Category Archives: Local’s Lowdown

There are powder days….and then there are POWDER days!!


Extra, extra read all about it. In case you missed the teletype and the frantic Morse code that went out, we just got a powder dump that we haven’t seen since Madonna was a virgin.  If you also missed every weather forecast for our area in the last three days let me sum it up.  […]


…And it got better and better as the day went on!


When I went to bed last night it was supposed to start blizzarding around midnight.  According to some of my friends who get up at ungodly hours to plow snow, it wasn’t even snowing at 3am.  When I got up this morning to find around 6 inches on the driveway of my secret lair, I […]


Another Bluebird day on Highlands


We’re right in the middle of race season here in Aspen.  There is a long running town race series that has race divisions for everyone from ex world cup racers all the way down to families and kids.  Most of the races are either Slalom or Giant Slalom as well as a Super G and […]


Yes, even intermediates can enjoy Aspen Highlands


When people see me on the mountain they’re always asking about new runs or mountains.  I’m always trying to get people over to Aspen Highlands.  However, one of the most common things I hear about the Highlands is ‘it’s too hard for me’.  They’ll say, ‘I think I’ll head to Snowmass instead’.  Oh, but you […]


Bluebird Powder Day in Aspen


This morning I woke with great anticipation of how much new was on the ground.  Last night when I went to bed, it was still snowing.  I went to the window, as I always do when I get to ski, to have a peek.


OK , here we go with more skiing photos and diatribe from the bald one as only I can give.  I know you’ve been emailing and wanting the Local’s Lowdown to return and alas, here you go! It will be fairly simple to bring you up to speed since opening day.  Ullr has blessed the […]