Category Archives: Sustainability

Environment Foundation Commits to Enviro Ed and Valley Trails

ACEs Ed - Aspen Mountain field program 4

This April the Environment Foundation board granted over $129,000 in support of sixteen organizations dedicated to youth environmental education, ensuring water quality in local streams and rivers, responsible oil and gas drilling, supporting local trail work projects, and promoting climate change awareness and advocacy. Two three-year commitments were made to Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) […]

West Elk by John Fielder

THE ENVIRONMENT FOUNDATION RELEASES $31,500 IN GRANTS TO SUPPORT ROARING FORK VALLEY YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY EDUCATION    Foundation also donates more than $64,000 to maintain trails, promote energy efficiency and ensure responsible oil and gas development. The Environment Foundation Board recently invested $31,500 in six organizations working to educate the next generation of public […]


Renewing the Spirit: Supporting Our Vets


Written by Sean Keery, Ski Pro based at Aspen Highlands Today, there are more than 21 million Americans with a physical disability, many who are eligible to compete in Paralympic sport. Over the past decade, thousands of military personnel have sustained serious injuries during active duty tours in Afghanistan and Iraq.  Research shows that daily […]


Aspen U: Almost Like College but Better


These events are open to the public and fall perfectly into the Limelight’s happy hour from 3pm-7pm. Come early or stay later for dinner – ASC employees don’t forget your ski pass to get your employee discount after 7pm. $4 draught beers, $10 cheese or pepperoni pizzas, networking, and powerful speakers – you can’t lose.  February […]


The Environment Foundation & You

Maroon Bells, Aspen, CO

Over 17 years the Environment Foundation has donated nearly $2.5 million to protect our mountain ecosystems (bye zebra mussels), promote responsible natural resource extraction (see ya methane), support youth environmental education and encourage responsible outdoor recreation (without any moose altercations). In spring 2010 the Environment Foundation made a grant to the Ruedi Water and Power […]


Bringing the TNT to fight MS


The second annual Aspen TNT (Town -N- Trail) 10K Race is scheduled for Saturday, October 4, 2014.  The race showcases a unique route on a variety of trails, bike paths and sidewalks around the town of Aspen, Colorado and benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Colorado-Wyoming Chapter.  The TNT race will begin and end […]


EPA’s Clean Power Plan is Critical to Protecting Our Winters


On July 29th, 2014 Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) testified in support of EPA’s Clean Power Plan. Between the 29th and August 1st hundreds of Americans, including Protect Our Winter’s Riders Alliance member Eric Larsen, will tell EPA why the Clean Power Plan is critical to their futures, livelihoods and lifestyles. Read our testimony, then join thousands […]


In Aspen Snowmass: Not Driving Yourself to Work May Pay You


Aspen Skiing Company employees that choose not to drive alone to work enjoy at least one or more of the following: a lower carbon footprint, free wifi on RFTA, carpooling companionship, a chance to exercise (if biking or walking),  and the opportunity to enter the ASC Commuter Raffle to win $$$.