April 2010

Found 4 blog entries for April 2010.

Mountain biking in Steamboat Springs, Colorado has been very popular for years, but the sport is entering this summer with all the downhill momentum of a, well, mountain bike. That energy could be evident again next weekend as the long-standing spring Bike Swap gets upgraded to Steamboat's first Spring Bike Fest, very exciting!

The community has responded really well to this, they all want this to be a great kick off for this years cycling season in Steamboat Springs. The bike swap will be the heart of the activities, which starts at 8pm on May 7th, 2010. There will also be a movie showing of Follow Me located at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. This event will cost around $10 and will raise funds for the Winter Sports Club's Gravity Team

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     Intrawest announced yesterday that they have completed refinancing their previously outstanding debt payments. The resort operator of Whistler/Blackcomb, missed debt payments in December that led to a threat of auction from lenders. This auction was scheduled to occur in the middle of the 2010 Olympic Games. Since that time Fortress Investment Group, Intrawest's primary creditors, have been working with lenders to restructure the $1.4 billion borrowed in 2006 that Fortress used when purchasing Intrawest.

     Yesterday, it was announced that Fortress Investment Group has repaid their prior lenders in full and completed a new loan that is scheduled to mature in 2014. The details and terms of the new loan have not been fully disclosed. In early March…
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado has so many places that offer home grown products that are grown and produced in Northwest Colorado. For instance, Farmers Markets here in Steamboat has a lot to offer with products such as these. Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 will be Earth Day, a time to think about how the health of the environment affects our well being and the well being of our communities. Aspects of everyday living influences greatly in what we eat or where that food comes from can help our own health and that of our natural surroundings. Yampa Valley has a large amount of homegrown meats, produce and products made from ingredients in our communities' backyards. Locally grown and raised foods go on for ever on why you should purchase and eat these daily, one…
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The 2009-10 ski seaosn cam to a close this past weekend ending another fun and snow-filled year in the Yampa Valley. And while the snow falls are probably not over yet, the close of the mountain coincided perfectly with the weather this year. Giving us one last day of fresh powder we were hit hard by 20+ inches 4 days before closing this year. But on Sunday you would have never guessed, with temps in the 60s, Apres Ski was filled with people enjoying the last day in shorts and t-shirts. Another great season and with the weather warming up so early in the year everyone i shoping for the trails to open up soon. For any information on trail openings or suggestions on where to hike or ride, feel free to shoot me an email!
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