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Aspen Skiing Company canceled the Full Moon Dinner that was scheduled at Buttermilk’s Cliffhouse Restaurant on Tuesday, as safety concerns are growing on area mountains.

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Aspen Skiing Company’s Environment Foundation announced yesterday that, in its 20th year, it’s giving out more than $90,000 in grants.

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Aspen Skiing Company vice president of sustainability Auden Schendler is getting recognition in the industry for his work on climate awareness.

 

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December is ski season, with or without much natural snow. Aspen Skiing Company has relied on man-made snow to open local ski areas, but this comes with a cost.

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This week, service members and veterans will gather in Aspen and Snowmass for Challenge America’s first-ever Military Ski Week.

Lineup for Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series announced

Dec 5, 2017

The lineup for Aspen Skiing Company’s Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series was announced this week.

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Aspen Skiing Company is looking for approval for a new lift on Highlands. The U.S. Forest Service is now taking public comment on several proposed projects at the ski area.

Aspen Snowmass had it’s busiest September ever. For the second year in a row the resort experienced more visitors in September than it did in June.

SkiCo season passes feature art from Paula Crown

Oct 3, 2017
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This year’s Aspen Snowmass ski passes have a new look, designed by an owner of the Aspen Skiing Company.

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  This summer, the Aspen Skiing Company is partnering with two University of Colorado at Boulder graduate students to study housing in the Roaring Fork Valley.

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Aspen Skiing Company and the U.S. Forest Service have finalized plans for an expansion of summer activities at Snowmass Ski Area.

 

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The Aspen Skiing Company announced Monday that skiers will get to enjoy last week’s winter storm. Aspen Mountain will reopen for Memorial Day weekend.  

 

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Aspen Skiing Co. officials are working on a new master plan for Aspen Mountain. Elizabeth Stewart-Severy has been reporting on how that document might shape the ski area for the next two decades, and she sat down with Aspen Public Radio producer Christin Kay to talk about plans for a new 1A lift and reopening of Ruthie’s Restaurant.

   

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Pandora’s is not unknown terrain to many local skiers, but it does take a hike to get there. But maybe not for too much longer.

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Summer in Snowmass means biking, hiking, sightseeing and soon a climbing wall, zipline and an alpine coaster. The U.S. Forest Service gave initial approval last month for a suite of recreational activities on the Elk Camp side of the ski area. Elizabeth Stewart-Severy spoke with Forest Service mountain sports manager Roger Poirier about the plans.

 

SkiCo and KSL to acquire Mammoth Resorts

Apr 12, 2017
Mammoth Resorts

The Aspen Skiing Co. has been on a spending spree this week, scooping up more than a dozen destination resorts . The investment is well over $2 billion dollars. Yesterday, SkiCo announced it is buying California-based Mammoth Resorts on Monday, it was Intrawest Resort Holdings.

Aspen Skiing Co. and KSL Partners to acquire Intrawest

Apr 10, 2017

The North American mountain resort and adventure company that owns ski areas in Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado, as well as in West Virginia, Vermont, and Quebec, entered into a $1.5 billion deal with Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Partners.

Michael Franti performs at Aspen Public Radio

Mar 18, 2017
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Before his performance at the World Cup Village in Wagner Park last weekend, musician Michael Franti stopped by the Aspen Public Radio studio for a "tiny desk concert" and interview with arts and culture reporter Claire Woodcock. 

FIS World Cup Finals are taking place all this week in Aspen.

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Aspen Skiing Company is running on all cylinders as the World Cup finals kick off this week. The company also recently released a sustainability report that details progress toward reducing its carbon footprint and working on environmental causes. News director Carolyn Sackariason sat down with environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy to talk about how SkiCo approaches events like World Cup and works toward large-scale change.

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