Thursday, July 25, 2013

ASPEN/SNOWMASS....Summer activities
are still in full swing!


TONIGHT...July 25 BRITTEN, MOZART AND MAHLER, 6:00pm, Benedict Music Tent
doesn't get any better than that!  Aspen Chamber Symphony, conductor Tomas Netopil, will be performing 3 movements tonight from these timeless composers.

Saturday, July 27th MUSIC ON THE MOUNTAIN, 1:00pm FREE
Music on top of Aspen Mountain!  It will cost only the price of the gondola ride to the top of the mountain where you will be serenaded with the beauty of musica....and the visual "serenade" of the view from the Top!

Saturday, July 27th  PETER GRIMES, 8:00pm in the Benedict Music Tent in Aspen
 The star-studded cast features tenor Anthony Dean Griffey as Peter Grimes and soprano Susanna Phillips as Ellen Oxford.  This special centennial tribute to one of the greatest composers of the 20th century, Benjamin Britten, is something not to be missed! 


Shows start at 6:15pm and end at 8:30 pm
TONIGHT....July 25 – J. Boog/Jamaican Reggae
Boog’s music is authentic Island music and genuine Jamaican reggae at the same time—truly a new and exciting combination.

August 1 – Tab Benoit/Cajun Blues
Tab Benoit is a Cajun man who’s definitely got the blues. A guitar player since his teenage years in Houma, LA, he hung out at the Blues Box, a ramshackle music club and cultural center in nearby Baton Rouge run by guitarist Tabby Thomas. Playing guitar with high-profile regulars at the club, Benoit learned the blues first-hand from a faculty of living blues legends.

August 8 – Nigel Hall/Soul Jazz Funk
Nigel Hall is an honest, humble guardian of soul music. When asked about himself, Nigel reflects, “I’m just someone who lives, eats, drinks music.” This ethic becomes clear when he takes the stage.

August 15 – Robert Walters 20th Congress/Soul Jazz
Robert Walter is an accomplished keyboardist and composer, who playing piano, Hammond B3 and Fender Rhodes. While touring extensively in the US and Europe, he has worked as a leader and sideman with many of the giants of American jazz and funk music.


This unique mountain bike race combines the four ski areas of Aspen/Snowmass (Snowmass, Buttermilk, Aspen Highlands and Aspen Mountain) into one amazing mountain bike race. This race is in a category of its own...diverse terrain and 4 distinct mountains!

The field consists of solo racers and relay teams (of two or four) from the avid bike community that exists in Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado and beyond. Racers will start at the base of Snowmass and finish at the base of Aspen Mountain in Gondola Plaza. With 9,000' vertical gain and drop over 36 miles on top-rated single track, demanding double track ascents and coverage on each of our four mountains this race will challenge even the fittest riders. Experience the Power of Four!
The race will award a $2,500 prize purse. The top three men (1st - $750, 2nd - $350, 3rd - $150) and women (1st - $750, 2nd - $350, 3rd - $150) finishers will be paid out of the purse. All registered racers will receive a Helly Hansen Cool Tee and finishers will get a custom gift.  Plus, Shock Top Belgian White will raffle off a 2013 Yeti mountain bike at the conclusion of the race. You can still enter by going on to the Aspen/Snowmass website. 

Still lots of Summer 2013 activities left

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Wish Summer Camp were this cool 

when we were kids! 

Parents....did you know that you can head to Aspen/Snowmass and the whole family can have fun together....or if you want to do a day-hike or play a little golf your kids can have fun on their own at Camp Aspen/Snowmass!


Camp Aspen/Snowmass
Open now through August 30, 2013
Nature walks atop the Rocky Mountains. Mountain biking clinics. Camping out under the stars. Pony rides. Mountainboarding. Paintball, all summer families are spoiled by so many choices!
Toddlers can enjoy art and music at the Treehouse Adventure Center, young children can learn about the magic of nature, and teens can build their confidence with thrilling activities.

Come join us at The Innsbruck Aspen and we can help you with reservations and planning activities for your kids!


Program for Toddlers
Childcare at the Kids Treehouse Adventure Center
Monday thru Friday
Kids experience everything the Treehouse Kids Adventure Center has to offer, including playrooms, guided art and music activities, as well as a ride up the Elk Camp Gondola for toddler-friendly adventures and interaction with nature. A Colorado-licensed childcare facility.
Ideal Program for Busy Families
Treehouse Base Camp – Based at the Treehouse Kids Adventure Center
If you are looking to drop-by and let the kids play and explore while you pursue your own adventure — such as a dayhike, a round of golf or a spa day — try the age-appropriate day-camp activities at the Treehouse Base Camp.
Children are grouped by age to join appropriate day-camp activities including gondola adventures, parks, hiking, Euro-bungee, playing in a bounce house, theme days, pony rides, climbing wall, fishing, skateboarding, mountainboarding, target paintball, Aspen field trips and much more! Activities will vary daily and for each age group.

Kids in Treehouse Base Camp may arrange for a private lesson in mountain boarding, skateboarding, fishing and mountain biking for and additional cost.

Ideal Program for Overnight Adventure
Overnight Camping (Tuesday nights)
Overnight camping lets kids spend the night in a private Snowmass campsite, in a fun and supervised setting. Mountain activities, dinner, campfire, stories, songs and a little stargazing make for a night your child won’t ever forget. Campers will meet at 5pm at the Treehouse and will return the next morning by 9am.

Ideal Programs for Young Explorers
Glenwood Springs Day (Fridays)
Kids will travel with camp staff to one of the following: Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, Mini Golf or Glenwood Adventure Park.
Rocket Camp
These 2- and 3-day camps are ideally suited for budding scientists. Kids will learn about and build their own model rocket and watch it launch!

Ideal Programs for Outdoor Active Kids
Downhill Mountain Bike Day (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays)
Full-day of coaching and riding the downhill mountain-bike trails of Snowmass. Kids can rent a downhill bike and gear and we can help you with those arrangements here at The Innsbruck Aspen.

Horseback Riding Day (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Kids get to enjoy horseback riding on a mountain trail with a professional outfitter and supervised camp staff. After the ride, kids will participate in other camp activities.
Rafting (Wednesdays)
Kids enjoy Colorado and Roaring Fork River rafting adventure with camp staff and a professional raft guide.
Pro Mountainboard Camp (July 31–August 2)
Learn mountainboard skills from the Professional with 3 action filled days of coaching. Children who would like a private lesson with a Bike Pro's can arrange for a two hour private lesson. 

Paintball Day (Tuesdays–Fridays)
Join action-packed days on a paintball course with a camp staff in a supervised, organized game of paintball. Kids should wear grubby clothes and sturdy shoes.

Tennis Day (Mondays)
Tennis coaching plus other camp activities.

Golf Day (Mondays)
Golf coaching plus other camp activities.

Come join us at The Innsbruck Aspen 

we would be thrilled to assist you in planning

activities and making reservations for your kids ... and adults too!


Wednesday, July 3, 2013



Aspen/Snowmass Official Host City..August 19-20


Colorado has seen its fair share of cycling, but there will be no denying the level of electricity in the air when the first rider rolls out of the start house for the 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. The Centennial State is considered the "spiritual home" of pro cycling in America and the world's eyes of the sport will be on this year's exciting events.

Spectacular scenic backdrops, sophisticated cultural activities and exciting alpine adventure define Aspen / Snowmass in Summer. Review the calendar of events below, you’ll be amazed at what you discover.

There are many events surrounding the USA Pro Cycling Challenge’s arrival in Aspen / Snowmass on 8/19. Join us to celebrate the USA Pro Challenge Overall Start in Aspen with race festivities at the Race Festival Sunday, August 18-August 20. Sunday and Monday beer garden, kids zone, expo and food vendors, live music and more at Papecke Park! Tuesday, August 20 join visitors and locals alike near the start line from 8:30-11am.

Sunday, August 18
11am-6pm Race Day Festival at Paepcke Park — Join us for a beer garden, kids zone, expo and food vendors, live music and more!

Monday, August 19
12pm-6pm Race Day Festival at Paepcke Park — Join us for a beer garden, kids zone, expo and food vendors, live music and more!
1:05pm Overall Start of USA Pro Challenge: Aspen / Snowmass Circuit

Tuesday, August 20
8:30am-11am Race Day Festival — near start line

Come join us at The Innsbruck Aspen....