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WinterSkol 09

ACRA in Action: click 4 Skol pix.WinterSkol in Aspen is always a special weekend. "Winter fun since 1951"!! When our Aspen fore bearers came up with WinterSkol it was to attract tourists to Aspen during a traditionally quiet period in January. It's not quiet anymore. The Aspen Chamber Resort Association (ACRA) always does a stellar job of creating a non-stop weekend of fun----for all ages. ACRA's WINTERSKOL 09,  POWDER DAYS and STELLAR NIGHTS ruled.

Whether you're into music, food, art, science, animals, parades, partying or just chillaxing--- WinterSkol 09 had something for you. We put the 58th Annual WinterSkol in the category of-- "if u ain't havin' fun now---what's the deal-yo?"  Loosely translated: Go BIG, or go home. Aspen Spin attended many of the scheduled events and we even went "too legit to quit" and judged the WinterSkol parade. Niiiiice!

See the WINTERSKOL 09 action. Click: SKoL Brother.

SoupSkol always rocks. click 4 Skol Brother pixOne small item: Is anybody elsegetting tired of fireworks in Aspen? Yeah they're cool & all, but is the environmental impact, noise pollution and thousands of freaked out pets really worth it? I dunno?

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Reader Comments (4)

The fireworks aren't about us. If you are tired of them don't watch. But the party we had with about 50 guests from out of town (we are a tourist community) loved them.

Julie Melville

January 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterjulie

YES!! enough fireworks. They freak out our dogs. They cost about $30k to put on. Does Aspen get a good ROI on $30k ?? I think the free music parties are a better way to bring in $$s to Aspen. Families come watch fireworks and families are not going to bring $$s to town. People going to bars bring $$s to town. Would love to see them limit them to 2x year.

January 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterNancy

The environmemtal impact should be a serious consideration in such a prestine & sacred place.
Twice a year seems sufficient. How about you
do a readers poll?

January 15, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMermaid


Its not that we're tired of them. We're tired of the environmental impact and the freaked out pets and the noice.

i enjoy looking at fireworks, but not 6 or 8 times a year.

January 15, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAspenSpin

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