The Meadows Condominiums

480 Offerson Road, Beaver Creek, Colorado, 81620, United States | Condo
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Travel Blogs from Beaver Creek

Final skiing mystery

A travel blog entry by calsanders

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So April 1st was actually Gaper Day, not Gaybor day... The event started decades ago as a way to show off old ski gear on April Fools' Day and since then has evolved into an all day party where locals dress in clothing poking fun at 'gapers' or tourists. Ahh, so that's what it was.
Woke this morning to couple of inches of new snow and a layer of fog. Temp was 18F but with wind chill factor feels like 6F (~ minus 14 C). So much for ...

Keystone

A travel blog entry by calsanders

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... together.
To walk to the restaurant we go past the main activities area of the resort - which includes games rooms, pool tables, lounge/library, swimming pool which is internal but flows outside to a deck with steaming hot tubs, which tonight were being gently snowed on. Everytime we have walked past there have been kids playing in the pool with a bunch of adults sitting in poolside loungers silently typing stuff into their smart phones. How times have changed.


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Vail

A travel blog entry by calsanders

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So today we drove to Vail, only about 40 miles from Breckenridge but it took us an hour. We had not put the gear in the car the previous night as planned because we were just too tired in the end. So after breakfast Ian brought the car up from the parking in the basement of another apartment block and we loaded it up. Even though it is a pretty straight forward drive we thought we would put the destination in the sat nav (just to be sure) and of course ended up ...

GoPro Day........

A travel blog entry by calsanders

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... probably the ****** hotel bandwidth as it took ages to load just the one photo of my news gloves!
Had an excellent meal at the Kenosha steakhouse in the end as Ian wanted to try the craft beers. He had "Great Divide Colette Saison Denver" and "summit County Collaboration Dark Saison" and I had a glass of Argentinian Postales Malbec Cabernet. Very icy walking back. Doesn't look like any more snow. Tomorrow we are going to Vail.

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More of a challenge

A travel blog entry by calsanders

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... br> We successfully explored Peaks 6, 7 and 10 today (having done peaks 8 and 9 yesterday). It was very, very windy at the top of the new Peak 6 so felt very cold. Reminded me of Turoa in NZ.
Obtained a decent cup of coffee at Peak 7 bar, by asking for a triple espresso with a dash of hot water. Heaven. The Horizon hut cafe at Peak 6 was a table of muesli bars and chippies and water or soft drink bottles. Toilets were long drops as obviously there was no running water. ...

Location

This condo, located on 480 Offerson Road, Beaver Creek, is near Beaver Creek Ski Area, Allegria Spa, Ski & Snowboard School at Beaver Creek, and Freedom Park.
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