Amazing Aspen


Visiting Aspen ski patrol - photo by Rob McFarland
Visiting Aspen ski patrol - photo by Rob McFarland

Escape travel section, Australia – May 22, 2011

There are two versions of how I strained my back in Aspen.

The one I told friends involved a pregnant mother in the path of a runaway snowmobile with me as the heroic saviour who selflessly dived to her rescue.

The other, more accurate, version was that I pulled it while lifting my suitcase on to the hotel bed.

Either way, on my first day in arguably the world’s greatest ski resort, I found myself in the frustrating position of not being able to ski.

So what else can you do in Aspen? Plenty, as it turns out.

Read the rest of this story here.

Published by Rob McFarland

Hi! I'm an award-winning travel writer who divides his time between Sydney, the US and Europe. I regularly speak at travel events and have helped hundreds of aspiring travel writers, PR professionals and tourism operators through my writing courses.

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