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Sunset Skiing: More Sunlight Means Longer Ski Days!

Aspen, CO - The extra hours of daylight this April bring extended hours for skiers and riders. Sunset Skiing at Aspen/Snowmass this spring means varying lifts will be open and running till 6 p.m. or later on a handful of days at select mountains.

Sunset From Buffalo MountainSunset From Buffalo Mountain


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Snowborder, Mark McMorris Debuts the First-Ever Backside Triple Cork 1440 in the Snowmass Terrain Park

Aspen,CO- Pro Rider, Mark McMorris has raised the bar for riders across the world. The seventeen year-old cleanly executed a new trick during an early morning jump session at the public terrain park at Snowmass. TransWorld was there to capture the footage of McMorris landing the first-ever backside triple cork 1440!

Mark McMorris Backside Triple Cork 1440 from TransWorld SNOWboarding on Vimeo.


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Academy Award Winning Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses Come to LIfe at BellyUp Aspen

From Rodeo to Rock and RollFrom Rodeo to Rock and RollASPEN, CO “Thanks to everyone for coming out to see us. Hope your sunburned hangovers weren’t too painful on your pleasant drive home. Dodging the state troopers, drunks and left-over Roman Candles has forced me into buying this sweet new ride that I found over in South Central. I traded a six pack of Bud for the rims. It’s gonna be a good summer.” - Ryan Bingham, from whatever’s on his mind at binghammusic.com.

Winning a Golden Globe, Academy Award and Grammy for Best Original Song from the movie Crazy Heart hasn’t really changed much for gritty, down-and-out sounding Outlaw Country hero Ryan Bingham. True, he’s now far from down-and-out, but the raw, earthy, road and world-weary sentiment behind his music still rings true, despite his meteoric rise to center stage and into the spotlight.


Sideline SnoCross Videos from ESPN Winter X Games 15 in Aspen Co

Aspen, Co - Here are a few videos that one of our writers was able to grab while watching the ESPN Winter X Games this year. Not sure who this is, but doing a back flip on a snowmobile is pretty incredible!

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Valentine's Day Revisited - The Hearts, Flowers, and Cards Committee for Change

heartsValentine's Day Hearts
Sunday, February 13, 2011- It was finally a decent temperature today or as my friend put it, “It’s about 70 degrees warmer than last week. Let’s go skiing.” I’ve been sick all week and today seemed like a good day to try and participate in the world. The three of us boarded the Couch and wrestled with overly weighty footrest bar. The Couch is aptly named and meant for sharing with friends: oversized and kind of cushy and not going anywhere soon. In the words of the great AC/DC, it’s a long ride (way) to the top. And there’s no way you could ever lift the footrest bar on your own.


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My Extreme Aspen Experience: ESPN Winter X Games

ESPN Winter X-Games 15 at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, COESPN Winter X-Games 15 at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, CO ASPEN, CO I got to spend 3 days in Aspen... DURING THE X-GAMES NO LESS!! It was a great experience that came along with a few “bumps and bruises” but I surely wouldn't trade a moment of it!

I live in Eagle and have attended at least 1 day of the “Games” each Winter since they've been in Aspen. This year was different in the manner that I got to stay Fri-Sun... had condo accommodations and lift tickets for Buttermilk! It was like I had hit a mini jackpot! I jumped on the opportunity to immerse myself in the Aspen Winter X-Game 15 experience that seemed to have just been laid at my snowboard boot covered feet :)