Most people think of Colorado as a place to visit in the winter. And, while the skiing and boarding can’t be beat, the summer is equally as exciting. There are countless things to do in Colorado in the summer, whether it be hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, or simply grabbing a beer and sitting on a […]

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: The season immediately after the ski lifts shut down, before the biking trails are clear from snow may be a sad time for the rest of the world, but to locals, it is an exceptionally wonderful time of the year. Called “mud season,” because the […]

Here in Vail/Beaver Creek, Colorado, we're so privileged to be highly connected to our natural world. One special local organization, Walking Mountains Science Center helps us understand our local and regional ecology by offering educational programs on a variety of fascinating topics. Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30, 2013, as part of its High Country Speaker Series, […]

Legend Has It: Fly Fishing in Eagle County During Run-Off An old time fly fishing guide once told me that the rivers have reached their peak when you see a solid patch of grass all the way across the middle of Riva Ridge (Vail Mountains quintessential ski run) from the view you can see from […]

Fly Fishing This Week in Vail, Colorado Spring has sprung here in the Vail/Beaver Creek area, and that means fly fishing season is underway! Of all of the many wonderful things to do in Vail, fly fishing is one of the best. The Eagle River, one of the best trout fishing rivers in the world, […]