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Keystone Summer Family fun in River Run
Justine Chellel Spence
Fun for the whole family awaits at Keystone this Summer. Yeah, we have a rad downhill mountain biking operation... but if you aren't into that sorta thing, make sure you check out what else we have going on this Summer: bungee trampoline, climbing wall, and putt-putt golf along with great...
Groms at Heavenly
Watch the next generation of Heavenly rippers as they attack the groove terrain park.
Groove Terrain Park at Heavenly
Groove Terrain park is Heavenly Mt Resort beginner park. With tons of features to start learning the basics of terrain parks.
Keystone's Snowfort coming soon
The crew at Keystone is working feverishly to build the world's largest snowfort. The snowfort will open to the public on Dec. 24.
Make your own candles in the village at Northstar
With over 30 choices of candle shapes and 20 scents, the Villager candle shop at Northstar offers another crafty option to spend your time.
An Epic Mom's weekend in Breckenridge
From beginner terrain to the perfect lodging accomodations to great apres activities, Breckenridge, Colo., is the perfect destination for any Epic Family.
Drop the kids at Minors' Camp at Northstar
Day care has never been so convenient. Learn more about this nursery at Northstar and where to drop the kids while you are there.
A toddler's first steps in ski boots
Communications Director for Heavenly ski resort, Russ Pecoraro, films his toddler Mia take her first steps in ski boots. A big moment for an Epic dad!
10 must-have gear items for summer adventure
One of the boons of traveling to the mountains in the summertime is that our gear weighs significantly less than winter paraphernalia. This also means that our usual checklist -- helmet, goggles, neck warmer, gloves/mittens, jacket, pants, ski socks, hand warmers, etc. -- is fortunately shorter, giving...
Heavenly valley offers summer fun
Let's play a quick word association game. I'll say a phrase and you say the first thing that springs to mind. Ready? South Lake Tahoe. Did you say "summer vacation"? I'll bet you a pair of Classic Uggs you didn't. Summer may seem like a funny time to vacation in the mountains...
Country Boy Mine Tours in Breck offer family fun
If you're vacationing in Breckenridge and looking for a break from summer heat (or from the action on the ski slopes), consider taking the whole family on a tour of the Country Boy Mine , where it's always a cool 45 degrees deep into the side of a mountain. On this excellent tour - a true...
Top Fourth of July events at Keystone
Thinking of skipping town in favor of cooler mountain temps and fresh air this Fourth of July holiday? You're definitely not alone. Maybe you're one of the many Summit County revelers who religiously head up each year to enjoy the fireworks at Frisco's Fabulous Fourth, or one of thousands...
The Breckenridge Beat: Independence Day
Austyn Williams is on a pony for episode 2 of the Breck Beat. This week she shares new adventures to be had at Breckenridge for the Fourth of July
Top July activities in Beaver Creek and Vail
It was miserable at my home in Boulder last weekend. The temperature reached 99 degrees by 10 a.m. By the time I was out of bed and dressed for my morning run, the withering heat stopped me in my tracks. Fortunately I can put an end to the sufferfest: Drive about 70 miles west and climb several thousand...
Trista's top 5 eats in Vail
In one of my last blogs, I decided to answer a question that I get asked all the time... " when did I know Ryan was the one? " Although I know all the Bachelor/ette fans out there would like me to answer questions on the latest season or behind the scenes scoop from when I was in the trenches...
My top 3 summer highlights in Vail
Anyone who has been to Vail in the summer knows it is a fantastic time to visit the area and a completely different (some say better) experience than during ski season. Long days and mild weather provide all kinds of opportunities from adventurous to relaxing. Here are my top three highlights of this...
Trailer training: The best bike trailer for a hard body
File this under "alternative workouts." Maybe you've noticed how fitness fanatics (and not just in mountain towns) have been embracing the creative, old-school, and just plain weird: There's the "Gym Jones" movement that does strongman stuff like tossing around sandbags or...
Kidtopia Play Park is open at Keystone
Bungee jumping, slides, gold panning, rock climbing, mazes, and more await kids at the Keystone Kidtopia Play Park. Check it out now.
To rent, buy, or trade-in your kids' ski equipment
It's an age-old question whether to buy or to rent gear for your ski vacation. "Clearly there has been a trend in the industry towards retail sales of skis that has slowed as the higher end rental industry has blossomed," says Kenny Friedman, club services manager for Specialty Sports...
Vail Restaurant Month: September 19-October 16
And you thought Vail was all about the outdoors. Clearly you haven't yet heard about Vail Restaurant Month . Four weeks of gourmet, farm-to-table, healthy living, family style, this off-season celebration is reason enough to head to the high country in the coming weeks. Restaurant week kicked...
Tips to stay strong and healthy from the US Ski Team
As a member of the U.S. Ski Team, we are guided by our sports science department on methods to maintain all the work we put in our legs. We train hard all summer so it is important to keep strong from the end of summer to spring. There are three basic tips to getting through the season healthy and...
Noel Nights at Northstar California
It really is "the most wonderful time of the year" and this week sees the first of three Noel Nights in the village at Northstar , kicking off with the tree lighting ceremony and a performance by InnerRhythms . While I am writing this post I am listening to Brucey Springsteen sing 'Santa...
Northstar's top 5 ice skating tricks
Now that the ice rink is up and running at Northstar California it's time to work your moves on your skates as well as on the slopes. Here are the Top 5 basic ice skating moves to help you get on your way to perfecting your icy hot super slide in no time. Blades of Glory? You will have. 1. Stroking...
Steak, steak, and more steak at Elway’s in Vail Village
There are those in life who eat steak. And those who don't. I can't imagine being in the latter group. A lifelong carnivore, I can't imagine going without the pleasure that comes with the first bite of a tender and juicy sirloin, grilled perfectly medium rare. That was my first thought...
5 Questions with Ripperoo
As the mascot for all of Vail Resorts ' Ski and Ride Schools, Ripperoo is a busy dog. We managed to catch up with him while he was sipping hot chocolate and listening to reggae at Breckenridge 's Peak 8. Q: How'd you land such a fantastic gig? A: Some local Breckenridge children who participate...
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