The Edge of Wild in Bachelor Gulch
3 Day Getaways / Hot Spots To Stay

The Edge of Wild in Bachelor Gulch

Where do you go to get away from your “go mode?”  Where do you go to recharge your batteries, maybe find a little adventure, lose track of time, and let go of your daily insanity?  I was desperately seeking a solo weekend to do all of those.  Where did I go?  To the edge of … Continue reading

Sips, S’mores, and Spa
Explore Colorado / Hot Spots To Stay

Sips, S’mores, and Spa

My love affair with the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek began in 2010.  It was my first visit to Beaver Creek, first time I had skied in 17 years, and first time experiencing the magic of a quintessential mountain village.  I stayed at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek on that visit….and pretty much every visit to Beaver … Continue reading

Best Lunch in the Beav
Explore Colorado / Travel Tastes

Best Lunch in the Beav

My favorite lunch spot in Beaver Creek, Colorado is an unassuming place you may pass right by when strolling through the village.  It’s a relaxed fine dining mountain bistro focusing on locally sourced organic produce in their contemporary cuisine.  Golden Eagle Inn has a delightful patio and is a favorite of locals since 1987 and … Continue reading

Lost Buck Spur Trail
Explore Colorado / Explore The Outdoors

Lost Buck Spur Trail

On my last visit to Beaver Creek, I wanted to hike a trail I hadn’t done before and, boy, was I treated to a spectacular view on the Lost Buck Spur Trail. My friend Christy and I head up Elk Track Road from Beaver Creek Village.  We did the 5 Senses Trail then followed the … Continue reading

Golden Ticket To First Tracks On Christmas
Explore Colorado / Explore The Outdoors

Golden Ticket To First Tracks On Christmas

Skiing first tracks is a magical, almost mythical experience.  It’s even more spectacular watching the sun rise over the mountains on a fresh blanket of snow on Christmas morning. Several years ago my friend Robert Purdy, GM of Park Hyatt Beaver Creek (one of my favorite hotels in the world!), gave me a special gift … Continue reading