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Colorado MTN Town Events – Go! Guide Highlights

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Are your ready for a little fun and some great events in Colorado mountain towns? Well here is a selection of fabulous thing to do along with the the weather forecast: Colorado BBQ Challenge, Frisco 2015 marks 22 years of the Colorado BBQ Challenge in Frisco. This yummy event is the perfect way to treat dad over the Father’s Day weekend and enjoy all things BBQ. The event kicks off on Thursday, June 19, with an evening of live music. The BBQ Challenge will run from Friday, June 20, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 21, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  ~   Fitness in the Park, Winter Park ...

Colorado BBQ Challenge – Frisco

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

2015 marks 22 years of the Colorado BBQ Challenge in Frisco. This yummy event is the perfect way to treat dad over the Father’s Day weekend and enjoy all things BBQ. The event kicks off on Thursday, June 19, with an evening of live music. The BBQ Challenge will run from Friday, June 20, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 21, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Approximately 70 BBQ’ers will compete for a variety of awards. Teams compete in a wide range of categories including pork, ribs, chicken, brisket, anything goes, barbecue sauce, side dish, salsa and dessert. Each team competes for the coveted Grand...

Keystone Restaurant Week

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Come to Keystone for a tasteful addition to a flavorful summer lineup, and enjoy a culinary experience at a discount.  New this year, Keystone is hosting its’ First Annual Restaurant Week.  Restaurants in Keystone will be celebrating Restaurant Week with deals and specials you won’t want to miss!  Restaurants feature culinary specials, wine pairings, and savory dishes for lunches & dinners for ten delicious days. June 5-14, 2015. Try a delicious meal at the Following Restaurants: Haywood Café Dos Locos Mexican Restaurant Snake River Saloon and Steakhouse  Pizza on the Run Extreme Pizza Black Bear Grill The Ranch Restaurant Zuma Roadhouse Kickapoo Tavern New Moon Café Spoon Café 9280’ Tap House...

Power Ice – Frozen Sports Hydration

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Restaurant Reviews | 0 comments

I’m sure we all remember them, maybe there is a stack of them in your freezer right now, those long spheres of brightly colored liquids that you freeze and then squeeze up on a hot sunny day with your kids. Well here is something similar in idea but in no way identical. Power Ice creates frozen electrolyte ice bars that are designed to cool you down and rehydrate your body.  The products contain 30 calories in each pop along with, 100% of the recommended daily amount of Vitamin C and are chock full of Electrolytes (20 mg of potassium and 25 mg of sodium). The product is all natural...

MTN Town Magazine- Colorado Spring/Summer 2015

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in MTN Town Magazine | 0 comments

Wow, spring is a wet one in our Colorado mountain towns, but it feels like the clouds are parting and the green is shining through. At 10,000ft it takes a little longer for the leaves and grass to really get going. Spring snows equal great river flows and the rivers are up. Either way I am going to get out and have some fun – you should too! Gold Dress by Photo by Memry, Memry Anderson   About a year ago, as we were finishing up the winter issue of MTN Town Magazine, I realized that the majority of the stories we were publishing involved men. I remember when I moved here...

The 10th Mountain Division and the Ski Trooper

Posted by on May 25, 2015 in MTN Town Magazine | 0 comments

  The Legend of 10th Mountain Division and the Ski Trooper – A plant’s roots can tell us so much about the history of that plant, including how it has adapted to survive in its environment. The same is true for human history. Buried away like the roots of a plant in the pages of books, old films and photos, is the history of the human race waiting to divulge itself.   A little free time for Camp Hale Troops Several years ago I tackled a personal goal, which had been on my bucket list for years. I just needed the right combination of relationships to come together in order for it...

Devil’s Thumb Ranch Women’s Wellness Retreat

Posted by on May 24, 2015 in Events, Yoga&Wellness | 0 comments

De-tech the body, mind and spirit at this special wellness retreat where guests will have the opportunity to relax, recharge and re-invigorate their lives and find a greater sense of “ahhh” at Devil’s Thumb Ranch and Spa Colorado. Have you experienced Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colorado? Devil’s Thumb Ranch is a highly regarded and environmentally friendly year- round Ranch resort and spa offering rustically upscale accommodations, fine dining,  recreation and more. This is the perfect escape where the backdrop of the ranch and rustic setting will make you take and big breath in and out, releasing all of that tension and stress. Schedule of Events Sunday, June 28th 4pm check-in, welcome reception and...

Colorado Farmer’s Markets at Altitude

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Get ready for goodness because our MTN Town Colorado farmer’s markets are prepping for the season. I know we are all jonse’ing for some fresh, locally sourced produce. Here is a list of opening dates for the 2015 season: MTN Town Farmers Markets Aspen – Saturdays   June 13 – October 10, 8am – 3pm Avon – Saturdays   June 13 – September 19, 8:30am – 12:30pm Breckenridge – Sundays   June – September, 9am – 2pm Buena Vista – Sundays   June 7 – October 11, 9am – 1pm Carbondale – Wednesdays   June 10  – September 30, 10:00am – 3:00pm Crested Butte  – Sundays   June 7 – October...

Campout for the Cause 2015

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Events, Music Scene | 0 comments

Here is a festival that we have not attended but have salivated over and intend to experience this year, Campout For The Cause 2015. This incredible festival incorporates music, yoga, workshops and SUP clinics into its schedule and is a three-day roots music and lifestyle festival. Held over Memorial Day Weekend, May 22-24, 2015, at Rancho Del Rio, a beautiful riverside venue just 40 minutes northwest of Vail. 100% of the net proceeds will benefit the festival’s non-profit partners: The Eagle Valley Land Trust, an organization that preserves over 7,000 acres of permanently conserved land in Eagle County, All Hands Volunteers, an organization that provides hands-on assistance to survivors of natural disasters...

Surf Chateau Boutique Hotel, Buena Vista

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in MTN Town Magazine, Stay | 0 comments

Located on the bank of the Arkansas River, the Surf Chateau overlooks the Buena Vista River Park in the heart of a critically acclaimed walkable neighborhood called South Main. Here at this boutique hotel you will find charming architecture, a relaxed small-town feel and endless opportunities for adventure. World-class activities and an extensive system of trails are just steps away. When you’re done with the day’s journey, dining and boutique shops are at your fingertips and the Surf Chateau is the perfect place to rest. The Surf Chateau is a distinctly different hotel experience. We invite you to step away from the world of conventional corporate rooms and step...

Colorado Mountain Town Gifts for Mothers Day

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in MTN Town Magazine, Shop | 0 comments

Mothers Day in Colorado’s Mountain Towns is a kickoff to the summer event season. There will be a ton to do so be sure to get your shopping in now! Here are a few of our MTN Town Favs to help you all out: Valleygirl Boutique – Avon, Breckenridge, Edwards Rompers are in this year, pair it up with some darling flips and mom will be jumping when she opens her lovely new gifts. Amazing Active Wear and New Spring Fashions are in and their Breckenridge and Avon stores have full sale racks! Save up to 50% off some great pieces for Mothers Day! Come on in and grab...

Camelbak Snoblast – MTN Town Gear Review

Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Bicycling, Hike, MTN Town Magazine, Shop, Skiing & Snowboarding | 0 comments

I was one lucky woman to receive a Camelbak Snoblast Hydration Pack as a gift for Christmas this past year. My old Camelbak was ancient and not suited for a variety of weather conditions. It was the first pack I could take out skiing with me that allowed me to keep my water from freezing up. From the moment I loaded it up I was impressed and it has served me well through the winter season and now into spring. Here is what I love about it:   It’s comfortable the straps are wide and padded nicely so they do not cut or bind when I wear lighter clothing....

Nepal Earthquake – How to Assist Now through Charlie MacArthur

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Community, Events | 0 comments

As we are all aware Nepal has suffered a devastating Earthquake killing thousands and leveling whole towns and villages. I myself have never been to Nepal but have met many wonderful Nepalese who have called Colorado’s mountain towns their home away from home. Most of us can connect with these people who also live in and love the mountains that surround them. I have heard a lot of people ask “How can I help?” I did a post recently on Facebook to assist people in locating a legitimate charity that donates the majority of their funds to their cause.   Just recently I saw a post from a Snowmass...

State Bridge = BIG Events Summer 2015

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Events, Music Scene | 0 comments

Get ready summer music fans the folks at State Bridge are fixing to bring you an outstanding lineup of events in a Big way! There’s so much to tell you about, but of course we need to start with the shows…    * May 29-31 brings the return of Beanstalk Music & Mountains Festival, but this isn’t your fairy godmother’s Beanstalk. It’s bigger and better, featuring two nights of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, one of the Kyle Hollingsworth Band featuring Michael Kang, and – of course – three nights of our hosts, The Magic Beans.  State Bridge lodging is not available for this event, but we will be taking over camping at...

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