Independence Pass was scheduled to open this weekend, providing a shorter, more scenic route to Aspen and snowmass for those visiting from the front range. However, due to heavy amounts of debris and a snow pack recorded at 185% above average, crews are struggling to get the road cleared in time. Aspen businesses are not expecting an impact on tourist numbers, however, small towns on the west side of the pass near Leadville are hugely effected by the extended closure.
Delta announced today the start of non stop daily service between Aspen and Atlanta starting December 2008. Please use the link to access the detailed press release.
Own an Aspen original! The Little Red Ski Haus was renovated to the studs in 2001 and aesthetically updated in 2008. The property now has 8 bedrooms, including 3 full suites with sitting areas that can be locked off and used as additional sleeping space, 14.5 bathrooms, a commercial grade kitchen, large dining and living spaces and an elevator. It is a short walk to Aspen's central core and the Silver Queen Gondola. Recent additions include a fitness room, media room and an office.
Pitkin County ranked number three in the country for highest per capita incomes, slightly below the top seat New York County and number two Teton County, Wyoming. With only 15,000 full time residents in Pitkin County, the average per capita personal income level is $86,000; Whereas New York County's average personal income level is $110,000. Several of the counties that made the top 100 per capita incomes have a ski resort within their boundries.
I am proud to announce my newest listing 711 Spruce Street in Aspen. This property is just over an acre featuring incredible views from Independence Pass to Mt. Sopris and beyond. With easy access to Hunter Creek Trail and a short drive into the central core of Aspen's shopping, dining and night life, this home is perfect for those seeking a quiet neighborhood close to Aspen's playground.
Roman Abramovich, a Russian billionaire, purchased the Hirsch Estate in Wildcat Ranch near Snowmass for $36 Million. The estate has been on the market, listed with various brokers and offices for over three years. This sale falls only $125,000 short of the single family home sale record set last year.
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The Aspen Snowmass area is an amazing place to live and to visit. For more information on our community and upcoming events, and travel specials, please view the chamber website at www.aspenchamber.org.
The snow is melting and town is rather quiet, which makes it the perfect season to view properties throughout the Aspen and Snowmass areas. If you are interested in making a solid investment in Roaring Fork Valley real estate, please contact me to schedule a time to tour the area and view some of the most extraordinary real estate in the world.