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Arapahoe Basin offers 2009-2010 season passes and black mountain lodge dinners

Permanent link to Arapahoe Basin offers 2009-2010 season passes and black mountain lodge dinners Dec 26, 2009 — The 2009-10 Arapahoe Basin Bonus Pass is now on sale for $359. The Bonus Pass provides skiers and riders unlimited usage at A-Basin for the 2009-2010 ski season plus five non-transferable ski days valid at Keystone or Breckenridge. One of those five days can be used at Vail or Beaver Creek (some date restrictions apply). A limited number of these passes...

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Fall reservations up 6.2 percent ahead of Eagle County Airport re-opening Sept. 1

Permanent link to Fall reservations up 6.2 percent ahead of Eagle County Airport re-opening Sept. 1 Jul 19, 2009 — As the Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) prepares for its reopening Sept. 1, the total number of seats reserved for fall travel has exceeded the number reserved in the fall 2008 by 6.2 percent.

"The 2008 booking curve was flat until the end of July, so the next several weeks will provide more insight for the season," said Kent Myers, director of the EGE Air...

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Eagle County Airport closed for the summer for runway repairs

Permanent link to Eagle County Airport closed for the summer for runway repairs Apr 27, 2009 — Eagle County Regional Airport, (EGE) located between Eagle and Gypsum and serving both the Vail and Roaring Fork (Aspen) valleys, is closed for commercial service April 15 through Aug. 31 for scheduled runway work.

When service resumes on Sept. 2, American Airlines will provide flights through the fall season into winter. The decision to close EGE through the...

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Colorado backcountry guides still catching up to European counterparts

Permanent link to Colorado backcountry guides still catching up to European counterparts Feb 10, 2009 — Tracing Grisha Kravtchenko’s lineage is like a quick spin through world geography. An indefatigably upbeat international mountain guide and ski instructor, Kravtchenko has a French mother and an American father, was raised in Chile and Switzerland, and has lived in South America and Europe. His current location is either Aspen Colorado or Chamonix, France,...

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Ski lessons of love at Monarch Mountain

Permanent link to Ski lessons of love at Monarch Mountain Feb 3, 2009 — Skiing was not at the forefront of Luis Lopez’ mind when he struck up a conversation with a young Colorado girl at a coffee shop one fateful day in 2007. Lopez was the kind of guy who thought 55 degrees was “freezing,” who had only seen snow once, in Canada, and who spent most of his life in or near the small, tropical city of Tapachula in...

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Vail Resorts offers up Vail, Beaver Creek vacation deals

Permanent link to Vail Resorts offers up Vail, Beaver Creek vacation deals Jan 27, 2009 — The snow keeps coming at Vail and Beaver Creek. In the past two days, more than 15 inches has fallen at both resorts, and more than 30 inches has come down since Friday.

In celebration of the snow and Super Bowl Sunday, Vail Resorts recently announced a slew of new vacation deals.

Vail is offering 20 percent off a full day private lesson for adults and...

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Kissing your sister: Beaver Creek enjoys love-fest with Austrian resort of Lech-Zurs

Permanent link to Kissing your sister: Beaver Creek enjoys love-fest with Austrian resort of Lech-Zurs Nov 2, 2008 — LECH-ZRS, Austria -- The first real sign you’re not in Colorado anymore -- and there are lots of little indicators such as self-sanitizing robo-commodes, smoke-choked aprs bars and conveyor belt-loaded chairlifts -- is the early 14th-century “pfarrkirche,” or parish church, that extends its onion-shaped dome up into the alpine sky high above...

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Underground adventures a year-round attraction even in the high country

Permanent link to Underground adventures a year-round attraction even in the high country Sep 8, 2008 — The chill in the air in the Vail Valley the last week or so and the dusting or two of snow on the high peaks serve as a stark reminder that ski season is just around the corner after only officially ending about two months ago (A-Basin shut down in early July).

While there’s still plenty of late-summer and early-fall weather left to get out on a river,...

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Leisure Society urges Denverites to escape Democratic National Convention

Permanent link to Leisure Society urges Denverites to escape Democratic National Convention Jul 13, 2008 — With some right-wing pundits comparing Barack Obama to leisure-suit-era President Jimmy Carter, it seems appropriate a group calling itself the Society of Leisure Enthusiasts is urging people to get out of Denver during the Democratic National Convention next month.

Citing an expected record crush of...

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Landlocked in the Vail Valley means always looking for a sand fix

Permanent link to Landlocked in the Vail Valley means always looking for a sand fix Jun 1, 2008 — Few things go together in life better than sand and kids.

There is no more relaxing family vacation than one spent encrusted in silica, its fine granules infiltrating every piece of gear and clothing you brought on your trip. I even think it’s good for the digestive tract of toddlers, in small doses, of course.

But the problem we have here in the...

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 Headline  Author  Post Date
Arapahoe Basin offers 2009-2010 season passes and black mountain lodge dinners realvail.com  Dec 26, 2009
Fall reservations up 6.2 percent ahead of Eagle County Airport re-opening Sept. 1 realvail.com  Jul 19, 2009
Eagle County Airport closed for the summer for runway repairs realvail.com  Apr 27, 2009
Colorado backcountry guides still catching up to European counterparts Tom Boyd Feb 10, 2009
Ski lessons of love at Monarch Mountain Tom Boyd Feb 3, 2009
Vail Resorts offers up Vail, Beaver Creek vacation deals realvail.com  Jan 27, 2009
Kissing your sister: Beaver Creek enjoys love-fest with Austrian resort of Lech-Zurs David O. Williams Nov 2, 2008
Underground adventures a year-round attraction even in the high country David O. Williams Sep 8, 2008
Leisure Society urges Denverites to escape Democratic National Convention realvail.com  Jul 13, 2008
Landlocked in the Vail Valley means always looking for a sand fix David O. Williams Jun 1, 2008
Starting with snowboarding, Taos Ski Valley re-invents itself Tom Boyd Mar 21, 2008
Close calls, close friends: memories of growing up with the 10th Mountain Division Hut System Tom Boyd Feb 19, 2008
Chasing the bluebird David O. Williams Dec 15, 2007
Retro Monarch Mountain shows an untamed side David O. Williams Dec 10, 2007
Silverton Mountain: a long haul, but worth the journey David O. Williams Oct 22, 2007
Remote and rowdy: heli-skiing Nevada's Ruby Mountains David O. Williams Apr 3, 2007
Tackling the Tetons in Driggs Tom Boyd Mar 11, 2007
The Alps vs The Rockies David O. Williams Mar 10, 2007
Into the great white open Tom Boyd Mar 9, 2007
Canyons a hidden gem on Park City side of the Wasatch David O. Williams Jan 14, 2007
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