• The Art of Fun: Basalt In Winter

    Those in the know understand that the best move for a Basalt stay isn’t to head directly to Aspen for all your adventure. Rather, savvy visitors tuck down into Basalt itself where they discover an entire winter cornucopia. From Nordic and backcountry skiing to breathtaking winter hikes, to the thrill of fat tire biking or the uber thrill of ice karting (the only place in North America you can enjoy that wild, wonderful sport), Basalt is a winter destination in itself. Read More
    Categories: Biking, Itineraries, Seasons, Uncategorized
  • Looking East, West, North and South

    Article by Cameron Burns

    BASALT is one of those rare mountain towns where you can go out the door in any direction and find adventure, in both summer and winter. Sitting at the confluence of two well-loved Gold Medal streams, Basalt also is nestled between several distinct mountain chains whose… Read More

    Categories: 4-Wheeling, Biking, Hiking, Hunting, Itineraries, Seasons, Uncategorized
  • YEAR-ROUND FUN: A Town For All Seasons

    Article by Cameron Burns

    CONGRATULATIONS! You’ve chosen the perfect place from which to launch your next outdoor adventure. Basalt is in the sweet spot of the Roaring Fork Valley, halfway between Glenwood Springs and Aspen at the gateway to the Fryingpan Valley. So whether you’re looking to hammer some challenging… Read More

    Categories: Biking, Hiking, Itineraries, Seasons, Uncategorized