• Explore the outdoors a little differently through one of these options

    FROM THE Winter 2016 ISSUE

BACKCOUNTRY SNOWCAT TOURS: Cozy up in Devil Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa’s new heated, eight-passenger Pisten Bully snowcat for a one-hour Happy Hour Tour that includes taking in incredible views, learning about local wildlife and history, and stopping at the Lakeside Yurt for a hot beverage.

SKIING & WINTER ADVENTURE PROGRAMS: The Little Nell’s Skiing & Winter Adventures program, which debuted last year, is back with the popular First Tracks on Aspen Mountain, Friday Powdercat Skiing, Sweep the Mountain with Aspen Mountain Ski Patrol and Groom the Mountain in a Prinoth Bison 360 Snowcat options. Plans are underway to expand the program this year with a Snowcat Academy for guests to learn how to commandeer a snowcat at nearby Buttermilk Mountain.

SKI-IN/SKI-OUT SPA TREATMENTS: Viceroy Snowmass will be the first hotel in the United States to offer ski-in/ski-out spa treatments. The treatments run 30 minutes or less and reinvigorate skiers and snowboarders to finish out a day on the slopes. A Mediterranean lunch menu accompanies the ski-in/ski-out treatments.

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The 160th anniversary of the Colorado Gold Rush is underway. While settlers originally migrated west in hopes of striking gold, groups and leisure travelers today head to Colorado in fall to strike it rich with adventures. Here are two fun ideas for groups during this golden season.