Sanctuaries in the Snow

The Aspen Ski Hall of Fame Shrine (Aspen Mountain)

The Aspen Ski Hall of Fame Shrine remembers many of those involved in the early ski history of Aspen with photos of each:  Bob Beattie, Fritz Benedict, D.R.C. Brown, Dick Durrance, Stein Eriksen, Fred Iselin, Whip Jones, Steve Knowlton, Uli Walter Lerch, Johnny Litchfield, Klaus Obermeyer, Walter Paepcke, Friedl Pfeifer, Andre Roch, Pete Seibert, and the 10th Mountain Division.

This Shrine is located on Aspen Mountain.  Photos of the Shrine are below.  For even more photos of this Shrine, see this Facebook photo album (you do not need to have a Facebook account in order to view the photos): 

The Aspen Chamber lists this Shrine in its March 10, 2016 article as a "must-see" Shrine.  "7 Must-See Shrines on Aspen Mountain."

For a similar shrine that used to be on Snowmass, see the "Shrine to Aspen's Skiing Pioneers" on this site at:

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This shrine is covered in the book, "Sanctuaries in the Snow--The Shrines and Memorials of Aspen/Snowmass."  The book may be purchased on this page on this site:


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The photos in this section were taken in February and March of 2013.

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Sanctuaries in the Snow

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