Aspen Square Daily News
Fall brings sunny days and cool, crisp nights to Aspen -- and the annual show of amazing colors. The Aspen trees turn yellow and gold, and the huge stands of Aspens in the mountains around us are something to see. The color will be with us into early October, so plan a visit and come see nature's amazing show! Call for special fall lodging rates and come see your friends at Aspen Square.
The tips of the surrounding mountains have been dusted with snow over the last few days. Which makes it the perfect time for the 8th presentation of The Meeting, from September 27-29. The premier gathering of snow sports filmmakers, athletes, sponsors, media and fans, The Meeting will deliver a packed schedule of the top 2012-2013 ski and snowboard movies at the Wheeler Opera House and at the Sundeck on top of Aspen Mountain. Live concerts will be presented at Aspen's popular music venue, Belly Up as well. For details on the three-day event, visit www.aspensnowmass.com/themeeting.
Chosen by Trail Runner Magazine as one of "America's 14 Most Scenic Races," the annual Golden Leaf Half Marathon takes place today, September 22. The 13.1-mile race begins at Fanny Hill at the Snowmass Ski area and winds up and down the mountain and ends in Aspen, with many obstacles inherent in the back country course, including a 980-foot gain in altitude and 1,712-foot descent. Details at goldenleafrace.com.