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DiscIn Provides All You Need for a Disc Golf Adventure

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. When Jeff Kirk first played disc golf two years ago, he was immediately hooked. While talking with Joe Funderberg, the more experienced player introduced him to the sport, they realized disc golf had the potential to take off as the next go-to pastime for families and adventurers in Summit County.  At that point they decided to start DiscIn together. As the only dedicated disc golf store in the county, Kirk and Funderberg hope DiscIn can be a one stop shop for beginners and advanced players alike. “Disc …

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The Ultimate Summer Adventure Bucket List in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne is the ideal basecamp for Colorado summer adventure. Whether you’ve got a bucket list of your own or are looking for inspiration, we’ve got you covered. We sat down with Colorado Adventure Guides (CAG) to talk about must dos in the Silverthorne area and compiled a list for everyone’s tastes below. Water Sports There are few things as refreshing on a hot day than a brisk dip in a mountain lake or a river adventure. If you’re looking to get in the water for a raft …

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Summertime Safety: Preparing for wildfire season

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. The West experiences fire danger throughout the year and being aware of the risk of wildfire is essential for visitor and local resident safety. In addition to the obvious threat of fire, wildfires can also decrease air quality.  The first priority when it comes to individuals and wildfire is prevention. If you spot a wildfire, immediately call 911 to report it and follow safety instructions from the emergency responder. Summit County residents should also sign up for the Summit County Alert system, which provides free emergency text …

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Garrett Geros competing in the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympic Games.

Spotlight on Silverthorne’s 2022 Paralympians

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Two of Silverthorne’s most dedicated athletes competed on the world stage this year at the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympic Games. Para snowboarders Garrett Geros and Zach Miller both live and train in Silverthorne, where they have access to world-class mountains and facilities.  Zach’s journey began in Denver where, while receiving treatment for cerebral palsy at Children’s Hospital, he joined a program that took him on a ski trip to Winter Park. It was there that he discovered snowboarding which changed the course of his life as he …

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Summit County Breweries Answer the ‘All Call’  

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Locals know: The May First Friday in Silverthorne is an appreciation party for them. The town uses this First Friday to recognize the contributions of all members of the community that make this a special place to live and visit.  At the top of the gratitude list is Summit County Rescue Group, an all-volunteer group that trains for the day (or night) when they get the call to respond to a mission.  This year, Angry James Brewery’s A.J. Brinkerhoff wanted to do something special to show …

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Bluebird Market

Spring and Summer Happenings at Bluebird Market

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Since opening in January, Summit County’s inaugural food hall, Bluebird Market, has become a popular gathering space for locals and visitors alike. Offering everything from burgers to harvest bowls to ice cream, empanadas and everything in between, Bluebird Market showcases the talent of a range of chefs under one roof. And it continues to grow.  Colorado Marketplace Bakery recently opened a space in the food hall, offering baked goods, decadent cakes and catering platters. Crepes a la Carte – a renowned Colorado crepe experience – and …

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Silverthorne Businesses Keep It Green

Summit County has long been devoted to sustainability, and Earth Day, April 22, gives us the chance to recognize the local efforts made by area businesses and organizations. We know that many of you are looking for resources to do the same, as well as a way to put your money and efforts behind supporting companies who are committed to these practices. Shop Green A good starting place is to look at High Country Conservation Center’s Resource Wise. This partnership is essentially a clearing house that identifies businesses throughout the …

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