What Were Dillon and Keystone Resort Like Before the Great Recession?

The Uncorked Mountain Wine Festival at Keystone, Colo features delicious wines, award winning jazz, and a juried fine art show in River Run.   Mountain Operations: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly and which includes lift ticket, ski & snowboard school, dining, retail and rental businesses   Part Two:  What Were Frisco and Copper …

What Were Frisco and Copper Mountain Like Before the Great Recession?

Part One: Summit With the help of our knowledge bank, you can choose for variations in your new neighborhood by: Age, Stage, Status and Affluence, and Population Density An excerpt from Book Three in “The Knowledge Path Series” dedicated to helping you find the place of your dreams. 5-Year Time Frames — 2003 – 2008 What about …

What Was Mammoth Like Before the Great Recession?

We began coverage of Mammoth Lakes during the Summer of 2008. Across mountain towns in California (Mammoth), Montana (Whitefish) and Colorado (Pagosa Springs, Durango and Silverton) the younger Distant Exurbans those 56Y3T4 Millennials disappeared.   An excerpt from Book Five in “The Knowledge Path Series” dedicated to helping you find the place of your dreams …

Bishop

Bishop is a welcomed retreat with much (much) warmer weather than Mammoth. We put together a “Birds-of-a-Feather” lifestyle list of possible communities across western states.   An excerpt from Book Five in “The Knowledge Path Series” dedicated to helping you find the place of your dreams in the Sierra Mountain resorts. We introduced this section …

Round

“We are coming up on the anniversary of this life changing event. Our home burned to ashes. We have come a long way since the early days of deep shock and we no longer break into tears when someone says they’re sorry or utters a kind word. We are rebuilding.” Part 3 In a Three …

Life After the Great Recession

“Local news for (fill in  a town on your bucket list, or in your itinerary) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.”  For couples and parents, you might find the following quote from city-data a deal breaker:   An excerpt from Book Three in “The Knowledge Path Series” dedicated to helping you find …

Regions

“Mountains, canyons, waterfalls and unusual landforms give life to wide variations of vegetation. Year round recreational opportunities satisfy lovers of fishing, hiking, bicycling, rafting, hot air ballooning, skiing, ice-skating and snowmobiling.” How have the Pagosa Springs profiles changed between Summer of 2008 and the Winter of 2013-2014? An excerpt from Book Three in “The Knowledge …

Development

“Does anyone out there remember when the city of Whitefish had culture? Reminisce beer barters in the streets? Can you recall dancing to music in the parks? Chili cook-offs? Is there any recollection of those …?” Natural beauty or high-end development: Piano Creek Ranch, Wolf Creek Village, the Yellowstone Club and Tamarack Resort. An excerpt …

Trapped

“What is happening in northwest Montana, along with other newly tony areas of the state like Bozeman and the Paradise Valley, has transformed the country since frontier days: New money moves in, older homes get bulldozed.” Where: It’s a classic dilemma, fight or flight. Launch new income streams to pay excess taxes or move and …

Off the Grid or Out of Your Mind?

“The big houses, the Humvees, the SUVs, all of that is just the same here and in a way, people are really conspicuous consumers here in the country just like in the city.“ Self Reliance: escaping Laguna Beach, building a cabin in the Durango wilderness. An excerpt from Book Three in “The Knowledge Path Series” …