Who doesn't want to fly into Aspen? Aspen-Pitkin County Airport's new planning website will be a great resource to keep up on the airport's plans for future expansion and improvement projects.. Go to www.aspenairportplanning.com for up to date information on the aiport's plans for the future.
This weekend all four Aspen ski mountains were open for the Season. Aspen and Snowmass Mountains opened two weeks ago, but Highlands and Buttermilk did not open until last Saturday. Much to the delight of local powder hounds, the ski conditions were fantastic, and a large portion of the Highlands Bowl was open for the ambitious skiers.
Sunday I had the opportunity to ski a few runs on Aspen Mountain. It was snowing so hard every run was fresh tracks. There were no lift lines and the temperature was warmer than it had been in weeks.
Living the Dream,
Starting December 17th, Basalt will have its own cab service. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission recently granted Mike Drummond and
Check out the Live Interactive Webcam from Aspen Mountain on the best powder day so far of the 09/10 Winter Ski Season.
Yesterday on the commute into Aspen I was stalled by our local elk herd crossing McLain Flats Road.
Aspen traffic jams are much more entertaining than the average.
Living the dream,
Licensed Broker Assistant to Gary Feldman
This morning I woke up to a dusting of new snow in my front yard, but as I prepared to leave my house, I walked outside and suddenly it turned into a blizzard, leaving several inches of new snow within an hour. The snow is due to continue to fall throughout today and more is predicted to fall later this week.
My skis are waxed and I am ready for a lunch time top to bottom run on Aspen Mountain...
Keeping in mind..."There are no friends on a powder day."
Living the dream,
The 23,000 square feet of commercial space at Highlands Village is nearly full for the winter season according to a front page article in the Aspen Daily News, today. Property owner, Jordan Sarick confirmed that most of the commercial storefronts are occupied, claiming that traditional retail businesses are not his target market. Rather, he is focusing on businesses that do not depend solely on pedestrian traffic.
Yesterday Aspen icon and ski clothing mogol, Klaus Obermeyer celebrated his 90th birthday at the Sundeck on Aspen Mountain with a large group of supporters. He was presented with a lifetime ski pass from Mike Kaplan of Aspen Ski Company, and a lifetime of breakfast at the Weinerstube in Aspen.
After at least a week of bluebird skies and semi warm weather (for late November) a winter storm has rolled through the valley and will leave (we are keeping our fingers crossed) a nice dose of powder on the ski hills. Temperatures are falling to sub zero over the next few days, and a continuation of the lingering storms brings anticipation of the first powder turns of the season.