It's dumpin' in Aspen, and it appears to be sticking to the ground. While you're sipping your latte and reading the NY TImes, we're digging out. Aspen Spin is calling it a 6 incher----so we're taking the rest of the day off. The lifts aren't open yet so we'll just have to be satisfied with New England vs. Dallas.
Colorado's Arapaho Basin Ski area opened for riding on October 10, 2007. It's the earliest opening date in A-Basin's 61 year history. Once again, A-Basin goes on record in 2007 as the first ski resort in North America to open for the season. A-Spin correspondent, Polly Ross made it to the opener and sent us the picture shown below.
A-Basin is currently offering one run composed of 100% man made snow. We're taking a pass.
This Fall the weather in the Roaring Fork Valley has been spectacular. One beautiful sunny A-day after another. But today, we're packing up our road bikes and our hiking boots and we're breaking out our snow tires and Sorels.
There's big party news for locals and anyone else who happens to be in town. The Aspen Club and Spa is sponsoring ASPEN DAY. It's an open house and open party.
Check out their fitness offerings, and get a sweat with a sampler class. See what the Aspen club has to offer. Try out the new Garnish Cafe who is serving up FREE food and drinks. Aspen Day is really 2 days, October 17 and 18, 2007, 2-6 p.m. Check www.AspenClub.com for more imformation.