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[11 Sep 2008 | No Comment | 2,535 views | The Fall Line]
Aspen Restaurant Experiences

Over the past few days we talked with most every remaining restaurant in both Aspen and Snowmass. The great thing about the dining scene in Aspen is the shear variety of cuisines offered in every price range.
Some of the highest-end fine dining you will find anywhere can be found at restaurants like Montagna at The Little Nell and Cache Cache on Mill Street. Both of these restaurants offer the very best in world class…

[11 Sep 2008 | No Comment | 4,623 views | The Fall Line]
Independence Pass

Yesterday, after we spoke with the last few restaurants in town, Casey and I took a drive up to Independence Pass, just East of Aspen on Highway 82. The change in scenery as you leave town is dramatic and very sudden. Just over a mile after leaving twenty million dollar homes and stores like Prada and Louis Vuitton, we were surrounded by national forest, huge mountain peaks, and unspoiled valleys. The top of Independence Pass…

[7 Sep 2008 | No Comment | 2,428 views | The Fall Line]
The Beginning of the Off-Season

According to most of the locals in town, this was the last weekend of the season. Like most ski towns across the country, things generally get very quite between September through mid-December; when the snow hits and the tourists flock back. We spent Friday and Saturday celebrating the last busy weekend, and enjoyed everything from Mexican food to a scenic and chilly gondola ride.
On Friday, we woke up and headed to the bus stop…

[5 Sep 2008 | No Comment | 3,107 views | The Fall Line]
Hitting the Streets of Aspen

Our second day in Aspen we decided to take the bus from Snowmass, to avoid the parking nightmare downtown. Due to a grant of some kind, the bus from Snowmass to Aspen is now completely free. Last time I was here it was something like $2 each way to ride the bus into town. Definitely a good improvement, and hopefully someday all the buses in Aspen will be free, like they are in Park City.…

[4 Sep 2008 | No Comment | 4,711 views | The Fall Line]
Exploring Aspen – Day One

Kevin and I rolled into Aspen at about 9:30pm on Tuesday after a pretty quick and painless drive from Park City. The drive from Utah to Colorado is a beautiful one, full of vast desert landscapes and uniquely molded mountains, and with an awe inspiring sunset backdrop.
We are staying at a cute and quaint studio in the Snowmass Village, just outside of Aspen. The owner of the local liquor store, the Daly Bottle Shop,…