ASPEN ART MUSEUM (AAM)
ROMANTIC CULTURAL EXPERIENCES:
Currently on view: Margaret Kilgallen, that’s where the beauty is. In relation to how love is imperfect and real, Kilgallen’s exhibit proffers how beauty lies in imperfection – and the real human touch behind the artwork.
Have a Cultural Après Ski Date The AAM’s SO Café presents half-off après-ski refreshments, including coffee, locally crafted beers, and wine. Come for the art, stay for the views, fun, and artisanal cheese boards, chocolates and signature Espresso Brownies! Available Tuesday–Friday, 3–4 PM. The Aspen Art Museum is free and open to the public with unparalleled views of the town and Aspen Mountain from the roof-deck sculpture garden.
ROMANTIC & LOVELY GIFTS:
–Digital Lovebox Messenger $99.00 Gift this kinetic, modern take on the love note. Write a message from the app and then the heart spins on the pixel lovebox until the digital love note is read. Available via Aspen Art Museum (AAM) shop: https://www.aspenartmuseum.org/shop
–VSSL The AAM teamed up with VSSL (pronounced “Vessel”) for the Zombies: Pay Attention! exhibition to create these special-edition First Aid (and beyond)kits, complete with the AAM logo all rolled up in a chic, indestructible waterproof cylinder. https://www.aspenartmuseum.org/shop
–Stella Fluorescent jewelry line Sustainable, modular silk jewelry line with vegetable dyes. Available in-store at the AAM.
-Valentine’s Cards Artisan letterpress greeting cards with clever sayings, unique designs and unlike anything else out there. Available in-store.
ROMANTIC GIFT: The Fragrance of Aspen The new Aspen Shakti scent captures ‘Aspen in a bottle’ with a creative, sexy energy: body scent ($68) and room spray ($58). Using organic ingredients, the fragrance contains bergamot for connection to divine powers, cedar for sultry undertones and grounding, black pepper for spice, sex and femininity, and lemon for cleansing, clearing and brightening.
CREATE A HEART-CENTERED SPACE: Aspen Shakti ‘Sanctuary Space Setting’ The ultimate luxury for couples, friends and heart-centered gatherings, the Aspen Shakti team will first clear your designated space by using sage and palo santo, followed by the installation of a sanctuary ideal for meditation or intimate conversations. Arrive to your hotel/lodging/home to find it abundantly adorned with flowers, candles and crystals. The experience includes: a sheepskin blanket, a meditation pillow, and an Aspen Shakti gift basket. (Price: $500/ hotel room. $700/ home or condo + $100/per additional room)
PRIVATE MOUNTAINTOP YOGA: Mountain Top Yoga – Couples Private Party Experience Join Jayne Gottlieb, the Madonna of Yoga — Aspen’s most beloved yoga instructor, thought leader, community gatherer and the magnetic force behind Aspen Shakti, for a personal and sacred ritual atop Aspen Mountain, complete with magnificent views of the Elk Mountain Range, fresh mountain air and the most inspired of rituals to set intentions and elevate your life. MORE ABOUT MOUNTAINTOP YOGA
ONE LOVE FLOW WELLNESS CLASS: February 15, 4:30-6PM Come open your heart with the special ‘One Love Flow’ featuring live musician and singer-songwriter, Kevin Paris, who has a fun playlist lined up with popular love-songs. Friday night drop-in rate is $28.
SKI WITH KIM
In Aspen, and around the globe at the world’s most lauded ski resorts, Ski With Kim offers insight to her techniques and guidance through incredible terrain through Coed Ski Camps and experiential ski adventures for coeds and couples. Bond on the slopes with Kim as your mentor.
HOW TO DATE ON THE SKI SLOPES: AGES 21-65 Not all adventure-seekers are romantically linked this Valentine’s Day. In a fun and flirty take on a traditional ski trips, learn how singles can find fresh powder and a new perspective on dating, with Kim. Kim is a regular on Tinder, Bumble and a fan of slopeside online dating. She can offer stories and tips from a ski and dating pro.
ROMANTIC SKI EXPERIENTIAL GETAWAY SKI WITH KIM & SUN VALLEY HELI SKI Winter 2019
Sun Valley Heli Ski and world renowned skier, Kim Reichhelm are excited to announce an unique and thrilling adventure with two days of heli skiing and two days of resort skiing on world-famous Bald Mountain in historic Sun Valley. The cost per person for four days of amazing skiing, from March 4-7, is $5,750 per person. Book through: www.sunvalleyheliski.com; 208-622-3108. For questions about the ski experience, contact Kim at email@example.com. Special rate lodging deals available directly through The Limelight Hotels at 855-441-2250.
COUPLES AND/OR COED EXPERIENTIAL SKI ADVENTURES: Ski With Kim is the perfect experiential Valentine’s Day gift for couples and individuals who not only love to ski, but also want to improve their technique and be together. Ski With Kim offers global excursions for Women’s Ski Adventures, Steep Adventures and Coed Ski Adventures. The fact that Kim makes such a memorable and lasting impression in her client’s life is her biggest selling point. Take a ski trip with Kim this year:
MARBLE DISTILLING CO. & THE DISTILLERY INN
ROMANTIC GETAWAY: COUPLES DISTILLERY INN PACKAGE “Come Sleep with the Stills”
Marble Distillery Inn is the first and only inn in the world to be housed within an operational distillery, offering five sophisticated, contemporary rooms and the only luxury accommodations between Vail and Aspen Snowmass.
ROMANTIC GETAWAY: SLEEP & SOAK – DISTILLERY INN PACKAGE After a luxurious night’s rest in your distillery inn room, enjoy a relaxing soak at the Iron Mountain Hot Springs in charming Glenwood Springs, CO.
LOVELY GIFT: CRAFT CHOCOLATE & SPIRITS TASTING Handcrafted with innovative and sophisticated flavor combinations utilizing Marble’s spirits, Saddleback Chocolates make a decadent gift for the chocolate and spirits lover. Two chocolates per box ($5). At the Marble Bar tasting rooms in Aspen and Carbondale, guests can imbibe on chocolate and spirit pairings with flavor profiles complementing a vodka-chocolate flight and a whiskey-chocolate flight.
LOVELY GIFT: DECADENT & UNIQUE SPIRITS: Espresso liquor, award-winning vodka and a modern take on gingercello are a chic and surprising gift for loved ones. Spirits can be purchased online and shipped to legally approved states at www.davidsonsliquors.com 750 ml bottles of: Vodka $26.99; Moonlight EXpresso $32.99; Gingercello $37.99; Gingercello Reserve $52.99
LOVELY COCKTAIL: Like most relationships, the High Altitude Passion & Paradise is both spicy and sweet. This spirited cocktail combines hot pepper and pineapple vodkas with coconut milk, strawberry preserves and citrus for a taste profile fit for Valentine’s Day.
ASPEN CUSTOM VANS
Aspen Custom Vans is one of the best ways to get close to your loved one by traveling the U.S. together searching for new sights, snow and hot springs. You are invited to take the growing #vanlife trend to new places and start a new chapter on the road. Anyone interested in the mobile lifestyle can embark on a brand-new adventure in these upscale, customizable vans.
Historic Hot Springs Tour begin and end in Aspen Snowmass. Live the #vanlife with your significant other storm-chasing around other IKON pass resorts by day, and soaking in historic hot springs around Colorado by night. Start in Aspen for a four mountain skiing experience before heading to Glenwood Springs for the choice of two hot springs. Embark on a Colorado historic hot springs loop in your Aspen Custom Van to visit the thermal activity in and around the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Roughing it in Aspen Enjoy the ‘Duct Tape To Diamonds’ lifestyle by poppin’ bottles of Veuve Clicquot in The Little Nell living room then hitting the hay in your cozy, custom van. Vans are insulated, stay heated overnight and are equipped with all the comforts of home.