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Ski Industry Reporting The 2nd-Busiest Season Ever!

A ski industry group’s preliminary report says visits to U.S. ski resorts rose 4.2 % to 59.7 million last season.  The National Ski Areas Association said that preliminary figures show the 2009-10 season was the second-best on record, after 60.5 million[...]

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ECO Trails Update!

The Town of Minturn and ECO trails are building a 1,300-foot section of a trail that, eventually, will help connect Red Cliff to both Gypsum and Vail.  This is a big step for the overall connectivity of trails in Eagle[...]

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Eagle County Conservation District

During the 1930’s a severe depression gripped the country along with a severe drought in the Midwest.  This was a real ‘wake-up’ call for Congress.  Consequently, the Soil Conservation Act of April 27, 1935 was passed.  After the passage of[...]

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Vail Valley Real Estate Sales Picking Up!

Real Estate sales for January 2010 doubled last year’s volume for the same time period, according to a monthly report posted by Land Title Guarantee Company.  The dollar volume recorded for this time period was more than $86.8 million dollars,[...]

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Adventure Ridge Has Something For Everyone!

Still looking for something to do after the mountain closes?  Haven’t had enough time on Vail or Beaver Creek Mountains? Well, Vail Resorts offers up Adventure Ridge, a football sized snow park that includes bungee trampoline jumping, tubing, snowmobile tours,[...]

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Vail to Remain EPIC Next Year!

Vail Resorts is offering the popular EPIC Pass, once again, for the 2010/2011 ski season.  The “pass” provides unlimited, unrestricted skiing and snowboarding at all of the Vail Resort resorts – Vail, Beaver Creek, Keystone, Breckenridge, Arapahoe Basin and Heavenly Valley. [...]

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The Crystal Grotto at Beaver Creek

Tim Linhart, and his wife Birgitta, have created an entirely new frontier of ice, music and the winter wonderland at the top of the Centennial chairlift on Beaver Creek Mountain. They’re responsible for the Crystal Grotto — a concert hall,[...]

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Steadman Hawkins Clinic Changes Name!

Vail’s world-renowned orthopedic clinic has changed its name.  The venerable Steadman Hawkins Clinic, founded in 1990, is now called just The Steadman Clinic.  As well, the clinic’s research arm, the Steadman Hawkins Research Foundation, will now be called the Steadman[...]

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