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Aspen Snowmass Announces 2018 Summer Plans: The Lost Forest

On June 20, Aspen Snowmass revealed a list of summer 2018 plans for the new Lost Forest on Snowmass Mountain. As Lost Forest was designed to intermingle with nature, the activities were intended to connect guests with their natural surroundings. These new activities include expanded hiking and biking trails, a canopy tour, an alpine coaster, a challenge course, and a climbing wall. The activities available at Lost Forest span all ages and activity levels, and are as follows.

Canopy Run Ziptour

Crafting Uniquely Colorado Meeting Experiences

Recently, the Colorado Meeting + Events editorial advisory board shared musings about the state of the meetings and events industry in Colorado. This annual conversation with industry pros from around the state is always thought-provoking, candid and a back-and-forth about challenges and opportunities. One key topic was what differentiates Colorado from other states.

The advisory board concluded that many times, getting a group outside in Colorado’s fresh air and beautiful surroundings can be just what the meeting productivity doctor ordered.

Kindred Resorts & Hotels Adds Five New Properties

Kindred Resorts & Hotels has just added five properties to it's roster. Currently, the company has 56 properties; the additions include: Amangani, High Hampton Inn & Country Club, Rancho de los Caballeros, Sea Island and Sun Mountain Lodge.

Switch from Boots to Meetings in a Snap in Snowmass

One of the most popular features of Snowmass is that 96 percent of lodging is ski in/ski out and only steps away from hiking, mountain biking and other fair-weather fun. Lodging properties with meeting space, the 18,000-square-foot Westin Snowmass Conference Center and 8,000-square-foot Base Village Conference Center managed by Viceroy Snowmass are prime places to mix productive meetings with outdoor recreation.

Seek a Peak with New Industry Hiking Group

On July 26, a group of eight people from the Colorado meetings and events industry gathered at the closed access road for Mt. Evans at 6 a.m.  We had planned on taking the access road to Summit Lake, where we would start our early morning climb.  We found out that the access road was closed due to the 49th running of the Bob Cook Memorial/Mt. Evans Hill Climb. This is an iconic bicycle race that takes place on the highest paved road in the United States.

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