Dick JacksonAspen Expeditions Worldwide is a mountain guide service, backcountry center and custom adventure travel service based in the heart of the magnificent Rocky Mountains in Aspen, Colorado. AEW has been guiding and teaching rock, ice, ski & alpine mountaineering skills since 1977 under a USFS* permit. In addition, AEW leads adventures to international destinations such as the Himalaya (Nepal, Bhutan) Tanzania (Kilimanjaro), South America and the European Alps! So come join us for a memorable mountain experience! 

Founded by IFMGA Guide Dick Jackson, Aspen Expeditions takes pride in the service and products it delivers. Our high reputation from past and current guests and our commitment to mountain guides' American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA)* training and certification are Aspen Expeditions Worldwide's credentials. 

AEW is also the only slope side Dynafit Test Center and operates a Backcountry Shop. Now you can shop online as well as at our location at Aspen Highlands Village for backcountry equipment. Come visit and demo the latest Dynafit backcountry ski equipment. AEW is also a Mammut Airbag refill center and rental center.


IFMGA Guide Dick Jackson, founder

International Federation of Mountain Guides
American Mountain Guides Association
US Forest Service


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Spring time in the Rockies

April 29, 2015

After one last spring winter ski hut trip skiing fresh powder last weekend, spring has now sprung.  The days are warm, the snow is melting, the sky is blue and the high mountain peaks are still white. We are getting ready for  a summer full of rock climbing, peak ascents and mountaineering treks around the Aspen/Snowmass area.  Come join us as you plan your summer vacation with friends and family on a day or multi-day adventure in the mountains. Continue Reading →

Aspen Backcountry Report - Monday, 3/9/15

March 09, 2015

The Aspen Backcountry Report, an avalanche safety-collaboration by Aspen Expeditions, KSPN radio and Marmot, appears on the radio weekday mornings at 8:20 a.m. and later/sometimes, via podcast, here at aspenexpeditions.com. This is your report for Monday, March 9, 2015: Find the full Colorado Avalanche Information Center forecast for the Aspen zone here. Continue Reading →


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