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2017 Aspen Media Coverage

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 2017

12/28/17 Smart Meetings https://www.smartmeetings.com/destinations/104694/great-ski-resorts-meetings
12/27/17 Boston Herald http://www.bostonherald.com/lifestyle/travel/2017/12/mccarthy_aspen_isn_t_just_posh_it_s_a_great_spot_to_ski
12/27/17 Boston Herald http://www.bostonherald.com/lifestyle/travel/2017/12/travel_tips_for_you_ski_getaway_to_aspen
12/27/17 Sunset https://www.sunset.com/travel/50th-birthday-ideas
12/27/17 Jetsetters Blog http://www.jetsettersblog.com/blog/skiing-snowboarding/travel-tips-for-you-ski-getaway-to-aspen/
12/27/17 Gazette http://gazette.com/the-snow-blog-while-colorado-resorts-rejoice-backcountry-skiers-beware/article/1617934?custom_click=rss
12/26/17 US News & World Report https://travel.usnews.com/features/5-wonderful-winter-festivals-worth-tr...
12/26/17 Green Wedding Shoes https://greenweddingshoes.com/our-top-10-most-popular-weddings-of-2017/
12/25/17 My Domaine http://www.mydomaine.com/things-to-do-on-new-years-eve?ps=home
12/24/17 Travel Wire News http://travelwirenews.com/planning-for-a-new-year039s-eve-vacation-take-a-look-at-the-list-of-most-googled-travel-destinations-of-2017-594605/
12/24/17 Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-winter-holidays-aspen-on-the-cheap-20171224-story.html
12/23/17 Vouge https://www.vogue.com/article/aspen-winter-where-to-stay-ski-eat
12/15/17 CNN Travel http://us.cnn.com/travel/article/aspen-colorado-non-skiers/index.html
12/11/17 The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/sponsor-content/article/?prx_t=lU0DAAAAAAFA8PA&prx_ro=s 
11/20/17 WWD http://wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-scoops/sweaty-betty-aspen-store-ski-apparel-11040345/
11/19/17  Crescent News http://www.crescent-news.com/on_the_wire/editors_pick/family-travel-five...
11/19/17 Zagat https://www.zagat.com/b/13-must-try-restaurants-in-aspen
11/14/17 Dallas Morning News https://www.dallasnews.com/life/travel/2017/11/14/guide-best-gay-skiing-celebrations-california-canada
11/14/17 Travel + Leisure http://www.travelandleisure.com/style/shopping/holiday-shopping-guide
11/14/17 Forbes Travel Guide http://blog.forbestravelguide.com/4-fabulous-mountain-towns-to-escape-to-this-winter
11/9/17 Hartford Courant http://www.courant.com/travel/ct-trav-aspen-off-the-slopes-20171030-photogallery.html
11/8/17 Only In Your State http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/colorado/colorado-fall-day-trips/
11/8/17 MSN https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripideas/why-a-ski-trip-around-the-world-should-be-on-your-2018-bucket-list/ss-AAuwgl4
11/7/17 Luxury Retreats Magazine http://magazine.luxuryretreats.com/fall-love-laid-back-luxury-aspen/ 
11/7/17 StaStar-Telegramtp://www.star-telegram.com/living/article183209256.html
11/6/17 EC Mag http://www.ecmag.com/section/green-building/number-towns-going-green-doubles-2017
11/3/17 Westword http://www.westword.com/music/colorados-best-outdoor-winter-music-festivals-2017-to-2018-9635734
11/2/17 Dallas Morning News https://www.dallasnews.com/life/travel/2017/11/02/new-wests-best-ski-slopes-season
11/2/17 Travel Pulse https://www.travelpulse.com/news/destinations/best-ski-resorts-for-food-lovers.html
11/2/17 Your Hub- Denver Post http://yourhub.denverpost.com/blog/2017/11/10-best-day-trips-from-denver-hiking-skiing-camping-and-fishing/201342/
11/1/17 The Know http://theknow.denverpost.com/2017/11/01/colorado-ski-guide/161509/
11/1/17 MSN https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripideas/12-destinations-you-should-actually-visit-during-the-off-season/ss-AAukJXz
11/1/17 My Domaine http://www.mydomainehome.com.au/luxury-resorts/slide11
10/30/17 Elevation Outdoors http://www.elevationoutdoors.com/hot-spot-backcountry-bounds/
10/27/17 Bloomberg Pursuits + 7 other outlets https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-27/these-are-the-best-apr-s-ski-bars-on-earth 
10/22/17 Fox 21 News http://fox21news.com/2017/10/22/two-colorado-cities-named-best-small-cities-in-the-us/
10/20/17 Snow Brains https://snowbrains.com/are-you-looking-to-learn-how-to-ski-here-are-the-top-10-resorts-for-beginners-to/
10/20/17 Travel Channel http://www.travelchannel.com/interests/family/photos/best-family-ski-resorts
10/20/17 Elite Traveler http://www.elitetraveler.com/travel/travel-news/guide-to-aspen
10/19/17 Vogue https://www.vogue.com/article/pamela-katz-ryan-tick-understated-elegant-aspen-colorado-wedding
10/18/17 Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-10-18/five-glorious-places-to-ski-this-season
10/18/17 Conde Nast Traveler https://www.cntraveler.com/story/colorado-is-booming-right-nowheres-where-to-go
10/18/17 The Know http://theknow.denverpost.com/2017/10/18/lcd-soundsystem-aspen-belly-up-x-games-2017/162733/
10/18/17 303 Magazine https://303magazine.com/2017/10/lcd-soundsystem-marshmello-x-games/
10/17/17 Boston Herald http://www.bostonherald.com/lifestyle/travel/2017/10/things_to_do_in_december_in_the_us
10/16/17 Forbes Travel Guide http://blog.forbestravelguide.com/3-things-we-love-about-the-little-nell
10/13/17  5280 http://www.5280.com/2017/10/top-chef-colorado-is-almost-here/#
10/12/17 Westword http://www.westword.com/arts/fall-harvest-fun-in-colorado-pumpkins-hayrides-and-more-9587290
10/12/17 Prevention https://www.prevention.com/mind-body/10-best-vacation-spots-for-adult-children/slide/9
10/12/17 Elle Decor http://www.elledecor.com/life-culture/travel/g12826824/bachelorette-party-destinations/
10/12/17 Mens Fitness http://www.mensfitness.com/life/travel/5-cozy-backcountry-lodges-explore-wilderness-never 
10/11/17 Travel Channel http://www.travelchannel.com/interests/luxury/photos/10-of-the-worlds-swankiest-mountain-resorts 
10/11/17 Style Me Pretty http://www.stylemepretty.com/2017/10/11/rustic-elegant-summer-aspen-wedding/
10/11/17 Go Banking Rates https://www.gobankingrates.com/saving-money/vacation-hot-spots-rich-famous/
10/11/17 Zagat https://www.zagat.com/b/50-states-50-favorite-restaurants
10/10/17 Oyster https://www.oyster.com/articles/61672-8-of-the-best-small-towns-in-colorado/
10/8/17 Daily Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/north-america/united-states/colorado/articles/aspen-wellness-break/
10/6/17 Town & Country http://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/arts-and-culture/a12789413/aspens-lift-tickets-art-paula-crown/
10/6/17 Oyster https://www.oyster.com/articles/61769-where-to-go-for-a-cozy-long-weeken...
10/5/17 Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/dont-get-competitive-about-leaf-peeping-everyones-a-winner/2017/10/05/165d771c-9fb6-11e7-8ea1-ed975285475e_story.html?utm_term=.a3fc860f5113
10/5/17 Travel Agent Central http://www.travelagentcentral.com/transportation/how-to-get-to-colorado-ski-season
10/4/17 Where Traveler.com https://www.wheretraveler.com/play/13-boozy-festivals-put-your-cocktail-calendar
10/4/17 Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/sherrienachman/2017/10/04/aspens-beloved-the-little-nell-is-all-new-just-in-time-for-ski-season/#f2e6de666e7a
10/3/17 KRDO http://www.krdo.com/lifestyle/maroon-bells-and-its-big-crowds/630553165
10/3/17 True Viral News http://trueviralnews.com/7-best-cities-for-seeing-fall-foliage/
9/22/17 TripAdvisor https://www.tripadvisor.com/VacationRentalsBlog/2017/09/22/romantic-vacations-couples-getaway-ideas-usa/
9/22/17 303 Magazine https://303magazine.com/2017/09/fall-hikes-colorado/
9/16/17 The Zoe Report http://thezoereport.com/living/entertaining/best-bachelorette-party-destinations/
9/15/17 LA Times http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-deal-snowmass-aspen-colorado-cheap-lift-tickets-20170908-story.html
9/15/17 Denver Post http://theknow.denverpost.com/2017/09/15/things-to-do-in-aspen-fall/158631/
9/14/17 Get Boulder http://getboulder.com/fall-mountain-guide/
9/12/17 Architectural Digest https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/boesky-west-aspen-gallery
9/12/17 Paw Culture http://www.pawculture.com/lifestyle/travel-and-adventure/fall-getaways-d...
9/12/17 Attitude UK http://attitude.co.uk/gay-men-flock-to-colorado-for-inaugural-lgbt-event...
9/12/17 Oyster https://www.oyster.com/articles/61141-best-u-s-destinations-for-fall-leaves-fall-colors/
9/12/17 9 News Denver http://www.9news.com/weather/fall-colors/9-hikes-where-you-can-see-fall-colors-in-colorado/474104380
9/10/17 Brides http://www.brides.com/story/two-ways-to-honeymoon-in-colorado
9/9/17 Her Campus http://www.hercampus.com/school/cu-boulder/5-ways-capture-colorado-gold
9/7/17 Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/ambergibson/2017/09/07/autumn-adventure-in-aspen/
9/7/17 Reward Expert https://www.rewardexpert.com/blog/studies/2017s-best-american-foodie-towns/
9/6/17 Travel & Leisure http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/fall-vacations/best-fall-foliage-spots
9/6/17 On the Snow http://www.onthesnow.com/news/a/628204/8-airports-with-easy-ski-resort-access
9/6/17 MMac Monthly https://mmacmonthly.com/2017/09/06/celebrate-winter-season-in-colorado-with-new-events-attractions-lodging-more/
9/5/17 Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/2017/09/05/things-to-do-in-aspen-fall-season/
9/1/17 Out Traveler https://www.outtraveler.com/features/2017/9/01/fashion-outdoors-unite-qu...
8/31/17 Matador Network https://matadornetwork.com/read/7-spots-prove-colorado-ski-towns-mind-blowing-think/
8/31/17 Shape http://www.shape.com/lifestyle/fit-getaways/how-to-plan-an-epic-adventure-vacation
8/31/17 Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/wooooooooooo_us_59a80d5fe4b096fd8876c0cc 
8/9/17 Unofficial Networks http://unofficialnetworks.com/2017/08/09/united-stakes-its-claim-as-the-...
8/9/17 303 Magazine https://303magazine.com/2017/08/lyft-summit-county-mountains-colorado/
8/9/17 This IsInsider http://www.thisisinsider.com/best-destination-wedding-locations-2017-7
8/8/17 Art Zealous http://artzealous.com/instagramthis-worlds-8-best-designed-museums-for-a...
8/7/17 Observer http://observer.com/2017/08/aspen-art-museum-artcrush-2017/
8/4/17 Whitewall Magazine https://www.whitewall.art/lifestyle/richard-edwards-baldwin-gallery-shar...
8/4/17 Condé Nast Traveler http://www.cntraveler.com/story/how-to-summer-in-aspen
8/4/17 Post Independent http://www.postindependent.com/news/entertainment/compagnie-marie-chouin...
8/3/17 Edible Manhattan http://www.ediblemanhattan.com/foodshed-2/travel-topics/eat-drink-aspen-...
8/2/17 Mogul https://onmogul.com/stories/beautiful-wedding-venues-in-the-united-states
8/2/17 Colorado AvidGolfer https://www.coloradoavidgolfer.com/dining-haute-across-colorado/
8/2/17 The Manual https://www.themanual.com/food-and-drink/high-end-hangover-cures/
8/2/17 Nylon https://www.nylon.com/articles/five-unlikely-summer-vacations
8/2/17 TulsaCW.com http://www.tulsacw.com/story/36030883/what-would-you-pay-to-spend-christ...
8/1/17 Uproxx http://uproxx.com/life/things-to-do-aspen-in-summer/
7/31/17 Zapiks http://www.zapiks.com/round-6-aspen-snowmass-in-on.html
7/31/17 Campfire-Capital http://campfire-capital.com/apparel/outdoor-voices-pop-shop-aspen/
7/25/17 WOW.com http://www.wow.com/article/DwWKWG/810977
7/25/17 So-l.ru http://so-l.ru/news/show/six_of_the_best_reasons_to_visit_aspen_colorado_i
7/24/17 Architectural Digest http://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/easton-article-072008
7/21/17 303 Magazine https://303magazine.com/2017/07/independence-pass-colorado/
7/21/17 Tripsavvy https://www.tripsavvy.com/the-5-best-hikes-in-colorado-4144774
7/20/17 Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/averyblank/2017/07/20/day-in-the-life-creat...
7/20/17 Freeskier Magazine http://freeskier.com/stories/26-vintage-ski-resort-images-will-thirsting...
7/19/17 GOBankingRates https://www.gobankingrates.com/personal-finance/food-festivals-worth-tic...
7/18/17 Sports Destination Management http://www.sportsdestinations.com/destinations/colorado/news/aspen-backc...
7/18/17 Hotel Management http://www.hotelmanagement.net/development/w-hotels-to-open-its-first-al...
7/17/17 Cheapism.com  https://blog.cheapism.com/romantic-destinations-for-seniors-17163/
7/17/17 Elizabeth Ann Designs http://www.elizabethannedesigns.com/blog/2017/07/17/aspen-wedding-smith-...
7/15/17 AXS.com  https://www.axs.com/jazz-aspen-snowmass-summer-music-education-benefit-c...
7/12/17 Vogue US http://www.vogue.com/article/luxurious-vow-renewal-ceremonies-around-the...
7/11/17 The Knot https://www.theknot.com/content/best-destination-wedding-locations
7/10/17 GoNOMAD.com  https://www.gonomad.com/5942-colorado-aspen-cheap
7/9/17 Meetings and Events  http://meetingsmags.com/aspen-snowmass-announces-2018-summer-plans-lost-...
7/7/17 Tripsavvy https://www.tripsavvy.com/the-best-places-to-go-swimming-in-colorado-4143123
7/6/17 BestProducts.com  http://www.bestproducts.com/fun-things-to-do/g2909/celebrity-vacation-spots/
7/6/17 Freeskier Magazine http://freeskier.com/stories/20-best-summer-destinations-ski-country
7/5/17 WVPE 88.1 http://wvpe.org/post/its-not-easy-aspen-moves-toward-100-percent-renewable-energy
7/4/17 TravelWire News https://travelwirenews.com/colorado-skiing-insider-travel-guide-215308/
7/4/17 Hotel Business Review http://www.hotelexecutive.com/newswire/60843/heather-steenge-hart-of-the-st-regis-aspen-resort-named-marriott-internationals-general-manager-of-the-year-for-the-americas
7/3/17 The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/2017/07/03/no-trucks-35-feet-or-longer-independence-pass/
7/3/17 Post Independent http://www.postindependent.com/news/aspen-releases-fourth-of-july-schedule-sans-fireworks/
7/1/17 True Viral News http://trueviralnews.com/proposed-permit-system-could-ease-pressure-on-hot-spots-in-maroon-bells-snowmass-wilderness/ 
6/30/17 Summit Daily News http://www.summitdaily.com/news/aspens-maroon-lake-area-expected-to-top-record-300000-visits-forest-service-says/
6/30/17 FieldJournals https://fieldjournals.com/2017/06/30/eight-of-our-favorite-u-s-swimming-...
6/27/17 Restaurant Hospitality  http://www.restaurant-hospitality.com/food-drink/sustainability-and-eclectic-food-menu-aspen
6/27/17 The Beer Connoisseur https://beerconnoisseur.com/articles/aspen-brewing-co-restart-colorado-distribution
6/27/17 Fleekist.com https://www.fleekist.com/the-25-most-photogenic-and-breathtaking-spots-i...
6/27/17 US News and World Report http://travel.usnews.com/rankings/best-romantic-getaways-in-the-usa/
6/27/17 True Viral News http://trueviralnews.com/colorado-is-home-to-4-of-the-15-best-small-vaca...
6/26/17 Equity Bites Intrawest declares expiry of HSR waiting period for its proposed acquisition by Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners
6/26/17 U.S. Fed News HPC Awards Historic Preservation Leaders
6/26/17 Mile High Mamas 8 Gorgeous Places to Picnic in Colorado
6/25/17 The Historical Market Database Independence Townsite Historical Marker
6/24/17 True Viral News Nature Therapy Is a Privilege
6/23/17 Aspen Peak Magazine Three World-Class Winter Athletes on What They Do in the Summer in Aspen
6/23/17 DuJour The Best Discoveries from the 2017 Food & Wine Classic
5/31/17 Colorado Public Radio Our 2017 Guide to This Summer's Classical Music Festivals Across Colorado
5/30/17 Gazette 387 Colorado festivals, fairs, rodeos and July 4 events
5/29/17 LA Times The 10 best places to picnic in the West
5/28/17 Denver Post Tomorrow's your last day to hit the slopes in Aspen
5/28/17 Denver ear 14 most swimmable lakes in Colorado
5/27/17 Vacation Idea 25 architecturally stunning museums in the United States
5/25/17 Country Living 15 of the clearest bodies of water in North America
5/25/17 Denver Post Unplug and try one of these day trips out of Aspen
5/25/17 Aspen Times Aspen Photo Challenge starts Saturday
5/25/17 Fox 31 KDVR Independence Pass Opens for the Season
5/25/17 Coveteur 9 bachelorette getaways for the low-key bride
5/25/17 9 News Outdoor Activities unaffected by the dreary Memorial Day forecast
5/25/17 Mo4ch News Unplug and try one of these day trips out of Aspen
5/25/17 Denver CBS Independence Pass Opens In Time for Memorial Day Weekend Drivers
5/25/17 Snow Brains 10 ski resorts are open in North America this weekend
5/25/17 Aspen Daily News: Time Out (print): Snapshots in the Family Album
5/25/17 Aspen Times (print): Aspen Photo Challenge Kicks off Saturday
5/24/17 Fox 21 News Photos: What it Takes to Open Independence Pass
5/24/17 Travel & Leisure The best things to do in June across the U.S.
5/19/17 Fashion Network Original Penguin unveils new retail concept with Aspen pop up
5/19/17 Where to Ski & Snowboard Colorado snow seals bumper season
5/18/17 New York Times Online 10 Spring and Summer Classic Festivals
5/18/17 Only In Your State 11 little-known swimming spots in Colorado that will make your summer awesome
5/18/17 Denver Post 14 ways to celebrate Memorial Day in Colorado
5/17/17 Gear Patrol A mountain retreat that will leave you longing for more
5/16/17 Out Traveler Aspen Launches First Summer Mountain Festival for LGBTQ Community
5/11/17 The Gazette 7 Colorado Destinations Meant To Be Photographed
5/11/17 The Gazette 7 Colorado Destinations for lovers of Art
5/11/17 Arizone Foothills Live in Aspen Luxury
5/11/17 AXS.com JAS June Experience single day VIP tickets go on sale Friday, May 12
5/9/17 The Apopka Voice Discover these 4 transformative vacations
5/9/17 Taking the Kids ACES Keeping Busy for the summer in Aspen
5/8/17 Denver Post + 8 other sources More tiny company homes in pricey Colorado ski resort area
5/5/17 Elevation Outdoors The Ultimate 2017 Festival Guide
5/5/17 Editor at Large City of Aspen Keeps Interior/Architecture Firm On Tap
5/5/17 On The Snow The 10 Best Summer Events in Colorado
5/3/17 International Traveller Aspen - 13 secrets the brochures won't tell you
4/26/17 Destination I Do Blog Saying "I do" in Aspen, Colorado
4/25/17 Vogue No Snow? No Problem. Why You Need to Go to Aspen in the Off-Season
4/17/17 Dallas Morning News Vancouver, Aspen, Palm Springs and other places that will boost your brainpower
4/13/17 Unofficial Networks Aspen Highlands Closing Day is One of The Best Parties in Skiing
4/12/17 Mountain Living A Spring Trip to Colorado High Country
4/7/17 Star Tribune Making the foreign familiar when you're traveling
4/7/17 303 Magazine 11 Best Hikes to See Wildflowers This Spring and Summer
4/10/17 Fox 31 KDVR + 15 other outlets Aspen Skiing Company acquires Steamboat, operator of Winter Park Resort
3/31/17 Couture Colorado Mountain Wedding in Aspen
3/30/17 Mountain Living 10 Must Visit Mountain Events This Summer
3/30/17 New York Times Online How to Feel at Home on the Road
3/29/17 Unofficial Networks Video: Aspen boys take their talents to the backcountry for some big mountain lines
3/29/17 The Denver Channel Looking to ski, snowboard in Colorado? These resorts are closing soon for the season
3/18/17 9 News Good Snow Helps Aspen Resorts Recover From Late Ski Start
3/17/17 Brides.com An Early Summer Wedding on the Roaring Fork River in Aspen
3/17/17 Vine Pair 15 Cocktails Named After Great Cities
3/17/17 Business Insider The World's Best Hotels For Celebrity Sightings
3/17/17 SuperCall 7 Hotel Minibars So Awesome You'll Never Want to Leave the Room
3/17/17 Denver Post Hosting World Cup Finals demands much of Aspen businesses but delivers big marketing returns
3/17/17 Powder Be Like Aspen
3/16/17 9 News FIS World Cup Finals Back in Aspen After 20 Years
3/16/17 9 News Super G Races at World Cup Finals
3/16/17 Mountain Living Yoga On The Mountain
3/16/17 Town & Country Now You Can Legally Smoke Weed on a Luxury Tour Bus in Aspen
3/16/17 Powder Pinning the Airplane Turn at Aspen's Super G
3/15/17 The Sentinel-Cumberlink These places get the most snow during spring
3/15/17 Colorado Ski USA Aspen Snowmass World Cup Flash Sale
3/15/17 Shoot Online Aspen Film Announces 26th Annual Aspen Shortsfest
Spring 2017 Luxury Magazine: Adrenaline for the Aesthete: in Aspen, Colorado
3/1/17 Women's Health 13 Celebrities Whos ay Hiking Helps Them Stay Crazy-Fit
3/1/17 Mountain Jackpot Colorado Ski Country Ready to Celebrate Spring
3/1/17 Wildsnow Human Powered Skiing-Aspen to Operate Without Ski Lifts
2/24/17 BVT News Two Colorado hotels earn Forbes 5-star status
2/24/17 Men's Journal Ski-Mountaineering's Power of Four Race Training
2/24/17 Local Flavor Shadowland: Pilobolus at the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
2/24/17 DuJour The Weekender: Aspen, Colorado
1/19/17 Resource Travel 35 Photos that will Inspire You to Ski in Aspen, Colorado Right now
1/18/17 CBS Los Angeles Vacation with Your Valentine: America's Most Romantic Retreats
1/18/17 Colorado Ski Country Blog Night Skiing in Colorado- 2017 Edition
1/18/17 Art News Marianna Boesky to Open Gallery in Aspen
1/18/17 Colorado Daily Spring Break: Five Spots for a Colorado-cation
1/16/17 Snow Brains North America's Top 10 Terrain Parks
1/16/17 Aspen Times Winterskol Winners Announced
1/16/17 Denver Life Online 17 Colorado Ski Areas with Free Offers
2/16/17 Dave's Travel Corner A Taste of Hiking in Colorado
2/15/17 Observer Marianne Boesky: A Gallerist's Work is Never Done
2/15/17 Washington Post In Colorado, three generations achieve a peaceful family vacation at high elevation
2/15/17 First Tracks Online Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race Returns to Aspen
1/13/17 Tripzilla Top 5 Romantic Places in the US for a Winter Trip
1/12/17 Yahoo! Finance 6 Ski Trends to Watch
1/11/17 Curbed Ski 16 U.S. Museums With Outstanding Architecture
1/11/17 First Tracks In Colorado, Some Things Are Still Free
1/11/17 CBS Denver 5 U.S. Winter Vacations Ideas For The Thrill Seeker
1/10/17 Scott Effect Winter Wonderland/ St. Regis Aspen
1/9/17 The Marion Star Best U.S. ski resorts for families
1/9/17 Grind TV The Ski Bars You Can't Miss This Season
1/7/17 ArtNew Worldwide This Week in Art
1/6/17 Aspen Times Traditional Winterskol torchlight parade on Aspen Mountain will be tweaked to illuminate world problem
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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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