The Walnut House

Address: 515 Walnut, Aspen, Roaring Fork Valley, Colorado, 81611, United States | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Aspen

Billy's 30th Birthday and Trek to Aspen

A travel blog entry by mrandmrssiddins on Dec 20, 2014

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... Ski Area. We have Ski Valet which means we have these guys that store and clean our gear for us right at the entrance to the slopes - they even help you put on and take off your boots when you are done!! Amazing!! And if you want to ski in a different mountain, no problems, they will make sure your gear is waiting at the base for you with more valets to help you out. Totes Awesome!!

We definitely improved our skiing skills over the ...

Last Day on the Hill

A travel blog entry by wandering_james on Dec 07, 2014

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... from a spectators point of view, has been excellent and augurs well for a very successful World Championships in Feb 2015.

There was a local Aussie interest today as Luc Henri Chevalier (Chevy) was in the field. Chevy is a local boy from our way whose family moved to Colorado when he was a teenager so that he could attend the Vail Ski Academy and therefore pursue his dream of being a regular on the World Cup circuit. Today was not ...

It's Super G Time!

A travel blog entry by wandering_james on Dec 06, 2014

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... Rugged up again we made our way to the stadium. Cloudy overcast start with the temperature around -8 but the sun made its appearance mid morning warming us up nicely. The course was superbly groomed and the snow was in excellent condition due to the cold night.

We once again sat with the Austrians (they came from Salzburg) and they were hopeful that today would be their day. They were not disappointed. Austrian Hannes ...

World Cup Men's Downhill Beaver Creek

A travel blog entry by wandering_james on Dec 05, 2014

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... that there are opportunities to mingle with the athletes themselves. On our bus back to the village at the end of the day was the bronze medallist, Steve Nyman from the USA. Just sitting on the seat next to us as we travelled down. He was more than happy to have his photo taken and he was on a real high after his success today.

A thrilling start to our World Cup in Beaver Creek - Super G tomorrow, can't wait!







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Skiing at Last! Two days on the slopes!

A travel blog entry by wandering_james on Dec 04, 2014

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... the stunning scenery in all its glory.

One of the traditions here is that everyday at 3pm they serve hot chocolate chip cookies at the base of the Centennial Chair Lift. These are delicious and everyone makes their way down at that time to enjoy some. We were no exception. They really are delicious and I am not normally a lover of choc chip cookies but these were special. It could also be that we were hungry after skiing.

Beaver Creek has a ...

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