Aspen Square Daily News
Mark your calendars for the return of two great adventuresome weekend events in early June. "Outside in Aspen," sponsored by Outside Magazine, and "Aspen Eco Fest" will share the weekend of June 8 - 10. Both events are guaranteed to inspire you to get out and enjoy the environment and refresh your spirit, with adventure clinics, guest speakers, demonstrations, exhibitions and plenty of relaxing yoga in between!
Flowers are blooming all over our property, trees are leafing out and temperatures have been moderate this month with plenty of sunshine. One of the surest signs that summer is almost upon us, the reopening of the Silver Queen Gondola, starts this weekend just in time for Memorial Day. The Gondola will run from 11am - 3pm all weekend. If you haven't ridden to the top of Aspen Mountain in the summer, you've missed a memorable experience!
Lovers of biking and Independence Pass are excited about tomorrow's annual Ride for the Pass bike race. The race takes place on Saturday, May 19, beginning at the winter closure gate and ending at the ghost town of Independence. The road over Independence Pass will be closed from 6am - 1:30pm for the safety of the racers.
On Sunday, participants of the Aspen Cycling Criterium will roar through downtown Aspen in the morning, with tight turns and fierce competition. It's a popular springtime spectacle!