Here's the spotlight on the first day of skiing in 2014, more specifically the hike up to Highland Peak, at Aspen Highlands Mountain. You see, I like to push things to the limit. And so, on the first day of skiing why not go up as far as the lift will take you and then climb up an additional 717 vertical feet, and see where you stand? Yeah, let's do ... Ski Colorado!
During our time in Aspen Snowmass, we stayed at the Aspen Meadows Resort. It was a great choice for so many reasons. In general, I like to pick a spot on the periphery of the action. Not too close, but not far at all being in walking distance from things to do and see. This is exactly what Aspen Meadows is all about. The resort is located about a 20 minute walk from ... Ski Colorado!
Finally, Colorado Ski Dreams becomes a reality. It took some preparation, but we are on the road now, and ready to explore! Here is a shot cruising along the I70, heading West up and into the mountains. It is always a pleasure to drive through mountains and deep canyons. We arrived at our home for the week, Aspen Meadows Resort. The location is just to the side ... Ski Colorado!
Finally, the time has come, Colorado Ski Dreams come true! Alright, I have arrived to Colorado about a week ago after driving cross-countries, and settled in to life here starting with Boulder and Nederland, and one night and afternoon in Denver. So far a great start, it has been very nice! First, I had to get organized, got some new skis, boots, jacket, and all hotels ... Ski Colorado!