Summer in Aspen is not quite over yet. The action in Aspen is non-stop. AspenSpin has been working overtime in our first week back from ski-hab. While the pay is not great, the life-style and the perks are phenomenal.
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Today is the 2nd stage of the of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. The world's best cyclists will be testing themselves at elevation over 7 days in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The Silver Queen Stage is a grueling 131 mile ride from Gunnison to Aspen crossing over two different 12,000 foot passes. In addition to the race, the entire town will be turned into a bike expo with sponsor tents, food vendors and a VIP experience. Click USA PRO for all the info.
Thursday begins the 3rd annual Mountain Summit Film Festival, a collaboration between Telluride's Mountain Film and Aspen's Wheeler Opera House. Mountain Summit is 4 days of award winning documentary films focused on activisim and adventure. Real People...Unreal Stories. This is one of AspenSpin's favorite events of the year as many of the filmmakers attend the festival to discuss their work, interact with the attendees and generally celebrate filmmaking. See the schedule and buy tickets by clicking MOUNTAIN SUMMIT.
Saturday is the first ever Aspen Backcountry Marathon. Imagine running 26.2 miles on high country dirt trails through the woods, on the ridges with ascents and decents and incredible views. If you are a highly trained mountain athlete, this race is for you. Click for info: ASPEN BACKCOUNTRY MARATHON.
Sunday is the Power of Four Mountain Bike race. A super-rad single track ride that goes up and down all four of Aspen's ski hills. Aspen Skiing Company is sponsoring this killer event, click their site for more info.
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