Girls’ Getaway: Take to the Nordic Trails

Girls' Getaway: Take to the Nordic Trails 1

In her native Sweden, Berit Daniels was just 2 when she first strapped on a pair of cross-country skis. “I’d shuffle around in my yard making loops in the snow,” she says. Nearly 40 years later, Daniels makes loops regularly on the scenic Spring Gulch Nordic trails, just a stone’s throw from her Carbondale home. … Read more Girls’ Getaway: Take to the Nordic Trails

Aspen Explorer: Autumn Gilds Colorado Resort Area

Colorado color begins at higher altitudes and works its way down, yielding golden foliage from mid-September through early-October. This is a quiet time in Aspen, Colorado’s ritzy resort in the Rockies. Streets empty, restaurants seat without lines and opulent hotels, such as the St. Regis, The Little Nell and Jerome, offer caviar-quality quarters at steak-and-potato … Read more Aspen Explorer: Autumn Gilds Colorado Resort Area

Dining on High: Mountain-Area Culinary Hot-Spots Sizzle

Dining on High: Mountain-Area Culinary Hot-Spots Sizzle 3

Small plates central, a slam-dunk burger joint, a Spanish marvel, an altitude-high bistro, an Edwards sensation — the Colorado Rocky Mountains are chock-block with a serious bumper crop of magnificent culinary highs. Good thing you’ve got your guide! Lulu Wilson, 316 E. Hopkins Ave., Aspen, (970) 920-1893; www.luluwilsonaspen.com Cover Story: Aspen’s freshest newcomer, a cozy … Read more Dining on High: Mountain-Area Culinary Hot-Spots Sizzle