AND SO IT BEGINS....2013/2014 Season opening at Aspen and Snowmass in full swing! What a weekend this has been...many of the locals have commented on the fact this has been "one of the best opening weekends in years!" (All the pics on this Blog today, except XGames, are from this opening weekend here at Aspen and Snowmass by local photographers Jeremy Swanson and David Dieter!)
There are so many activities this season, we have listed just a few gearing up the next couple of weeks, and we will continue to list them on our Blog...so stay tuned!
Winter showcases outdoor concerts, ski races, big air competitions and signature events like the ESPN X Games and Bud Light Concert Series...just to name a few!
"ThanksJibbing" is next Friday, November 29th! This invite-only rail jam will take place at 2pm at Snowmass Base Village. Thanksjibbing consists of a 45-minute jam session with both skiers and snowboarders, followed by a 20-minute final. Base Village will be jamming with Turkey Bowling and the Leftover Challenge. Local restaurants set out their best Thanksgiving-themed treats. To participate in the turkey bowling bring a nonperishable food item or donation for Lift Up.
Summit For Life Uphill RaceSaturday, December 7, 2013 on Aspen Mountain; Recreational Start: 5pm // Competitive Start: 6pm
This is the 8th Annual Aspen Summit for Life! Summit for Life is a weekend celebration of organ-donor awareness activities centered around a nighttime uphill race on Aspen Mountain. The event benefits the Chris Klug Foundation (CKF), a foundation dedicated to promoting lifesaving donation and improving the quality of life for donors, donor families, organ transplant candidates and recipients.
Participants who hike up Aspen Mountain (3,267 vertical feet over 2.5 miles).
Learn more about the weekend's activities and register at www.summitforlife.org
All proceeds go directly to CKF so they may continue educating teenagers and young adults about the importance of organ and tissue donation nation-wide.
2013 X GAMES...
Amazing, it might seem like you have lots of time to plan to head up for this exciting event...but we are entering December in a week and January will be right around the corner...so COME JOIN US...make plans now! Oh...that's right....THE X-Games are completely FREE TO THE PUBLIC!
When: Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2014
Where: Base of Buttermilk Mountain
Don't miss your chance to witness legends and Olympians including Shaun White, Gretchen Bleiler, Bobby Brown, Mark McMorris and others live at Buttermilk.
Friday night, January 24th will be a FREE Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert starting at 5:30pm at the base of Aspen Mountain!
You might want to begin making your travel plans very soon as everything is beginning to fill up quickly.
COME JOIN US here at The Innsbruck Aspen,
and don't forget that Delta Airlines has added new flights into Aspen that make it so much more convenient for everyone to get here from all over the country...all over the world..and enjoy the amazing Winter experience in our beautiful valley.