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The third annual Aspen Snowmass SkiMo Race Series returns today on Aspen  Highlands at 5:30pm. The second in a six-race series, the race features short courses that include an uphill component in addition to downhill skiing and some bootpacking. These races are a great opportunity to...

Winterskol festivities have ended for another year, but right behind it comes Gay Ski Week, an annual week-long event that has been an Aspen institution for more than 30 years. The week includes plenty of snow sports, but it doesn't stop there. Apres ski parties,...

One of the brainier events during this Winterskol weekend, is the presentation by the Aspen Center for Physics called "Nature's Smallest Rotary Engine." Physicist Kazukiko Kinosita from Waseda University in Japan will discuss the science behind how and why we eat and breathe. Heady stuff...

Winterskol, Aspen's annual winter festival, opens on Thursday, January 8 with the Mad Hatter's Ball, a recently-revived Aspen event. Crazy hats, the sillier the better, are a must, so start planning your chapeau for the evening. The ball begins at 7:30pm at the Wheeler Opera...

Mountain Rescue Aspen presents a two-day avalanche awareness workshop this week, January 9 and 10. The fundamentals of avalanche awareness will be covered, including hazard evaluation, snow pit demonstrations, beacon search and much more. It's crucial information for anyone who skis, boards, snowshoes or snowmobiles...

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