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Tips for Staying Healthy and Hydrated During the Last Few Weeks of Winter

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Wellness & Yoga | 0 comments

Colorado’s mountains have experienced some pretty spectacular snowfall over the past few months. According to the National Resources Conservation Service, from November 17, 2016 through January 1st, snowpack in the mountains grew at the fastest rate since 1986. If you’re like me, you’ve been taking advantage of this fresh powder by spending more time on the slopes or snowshoeing in the foothills. This increase in daily physical activity is great for your overall health. But it could impact your appetite and thirst levels. If you suddenly find yourself ravenous throughout the day, consider these nutrition tips to remain in top shape as we head into the last few weeks...

Devil’s Thumb Ranch & Spa – Get Away By Train

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Stay, Sponsors | 0 comments

At Devil’s Thumb Ranch Winter’s are not just for downhill…there’s also uphill and through the forest. There are frozen lakes to skate across, thrilling hills to sled down. And all of them are available at Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa. Now you can get to Devil’s Thumb by Train! You can book weekend rides, one way or round trip, from Denver’s Union Station to the platform right at Winter Park! The train hit the tracks January 7th, and runs Saturdays, Sundays, and have an additional round-trip on Monday holidays during January and February. Book now, as the train will only run until March 26th. Stay for the week,...

Michael Franti will Rock Winter Park’s Springtopia

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Uncategorized, Music Scene | 0 comments

April will be rocking at Winter Park Resort with a full lineup of live shows throughout its month-long Springtopia celebration, concluding with the much anticipated FREE concert on April 22, featuring the funky, reggae beats of headliner Michael Franti & Spearhead. As springtime hits the Rocky Mountains, Winter Park is set to host one of this season’s most anticipated events, the Springtopia finale concert, which kicks off at 12:30 p.m. with local favorite Hunker Down, followed by Denver’s own The Rick Lewis Project. Then Winter Park will “Say Hey” to Colorado’s beloved Michael Franti & Spearhead as they take the stage to conclude the fun-filled afternoon. Then on April 23, ...

Women’s Ski Week – Breckenridge Ski Resort

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Events | 0 comments

Get ready ladies Women’s Ski Week returns for the third time to Breckenridge Ski Resort now through Feb.19, 2017. The week-long celebration at Breck features a three-day Women’s Camp, Women & Wine, First Tracks, Ski Girls Rock, a fireside chat with female leaders and free yoga classes. Women’s Ski Week helps empower and support women and girls who have never tried skiing to those that ski frequently. It’s about having fun, being comfortable, gaining skills, building bonds and creating a life-long love for the sport of skiing. Women’s Ski Week provides activities for all levels and ages. Breckenridge has created programs and lessons just for girls and women. Women’s Camp,...

Charlift Speed Dating – Luvbyrd.com

Posted by on Feb 4, 2017 in Events | 0 comments

Luvbyrd is teaming up with Loveland Ski Area to host their 3rd chairlift speed dating event on Saturday, February 11, 2017! How it works is, Luvbyrd pairs everyone together based on age and gender, then you ride the chairlift up with the option to ski down together, make a few runs, or meet at the bottom where you will be matched up again. Each time you take a ride up you receive a raffle ticket for the end of the day raffle. Registration begins at 9am. “Daters” begin heading up at 10am. Speed dating will last till 2pm.  The whole event moves to the deck for social hour and raffle. The event is...

Five Steps for a SMART 2017

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Wellness & Yoga | 0 comments

Welcome to a new year! For many people, January is a time of renewal. A time to think about the possibilities of a new year and create resolutions for change. New Year’s resolutions may involve losing weight, dating or changing jobs. And while more than 40 percent of Americans say they make New Year’s resolutions each year, University of Scranton reports that just 8 percent of people achieve the goals they make.  We are heading to the end of the month and wonder if you are sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions Why do most resolutions lose steam after a few weeks? Often it’s because they are made on...

The Jailhouse Craft Beer Bar – Jailed in Buena Vista and Loving It!

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Restaurant Reviews | 0 comments

Main Street in Buena Vista is quickly becoming one of Colorado’s prime mountain town destinations.  Nestled in at the base of the Sawatch Range, this small town nook offers a fantastic combination of restaurants, shops, parks, and trails.  Sarah Haughey, a recent city dweller, mountain lover, and beer drinker decided that all that was missing was access to unique and rotating craft beers, so she decided to do something about it. Buena Vista’s new watering hole is on track to become a gem in Colorado for beer connoisseurs.  The Jailhouse Craft Beer Bar, located on Main Street in Buena Vista, CO is tucked behind a large iron gate, a...

Keystone Resort to Extend Their Season

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Skiing & Snowboarding | 0 comments

It has been dumping and with nearly 16 feet of snow, so far this season – the snowiest winter at Keystone Resort in at least 10 years – the resort announced today that it will extend the season by one week to Easter Sunday, April 16. Following the third snowiest December in Keystone’s history with 81 inches or nearly seven feet, the resort has already received another 81 inches of snow this month alone with a week still remaining before February arrives. This marks the first time in resort history that Keystone has received 80 inches or more of snow in back-to-back months. “The record-breaking snow seemingly has not...

Frisco Freeze Fat Bike Race

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Uncategorized, Events | 0 comments

Fat Tire Biking and Racing is taking off! Here is a new race for the enthusiast to sign up and have some fun. On Saturday, February 4, the Frisco Nordic Center will be hosting the inaugural Frisco Freeze Fat Bike Race. The 8 mile race course will make its way along the groomed trails of the Frisco Nordic Center, marking the first time the Frisco Nordic Center has hosted fat bikes on its trails. The Frisco Freeze is the second race in the Summit Mountain Challenge Fat Bike Series, which is made up of 4 races total including 2 races in Breckenridge and 1 race at Copper Mountain in...

Ask the Ortho: What causes the majority of injuries on the hill?

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in Wellness & Yoga | 0 comments

  What causes the majority of injuries on the hill? We asked Dr. Terrell Joseph at Vail Summit Orthopedics this question. Dr. Joseph often presents to the Beaver Creek ski patrol as part of the group’s pre-season training to discuss what to look for when they come upon an injury to help make a correct diagnosis.   The majority of accidents take place at the end of the day when protective muscles are tired and less quick to respond. “Faulty equipment is still a periodic problem but less and less common as the predictability and quality of the gear improves,” says Dr. Terrell Joseph. “The phenomenon of the ‘weekend...

New Year’s Events in Colorado Mountain Towns

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

Christmas is over and Hannukah is in its final days, don’t tell me you’re bored! There is a ton of fresh snow out there to be slayed and all of our mountain towns have plethora of events to plan for. We have complied a list for you to peruse for more Holiday fun. Have a very Happy New Year everyone! Now through – December 31. 2016 Holiday Lights on the Train, Georgetown Offered evenings in late November and through December, this ride allows you to relax from your shopping endeavors and join us for a beautiful synchronized holiday music & light show in the forest above Georgetown. Join Santa and...

The Riviera Supper Club in Glenwood Springs Sings a New Song

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Restaurant Reviews | 0 comments

If you’ve ever driven west on I-70 at night, you know that winding through the dark and cavernous depths of Glenwood Canyon can feel like quite a feat. As you exit the other side and perhaps breathe a sigh of relief, Glenwood Springs appears as something like a mirage heralding your return to civilization. Coming into town, you will immediately notice the glow of a great local icon beckoning from the roadside: the dazzling neon sign of the Riviera Supper Club. Curious travelers and devoted locals alike have patronized the Riviera Supper Club for nearly seven decades. Although “The Riv” has changed hands many times and seen umpteen renovations...

Boo Bicycles

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in MTN Life | 0 comments

Bamboo combined with our enthusiastic biking crowd seems like an unlikely combination in Colorado but Ft. Collins based Boo Bicycles founders have made that possible through a unique relationship that crosses the Pacific to Vietnam. Building performance bamboo bicycles is a new concept that involves a lengthy and intensive process.  What people are discovering are the rewards of creating bikes using this strong plant material which results in a ride that is durable, stiff yet forgiving and very smooth. Meet Boo Bikes founder Nick Frey. What began as a class project at Princeton University for mechanical and aerospace engineering turned into much more than a completed class project  that...

David Gonzales – Art in Action

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Arts, MTN Town Magazine | 0 comments

Action. It is immediately apparent in every David V. Gonzales painting. Swaths of brilliant color combine and collide into instantly recognizable forms. They bring forth bikers cruising through aspen groves, skiers flying down mountainsides and bears charging through streams. Gonzales has mastered painting movement, launching a career that now spans decades to new heights. He has been painting professionally for his entire adult life. By the time Gonzales was seventeen he had work hanging at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. and in the governor’s mansion in New Mexico. Now long established in the art world, expressing his fascination with relative objects moving through space and time has seen awards...