Summer camp rules…..Avid4 Adventure adds a residence camp.

Avid4 Adventure, based out of Boulder, Colorado, provides age-appropriate outdoor experiences for very fortunate participants. Their mission:

To inspire life-long active outdoor lifestyles and environmental stewardship through experiences that provide personal development and memorable family adventures, while addressing the logistical needs of parents.”

Avid4 Adventure offers year-round opportunities for young people to explore new and  favorite activities. Instruction includes rock, climbing, kayaking, mountain biking and outdoor education. Each activity is experienced in safe and fabulous surroundings.

The newest addition to Avid4’s incredible offerings will now include an unbelievable residence camp in conjunction with Windy Peaks Outdoor Education Laboratory School. One and two week sessions beginning in the summer of 2013 will provide campers education, experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. The camp is located at 8,00 feet near Bailey, Colorado.

Bring on the kids!

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A ray of Sunshine…..custom home features Vintage Woods.

This beautiful creative custom home was built following the devastating Four-mile fire in Boulder. Architect Renee del Guadio designed this fantastic mix of steel, wood and glass and perched it high atop the burnt hillside. The home, built by Morningstar Homes, features sliding barn-door shutters created from Vintage Woods shiplap beetle kill pine. The sweeping views of both mountains and plains make this a real wonder.

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A work in progress…..Vintage Woods featured on beautiful North Boulder project.

Vintage Woods is proud to have been selected to be used in a fantastic new project in North Boulder created by Morningstar Homes. This project features a 1 x 8 shiplap pattern   in the Vintage Woods Brown. The work in progress is looking super.

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The doors are open…..Under the Sun surpasses expectations.

The team that makes up The Mountain Sun Family is very proud to announce that the much anticipated Under the Sun is open for business. This week marked a soft-opening for the newest establishment to offer great “Sun” beers and fantastic foods and has met with hearty approval from diners new and old.

The apt-named Under the Sun Eatery & Taphouse is located in South Boulder under the neighborhood favorite Southern Sun. The brand new concept brings everything that is loved from previous “Sun” offerings to a beautifully finished new space that will surely wow the most discerning clientele.

Get down to Broadway and Table Mesa in Boulder tonight and experience Under the Sun.

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Super dining in Vail…..look no further than Campo de Fiori.

Campo de Fiori or “Campo”, to those who know the fabulous Italian restaurant, is not to be missed when if you are ever visiting Vail, Colorado.  General Manager Mira Hozzova and Head Chef Simone Reatti lead a spectacular team providing a culinary experience that transcends fine dining. Once you try Campo you will no doubt be back for more.

I recently had the opportunity to photograph a number of new seasonal menu items created by Chef Simone. Each dish is an incredible combination of taste, texture and sensational delight. The backdrop is warm and inviting and reminds of an intimate cafe in the Südtirol.

Campo de Fiori is located at 100 East Meadow Drive in Vail, Co. 970.476.8994 and also at 205 South Mill Street in Aspen, Co. 970.920.7717.