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  • The sound of Perham Creek, recorded on the Perham Creek Trail in Carbondale.
  • Fulford Cave is about 15 miles southeast of Eagle. It is one of more than 600 caves in Colorado, and it is currently designated as the eighth largest. Listen to sounds recorded inside of the cave on a Spring spelunking trip.
  • Taking place monthly on Saturday evenings, Roaring Fork Contra Dance is a special night of called dances and live music that brings people together to share in community. Hear sounds from a lively night of contras, squares, round dances, waltzes and polkas featuring live music by Wooden Nickel String Band and called by Kirsten Buda from Grand Junction.
  • Listen to sounds from an ACES snowshoe tour at Elk Camp in the Snowmass Ski Area. Hear the crunchy sounds of walking in the snow and dialogue from local tour guide.
  • In December 2022, the highly anticipated St. Regis World Snow Polo Championship took place in Rio Grande Park in downtown Aspen, CO. One of the world's top snow polo tournaments, and the only snow polo event in North America, click to listen to sounds from what St. Regis Aspen says, "is ground zero for the Aspen experience and embodies everything guests love about snow polo itself."
  • Nobel Prize award winning physicist, Duncan M. Haldane, writes quantum physics equations on a chalk board at the Aspen Center for Physics. The Aspen Center for Physics became an independent non-profit corporation in 1968, and is located in the residential West end of town. Hosting over 1,000 physicists each year, the campus has over 200 chalkboards.
  • The Roaring Fork River gives our valley its name. It's 70 miles long and flows through several canyons. Sourced from Independence Lake, it flows west through Aspen, Woody Creek, Basalt, and Carbondale, with its mouth located in Glenwood Springs. Listen to the summer sounds of the Roaring Fork River.
  • The Carbondale Mountain Fair features over 145 art and food vendors as well as free live music, competitions and fun for the whole family. Listen to the sounds of the crowd cheering and axes hitting at the Women’s Wood Splitting contest at the 2022 Mountain Fair.
  • Taking place on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m., rain or shine, the Snowmass Rodeo is the longest running rodeo in Colorado, celebrating its 48th season in 2022. Listen to the sounds of team roping, petting zoos, saddle bronc riding, and bull riding from the Snowmass Rodeo.
  • Located just 10 miles west of Aspen, up Maroon Creek Road off Highway 82, stands the 14,000-foot peaks known as the Maroon Bells. While the Maroon Bells are touted as the most photographed place in Colorado, pictures simply don’t do the peaks justice. Listen to the sounds of traveling to the beautiful Maroon Bells Scenic Area.