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The Other Hollywood Hills

Park your Gulfstream with the slew of private jets that line the runway at this tiny airport--or make a glam entrance from the plane you came in on--then head for the slopes. If you're visiting while the snow flies, make like an A-lister with the First Tracks program (free with the purchase of an Aspen Mountain lift ticket). It's a chance to hit the trails before they open to the public. For a break from the chairlift, strap on snowshoes (or hiking shoes in the summer) and explore the popular Hunter Creek and Ute hiking trails.

At the base of Aspen Mountain is the 92-room, five-star Little Nell (rooms from $280; thelittlenell.com). Beyonce, Mischa Barton, and Catherine Zeta-Jones have all checked in to this ski-in-ski-out hotel and, presumably, taken advantage of the ski concierge who waxes your skis and warms your boots every morning--gratis. If your budget's a little tighter, reserve a room at the Molly Gibson Lodge, a basic but clean hotel three blocks from downtown (rooms from $115; mollygibson.com). The staff will happily transport you to the airport or anywhere else in the area, including the newest place to get your downward dog on: o2 Aspen ($18 per class; o2aspen.com), which features everything from healthy-back classes to power yoga.

Recover from your adventures at the Remede Spa at the St. Regis, where Stella McCartney and Janeane Garofalo have recently been pampered. If the truffles and champagne don't make you feel like a celebrity, the locker room will. With steamy vapor caves and warm and cold waterfalls to distract you, you might forget about your treatment, unless you're getting the Micro-Exfoliating Pedicure, which reverts your feet to baby-skin softness ($75).

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