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  • spring skiing

Spring Skiing in Vail

  Spring in Vail is different than it is in other parts of the country. Where many parts in the United States are seeing the fluorescent green of young shoots and early blooms on the pear trees, here in Vail Valley, the mountains are still picturesquely bright white. What this means is that the season

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A “Taste of Vail” (March 30- April 3)

  The tagline says it all:  “Elevate your Palate” and that’s exactly what happens at the Taste of Vail Event coming up in a few weeks. Mark your calendars for March 30- April 3, 2016. This is one of the most delicious parts of the Vail lifestyle and one you can pair with a week

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Burton US Open Comes To Vail

  A world class snowboarding competition not to be missed!  The Burton US Open, which first took place in 1982, is the longest-running snowboarding competition in the world and draws the best riders to compete for a coveted US Open title. Catch Olympic-level slopestyle and halfpipe snowboarding competitions in Golden Peak by day, and enjoy

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Mountain Lions in the Vail Valley

Mountain lions have been spotted in almost every Vail Valley neighborhood.  I have never seen so many in our residential areas and on hiking trails.  There are daily deer kills in backyards.  Please use caution when outside with pets and small childern.  Several household pets have lost their lives. If you see a mountain lion,

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PinkVail 2016

  On Saturday, April 2, 2016, I will be participating in Pink Vail to support patients and survivors at our local cancer center  in honor of my husband Gary, who I lost to cancer last year and I need your support! Visit Page One year ago, my dear husband, Gary, lost his battle of a lifetime. 

  • 2016 Real Estate

Vail Valley Real Estate Update – February 2016

What a great month it is here in Vail!  This February, we have seen more snow and powder ski days than ever!  It is a great time to come out and ski – make your plans before it is over!   As well, get ready to break out the Cristal: We had a great 2015—the

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Own in Vail Village for a Fraction of the Cost!

One Willow Bridge, Vail Village   3-bedrooms, 3.5-bath, 2,129 sq.ft, $495,000 Opportunity for luxury ownership at fraction of the cost, located in the heart of Vail Village on Gore Creek with ski slope views. 3 Summer, 3 Winter, 1 Floating plus space available. First class service and amenities. Contact me for more information or a

Snow, Snow, Snow for the Vail Valley!

What an incredible week for snow in the Vail Valley and more in the forecast.  If you are thinking of a quick trip to the mountains, now is the time!   From Joel Gratz at Open Snow: "After a break in the snow around midday Wednesday, the snow should pick back up from Wednesday afternoon

2016 Vail Valley Winter Events

  January 1/7-9 BIG BEERS, BELGIANS & BARLEYWINES FESTIVAL 1/8 TedxVail at Beaver Creek 1/20-22 SKAADI Fest in Vail for Women 1/21-24 Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend 1/29-31 Global Energy Forum 1/31 Beaver Creek Snowshoe Series February 2/6-9 CarniVail 2/19 Winter Wondergrass 2/27 Vertical Express for MS 2/28 Beaver Creek Snowshoe Series 2/29-3/5 Burton US Open March 3/3-11 Vail Veterans Program

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Ski or Snowshoe to a Gourmet Dinner in the Backcountry

  Are you ready for a more adventurous dinner experience?  The Tennessee Pass Cookhouse fits the bill with a fun, invigorating ski or hike to be rewarded with four-course fine dinner in the backcountry.  In the summer, you can even rent a yurt and stay for the night. View menu, hours and full details here.