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Brenda Himelfarb | Activities | July 6, 2017

Used to be that kids spent almost every waking moment outdoors. From the time they played hopscotch on the sidewalk to playing baseball or, perhaps, building a fort, kids were outside getting dirty, getting scraped up – but having good old messy fun and loving every minute of it. Ahh, those were the days. These […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Activities |

When it comes to the coolest kids’ race on the planet, the Kids Adventure Games can’t be beat. It’s a time when kids put down their phones, tablets and X-boxes to take part in an epic, adventure packed, fun-filled weekend for an experience of a lifetime. The games push kids further to do more than […]

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Katie Coakley | Activities , Summer |

Hear that? It’s the sweet sound of the skate park. Not just for skateboarders (bikers and scooters utilize it, too), skate parks are the alternate heart of a community. Riders of all ages congregate here to learn, hone their craft or simply hang out with friends and spectate. In the Vail Valley, there are now […]

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Heather Hower | Activities |

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 www.beavercreek.com. 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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