Forest Service Says Aspen Skiing Co. Can Charge Skiers Uphill Access Fee

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Aspen Skiing Co. acted within its rights as a special use permit holder on national forest to implement a new fee for uphillers, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

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What It’s Like to Ski-Tour for 60 Hours Straight

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In an uncommon skimo race in New Hampshire, two skiers climbed the equivalent of Mount Everest—twice.

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Aspen Skiing Co. Will Continue Grooming for Uphillers at all Four Ski Areas

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Uphillers can count on an ongoing assist from Aspen Skiing Co. this spring.

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Once a Fringe Activity, More People in Colorado Are Uphill Skiing

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“You’re on the ski mountain. It is all perfectly groomed. There’s really no one around, it’s super quiet,” Ted Mahon, ski extraordinaire and talented mountaineer, described reaching the top of a mountain just as the sun was rising in the morning. “You just had this amazing workout, you climbed a mountain in the process and you’re getting ready to ski down. You’re just getting into the warmth of the sun and it’s an incredible start to the day. It’s almost dream-like and that’s why I keep going back.”

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Skinning Inside The Ropes With No Lift Needed

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Heading up the mountain on skis has gained popularity around the nation. Most resort have designated trails, access times and a set of rules (check website) – but it's free to travel uphill.

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