Basalt- The New Aspen

It is hard to believe that this small town just 13 miles from Aspen is becoming the New Aspen. Basalt has always been in the shadow of its famous neighbors, Aspen and Snowmass. Things have really changed for this almost forgotten town. In 2006, Basalt’s average home price topped over $1 million for the first…

Growing up in Aspen

When I grew up in Aspen during the early 70’s and 80’s, Aspen was a quaint ski town. Back in the early 1970’s, Aspen’s population surged during ski season, and then in the summer (July and August). The other times of the year, no one was around. You could find a parking anywhere downtown. Only…

Living in Aspen

Living in Aspen is a breath of fresh air. Aspen has an elevation of 7,960 ft. above sea level. The air is clean and fresh. The wildlife is abundant. The landscape is mountainous. The views are tremendous. Aspen and Snowmass have a lifestyle that is active and natural. Aspen and Snowmass have a sense of…