Tess Weaver

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Tess Weaver

Tess is a writer and editor who moved to Aspen 10 years ago after working in the ski industry at Powder magazine, Oakley and Freeskier magazine. She was lucky enough to ski around the world and landed in Aspen for its skiing, setting, community, access, climate and culture. Mostly, she says, for its soul. Tess has been writing for magazines, newspapers and brands for almost 20 years, covering everything from surfing in Bali for Surfer and uphill skiing for The Wall Street Journal to inmates building bikes for Outside and Olympic freeskiing for The Atlantic. 

Tess's 5 Favorite Things To Do in Summer:

  1. Mountain biking old-school cross-country trails, modern flow trails and lift-accessed bike park trails.
  2. Hiking to alpine lakes.
  3. Riding Independence Pass before it opens to cars.
  4. Climbing peaks.
  5. Running mountain passes.


Tess's 5 Favorite Things To Do in Winter:

  1. Hiking and skiing Highland Bowl.
  2. Skinning Ajax.
  3. Skiing tree trails at Snowmass with her son.
  4. Lapping Buttermilk's beginner terrain parks with her son.
  5. Hut trips and hot toddies .
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