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Skadron figuring out next steps for uphilling development

Mar 3, 2015

Earlier in 2015, former resident Amy Olson enjoys skinning up Tiehack while on vacation.

  The push continues to create economic development in Aspen centered around hiking uphill on ski or snowboard gear, also known as uphilling. Mayor Steve Skadron has spearheaded the effort and met last weekend with ski manufacturers, members of the Italian consulate, race organizers, local gear and guide services, and others. It was part of the Aspen Uphill festival on Saturday.

Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher talks with Mayor Skadron about what came out of Saturday’s gathering, and what are the next steps for developing uphilling economic development.