Adventures Outside Vail: Destination Moab

Published on Vailmag.com In search of a desperate respite from mudseason sleet (and snow, and rain), I—like countless other Vail Valley locals—first made the pilgrimage to Moab, Utah (a three-and-a-half hour drive west to the home of Canyonlands National Park and Arches National Park, home of the “license plate arch”) in the spring of 2010. We packed our […]

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A Historic Vail Village Home Gets a 21st Century Restoration

Photography by Kimberly Gavin | Published in the Holiday 2017/2018 issue of Vail-Beaver Creek Magazine Walls might not talk, but in the Basshaus—a 1960s-era A-frame off Vail Village’s Mill Creek Circle—the black-and-white photos hanging in the great room speak volumes. Just outside the master bedroom (where a brass plaque on the door proclaims, “GERALD R. […]

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A Singletree Masterpiece That Pushes The Boundaries of Custom

Photography by Kimberly Gavin | Published in the Summer/Fall 2018 issue of Vail-Beaver Creek Magazine When Todd and Mandy Robison bought an odd-shaped, nearly half-acre lot at the corner of Foal Drive and Winslow Road in Edwards, they knew exactly what they were getting themselves into. One of the last undeveloped parcels remaining in Singletree’s tony Sonnenalp […]

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ABOUT

Kirsten Dobroth is a freelance writer based in Vail, Colorado, where her passion for prose is matched only by her penchant for the mountainous oasis she calls home. Her publications focus on the topics of outdoor recreation, travel, food and wine, and health and fitness. Kirsten has been published in numerous publications including 5280 Magazine, Elevation Outdoors, Backpacker Magazine, […]

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Vail-Beaver Creek Magazine

Interested in my work at Vail-Beaver Creek magazine? Not only do I get to live in one of the best places in the world, but I get to write about it everyday for Vail-Beaver Creek magazine’s website, and contribute regularly to our three yearly print publications as a staff writer. Check it out (and make sure […]

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A Local Taco Cart that Feeds – and Fields – a Skateboarding Team

Photography by Rebecca Stumpf | Published in the Summer/Fall 2017 issue of Vail-Beaver Creek Magazine A summertime rite of passage for daredevil locals: longboarding like Ben Stiller’s Walter Mitty from the summit of Vail Pass (watch it on YouTube). How they celebrate: in Eagle-Vail, with a pint of Vail Brewing Company ale paired with “The World’s Most Best […]

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The Green Elephant Juice Bike is Rolling to a Park Near You

Image: Green Elephant Juicery | Published in the Summer/Fall 2017 issue of Vail-Beaver Creek Magazine How do you know summer has arrived in Avon? Green Elephant Juicery’s three-wheeled delivery bike returns to the shores of Nottingham Lake, and makes house calls, bringing its signature cold-pressed organic juice blends (“Eazy Green-E,” “Cal-G Kick”) to the doorsteps […]

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The US Men’s Whitewater Raft Team Tackles Weights (and Rapids) for Long-Lasting Results

Photography by Ryan Dearth and Gnarly Bay Productions  | Published in the Summer/Fall 2017 issue of Vail-Beaver Creek Magazine Thirty-four hours and two minutes: that’s the current speed record (set in January 2016 by a paddler in a single carbon fiber kayak) for navigating all 277 miles of the Colorado River as it churns and roils through the Grand Canyon. That’s nearly 28 days […]

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