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Aspen Groups

Aspen Groups is the town of Aspen's official organization for group bookings and events. If you are planning a wedding or you are just looking for a meeting room with a view, then Aspen Groups is your one-stop for all inclusive group planning. Aspen Groups can help your group with discounted air fare, lodging, conference rooms, catering, any local activities or events and more. A group consists of 10 or more sleeping rooms, 20 or more people, any corporate group, or incentive event requiring travel assistance coming to our beautiful Colorado destination.

Ajax Gondolas add to Aspen Memorabilia

After this year's ski season, Aspen Mountain will be replacing the 18 year old Silver Queen gondola cars with shiny, rommier models. If you tend to reminisce on the "good ol' days" in Aspen, you can keep a piece of the past by purchasing a gondola cabin for $550. You better hurry though, there have been a number of inquiries and many wish to purchase the cars so they have a tangible "piece of Aspen." They could also make wonderful Christmas gifts for 2006. Learn more at www.aspensnowmass.com.

Lots of Snow for Christmas Weekend

The snow has been falling intermittently for the past week in Aspen and Snowmass, making for ideal skiing conditions for the holiday weekend. Over 4,000 acres of skiing and riding is now open between Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk - which means plenty of snow and terrain to be enjoyed by all!

Road to the Olympics Begins in Aspen

With the Winter Olympics fast approaching, everyone at the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club is hopeful that the Americans can dislodge the Austrians and Swiss at the top of the podium. AVSC is a non-profit organization providing ski and snowboard programs to over 1,700 children and teens in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Check out Apres-Skiing in Snowmass Village

Snowmass Mall Music Series
The Snowmass Village Mall steps up the apres-ski action this season with live music concerts on the mall from 2-5 pm. Grab a drink from the Stewpot's new outdoor bar, a table under a heat lamp to keep you toasty warm, and mellow out to the fantastic tunes of local and regional bands most Thursdays through Sundays. Additional bands play weekly throughout the season. Check www.aspencalendars.comfor a schedule.

When: Most Thursdays through Sundays

Time: 2-5pm

New Terrain and Fresh Snow During the Opening Day at Highlands

The much anticipated opening day at Aspen Highlands has come and gone. This past Saturday, Highlands opened lifts to the public, including the new Deep Temerity Lift, which serves over a 100 acres of new terrain. After 40" of fresh snow, there was a variety of fresh tracks to be had. The weather was warm, the sun was shining and skiers on the mountain could not have asked for a better day to enjoy over two feet of untouched snow. The new terrain and lift make for a less crowded mountain and opens up new adventures for skiers who have been enjoying the mountain for years.

The Power of Four Resumes on Saturday

This weekend, Buttermilk Mountain and Highlands will open. With the opening of these two mountains, the Power of Four will be completed. Starting this Saturday, you will be able to ski any of the four mountains by purchasing just one lift ticket. Due to great early season snow, Snowmass and Aspen will continue to open untracked terrain while Highlands will have a mountain full of fresh powder to share with the public. Buttermilk will open its famous terrain park for those who wish to practice their skills on the half pipe and rails.

Aspen / Snowmass Mountain Update

SNOWMASS

What more can be said about one of the deepest season starts at Snowmass? Happily, the ropes on terrain keep dropping. Campground, the run AND the chair will open. Slot will be groomed from the top of Sam's Knob all the way down. Alpine Springs and High Alpine chairs will open up all the runs on the middle of Snowmass. Selected runs in the Wall will open (yes, the Wall and it is only December 10th). Adams Avenue will open to provide a link back to Fanny Hill. High Alpine restaurant will open on Saturday as well.

Women's World Cup Comes to Aspen

This weekend, Dec. 9-11, the world's fastest women will compete for three days in Aspen for a chance at a gold medal in the Women's World Cup competition. Featuring such events as the Giant Slalom, Super-G and Slalom, the women will try to garner international notoriety before heading off to the "World Games" in Italy in February. To accompany the entertainment and suspense of the World Cup Race, the Gin Blossoms will host a free concert in downtown Aspen. A firework extravaganza will follow the concert.

Over two feet of fresh snow hits Aspen / Snowmass ski resorts

Last Friday, skiers on Aspen and Snowmass Mountains were thinking that ski conditions were looking pretty good for early season. That was before over two feet of snow fell over the weekend. On both Saturday and Sunday, locals and guests experienced a truly epic powder day on Aspen and Snowmass Mountains. As the day progressed, patrollers slowly opened new terrain that had not yet been skied this season. The first-time openings gave ski enthusiasts the chance to receive true "first tracks" in over 50 inches of snow accumulation.

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