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North American Monsoon

What is the North American Monsoon?

Top Wildflower Hikes in Aspen

Aspen’s summer wildflower season is best experienced by foot on these 8,000-10,000 ft.

National Park Weather Forecasts

We are adding new locations to OpenSummit every week so that you're always prepared with the latest hourly weather forecast, no matter where…

6 Resources To Help You Get Started Mountaineering

Maybe you’ve enjoyed day hiking, or a little backpacking, and are feeling the urge to challenge yourself with something bigger.

Leave No Trace Seven Principles

Principle 1: Plan Ahead and Prepare Adequate trip planning and preparation helps backcountry travelers accomplish trip goals safely and enjo…

How To Read Clouds Above Treeline

When you're above treeline in the summer, using your eyes is a key way to stay safe.

5 Gorgeous Alternatives to the Maroon Bells

Every year, Aspen attracts a large population that travels long distances to see the renowned beauty it has to offer.

How Does Elevation Impact Temperature?

If there's no rain or snow falling from the sky and you're not in a cloud, the temperature decreases by about 5.4°F for every 1,000 feet…

OpenSnow & OpenSummit: One Login, One Subscription

We're on a quest to make things simpler and to provide even more value to our $19/year All-Access subscription.

Lightning Safety Tips

When there is lightning, the only safe place to be is inside a car or a substantial, enclosed structure.

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative

History Colorado Fourteeners Initiative was formed in 1994 as a partnership of nonprofit organizations, concerned individuals, and public ag…