A cosmopolitan and creative population in this corner of Colorado's Rockies has adopted the laid back outlook of a mountaineer home from the mine. Victorian homes dot the Silver City. World class restaurants, an airport and 4 mountains of ski resort round out the offerings for a powder day or really any that ends in y.
The gold metal waters of the Frying Pan river runs through it. Fly fisherman delight in the early mornings. The road leads to Ruedi Reservoir, a high mountain lake home to the Aspen Yacht Club. Ruedi boasts a swimming beach and camping. An Old West looking downtown with great shops and restaurants rounds out the picture.