Sanctuaries in the Snow

The Christmas Tree (Aspen Mountain)

There is a "Christmas Tree" on Aspen Mountain on the run that used to have that name and is now known as "Knowlton's."  The tree is decorated with Christmas ornaments from Gary Gleason's boyhood home.  See this February 11, 2012 article from the Aspen Daily News:, which contains a photo of Gleason standing by this tree; see photo below.

See this Aspen Times video of the Christmas Tree:  (2:56). The Aspen Times, December 24, 2018, The Drop-In:  Finding a Christmas tree on Aspen Mountain.  Information from this page is mentioned in the video.

Photos of the tree and ornaments are below.

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