Today’s word is après, as in après-ski cocktails. It’s an important word to know, because at posh ski resorts like Aspen, the après scene is as important as the ski scene. They’re two halves of a snow-filled whole. You spend all day schussing down the slopes (to schuss, by the way, is to ski directly down a slope at high speed, rather than slaloming from side to side, which is what I thought it meant based on how the word sounds) and want an appropriately lively place to celebrate your adventures while you still feel the swaying of the ganjala (see link) in your bones. And in Aspen, you’ve got plenty of options, so we pulled together the best après-ski bars to come down after a powder-filled day, and maybe meet a new friend to keep you warm as the sun sinks behind the mountain. So click on over to our latest Top List, appropriately titled Where To Après in Aspen, and get your high-elevation drink on.
[Related: BlackBook’s Guide to Aspen]
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