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Heather Hower | Activities | July 6, 2017

What started as a fun adventure, something to do in the summers when the mountain was closed, has become a lifelong passion for Jon Urbana—and thousands of young lacrosse players are winning as a result. Twenty-five years ago, Mark Foster, the father of one of young Jon’s friends, started a lacrosse (lax) team in Denver. […]

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Katie Coakley | Activities , Summer | July 5, 2017

Stand at the bottom of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead and gaze upwards. You can’t see it, but perched at the top of the mountain is a world of adventure, just waiting to be explored. Known as Epic Discovery, the mountain coaster, rope courses, climbing wall, bungee trampoline and other activities give guests an […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Activities , Dining , Dining and Nightlife | January 5, 2017

If you want to enjoy a truly unique Colorado experience why not hitch a ride on a sleigh or snowcat? Why not get cozy under a couple of blankets and let the star filled night sky light your way to a delicious meal? It’s a wonderful way to enjoy the kind of tranquil evening that […]

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Author | Activities , Activities , Blog | January 3, 2017

ARROWHEAD A wonderful family ski mountain just two miles west of Beaver Creek, Arrowhead can be accessed from Beaver Creek Mountain via the village- to-village interconnect. Lift Information: Lift opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m. Ski School: Arranged through Beaver Creek at (970) 754-5300 or Grooming: Arrowhead has more than 90 […]

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Heather Hower | Activities , Features | July 20, 2016

The line glides out, the fly lands on a pool of water, the fisherwoman waits patiently, tempting the fish beneath the water. If the fish refuses the fly, she reels in the line, searching, finessing the fly gently down the river. Women have discovered what fishermen have long known: fly fishing is good for the mind, body and spirit. Working on […]

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Celebrate the Beat
Caramie Schnell | Activities , Culture in the Vail Valley | June 20, 2016

That first summer, seven kids took part in Celebrate the Beat’s Pop Hop program and artistic director and founder Tracy Straus felt lucky to have that many. Despite hanging flyers and advertising the program, no kids showed up. Not one to see the fledgling program die before it even had a chance to fly, Dance […]

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Snowcat Skiing Vail
Heather Hower | Activities | December 20, 2015

Imagine eight hours of skiing untracked, fresh powder with no lift lines and only a small group of fellow powder fanatics along with you on this ride. Snap your fingers because there’s no need to let this dream live only in your imagination. There are acres and acres of easily accessible – guide included – […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Activities , Culture in the Vail Valley | December 18, 2015

When summer rolls around in our valley, music is here and happening. And it has energy of its own. Come summer this entire community becomes a festival of sorts. You name it, we have it: music in every genre – all yours for the taking, whenever, wherever – from Gypsum to Vail. The festivities begin […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Activities | June 5, 2015

If you’ve been to a county fair – and who hasn’t – you know that at some point you find yourself wandering through an area where roosters crow, sheep bleat and exotic-looking chickens, extremely fuzzy rabbits and all types of lifestock rule!  This marvelous display is the result of hundreds of youngsters, all members of […]

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Why natural cleaners work and why you should use them Captain Vacuum’s All-Purpose Cleaner Ingredients for spray 1 tsp borax, ½ tsp washing soda, 2 tbs vinegar or lemon juice,                                          ¼ to ½ tsp vegetable-oil-based […]

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