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 Mountain Like Before the Great Recession?
With the help of our knowledge bank, you can choose for variations in your new neighborhood by:
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
Only five miles separate Dillon and Keystone Resort on US 6.
Roughly the same amount of travel time and distance that separates Dillon from Frisco.
Region: Western United States
Travel Region: Northwestern Colorado
County: Summit County
Patchwork County: Monied Burbs
Town: Dillon– Keystone, Keystone Resort
Population Density: Town and Country
Real Estate Phase: Innov Towns
Zip Codes: 80435
Ski Area Citizens Scorecards:
(C) Keystone Ski Resort 53.3% (Fall 2008)
(B) Keystone Ski Resort 76.0% (Winter 2013 – 2014)
Profile At-A-Glance (Summer 2008)
Life Stages: Singles, Couples, Mid Life, Empty Nests, Baby Boomers
Ages: 20-29, 25-54, 30-44, 45-65
Premier Resorts – WRPR (Declined, Evolved or Moved)
09M1T1, Big Fish Small Pond, 45+, Couples, Affluent Empty Nests, Accumulated Wealth, Landed Gentry (Mammoth Lakes, CA)
11Y1T1, God’s Country, 30-44, Couples, Midlife Success, Landed Gentry (Boulder, CO)
23Y2T2, Greenbelt Sports, 25-54, Mainstream Singles, Country Comfort (Aspen, CO)
Distant Exurbans – WRDE (Declined, Evolved or Moved)
48Y3T4, Young and Rustic, 20-29, Striving Singles, Rustic Living (ParkCity, UT)
High Country Eagles
45Y3T3, Blue Highways, 20-29, Striving Singles, Middle America (Dillon, CO)
For those BOFs with 09M1T1 lifestyles flying from Whitefish, Montana, and touching down in Summit County they may have felt right at home.
Three Wireless Resorter communities welcomed new nesters.
The 09M1T1 Premier Resort lifestyle, two lifestyles living in Maturing Resorts and the third rustic living Distant Exurbans.
Except, something happened along the way.
Half of Dillon’s Wireless Resort lifestyles turned over.
Including the Premier Resorts 09M1T1 and Distant Exurbans Young Rustics.
The same lifestyle that left Copper Mountain and Frisco.
More on that a little later.
Let’s take a look at the “before.”
Highlights and Headlines.
Winter 2007 – 2008
Nor Am Cup Giant Slalom Season
GIANT SLALOM. Colorado. Keystone Travis Ganong wrote the following column Nov. 25 while waiting for his delayed flight to Colorado for the opening race of the Nor Am Cup season – a giant slalom at Keystone Resort on Monday.
Tree Hugging Know Your Limits
Collision ABC Correspondent John McWethy
TREE COLLISION. Colorado. Keystone. A coroner says the skier who died after hitting a tree at Keystone Ski Resort Wednesday morning was former ABC correspondent John McWethy.
Vail Resorts Redevelopment Proposals
Redevelopment Of The Mountain House Base Area
If you’re not moving forward, you’re going backwards” Building heights, employee housing and parking were listed as key issues during a recent review of a Vail Resorts proposal to redevelop the Mountain House base area at Keystone.
World-Class Motorcycling Destinations
Located approximately 90 minutes west of Denver, Keystone’s state-of-the-art amenities and infrastructure, as well as its proximity to world-class motorcycling destinations within Colorado’s Rocky Mountain …
100% Certified Organic Starbucks Coffee And Fair-Trade Espresso
MOUNTAINS. Colorado. Vail. Vail Resorts is expanding that commitment, by pledging to only serve 100 percent Certified Organic Starbucks coffee and Fair-Trade espresso and to eliminate the use of all artificial Trans Fat at its 90 dining facilities at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, eight RockResort properties and at the Company’s other restaurants beginning with the 2008-2009 ski season.
Fire Threat Removals
Western Slope Beetle-Killed Trees Removal
Gov. Bill Ritter signed a half-dozen forest-health bills into law at Keystone Wednesday to help communities on the Western Slope remove beetle-killed trees that pose a fire threat to neighborhoods, water ..
Keystone Leadership Conference
Annual Leadership Conference
GOALS Move the annual Leadership Conference from February back to August, to more
35-acre Fishhook Parcel
Scenic Access Snake River near Summit Cove
Hikers and anglers will have access to a scenic section of the Snake River near Summit Cove under a new management plan for the 35-acre Fishhook parcel.
Jazz, Art and Tastings
The Uncorked Mountain Wine Festival
The Uncorked Mountain Wine Festival at Keystone, Colo is August 22-24 and features delicious wines, award winning jazz, and a juried fine art show in River Run.
SingleSign-On and The OpenSSO Team
The OpenSSO team are in Keystone, CO this week for the first annual SingleSign-On Summit.
Leader and Speaker Series
Emerging Summit County Leaders
Leadership Summit is a nine-month adult-leadership training program offered through The Keystone Center that equips emerging Summit County leaders with the skills and relationships necessary to lead …
Mountain Speaker Series
The Keystone Science School is starting a mountain speaker series in benefit of the Student Scholarship Fund.
Vail Resorts in Colorado and California
The Ski Area Citizens’ Coalition. Vail Resorts. Colorado. California.
Average Resort Score: 50.4%
1 Heavenly Mountain Resort 51.3% (C)
2 Beaver Creek Resort 58.7% (C)
3 Breckenridge Ski Resort 36.1% (F)
4 Keystone Ski Resort 53.3% (C)
5 Vail Ski Resort 52.7% (C)
is a vertically integrated operation that controls many of the companies that service resort visitors in their respective markets. Its 3 primary operational units are the Mountain unit which owns and operates
Mountain Unit: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly
Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly and which includes lift ticket, ski & snowboard school, dining, retail and rental businesses;
Vail Resorts Hospitality and Vail Resorts Development Company
Vail Resorts Hospitality which owns and/or manages a portfolio of luxury hotels under the RockResorts brand (which consists of 8 properties located in both ski and beach destinations and an additional 6 properties currently being developed, 7 hotels and condominiums located in proximity to the company’s ski resorts, 3 resorts at Grand Teton National Park and 6 golf courses); and Vail Resorts Development Company
Time to see for ourselves.
Soak up what the mountain resorts have to offer.
And, get answers to our questions.
What’s been going on?
25) Compare what “life” was like in those communities before the Great Recession, how resilient each was during the economic downturn, and to what degree did each bounce back after with any “economic hangover.”
28) Which lifestyles profiled in the western resort towns during 2008 – 2009 remained five years later in 2013-2014? Which disappeared entirely? Why? Which new lifestyles emerged, grew or moved in to shift the neighborhood mix? Have longtime locals been forced out by escalating property
30) Review headlines and relevant news as far back as you can find online to surface each community’s unique pulse and identify information necessary to make your decision. Is there a “ticking time bomb” issue you may uncover that eliminates the resort from your bucket list? Search on topix.com.