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The 2010 US Census pegs women at 47.9 percent of the local population, compared with 49 percent across the state.
Hardly the eight-to-one guy-heavy figure bandied about in conversation.
Dating Essentials LOCAL'S CORNERYes, the Shell Station, a.k.a Local’s Corner, the gas station at Main Street and Galena, can be a dating lifesaver.
Breath mints, water, hot dogs, peanut M&M’s, condoms—all available twenty-four hours a day.
Down to socks, I stand up beside him to see the front door open—and lock eyes with a new-to-town dude who didn’t call me after a few great dates two weeks earlier.
(To be fair, I didn’t call him either, on principle.) In this moment, the flurry of ironic truths about dating in Aspen is dizzying: You will run into a former flame when you least expect it; platonic friends of the opposite sex are always presumed romantic partners, fodder for the small-town rumor mill; and successful courtship seems to require more effort than elsewhere—for recent transplants, especially.
No doubt, Colorado mountain towns are strange places to mate.
Almost every woman from ski meccas spanning Durango to Breckenridge has at one point uttered the expression, “The odds are good, but the goods are odd”; guys respond, “You don’t lose your girlfriend, you lose your turn.” Aspen, of course, is in a class all its own.
Its inhabitants are also athletic, intelligent, and charismatic, with worldliness to match.Many full-time residents fled the bright lights and big cities for a simpler life in the mountains—though they’ll head off to explore faraway locales a couple of times a year, adding to Aspen’s cosmopolitan aura when they return.Education is a barometer—61.7 percent possess bachelor’s degrees, appreciably above the Colorado state average of 37 percent.Dating Essentials TIPSY TAXIHow not to impress your date? This is good news for many of us—straight, gay, in-between—because it means that eschewing the shackles of commitment during one’s first four decades isn’t shady; it’s par for the course. Friends of diverse backgrounds agree: I’m affable, trustworthy, and free-spirited, with dozens of interests and few grievances.I’m also impulsive, prone to recklessness, and stubborn beyond reason.
As the ladies hawking lotions and potions at Cos Bar know well: Our harsh climate doesn’t quite align with the expectations of female beauty.