life & times in Aspen

Scenes from around Aspen


Aspen Scenes
Closing Day 2004
Stella comes to town
Grannny & Grandpa Sand
Burkes come to play
Last day of the season
Peter comes to paint
Spring skiing w/ Todd
The Return of Gilbert
Matthew & Comedy Fest
Peter, Sue, & snow
Ski bums Tony & Michael
Oliver Sand in Aspen
Peter, Sue, & the Bull
Nick+Michelle head west
P&H cross the Pond
Closing time for Winter
Gilbert skis the bumps
Easter skiing
Moonlit Skiing
Olympic Torch Weekend
Katherine's Ski Film
Christmas in Aspen
Visit from Peter & Sue
The Deadly Bells
Katherine makes news
News in Aspen


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 Summer scenes:

Scott flying off the top of Aspen Mountain.

August 2001

White water rafting above Independence Pass.

August 2001

the rodeo at Snowmass.

July 2001

Compromise Mine on Aspen Mountain.

July 2001

Summer sky in the Roaring Fork Valley.

September 2001

Our old house in downtown Aspen.

Summer 2001

 Winter scenes from early in the season:

Standing on frozen Crater Lake.

November 2001

Our little shed is fast disappearing.

Cross-country skiing, with Todd.

December 2001

On Snowmass Mountain.

December 2001

The January snows are piling up!

January 26, 2002

Bear footprints in our yard!

January 24, 2002

 Katherine's skiing skills progressed at an Olympic rate:

On the Big Burn at Snowmass.

February 2002

The bumps on Bell Mountain.

March 3, 2002

On the Little Nell slope above town.

March 3, 2002

The top of the NASTAR race course.

March 16, 2002

Katherine in the starting house.

"Racers, on your mark!"

and she's off!

crossing the finish line

go speed racers, go!

As the sun set behind the Rockies. . .

March 29, 2002

and the moon rose over Sam's Knob, we had dinner on top of Snowmass Mountain...

...then skied back down to the valley far below, lit only by the light of a full moon.

 All too soon, the ski season was at its end:

Closing day at the Highlands.

Sunday, April 7, 2002

Gilbert, headed for lunch at mid-mountain.

Closed for the season!

how many days 'till opening day?

Closing day at Snowmass (at the John Denver memorial)

Saturday, April 13

Headed for the Headwall of the Cirque.

What the hell, the season is over.

What do you mean there's no more snow?

how many days 'till opening day?

Closing day on Aspen Mountain.

Sunday, April 14

Even Elvis showed up for Closing Day!

Pausing briefly in Deer Park.

how many days 'till opening day?

  As seen in the movies:

The surreal film "Aspen Extreme"

Our house in "Aspen Extreme"

                                                           (click on a photo to see larger image)

 One of our favorite hikes is to Crater Lake in the Maroon Bells Wilderness,

 just up the road from Aspen.



  updated 08/05/07