VAIL SUMMER GUIDE

The Ultimate Vail Summer Bucket List

A list of experiences that everyone—resident or visitor—needs to tick off in order to call themselves a Vail insider.

06/01/2013 By Kelly Bastone

Top Stories

FASHION

Wanderlust: Summer Fashion Goes on Walkabout

Get inspired by the summer heat, colors, and spirit with these stylish looks.

06/01/2013 Photography by Karl Wolfgang Styled by Shelly Safir Marolt

HOME DESIGN

A Forest Road Duplex Channels Escher for a Stunning Remodel

A 1980s home jumps light years ahead with an upscale, outsize, 21st-century makeover.

06/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

BACK BOWL

The Dog Whisperer: How One Lady Spoke To My Dog And Told Me What He Was Really Thinking

Our editor takes a turn with an “animal communicator”

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

ARTS & CULTURE

Trumpet Blast

A quarter-century after leaving the stage, a classical musician revels in his new role: Managing Bravo! Vail.

06/01/2013 By Stewart Oskenhorn

Eat & Drink

DINE

The Low-Key Lifestyle and Cooking of One of Vail's Farm-to-Table Innovators

Mirabelle’s farm-to-table master gets his hands dirty in the garden and the kitchen.

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

EAT THIS NOW

Ice Cream Dreams

You won’t find frozen delights like these by following a truck blaring “Pop Goes the Weasel.” When we sampled the ice-cream of the crop at a few of the valley’s finest restaurants and cafés, we heard strains of Mozart and Vivaldi.

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

Health & Wellness

TO YOUR HEALTH

Stem Cell Therapy Promises New Knees, But Will it Work for You?

A revolutionary treatment gives old knees new life, and it is available right here in the Vail Valley.

06/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell

Home & Real Estate

HOME DESIGN

A Forest Road Duplex Channels Escher for a Stunning Remodel

A 1980s home jumps light years ahead with an upscale, outsize, 21st-century makeover.

06/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell

News & Profiles

PERSON OF INTEREST

The Dog Star

Ryan Millbern, Vail PD's first canine officer, braves the heat and bombs of Baghdad with a new four-legged partner.

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

VILLAGE TALK

Charless in Charge

Fireside with Jan Strauch, visionary of vertical grilling

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

Outdoors

VAIL SUMMER GUIDE

The Ultimate Vail Summer Bucket List

A list of experiences that everyone—resident or visitor—needs to tick off in order to call themselves a Vail insider.

06/01/2013 By Kelly Bastone

BIKING

Breaking Away

The USA Pro Challenge, a slickly produced road race that's lured the world's top two-wheeled talent and thousands of cycling fans high into the Rockies the past two summers, spins into its third edition this August. Is this America's Tour de France?

06/01/2013 Photography by Stephen Lloyd Wood

VILLAGE TALK

Zipped!

Vail Mountain adds sizzle to its summer with new zip lines and ropes courses at Adventure Ridge.

06/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell

VILLAGE TALK

Leaky Lake

The fractured tale of Avon's here-again, gone-again liquid asset

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

EDITOR'S NOTE

Cache as Cache Can

"In the summer, you get to learn the mountain from the bottom up."

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

Style & Shopping

FASHION

Wanderlust: Summer Fashion Goes on Walkabout

Get inspired by the summer heat, colors, and spirit with these stylish looks.

06/01/2013 Photography by Karl Wolfgang Styled by Shelly Safir Marolt