Archive for the ‘Recreation’ Category

GETTING YOUR SKI LEGS BACK

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Getting Your Ski Legs Back – The Importance of Ski Conditioning and When to Begin… Right Now

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Skiing and snowboarding are not only fun, exhilarating ways to get some fresh air, and to spend some time with friends and family in our beautiful Rocky Mountains. They are also physically demanding activities. That’s why it’s so important to be proactive, not reactive, and to prepare for the upcoming season with a good ski conditioning regimen, says Emily Harris, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Steamboat Spine & Sports Physical Therapy. No one knows how much strain skiing and snowboarding can put on our bodies like physical therapists. They’re the ones who deal with all the injuries that can result from imbalances and weaknesses in the body.

“Even if you’re already in great shape from trail running or mountain biking, skiing and riding on the mountain is going to test your body in different ways. If you’re not ready, you are more likely to sustain an injury. So, preparing your body for it is crucial,” Harris says. “It’s important to start training a couple months out.” With the recent snowfall in the Yampa Valley, that time is now.

Steamboat Restaurant Week – Fall 2017

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Steamboat Restaurant Week – Fall 2017

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Join us in for the 2nd Annual Steamboat Restaurant week. For 10 days this fall in Steamboat Springs, Colorado restaurants all over town will be offering select seasonal menus and special pricing.

From September 29th – October 8th join in this culinary celebration and take the opportunity to revisit old favorites or try something completely new to you.

Organized by Mainstream Steamboat, new menus and new venues are being added daily ranging from farm to table extravaganzas to home style comfort foods. Currently 33 restaurants are participating, click here for the list but be sure to check back regularly as more establishment and information gets added.

Enjoy.

Charlie

 

Steamboat Springs, CO Real Estate Report

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Steamboat Springs, CO Real Estate Report

Market Report Video Blog 2! Check it out here:

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Thank you to the following companies for providing some of the statistics discussed:

Land Title Guarantee Company (click for full July report)

S&P Core Logic Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices (click for latest figures)

To find out more on the Outlaw Mountain Coaster go to www.Steamboat.com or find Steamboat Resort on Facebook!

Tune in next month for another fun discussion. And if you have any real estate questions you’d like answered send me a text or email - 970-846-6435 or charlie@steamboatsmyhome.com

See you next time!

 

A Day in the Life of a Rodeo Cowboy

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A RODEO COWBOY

It takes a lasso and a skilled rider to catch up with Cole Dorenkamp, who has competed in the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series. Steamboat Sothebys thought it would be fun to get a unique perspective on the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series and what it is like to be a rodeo cowboy.

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Cell phone reception cuts in and out as Cole Dorenkamp heads south to Texas to take his horses to the vet, for no other reason except to make sure they’re ready for the Greeley Stampede over the Fourth of July weekend. The way Dorenkamp explains it, a cowboy is only as good as his horse. Life as a rodeo cowboy means lots of time on the road, mostly to places that don’t have great phone reception and Dorenkamp wouldn’t have it any other way. Raised in a rodeo family, Dorenkamp can’t even remember the first time he got on a horse. Competing wasn’t so much a choice as his birth-right.

Farm & Ranch to Table – Steamboat Style

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

 

Farm & Ranch to Table – Steamboat Springs Style

How to throw your own Steamboat-style BBQ using fresh, local ingredients.

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Coloradoans live for summertime – those 3-4 short months from June to September when fresh local produce is in abundance. But one thing we have year-round when it comes to fresh, local ingredients is meat. With several working ranches that sell product direct to market, it’s a meat lover’s dream when it comes to preparing some of the best quality meats available anywhere in the world. The best way to celebrate the bounty of seasonal produce and to let local ingredients shine is with a backyard summer BBQ. With the BBQ season upon us, we met up with local chef Lulu Cox, owner of Amuse Bouche, for some advice on how to create the perfect Steamboat summer BBQ.

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Emotion, The Key To Selling Real Estate

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Emotion, The Key To Selling Real Estate

Whether we realize it or not, it isn’t logic that drives most of our life decisions. We make decisions based on an emotional response and then use facts to rationalize our choices. Successful businesses have one key factor in common – they market their products to tap into peoples emotions, whether it be selling an image, a lifestyle, or our own personal values.

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Buying a home is one of the biggest investments one makes in their lifetime. And being that a home is a personal escape, a place to raise our family, to be part of a community – or not to be, it is also one of the biggest emotional decisions one makes. Before purchasing a property buyers might have a checklist of wants and needs. But after looking at looking at 10 or 30 homes, it is the property they felt the strongest connection to that will get the offer. And this connection needs to begin the moment the buyers see that listing, so when they walk through that door a psychological link has been established.

The Magic of Fall in Steamboat Springs

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

The Magic of Fall in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

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Spectacular landscapes and crisp fresh air, possibly the most magical time of the year!

Fabulous color can be found throughout Routt County at the moment, and is there a better place to enjoy it than from the sanctuary of your own home? Well, certainly not if you are the owner of 2890 Bucks Path in Elkins Meadow. This 7,400+ custom home is nestled in the mountains, mere minutes from downtown Steamboat Springs. Take a glimpse of fall from a new perspective:

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Whether inside the home or out, the varying hues of red, yellow, purple, black, orange, pink, magenta, blue and brown makes a dramatic statement. To put it simply, it’s breathtaking.

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The current owners describe the neighborhood and environment surrounding their home as national park-esque…  and we can certainly see why.

Like Beer? Your Timing Is Impeccable!

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Like Beer? Your Timing Is Impeccable!

Image courtesy of Steamboat.com

Image courtesy of Steamboat.com

 

Today is the kickoff of the 8th Annual OktoberWest! This is a unique Steamboat Springs version of the globes oldest beer festival, with a plethora of brews to enjoy, local food and plenty of entertainment. Colorado loves its microbreweries and there will be more than 45 Rocky Mountain Brewers featured throughout the weekend, including some local favorites.

 

Image courtesy of Steamboatchamber.com

Image courtesy of Steamboatchamber.com

Friday Sept 16th:

Friday night beer stroll through downtown Steamboat Springs

Saturday Sept 17th:

Live music from The Young Dubliners, taste all the beef you can eat at the “I Love Beef” cook-off, and sample beverages from a selection of over 45 Rocky Mountain Brewers at the beer garden. These events are being held at Gondola Square in the Mountain Area.

Click here for full OktoberWest schedule and ticket information.

Winter 2016/2017 Flight Schedule for Steamboat Springs, CO

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Winter 2016/2017 Flight Schedule for Steamboat Springs, CO

Looking forward to winter? Well here is the current schedule for winter 2016/2017 flights into the Steamboat Springs airport (HDN) to help you start planning!

Direct Flights Winter 2016/2017 Into Steamboat Springs (HDN)

Direct Flights Destinations Winter 2016/2017 To & From Steamboat Springs (HDN)

New this winter are flights direct to San Diego, California, but you might already know that from our recent blog post Travel To SoCal Just Got Easier! The nonstop flight program now includes 12 major cities to link both our domestic and international guests and home owners.

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So time to start dreaming, planning and saving for your winter adventures. And if you would prefer to buy then rent or get a hotel, search the latest real estate listings here.

Regards,

Charlie

Want to learn more about me?

Charlie Dresen
Real Estate Associate Broker | Sotheby’s
Change Your Experience
970-846-6435

 

Charlie@SteamboatsMyHome.com

Time’s a tickin! Less than 5 weeks to closing weekend!

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Time’s a tickin! Less than 5 weeks to closing weekend – April 10th is the last day of the 2015/2016 ski season here in Steamboat Springs! But until then, in true mountain style, we like to squeeze out every bit of fun we can get! Here’s a preview:

L.A.’s indie-folk band Magic Giant rocks the stage March 12th

In its 17th year, the Bud Light Rocks The Boat free concert series continues to entertain with its wide range of musical talents and festive atmosphere. There’s a handful of concerts coming up and there is sure to be something for everyone. Try it out on March 12th with indie-rockers Magic Giant hitting the stage at Gondola Square between 3:30 – 5:30pm. Click here for the full list of upcoming performers!

Are you an outdoor enthusiast? The Yampatika Backcountry Film Festival, hosted in collaboration with the Winter Wildlands Alliance, is a collection of films produced by a diverse group of filmmakers, from all parts of the world. Fuel your passion for an active lifestyle and environmental sustainability on March 12th at the Chief Plaza Theatre