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Hanging Lake Penguin

Hanging Lake Penguin

Hanging Lake is in trouble, it needs saving in a major way. Big changes ...
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hobby horses

Hobby Horses on Trails?

The annual Hobby Horse Championship is nothing short of amazing. It got us thinking ...
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Lems Shoes Boulder Boot

Lems Shoes Boulder Boot

The Lems Shoes Boulder Boot is a minimalist shoe that is said to be ...
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2017 5Point Film Festival

2017 5Point Adventure Film Festival Trailer

The 5Point Adventure Film Festival is coming and this trailer is simply so awesome ...
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Mushroom Rock Slackline

Mushroom Rock Highline

If you've ever hiked the Mushroom Rock Trail you know the view. Don't try ...
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Discovery Channel “Dogs The Untold Story” Aspen, Colorado

Here's a clip from Animal Planet's "Dogs The Untold Story" about avalanche dogs in ...
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Adiff

Adiff is a socially-conscious fashion startup that aims to provide clothing and aid to ...
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Qube Tents

Qube Tents are quick pitch portable tent cities basically. One by itself isn't really ...
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Running with the Belles

The Maroon Belles are a women's trail running group based out of Carbondale, Colorado ...
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Eva Snowshoes

A snowshoe that acts like a running shoe, yes please. Eva Snowshoes claim to ...
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EnGoPlanet

Streetlights, WiFi hotspots, and portable charging stations powered by footsteps. EnGoPLANET Smart Solar/Kinetic Street ...
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#savehanginglake

Save Hanging Lake

If you don't know why you can't walk on the log at Hanging Lake ...
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Hydro Hammock

A hot tub that's a hammock, what more do you need? The Hydro Hammock ...
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MyCanoe

A boat that folds up like origami into a box, that's amazing. MyCanoe is ...
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ROFO Fund

2017 ROFO Fund Voting

Vote now! The 2017 ROFO Fund voting is LIVE February 14-28! Show your love ...
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Wildlife Quiz

Do you know what to do if a moose charges you? ...
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My Story

My name is Preston. That's me on top of Aspen Mountain in 1994, my ...
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Aspen Trail Finder App

App Size

We built an app. It's kind of awesome. Every trail, searchable, app size ...
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Thankful

We are just thankful. Thankful to live in this valley, thankful to be a ...
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River Park

Basalt’s Precious Park

This November Basaltines are voting on a piece of land that's become Basalt's precious ...
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Aspen Swing Project

#AspenSwingProject

Mysteriously around Aspen swings are popping up on trails. Yes, someone is making and ...
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Leaf Peeping

Leaf Peeping Places

It's fall in the Roaring Fork Valley! Summer is gone, the leaves are changing ...
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Piles of rocks

Piles of Rocks

There are many rocks around Aspen's home in the Elk Mountains. There are also ...
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ROFO Fund

ROFO Fund Explained in 1 Minute

The ROFO Fund is simple - get people involved in giving back, even if ...
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Trek 2026 Zora Concept

The Trek 2026 Zora Concept was created for Trek World 2016 by a group ...
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Highway 82 Jogger

Highway 82 Jogger

Update: We’ve removed this original post and commenting. Because if we really knew the ...
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ROFO Fund

Case for the ROFO Fund

Earlier this year, we created the ROFO Fund. "The what the what fund?" you ...
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ROFO Hunt

Treasure Hunt – July 2

We've got something for you, and yes there's treasure involved. It's a treasure hunt! ...
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GPS Art

GPS Art

Technology is changing the way art is made. Step aside Picasso, Rembrandt, and Van ...
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Rail Trail Hall of Fame

Rail Trail Hall of Fame

What's our favorite trail? It's not even close. It's a 40+ mile path with ...
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ROFO Fund

Giving Back

Aspen Trail Finder is not a nonprofit. We are in the information and advertising ...
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Float Like A Native

Float Like A Native

Pitkin County Open Space and Trails launched a new website to help educate people ...
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Strava Heatmap

Map Mind Melt

Maps are amazing. There are so many different kinds of trail maps. And while ...
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May The Forest Be With You

May The Forest Be With You

Today is Star Wars Day, May the 4th be with you. It's an amazing ...
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Mushroom Rock Fly By

If we ever needed to say don't try this a home, this is a ...
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Aspen History Quiz

How much do you know about Aspen's history? ...
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Osprey and Chill

Osprey and Chill

The Roaring Fork Valley has a new reality show you need to see. It's ...
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Hanging Lake Log

Don’t Do This at Hanging Lake

A while ago we wrote about the polite sign at Hanging Lake. It simply ...
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Aspen Night Sky Timelapse

This video has some of the best timelapse shots you'll ever see of the ...
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Mud Season

Mud Season

The Roaring Fork Valley is a beautiful place and Colorado's seasons are a sight ...
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Basalt History Quiz

How much do you know about Basalt's history? ...
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The Fine Line

The Fine Line

This place is a paradise. This place is home for some and vacation for ...
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The Power of People

The power of people is amazing. If no one visits this site, no one ...
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Aspen Shrines

Secret Shrines

Aspen is full of secrets. Beneath the glamour and celebrity of Aspen, this elite ...
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Christmas Tree Hunting

This week I bought a Forest Service Christmas tree permit. Now, I'm not a ...
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North Maroon Peak Rescue

Ever wonder what an Aspen Mountain Rescue mission looks like? This video is simply ...
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Pumpkins of Fryingpan Road

Pumpkins of Frying Pan Road

Someone is putting pumpkins all along Frying Pan Road. Or, less likely, it's a ...
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Verena Mallory

Curious Case of Verena Mallory

Verena Mallory died from complications of leukemia on November 1, 1993. She was the ...
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Aspen Trail Finder

Turning 2

We just had our second summer with the site live, and we couldn't be ...
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Who Cares What The Experts Say

Experts in any field are important. They know what they are talking about. But, ...
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Trail Roulette

We just put the finishing touches on our new favorite feature, a random trail ...
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Hanging Lake Trail

Please Keep Off The Log

It's sad to see areas close, sad to see places you've visited before change ...
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Spot Blown

We get it. Nobody wants everyone to know about their special secret spot. But, ...
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Who We Are

Who are you guys? We get that a lot. We have a small staff ...
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Big Bang

In an age with virtually unlimited information online, the unsuccessful and scattered search for ...
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“Leap of Faith” on Maroon Bells

This route on the Maroon Bells Traverse is called the "Leap of Faith." You'll ...
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Erik Roner Goes Off The Bookcliffs

Erik Roner Sends It Off The Bookcliffs

Lifeproof challenged professional stuntman Erik Roner to attempt something he had never done before ...
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Bike Snowmass

Bike Snowmass at Snowmass Bike Park

Get ready for lift served biking with cross-country and downhill mountain biking trails that ...
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Carbondale History Quiz

How much do you know about Carbondale's history? ...
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“Knife Edge” on Capitol Peak

If you don't know about Capitol Peak's Knife Edge, hang on. Here's what Wikipedia ...
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Valhalla at Snowmass Bike Park

Valhalla at Snowmass Bike Park

The Snowmass Bike Park just keeps getting better. Here's a preview of the Aspen/Snowmass ...
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Aspen Summer Timelapse

A common thing you'll hear in a person's story about living in Aspen is ...
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Landing in a Snowstorm at Aspen

If you've ever flown into the Aspen airport, you know it's tight. The airport ...
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Meet a Black Person

Look no way around it, Aspen's population isn't exactly diverse. Rounding off some numbers, ...
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Aspen Timelapses from The Art of Flight

Here are some short timelapses from The Art of Flight. The night snowcat shot ...
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