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MTN Town Magazine Favorites

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in MTN Town Magazine | 0 comments

We run across great stuff all the time and keep a MTN Town Magazine Favorites list compiled to tell all our fans and readers. These are cool places, things and products that you might want to scope out here in Colorado’s mountain town communities: Glenwood Caverns – Wild Caving If you have ever considered spelunking then you can test your confidence underground with Glenwood Caverns new Wild Cave Tour. The two hour tour will have on your belly skinnying through the caverns to view formations and open spaces that most will never see. Stalactites, stalagmites, soda straws, cave bacon, flowstone, and more have formed in the caverns. Participants are suited up...

Hiring a roofing contractor: 4 secrets you should know

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in Homes and Realty | 0 comments

Roof construction is an important part of the integrity and energy efficiency of a home. So when it comes time to repair or replace a roof it is best to select a roofing contractor who practices the right roofing techniques. It’s hard to know what to look for in a roofing contractor, so here are 4 things you should know to help simplify the process of hiring the right one for you. #1: Roofing Contractors Must be Insured  Any roofing contractors you hire, whether for new roofing, roofing repairs or roofing restoration, must carry insurance. First and foremost is liability insurance, which protects your property in the event it is...

The Wellington Neighborhood – Dwell in a Colorado MTN Town

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in Homes and Realty, MTN Town Magazine | 0 comments

The developer of The Wellington Neighborhood community had a simple vision, create a traditional neighborhood with a sense of camaraderie while meeting five objectives; create a place where a sense of community will grow, design the area after traditional neighborhoods of the past, provide needed housing for a variety of residents, give life back to a destroyed land and develop sustainable homes. Using those objectives as the foundation of The Wellington Neighborhood, the area has been embraced by all who live in and around the area. This is not a city of sameness; each home is different from the next. Paint colors are cheerful, the streets and alleyways are paved and narrow,...

2015 Colorado MTN Town Yoga Festivals

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Events, MTN Town Magazine, Yoga&Wellness | 0 comments

Colorado MTN Town YOGA & Wellness Festivals are lighting up the 2015 summer calendar. The summer is filled with a variety of Yoga and Wellness festivals in Colorado and some of the biggest events are right here in Colorado’s mountain towns. We have compiled a list of Ohm-mazing events to attend like the Steamboat Movement Fest pictured below.     Wanderlust July 2 – 5 Wanderlust has become an international sensation with all-out ecstatic celebrations. This year at Snowmass they will bring together the world’s leading yoga teachers, top musical acts, renowned speakers, incredible chefs, and thrilling performers, for an experience that surprises and delights. Attend for a multi-day mountaintop adventure or a daylong...

Winter Park 4th of July Basecamp

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Make your Winter Park 4th of July a Holiday Base Camp! There is a ton of fun to be had, wine to be tasted and fireworks to put some sparkle into your night. Start your weekend with the Lance Gutersohn 4th of July Celebration Rendezvous Run for Independence . Go for a Run: New this year, the annual Lance Gutersohn 4th of July Celebration will be held in downtown Winter Park at Hideaway Park. For athletic souls, the morning starts at 9 a.m. with the Rendezvous Run for Independence 5 mile run/walk. Register for the race. The event includes inflatables, face painting, live music and the RE/MAX Peak to Peak Fireworks Display. It...

Town of Frisco 4th of July Fun

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

One of the best celebrations of the summer is ready to take off and the Town of Frisco is the launching pad. Music, one big parade, boating, beer and beautiful views will make your 4th of July holiday a full day of fun and adventure! On Saturday, July 4, 2015, your day in Frisco will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a pancake breakfast hosted by Team Summit and will end with a fireworks display over Dillon Reservoir beginning at 9:30 p.m. The town recommends you park once and enjoy the day on foot as everything is within walking distance. “It is pretty special to be able to celebrate the 4th...

Keystone Neighbourhood Company’s Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Bacon! Bacon – Bacon – Bacon and there is going to be a lot of it in Keystone, Colorado. Will 3,000 lbs. help your craving? If so then Keystone Neighbourhood Company’s Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour has what  you need with mouth-watering items like the Bonnie Q BLT, bacon mac-n-cheese, the “Elvis” chocolate, bacon and peanut butter sheet cake and just plain old sizzling bacon strips. There are dishes here that I have never even thought about before but man are they GOOD!   Keystone Neighbourhood Company’s Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour is celebrating its fifth anniversary June 27-28  Tasting tickets are just $4 per taste. With festival packages like the Piglet for the littlest bacon lovers starting at just $20...

Prepping for Trail Running and Leaving Pavement Behind

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in MTN Town Magazine, Yoga&Wellness | 0 comments

There is nothing quite like getting back to nature in that primal way than trail running blissfully through the woods, just you, your legs and the sound of your feet hitting the dirt.  It wasn’t until I started trail running that I fell back in love with the sport of running. If you are thinking about getting out there this season, here are a few basics that will help you prepare for the better life off the pavement. The Basics: Slow Down:  Trail running offers such varied terrain that at first you should slow down so you can pay attention to obstacles. Instead of setting mileage, begin running for time...

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...