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Highlands and Buttermilk Opening


Half-pipe enthusiasts, lovers of steeps and fans of wide groomed slopes will all be in heaven starting Saturday, December 14, when Buttermilk and Aspen Highlands fire up the lifts for the season. With plenty of snow, this is one of the best opening seasons we've had in years. Come play with us!

Holiday Cookie Exchange


More than 25 local authors and their friends will take part in today's annual Holiday Cookie Exchange at the Hotel Jerome. If you love conversation, baking cookies, eating cookies or bagging up some cookies to take home, this is the event for you! Bring your contribution, a sweet tooth and enjoy the company from 4 - 7pm today. The Aspen Historical Society has all the details at 925-3721 or

Summit for Life

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Get your headlamps ready. This year's 8th annual running of the Summit for Life - the nighttime race up the face of Aspen Mountain - begins at 5pm tomorrow, December 7. The Summit for Life is the annual fundraiser for the Chris Klug Foundation, which promotes the life-giving importance of organ donation. All proceeds for the event will go to the CKF to continue its important educational mission. For details visit

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