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Katie Fiedler Anderson | Activities , Beaver Creek , Blog , Events | June 27, 2014

Manager and chef owned Vin48 boasts a beautiful patio and is the PERFECT way to spend a summer evening tasting wine! They are pouring a variety of wines ( This particular day we tasted our way through Italy AND France!) and the have food pairings that match the beauty of the wines being poured. At […]

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Katie Fiedler Anderson | Activities , Beaver Creek , Blog | May 27, 2014

Barbecue addicts, rejoice: The state’s finest pit masters make their annual Memorial Day pilgrimage to Beaver Creek for the Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival, a two-day celebration of the original American grub. From May 24-25, dozens of local chefs pair ribs, pulled pork, smoked sausage and much, much more with eclectic beers and daily live tunes […]

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Katie Fiedler Anderson | Activities , Blog , Events , Vail | May 2, 2014

Vail Closing day has people watching like NO OTHER event in Vail. Costumes, energy, and happiness shine brightly on the final day of the season. …..Until next year!!

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Katie Fiedler Anderson | Activities , Blog , Vail | April 18, 2014

I have lived here for 8 years, and have never been up to Adventure Ridge in the evening. I have been missing out! We went tubing and ski biking with our niece and nephew. I will be the first to tell you … it’s fun for adults too! What an exceptional way to spend the […]

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Melissa Duge Spiers | Activities | December 10, 2013

You might have noticed something different on the slopes in Vail last year. Out of the corner of your eye, you saw someone zip up to the lift line, hop off, pick up his board and walk to the chair. Only later that day, while sipping a beer at The Red Lion, did it hit […]

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ALPINE SKIING & SNOWBOARDING VAIL Vail is a world-renowned destination for skiers and snowboarders. Once you experience its vast reaches of light Rocky Mountain powder, 300 inches of average annual snowfall and wide-open groomed terrain, you’ll know why. From the seemingly endless and legendary Back Bowls to the user-friendly cruiser runs of Golden Peak and Lionshead, […]

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Heather Hower | Activities | December 9, 2013

Kids Just Wanna Have Fun… Teens Too! I was talking to a friend the other day who told me quite bluntly that teenagers are a nightmare. I think she meant they can be challenging and surly and sometimes a parent just does not know what to do with them to fill up the hours. I know there […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Activities , Culture in the Vail Valley |

  An array of Christmas holiday perennials has ruled for more than two centuries:  the dreaded fruitcake, leafy mistletoe, fig pudding, cookies for Santa, a line of stockings hung by the fireplace and, the most obvious, the Christmas tree – which, by the way, originated with German Lutherans who brought it to Pennsylvania in the […]

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ken | Activities | January 3, 2012

The closest most people get to being injured by ice is simply a brain freeze from a frosty drink. For others getting close means hanging flat against a frozen waterfall. Adventure junkies, searching for the next adrenaline rush, look forward to the thrill of scaling a slick, dangerous iceface. Then ere are those who think […]

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ken | Activities |

For Vail locals, skiing is a way of life. It is an activity they simply do not want to give up. And they don’t. Despite the same aches and pains which trouble the rest of the population, locals keep skiing and many enjoy the sport into their eighties.  But, people who live in Vail have […]

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