ski gondola
12/16/15 Sunday Polo Timely Snowfall welcomes Aspen World Snow Polo Cup
12/15/15 Cheapflights Blog Top 16 places in the US for a New Year's Eve kiss
12/15/15 Mountain Living Online 5 Gorgeous Hotel Redesigns in the Mountains
12/15/15 Out Traveler In the Bag: 10 Things to Pack for Your Next Aspen Getaway
12/14/15 Travel + Leisure Where celebrities go for the holidays
12/11/15 Virgin Atlantic Blog A Guide to Aspen
12/11/15 Yahoo News Adventure Travel for People with Disabilities
12/10/15 The New York Times In Aspen, a Maverick Mountain to Test One's Mettle
12/9/15 USA Today (+ 7 other outlets) 13 most charming ski chalets around the world
12/8/15 Huffington Post The lowdown on snow at 10 major ski resorts
12/7/15 Des Moines Register Online 50 states, 50 scenic views
12/7/15 Travel + Leisure Online Where to Apres Ski Like Your Favorite Celebrities
12/7/15 New York Times Online Ski Holidays for the True Novice
12/7/15 Virgin Atlantic Blog Eight of the best ski hotels in America
12/5/15 Delightfully Engaged 5 US Mountain Destination Wedding Locations
12/4/15 Washington Post Online A user's guide to U.S. resorts
12/4/15 Jetsetter 11 Best Cities for the Holidays
12/3/15 Denver Life Magazine Online Colorado Winter Getaways
12/3/15 Fare Compare Top Ski Resorts in North America
12/3/15 Jetsettersblog Colorado for honeymoons
12/2/15 Houston Chronicle Online Top 20 ski resorts in the West
12/2/15 Outside Blog The Best Ski Resorts in the Rockies
12/2/15 KUSA-TV Online Celebrating the holidays in Colorado mountain towns
12/2/15 MSN Travel Canada 11 Icy Vacation Destinations For People Who Love Winter
12/2/15 MSN News The Snowiest Cities in America
12/2/15 Newsday 8 ski resorts for non-skiers
12/15 Ski Magazine (print) Top Ski Towns
Nov/Dec 15 Departures North America's Ski Season Short List
12/1/15 RootsRated 23 Must Visit American Cities for Outdoor Adventure Travel
12/1/15 Elevation Outdoors Online Hot Spots - Affordable Aspen
11/30/15 Martha Stewart Weddings Online 15 Amazing Destination Wedding Photos
11/25/15 About.com Top Resorts for Riding and Partying
11/24/15 First Tracks Watch World Cup Ski Racing This Weekend In Aspen
11/24/15 Shermans Travel How to Do Aspen, CO in a Weekend (and Affordably)
11/24/15 MSN Travel The 30 Best Small Cities in America
11/23/15 Ciao Bambino Best Family Ski Deals
11/23/15 Adventure Travel News Snow Report: North American Ski Season Set to Begin
11/22/15 Sun Herald (print) 20 Reasons to Visit Aspen
11/21/15 10 Best - USA Today Pampered For The Holidays: Spas With Holiday-Themed Treatments
11/21/15 First Tracks Celebrate the Holidays Skiing in Colorado
11/16/15 Denver Life Colorado Ski Flights
11/16/15 Romantic Bug 10 Best Skiing Destinations in North America
11/15/15 Gazette Online 5 Best Colorado Ski Areas for a Luxury Experience
11/9/15 Contra Costa Times Travel Top 10: Ski Destinations
11/7/15 Wesword Online What to Do on Colorado's Ski Slopes in November
11/5/15 American Profile Holiday Getaway: Top 10 Mountain Retreats in America
11/4/15 Hemispheres Online Three Perfect Days: Colorado Rockies
11/2/15 Elevation Outdoors Online Quick Hits: Women Gone Wilderness
11/2/15 Yahoo Sports Pizza parties and parades make these the best family-friendly ski resorts in the US
11/2/15 2LUXURY2 A 2015 Holiday Collection to make (almost) everyone's wish list a reality
11/2/15 Dallas Morning News Online Ski 2016: 4 food festivals to check out on the slopes
11/1/15 Dallas Morning News Online Western slopes offer new upgrades
11/1/15 Outside Blog The Best Winter Trips of 2016
11/1/15 Travel Channel Online Stress Free Thanksgiving Trips
10/30/15 Huffington Post The Top 5 Small Cities in the U.S.
10/30/15 Houston Chronicle Online What's new in 10 Houston favorite ski towns for the 2015/2016 season
10/29/15 Denver Life Magazine Online Visit Colorado's Mountain Towns
10/29/15 Travel CNN Inside Guide: Best of Colorado Skiing
10/29/15 Denver Post Online (+1) A Look Back at Colorado's Ghost Towns
10/28/15 Fort Collins Coloradoan Online Colorado's best ghost towns
10/27/15 Cookies and Clogs Welcoming in the Fall- Aspen, CO in the 2016 Kia Optima
10/22/15 Yahoo Finance Relais & Chateaux Properties Top the List of Best Hotels in Conde Nast Traveler's 2015 Readers' Choice Awards
10/22/15 Weekly Voice 2016 Kia Optima Retreat
10/22/15 Livestrong.com 26 of the Best Places to Run in the World
10/21/15 5280 Online Get Outta Town: Off-Season Travel Deals to Snag Now
10/20/15 NewNowNext 9 Great Gay Ski Weeks
10/19/15 Huffington Post The 10 Best Ski Resorts In The Whole Entire World
10/19/15 PureWow The 10 Best Ski Resorts In The Whole Entire World
10/17/15 Nest 5 Celebrity Designed Hotels You'll Want to Escape to This Weekend
10/15/15 RootsRated What Lies Beneath: The Fascinating Story of Smuggler Mine
10/15/15 First Tracks New Flights, Expanded Air Service for Colorado Ski Season
10/14/15 Infinite Legroom The 10 Most Incredible Hikes in North America
10/14/15 BuzzFeed Here's Where You Can Actually Smoke Weed When You're Traveling in the U.S.
10/14/15 Outside Blog The 10 Best Spots to Catch Fall Colors
10/9/15 5280 Online Colorado by Nature: The History of the Maroon Bells
10/9/15 Best - USA Today Room with a view: the best hotels for autumn leaf peeping
10/9/15 Sun Online Shoulder season a time for deals at Colorado ski towns
10/7/15 Food Republic 10 Places to Eat Really Well In Aspen
10/6/15 Buzzle.com 13 Beautiful Places You Should Visit During Fall
10/6/15 Huffington Post 15 Best U.S. Resorts For Fall Getaways
10/2015 Meetings Focus (print): Colorado's mountain towns highlight health and fitness
9/24/15 Citizen Times Online Ski town eats: Best breakfasts, burgers, barbecue and more
9/24/15 Boston.com (+12) TripAdvisor Names the Top 10 Fall Foliage Destinations in the U.S.
2/23/15 First Tracks Colorado Ski Resorts Elevate Their Offerings For Winter 2015-16
9/16/15 Vacation Idea 25 Best Things To Do In Aspen
9/15/15 Vogue Online 5 Outdoor Fall Activities That Are Actually Workouts
9/15/15 KDVR-TV Online Colorado fall color guide: Best hikes, drives and events
9/14/15 am New York Online 10 ways to enjoy Aspen without snow or skis
9/14/15 Travelettes 10 more awesome hostels around the world
9/13/15 DailyBurn The 50 best half marathons in the U.S.
9/12/15 Brides Online Aspen's Best Destination Wedding Venues
9/11/15 Denver Post Online Colorado fall color: 4 base camp destinations
9/11/15 Denver Post Online Colorado ghost towns aglow in fall color
9/10/15 Robb Report Collection St. Regis Aspen Resort and High Society Freeride Company to Offer Custom Skis
9/9/15 Mile High Mamas Colorado travel: 5 scenic byways for fall colors
9/9/15 Forbes Travel Guide 5 Places to Eat And Drink In Aspen Right Now
9/8/15 Where Los Angeles Online Top Breweries To Visit In Colorado This Fall
9/8/15 AXS.com In Photos: Jazz Aspen Snowmass festival winds down with a bang
9/6/15 Desert Sun Top spots to 'fall leaf peep' in the West
9/4/15 Palm Beach Post Online (+1) Aspen becomes third U.S. city to go 100 percent renewable energy
9/4/15 New York Post Online The kid-friendly side to Colorado's poshest town
9/2/15 5280 Online 7 Labor Day Festivals Worth Exploring
9/2/15 USA Today 10 Best Best of September: Where to Be this Month
9/2/15 Business Insider The 5 best places to see fall foliage in the US
8/28/15 Chicago Tribune Online (+2) Golf is way, way above par in the Rockies
8/28/15 AXS.com No Labor Day plans yet? Jazz Aspen Snowmass tickets are still available
8/27/15 Jetsettersblog Aspen - Hotel Jerome's Paragliding and Bike Riding Fall Foliage Packages
8/26/15 Crave Online Travel: Maroon Bells - Most Photographed Spot in Aspen
8/26/15 Forbes Travel Guide 5 Fabulous Fall Escapes in Colorado
8/26/15 Mile High Mamas 48 Hours in Aspen On A Budget
8/22/15 San Antonio Express News Online Epic Aspen- in winter or summer
8/20/15 Universal Sports USA Pro Challenge: Stage 3: Copper Mountain- Aspen, Colorado
8/20/15 KUSA-TV Online USA Pro Challenge Day 3: Copper Mountain to Aspen
8/19/15 Huffington Post 10 Adrenaline Pumping Outdoor Activities in the West
8/19/15 Cheapism Blog Fall Foliage Trips
8/19/15 Luxury Hotel Insider Take a Look at a Few of our Favorite Destination Hotels
8/19/15 Business Insider Insider's Guide to Aspen
8/19/15 Town & Country Online The Ultimate Road Trip For Design Lovers - Mapped
8/18/15 Travel + Leisure Online Heat Up Your Summer at Off-Season Ski Towns
8/17/15 KDVR-TV Online Fifth USA Pro Challenge kicks off Monday in Steamboat Springs
8/15/15 Summit Daily News Online USA Pro Challenge survival guide: Tips for making the most out of the race
8/14/15 Fort Collins Coloradoan Online Where to watch USA Pro Challenge
8/3/15 BuzzFeed 18 U.S. Honeymoon Ideas For Every Personality
8/3/15 Pecand 18 U.S. Honeymoon Ideas For Every Personality
8/1/15 Robb Report (print): A List Adventures
7/28/15 Playboy Online The 18 most incredible places you could die visiting
7/28/15 ActiveRain Where to go for Colorado hot springs
7/22/15 Reuters Online Colorado Celebrates Cycling With the USA Pro Challenge, Pedal the Plains and Ride Recs for All Abilities
7/20/15 Yahoo Travel (+1) 10 Reasons Why Aspen Is Definitely Better In the Summer
7/19/15 News Star (print): New summer travel destinations to enjoy
7/18/15 Bespoke Magazine 8 restaurants bringing international cuisine to Aspen
7/17/15 Paddle8 The Collector's Guide to Aspen
7/17/15 FOX News Channel Online Summertime in Colorado: 10 adventures to put on your list
7/17/15 Report News Today The Best Travel Is Sometimes a Return Trip
7/7/15 Food & Wine The World's Most Beautiful Resorts
7/7/15 First Class Fashionista Wanderlust Festival Experience
7/6/15 Chicago Tribune Online American Airlines offers skiers a nonstop to Aspen
7/5/15 AXS.com What to expect at Wanderlust Aspen-Snowmass
7/3/15 Bldg 25 Blog The Best Places to Watch Fireworks Across America
7/2/15 Star Online +15 outlets 55 awesome things to do in the US this summer
7/2/15 Forbes Travel Guide Where the World's Top Chefs Eat in Aspen
7/2/15 Executive Travel America's Best Fourth of July Celebrations
7/1/15 Yahoo Beauty 6 Restaurants Worth The Hike
7/1/15 Food Republic Wine Enthusiast Announces 2015's Best 100 Wine Restaurants in America
7/1/15 Country & Town House Magazine (print): Shiny, happy people
6/30/15 303 Magazine Online Om Planet: Aspen or Bust for Wanderlust
6/29/15 Westword Online Fifteen Ways to Have a Blast July 4th Weekend
6/26/15 Travel + Leisure Online How Much Would You Pay for A Good Night's Sleep?
6/22/15 DonaldsonvilleChief.com The best 30 boutique hotels in America
6/20/15 Points Guy 5 fabulous sailing vacations at Points Resorts
6/19/15 Odyssey 20 amazing reasons to spend your summer in Colorado
6/18/15 303 Magazine Online 5 Colorado hidden gems: summer edition
6/18/15 AXS.com Five best classical music festivals to see this summer
6/12/15 Esquire The 12 best views in America to drink from
6/12/15 Curbed Ski 10 tips for crashing Aspen's sold out Food & Wine Classic
6/12/15 Denver Post Online Map Game: Colorado's top music festivals
6/12/15 Westword Online From BBQ to Broncos, Twenty Tastiest Events on the Culinary Calendar
6/12/15 My Outdoor News Fly fishing to paddleboarding, Colorado hotels get guests outdoors
6/12/15 Denver Post Online Fly fishing to paddleboarding, Colorado hotels get guests outdoors
6/9/15 Soulicious Life Wanderlust Aspen/Snowmass 2015
6/9/15 Meetings Focus Denver, Boulder, Aspen and Colorado Springs please the palate
6/7/15 Adweek How the Food & Wine Classic Became America's Hottest Festival
6/5/15 Skift Farm to Table to Hotel for Smart Properties Looking for Authenticity
6/4/15 Forbes Travel Guide A Foodie's Guide to Summer
6/4/15 5280.com June Weekend Plans: Events and Happenings From Around the Region
6/4/15 Organic Life Online 15 Heavenly Night skies That Can Only Be Seen From National Parks
6/4/15 Wide Open Spaces The Best Hiking Trails in the U.S. Are Waiting for You
6/2/15 303 Magazine Five Ways to Get Wet in Colorado
6/2/15 Huffington Post Show Me the Numbers: How Eco-Friendly Are Ski Areas?
6/1/15 Forbes Travel Guide 8 Spots To Travel To In June
5/26/15 Elite Daily 4 things, 7 places, and 4 people that make Aspen a winter wonderland
5/26/15 Luxury Travel Magazine The adventure center at The Little Nell is now open in Aspen
5/23/15 Dallas Morning News Looking for a new place to fish?
5/23/15 Mini Time Travel like the stars at these family friendly destinations
5/22/15 Colorado Public Radio The Colorado's classical music fan's 2015 guide to summer festivals
5/19/15 Forbes The Hottest Place to Stay in Aspen: The Little Nell Hotel
5/16/15 Chilled Magazine 15 drop dead gorgeous international bars
5/1/15 Denver Post Online Colorado trail running races serve up mountain scenery
4/30/15 Gazette Colorado For those with disabilities, Colorado's outdoor treasures can still be enjoyed
4/30/15 Couture Colorado Aspen's Secret Season for Colorado Residents
4/28/15 Denver Post Online USA Pro Challenge route positions Summit Country for a business win
4/28/15 Chicago Tribune Online Summer festivals beckon classical music buffs
4/28/15 Bike World News Route announced for 2015 USA Pro Challenge
4/28/15 About.com Aspen Music Festival and School Announces 2015 Season
4/28/15 MSN Travel 10 dog-friendly vacation destinations
4/28/15 Encompass AAA Colorado Cover feature: Summer Fun 2015
4/27/15 Eater Denver The Penrose Rome Up for National Award; RootDown DIA Recognized
4/25/15 Sydney Morning Herald (print): Food and Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado, US
4/24/15 5280.com Summer: Colorado's Other High Season
4/23/15 Bloomberg News Online Add Colorado Film & Music Festivals to Your 2015 Playlist
4/17/15 Wall Street Journal For Spring Break Travel Deals, Head For The Hills
4/17/15 British Airways High Life Six must-try foodie experiences in Aspen
4/10/15 Brides Online Best Ski Honeymoons
4/9/15 Tennessean Online Feel the love: Romantic Spring Getaways
4/9/15 USA Today Feel the love: Romantic Spring Getaways
4/8/15 Huffington Post 10 Best Spring Hikes in the U.S.
4/7/15 Colorado Avid Golfer Splits Spots Personality
4/7/15 Denver Westword Aspen Shortsfest
4/7/15 Denver Post + 11 outlets Ski Resorts Turn Themselves Into Summer Resorts Too
4/6/15 Bloomberg News Online America's Best Public Art for Summer 2015
3/30/15 Conde Nast Traveler U.S. Spring Guide: Last Runs of 2015
3/30/15 Student Filmmakers Magazine Aspen Filmfest
3/24/15 Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel How to do Aspen on a Budget
3/24/15 5280.com From Aspen to Vail and the Broadmoor
3/19/15 AXS.com No Doubt, Hozier and Lenny Kravitz headlining the 25th JAS Labor Day Experience
3/18/15 Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Top Colorado Spas
3/17/15 Huffington Post More of North America's Favorite Mogul Runs and Groomers
3/17/15 Thrillist Colorado's Best Apres-Ski, According to Pro Skiers & Snowboarders
3/16/15 Everett Potter's Travel Report Ski Spas
3/11/15 BuzzFeed 24 Reasons You Should Never Experience A Colorado Summer
3/10/15 Outside Blog Bring the Pup! 7 Dog-Friendly Ski Lodges
3/10/15 Haute Living.com Luxe Last-Minute Ski Resorts
3/10/15 Details Online 36 Hours in Aspen Colorado
3/9/15 Playboy.com Where to Go for Spring Break
3/9/15 Huffington Post (+1 other) Top 5 Ski Destinations For Your Spring Break
3/9/15 Meetings Focus Colorado wows groups with one-of-a-kind venues
3/8/15 Sunday Business Post (print): Ski Watch
3/6/15 HauteLiving.com Luxe Last-Minute Ski Resorts
3/6/15 Details Online 36 Hours in Aspen Colorado
3/5/15 KCBS-TV Online (+7 other) The Best Mountain Destinations in the U.S.
3/5/15 Yahoo! Travel You'll want to extend winter with these 7 cool trips
3/5/15 KCNC-TV Online The best mountain destinations in the U.S.
3/5/15 WTIC-AM Online The best mountain destinations in the U.S.
3/5/15 WFOR-TV Online The best mountain destinations in the U.S.
3/5/15 NY Daily News Colorado ski report: Vail vs. Aspen
3/4/15 SBC Resort Guide Five things you didn't know about Aspen
3/3/15 The Huffington Post(+1 other) Don't Forget Fido: North America's Most Dog-Friendly Ski Towns
2/26/15 The National Mountain due in the American ski resort Aspen
2/24/15 New York Post Online 6 Food Fests to Feast on this Spring
2/24/15 MSN Travel 10 Unforgettable Ski-Resort Dining Experiences
2/24/15 Brave New Traveler 10 Moments of Travel Ecstasy
2/22/15 Denver Post Online In Aspen and Vail, super summers of classical music in 2015
2/22/15 Living.com Top Alpine Resorts and Hotels- Snow Seekers
2/19/15 TravelBlog Aspen Offers Beauty, Fun, and Skiing
2/19/15 MSN Travel Canada 10 best ski resorts for people who don't ski
2/10/15 Architectural Digest Where to Celebrate New Years Eve in Style
2/10/15 AndrewHarper.com 8 of the World's Best Destinations for Snow
2/9/15 Chicago Tribune Online (+10 others) Mammoths and Mastodons Make Way for Skiers in Snowmass
2/9/15 Conde Nast Traveler He Said/She Said: The Perfect Honeymoon Spot Is...
2/9/15 Chicago Tribune Online (+11 others) At Aspen Highlands, Ski the Steeps, then Break for a Dance Party
2/8/15 Denver Post Online Skiers lured to Aspen spark upstarts honing better skis, boots, gear
2/7/15 Dallas Morning News (+1 other) 4 Party-Hearty Spots for Spring Break
2/6/15 Checkin Hotels in the Rocky Mountains that Transform Winter Into Wonderland
2/6/15 Outside 8 Perfect Ski Weekends
2/5/15 Metro (print): Sip your champagne on ice - literally on Aspen Mountain
2/2015 Vanity Fair (print): The Powder and the Glory
1/27/15 Conde Nast Traveler Best Hotel Bars from the 2015 Gold List
1/26/15 Vacation Idea Top 20 Vacations to Take in January
1/23/15 Baltimore Sun Online Hot party spots for spring break, from Florida to Iceland
1/22/15 The Denver Post (print): Now, X marks the pot
1/20/15 Architectural Digest Eight Daring New Buildings Around the World
1/20/15 Food & Wine Best Hotel Bars
1/19/15 Colorado Tourism Explore the Maroon Bells: What You Need to Know
1/19/15 Skiing Magazine Trip Ideas: Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado
1/19/15 The Dallas Morning News Online In Aspen, ski with your dog
1/18/15 Portland Press Herald (print): A Few Great Destinations, If You Must Get Away
1/15/15 Travel + Leisure Hottest Apres Ski Bars
1/13/15 Conde Nast Traveler How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Aspen
1/12/15 AndrewHarper.com 2015 Grand Awards: United States
1/12/15 ColoradoBiz Mainstreaming marijuana in the mountains
1/12/15 Yahoo! Travel After the Ski There's the Apres Ski-The Best of the Best in the USA
1/11/15 Denver Westword Top Three Things to Do at Aspen Gay Ski Week That Have Nothing to Do with Skiing
1/11/15 Destination Luxury The 12 Best Ski Resorts in North America
1/10/15 Cosmopolitan 14 Best Houses to Rent for a Bachelorette Party Weekend
1/10/15 KDHamptons.com East End Interior Designer Jen Going Takes Over Aspen
1/9/15 Elevation Outdoors Aspen's St. Regis Adds Skijoring To Winter Lineup
1/9/15 Vanity Fair The Powder And The Glory
1/8/15 KDVR-TV Online (FOX-Denver) Explore Colorado: Snow biking in Aspen
1/8/15 AndrewHarper.com Apres-ski in Aspen
1/8/15 Points Guy 10 New Hotel Spas & Wellness Programs for a Refreshing 2015
1/7/15 Main Street (print): Look for These Hotel Hotspots That Help You Get Healthy for 2015
1/7/15 Conde Nast Traveler America's Best Pet-Friendly Hotels
1/7/15 Vancouver Desi Love skiing? Visit best destinations
1/7/15 Denver Life Magazine Top Spas of Colorado
1/6/15 Newsday Online 8 ski resorts with spas, sports, more
1/6/15 Curbed Ski The 18 Hot Spots for Eating & Drinking in Aspen. Jan. '14
1/6/15 Business Insider 25 Mountains Everyone Should Ski in Thier Lifetime
1/6/15 Denver Post Online Uphill skiing continues its climb in Colorado
1/2015 Health & Fitness (print): Head Slopeside!

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4th of July Parade Waiver


PARADE STARTING/STAGING: The parade will begin at 11:00am. Parade positioning is “first come, first serve” and line up begins no earlier than 10:00am. There is no entry fee and the parade is open to the public. All 5 lanes of Main Street, from Aspen Street to 2nd Street, will be closed to all traffic & designated for parade staging only. Power is not provided in staging area and remember generators do need gas.

PARADE ROUTE: The parade will start East on Main Street. It will turn South onto Hunter Street, then West onto Cooper Avenue. The parade will continue West on Cooper Avenue to Galena Street. At Galena it heads North for 2 blocks before turning West onto Hopkins Avenue. The parade will continue South on Mill then West on Hyman Avenue. Parade participants will be directed to disperse at Hyman and Monarch Street.  PARADE JUDGING: Parade judging will take place in front of the Hotel Jerome. Participants will be limited to 1 minute or less for any performances in front of the judges. Security will be onsite monitoring all entries to help prevent gaps in the parade route. Recognition will be awarded to the best entries in the following categories: 

Most Patriotic | Most Humorous | Best Animal | Best Music | Most Outrageous | Best Children’s  


  • Consumption of alcohol is prohibited during the parade.
  • Candy, favors, etc. should not be thrown from your float/vehicle during the parade. This is for the safety of the spectators and to prevent children from running out into the street. 
  • Water balloons will not be permitted. According to city ordinances, those caught throwing balloons will be removed from the parade and could face citations and/or arrests. 
  • All parade entries must be in “good taste” and will be allowed in the parade per the director’s discretion. 
  • Maximum height restriction for any float entry is 13’5”.


The undersigned organization has elected to participate in the Fourth of July parade sponsored by the City of Aspen and Aspen Chamber Resort Association (“ACRA”). In consideration for City of Aspen and ACRA allowing the undersigned to participate in the festivities, the undersigned has read, understood, and willingly agreed to the terms of this INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (collectively referred to herein as “RELEASE”).


                                    Participants are required to carry insurance adequate to cover any liability for damage, injury, economic loss, or other liability that may be incurred by individuals and/or organizations during the Fourth of July parade. All participants agree to carry such insurance, and also agree not to submit any claim against the insurance of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, or anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade.


                                         The undersigned understands the potential dangers that could be encountered in participating in the Fourth of July parade. The dangers include, among other things, dangers relating to vehicular and pedestrian traffic; crowds of persons in close proximity to such traffic; animals that may react unpredictably in a parade environment; celebration and recreational activities; loud and unexpected noise; items that may be thrown to and from the crowd in connection with the parade; and other dangers traditionally associated with parades.  Understanding those risks, the undersigned for itself and for all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade with the undersigned, does hereby agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and release City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, or rights of action (including attorneys’ fees and costs) that are related to or are in any way connected with the undersigned’s participation in the parade. By signing this RELEASE, the undersigned intends to extinguish any and all liability and to indemnify against any loss on the part of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade for any injury or damage of any nature (without regard to negligence or fault) to the undersigned and to all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

                                      The undersigned warrants and represents that it will not invite or allow any person to participate in the parade unless such person is bound to the terms of this RELEASE. To that end, the undersigned agrees that it shall take any steps necessary to secure agreement of such persons to the terms of this RELEASE, and that it shall be deemed a responsible person within the meaning of C.R.S. § 13-22-107 and § 19-1103(94) for all children who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.


   I am the official representative of the undersigned organization. On behalf of the organization, I acknowledge our responsibilities as set forth above. I also accept on behalf of the organization all of the terms and conditions of this



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