OUR PHILOSOPHY

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OUR COMMITMENT TO OUTSTANDING SERVICE AND MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES IN THE MOUNTAINS  REJUVENATES BODY, MIND AND SPIRIT (THE ASPEN IDEA)

Aspen Expeditions Worldwide is a mountain guide service, backcountry center and custom adventure travel service based in the heart of the magnificent Rocky Mountains in Aspen, Colorado. AEW has been guiding and teaching rock, ice, ski & alpine mountaineering skills since 1977 under a USFS* permit. In addition, AEW leads adventures to international destinations such as the Himalaya (Nepal, Bhutan) Tanzania (Kilimanjaro), South America and the European Alps. Founded by IFMGA Guide Dick Jackson, Aspen Expeditions takes pride in the service and products it delivers. Our high reputation from past and current guests and our commitment to our highly qualified staff of mountain guides' (American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA)* trained and/or certified) are Aspen Expeditions Worldwide's credentials. 

So come join us for a memorable mountain experience! 

AEW is also the only slope side Dynafit Test Center and operates a Backcountry Shop. Now you can shop online as well as at our location at Aspen Highlands Village for backcountry equipment. Come visit and demo the latest Dynafit backcountry ski equipment and outdoor clothing. AEW is also a Mammut Airbag refill center and rental center.


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Travel Guard - Travel Insurance


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Backcountry Access

 
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News

El Potrero Chico: Sport Climbing the Sierra Madre

March 03, 2017

Recently, Eric Genty and I took a climbing trip down to Potrero Chico, Mexico.  Eric is a good friend and return client and it was exciting for Aspen Expeditions to run its first trip to this world-class climbing venue.   Getting down there is pretty easy.  We flew through Dallas straight into Monterrey in the state of Nuevo Leon.  We were picked up and taken to the small town of Hidalgo, where we shopped for groceries before driving out the dirt road to our room at the mouth of the canyon.   Our home for the week was the El Dorado Inn - a white apartment-style stay at the base of the climbs with small kitchenettes. We settled in quickly.  It... Continue Reading →

FREE SCOTT Demo Day - Saturday Feb 18

February 16, 2017

Come try Scott backcountry skis and boots on Saturday February 18 from AspenExpeditions the base of Aspen Highlands! Continue Reading →

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