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A group embarks on one of Aspen's Snowshoe Tours.
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Local ‘to-do’

A brilliant local “to do” every weekend in historic downtown Glenwood Spring happens when Cooper Wine & Spirits hosts free tastings from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday evenings.

Stop by, and expand your tastes. Every weekend features a different variety of hand selected wines, craft beers or Colorado spirits.

Frontier Museum

Explore the fascinating history of Glenwood Springs.

Exhibits explore the lives and times of Doc Holliday, Buffalo Bill Cody, Theodore Roosevelt and Kid Curry as well as the Utes, mining, skiing, rocks and minerals and much more. Archives and photo collection available by appointment.

Visit the museum store for books on Glenwood history, old fashioned toys and maps, T-shirts, photographs and souvenirs. Admission prices are $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children.

Snowshoe tour

The Aspen Mountain Snowshoe Tour is offered everyday at 10 a.m.

Participants weave in and out of serene spruce and fir forests as they take in Aspen’s vistas from Richmond Ridge. The two-hour tours are led by a knowledgeable naturalist. Learn about wildlife in winter, tracking, mountain ecology, Aspen history, avalanches, and winter habitats.

Tour groups meet up with their guides at the top of Aspen Mountain, in front of the gondola. Prices are $65 adults, $58 youth (13-17 years) and seniors (over 65 years), $45 children (7-12 years). Price discounted for participants who have a gondola pass. Tour price includes gondola ride, snack and warm drink, snowshoes, guide and basic snowshoeing instruction.

Warm boots, winter clothing, sunscreen, and water are strongly recommended.

No reservations. Tours are made possible through a partnership between ACES, Aspen Skiing Company, and the White River National Forest (USFS).



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