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Eleven Mile State Park is a Colorado state park located in Park County, 11 miles south of Lake George, CO.  Established in 1970, the 7,662-acre park surrounds 3,405-acre, 5.5 miles long Eleven Mile Reservoir. Facilities include a marina, a visitor’s center and over 300 campsites. Ideal wind conditions make Eleven Mile a popular but not overly crowed destination for sailing, windsurfing and winter ice boating on this wide-open reservoir.  Motor boaters and Kayakers also find plenty of room to play during the summer months. 

There are 5 miles of trails available for hikers and bicyclists. Fish species include cutthroat, rainbow, brown trout and northern pike. Eleven Mile Reservoir is famous for the thriving Kokanee salmon population found in the

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WINTER SURVIAL KITS 

 

The time of year has approached when we are faced with inclement weather and occasional road conditions that are less than desirable.  The notorious South Park Winds can occasionally lead us to road closures that can leave us stranded on the side of the road for hours. 

What should you do if you are faced with being stranded in a road closure? What items should you carry with you for protection and survival? The importance of packing and preparing for Winter cannot be overstated.  It is always best to be totally prepared should the inevitable or the unexpected occurs. The cold and wet introduces a whole new dangerous andpotentially fatal consequence and your “survival kit” should be tailored to the environment you find

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The Ice Castles Are Open In Dillon, Colorado

 

The Ice Castles are officially open in Dillon, Colorado. For only the fourth time in Colorado, artist Brent Christensen's castles made entirely of frozen walkways, tunnels, slides, towers, archways, fountains and thrones that are made with 25 million pounds of ice will be open for the public to climb through and take pictures in, It's the Instagram shot you don't want to miss.

The Ice Castles are a must-see spectacle that will be located in Dillon Town Park and will cover nearly three-quarters of an acre. Standing at 15-40 feet tall, the Ice Castles will be open both day and night, so that visitors can witness the blue ice formations in natural light and later light up with white and colored

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The Real estate business is totally changed in recent years. It went from walk-ins at the office and hard copy contracts to Faster than light deals. If you find yourself amazed don’t feel alone. We wanted easier ways to do things . We wanted to reach more buyers and sellers. Now we can but some effects are great and some not so great. Everyone has the information now at their fingertips. They are delivered listings the minute they hit the market. There is no longer any grace period. You have to move fast or miss out now. Not a lot of time to ruminate and cogitate on the property. Get in the car and move fast. Not so good. You have Realtors telling you to be ready with you prequal letter and your lender in full tilt boogie mode. Not so good but not so

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Every January, artists come to Breckenridge with cheese graters and wooden spoons in hand. This group of dedicated snow-lovers are some of the best professional sculptors and snow artists in the world. Hand-picked to spend 96 hours in a heated race, the 16 teams will work day and night to chip, carve and carefully sculpt the 12-foot-tall, 20-ton blocks of snow into an enormous, intricate masterpiece. Don't miss the International Snow Sculpture Championships January 21-30. http://bit.ly/2TOk7lP

 

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Housing prices in the Metro Area are quite elevated, so most residents who would like to stop renting and purchase a house cannot afford to do so.  We were renting in the Metro Area for years, and my wife and I wanted to finally buy a house and start paying our own mortgage rather than someone else’s mortgage.

 After purchasing our house, our mortgage was almost half of what our rent was!  Now we not only have our own property, but we also can’t hear our neighbors sneeze in their own house from our house!  We have amazing views, a few acres, and almost NO NOISE!

 It was a two and a half hour commute one way to get to work.  But when you get to the top of Kenosha Pass coming home, and see all of South Park, it is almost instantly relieving of any

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At the New Year we all look to the future, make resolutions and plan changes to make our lives better. However, the New Year is also a time to reflect on and appreciate what we already have.

Clay Copeland took over Jefferson Real Estate years ago and dedicated himself to the people of Park County and those who wished to become a part of the community. He cared about the clients and the employees and the responsible growth of Park County. Last year Clay retired and sold to his son, Kevin. Clearly, Kevin had big shoes to fill.

At the end of the first year with Kevin as the managing broker of Jefferson Real Estate it may seem that nothing has changed. Jefferson Real Estate still welcomes every young family looking for the perfect starter home, every

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How do the scams work? Often the computer hackers monitor email exchanges between the parties of a real estate transaction and gain specific information, such as the buyer and seller names, subject property address and file numbers. As the closing date approaches and arrangements are made to wire the money to the closing company, or wire the proceeds from the sale of the house to the sellers, the scammer will send a last-minute email from a hijacked account or similar looking email address updating the wiring instructions to request the money be transferred into a fraudulent bank account. The email looks legitimate and often contains the transaction specific information the hackers obtained in the body of the email or as an attachment.

Buyers

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February 2nd, 2019

ABOUT THE ABOMINABLE WINTER ADVENTURE RUN: 

It’s time to don your best flannel shirts, strap on those bib snow-pants and wear your best fuzzy hat!

Abominable events are not for those warm weather loving folks; we are all about celebrating everything winter has to offer.

Our winter adventure run will have your heart racing and not just because of the 10,000 foot altitude, this fun yet challenge course will have you climbing over and crawling through obstacles, running in deep snow through scenic woods and fields and sledding down steep inclines.

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Curious about what it's like on The Colorado Trail? This 486 mile hiking trail has three segments cutting through the South Park National Heritage Area, and in this episode we sit down and speak to an amazing couple who is attempting to hike it in 38 days. If you want to hear more about their adventure dig in deeper into the conversation on our sister podcast, a Slice of South Park. 
http://www.southparkheritage.org/slice-south-park-podcast
Thanks for #Watching, and a big thank you for #Sharing

 

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