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Last day for Beaver Creek By Geoff Mintz Mountaineer Staff Writer Beaver Creek is shutting down today, which means there’s exactly one week left in the Vail Valley ski season. There was plenty of grumbling, but all in all the Beav’ had a pretty OK year. With an average annual snowfall 310 inches – Beaver Creek will call it a season today with 264 inches of total snowfall. But cruising around the Beav’ today, it certainly won’t appear to be a ski moun-

THE UPDATE Polish president, 96 others dead in Russia jet crash

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tain down in snow nearly 20 percent from the average. The resort still boasts a 65-inch mid-mountain base thanks to some great late-season dumps. For many, the highlight of the season came during this final week when, on back-to-back days, Mother Nature blanked the mountain with 13 and 11

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Exciting season It was a exciting year for the Beav’ The Birds of Prey World Cup returned with Swiss young gun Carlo Janko becoming the first competitor to sweep the weekend – winning the downhill, supercombined and GS – since Hermann Maier. The Birds also welcomed back bodacious Bode Miller, who took fourth in the downhill after a wild ride through [See SO LONG BEAV’, page 17]

ECO summer bus schedule starts today No more afternoon/evening service from Minturn to Vail

Butch Lumpkin has overcome the challenge of having no arms since birth to become a premier athlete and international motivational speaker. Last week he skied Vail with his family and overcame the challenge of Vail’s black diamond runs. See story inside. Avery Cunliffe photo.

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inches, which said to be the largest twoday snowstorm since 2001. The snow has been a little variable this weekend – a bit like a coral reef in the morning, turning to corn and mashed potatoes in the afternoon. But if you can hit it at the right time, there are some good bumps up there, as well

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The crash of an aging Russian airliner ravaged the top levels of Poland’s military, political and church elite yesterday, killing the Polish president and dozens of other dignitaries as they traveled to a ceremony commemorating a slaughter that has divided the two nations for seven decades. Poles wept before their televisions, lowered flags to half-staff and taped black ribbons in their windows after hearing that President Lech Kaczynski and the upper echelons of the establishment lay dead in woods a short drive from the site of the Katyn forest massacre, where 22,000 Polish officers were killed by Soviet secret police in one of Poland’s greatest national traumas. Early indications pointed to pilot error in heavy fog as a factor in the crash, officials said. On board were the national bank president, deputy foreign minister, army chaplain, head of the National Security Office, deputy parliament speaker, Olympic Committee head, civil rights commissioner and at least two presidential aides and three lawmakers, the Polish foreign ministry said. Kaczynski’s wife, Maria, also died. “This is unbelievable — this tragic, cursed Katyn,” Kaczynski’s predecessor, Aleksander Kwasniewski, said on [See THE UPDATE, page 12]

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The ECO bus transitions into its summer schedule today. Those trying to get to Vail from Minturn in the evening will most notice the changes, as their service, which used to depart Lucero’s Standard in Minturn at 5:50 p.m., has been eliminated. The 6:52 a.m. route from Minturn to Vail has also been eliminated, but the 6:27 and 8:10 a.m. routes remain intact. Those headed from Vail to Gypsum in the morning will celebrate the only addition of a route in the winter to summer transition, as a bus departing the Vail Transportation Center at 9:30 a.m. will now join the existing 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. routes. Those who use the 10:45, however, should be warned. It now departs the VTC five minutes earlier at 10:40 a.m. The only other notable change on that route is the elimination of the bus that departed VTC at 12:30 p.m. If you’re headed in the other direction from Gypsum to Vail, the only real change you’ll notice is the elimination of the 5:11 p.m. bus out of Gypsum Plant in the evenings. Also be mindful of the 9:16, which now departs Gypsum Plant 4 minutes earlier at 9:12 a.m. The Highway 6 East route has eliminated the buses departing Lake Creek in Edwards at 6:45 a.m., 8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and the westbound route has eliminated the buses departing the transportation center at 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Leadville service remains unchanged, only now if you’re anywhere between Two Elk Estates and Minturn Country Club heading into the Valley on the 6 a.m. bus, you’ll need to call ahead to request a pickup. That bus will also leave 15 minutes later now, departing the Leadville Kum & Go station at 6:15 a.m.

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Racers strapped into old wood and metal skis at the first annual Jimmie Heuga Memorial Vintage Ski Race on Beaver Creek’s Hay Meadow race course yesterday. Heuga, who won Olympic bronze in the 1964 slalom behind teammate and silver medalist Billy Kidd, dedicated his life to bettering the lives of multiple sclerosis victims after becoming afflicted with the disease himself. He died earlier this year. Among the winners was Vail local Dave Gorsuch, seen crossing the finish line at left. Billy Kidd was also on hand at the celebration. Cody Downard photos.

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Last day to participate in Vail community survey is tomorrow Study is used to ‘evaluate service levels and identify community priorities’ The deadline to take part in the Town of Vail Community Survey has been extended to April 19 to encourage additional participation. Postcards have been sent to households in Vail and to a sampling of part-time residents. Vail residents are invited to evaluate their satisfaction with transit, parking, snowplowing and other town services; share their thoughts and ideas about the most important issues facing Vail; and sign up to participate in an ongoing review panel to provide feedback on important issues year-round. If you received the postcard mailing, follow the instructions on the invitation to take part. If you didn’t receive the postcard, the Town of Vail is extending an invitation to the community at large where residents, property owners, business owners and employees are encouraged to participate. To request an online link to the survey, e-mail Suzanne Silverthorn at ssilver-

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The 2010 Bravo Volunteer Guild membership drive is Monday, April 12, at 5:30 p.m. in the Vail Town Library. Guild members are critical to the success of Bravo — Colorado’s most prominent summer music festival, which will celebrate its 23rd season June 25 through Aug. 3 with the New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the National Repertory Orchestra together with over 20 international solo artists including Yo Yo Ma performing works from the great chamber music literature. Dues from Bravo Guild members help provide affordable, after-school piano lessons for area children. Pictured here are Bravo volunteers Katie and Liz Campbell posing for the camera with Guild member Tom Russo.

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No arms, no problem ... Adaptive athlete Butch Lumpkin rips Vail Mountain By Joshua C. Robinson Special to the Mountaineer Imagine raging through the trees in Northwoods, while instructing an adaptive ski-student, going to the Cascade to play a round of tennis with a buddy, and waking up the next day to practice your drive to maintain your phenomenal 75 shot golf average, and probability defying hole in one drive. Now imagine doing it without arms. Butch Lumpkin has been overcoming that very challenge since birth, to become a premier athlete and international motivational speaker. Last week he skied Vail with his son Christopher. Before that he was touring the country, playing every sport he could think of, soccer, football, tennis, golf, and he plans to go sky-diving. “I used to have long hair like Patrick Swayze in ‘Point Break,’” he said. “I used to be just like that guy in ‘Point Break’ only I didn’t get the arms.” His physical challenges haven’t kept him from pursuing his goals or from breaking past them. This year he flew an airplane with his friend, when they got to the runway his friend told him to figure it out. “I just saw you shoot over a 200-yard drive with no arms.” said the friend, “figure it out.” And he did, even thinking about pulling a trick. “I was gonna do a 360,” said Butch. “But my friend and his wife are both pilots and I figured if I did that they wouldn’t invite me back again.” Butch said that flying a helicopter was much more difficult, the instructor told him flying a helicopter was like trying to stand on a basketball covered in grease. “It was just like that,” said Butch. Butch has never let his congenital challenge (a result of Thalidomide, a morning sickness pill for pregnant women) stop him from reaching his goals. He didn’t like the way his prosthetic arms looked when he was six so before school he would toss them in the bushes. He started playing tennis when he was 13 and when he was 17 he became a tennis pro. He’s been working for the Emory adaptive golf program as an instructor. Butch tees up the ball with his feet and uses a special 63-inch driver to tee off. One day he was demonstrating for a group of golf pros from around the country, and invited them to tee off the way he has to. “Only about one in a hundred can tee up the ball with their feet,” said Butch. “Then they tried out my adaptive driver. I didn’t know the ball could go backwards!” For the last 10 years he’s been skiing and working as an instructor an adaptive ski program in North Carolina, and says skiing is his new passion. “It would be fun to get on a magazine cover in ski-

Armless athlete and speaker Butch Lumpkin skis Vail Mountain on Wednesday, April 7, 2010, with his son Christopher. Avery Cunliffe photo.

ing,” Butch said, adding that he’d really like to be sponsored by a company like Spyder. Butch has been to Vail before, and said the last time he was here he skied everything on the mountain except for two slopes. He gets really excited when talking about black diamonds, and his next goal is to maintain a racing tuck to rip down the mountain like a pro ski racer. Butch is quick to dispel the idea that he’s disabled. “I don’t focus on the things that I don’t have,” he said. “I focus on the things that I do have, and I build from there,” and he’s built himself into an international motivational speaker to go with his athletic accomplishments. “I’m the window dressing,” he said. “I’m the guy they bring in to do the talk to get the money.” Butch mused about his life, saying he has it all, loving beautiful wife, an exciting career, a son to play sports with, and he stresses what’s most important to him. “I’m a Christian, so sharing my faith.” Butch said. “You know God can make anything possible… nothing’s beyond reach.”

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Vail Golf Club pass sales begin tomorrow The Vail Recreation District (VRD) will begin selling season golf passes Monday, April 12 at the Vail Golf Club with an opportunity to play a nine hole round for $22.50 all summer long. The golf club is scheduled to open May 15, weather permitting. Passes will be available for purchase by e-mail or at the Vail Golf Club from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, through April 16 and then 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 17 to May 15 or opening day. Season pass and daily rate details are as follows: 10 HOLE OR 20, 9-HOLE ROUND PASSES VRD residents who purchase a 10 Round Pass by May 15 can play nine or 18 holes for just $40 per round. VRD residents who purchase the 20, 9-Hole Round Pass by May 15 will play 20, nine hole rounds for just $22.50 per round. Those who purchase the 10 and 20 round passes by May 15 will receive a range card good for five small baskets and an opportunity to purchase a designated Vail Golf Club logo T-shirt for $19. VRD Residents Before May 15 After May 15 10 Rounds $400 $475 20- 9 Hole Rounds $450 $525 Other Customers 10 Rounds $450 20- 9 Hole Rounds $500

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SSCV’s Byrne, McCormick win USSA GS Spectacular Greta Byrne, skiing for the U.S. Ski Team, and a member of SSCV, took the win in Saturday’s USSA GS Spectacular on Beaver Creek’s Bear Trap run. Byrne charged the hill to take the race by almost five seconds with a combined time of 1:55.90. Hilary Peterson and Kristina Ress, both skiing for the University of Colorado, rounded out the podium in 2nd and 3rd. Peterson had a 2:00.81 and Ress finished in 2:01.13. The SSCV men swept the podium on this day with Sean McCormick taking the lead winning both runs to finish with a combined time of 1:51.71. Ian Lochhead took the silver tripping the finish in 1:54.57 and Anthony Romano finished 3rd in 1:54.72. “Sean and Anthony both had a good day,” said coach Mike Wommack. “On a quick track they managed to stay ahead of it and keep themselves in the game.” Also racing in Saturday’s venue were the J4 and J5 racers, and SSCV’s team did quite well. Run 1 for the J5 girls saw Nellie Talbot and Gabrielle Myers take 1st and 3rd while the second J5 run had Nellie Talbot and Brianna Trudeau take 1st and 2nd. The J4 girls saw SSCV sweep the podium in both of their runs with Megan McGrew, Sasha Horn, and Katelin Hennum going one, two, three in run number one and Mcgrew, Sarah Tyree, and Heidi Livran sweeping the podium for the second run. For the J5 boys, SSCV’s Colby Lange and Brendan Keane took first and third on the first run. Run number two saw Lange and Keane taking 1st and 3rd again. The J4 boys, in run number one, had local independent racer from Avon, Austin Baker, take first while SSCV’s Jack Keane, Woody Scruggs, and Quintin Cook placed 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. The second run for the J4 boys had Jack Keane and Woody Scruggs taking 1st and 2nd, Austin Baker placing 3rd, and Quintin Cook finishing 4th. The USSA GS spectacular continues today at Beaver Creek.

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Westwood leads, Mickelson thrills at Masters Tiger Woods still in the mix after turbulent Saturday Fred Couples put himself back in contention with a 68 yesterday, and created a monster when he urged playing partner Phil Mickelson on at the start of the back nine. Mickelson then thrilled the galleries with back-to-back eagles that propelled him into the lead he later surrendered back to second round co-leader Lee Westwood. Mickelson shot 67 yesterday, a round that included 4 birdies, 2 eagles and 3 bogeys. Lefty was the receiver of the biggest roars of the day when he holed out from the fairway on 14 and nearly again for his third shot on the par 5 the very next hole. Lee Westwood looks like he will have a good chance to grab that major championship that has eluded him in his career. Westwood played most of his round very solidly, making 4 birdies and no bogeys through his first 11 holes. His lone bogey of the day came on 12 in a round that added up to a 68. Westwood leads by one heading into the final round. “I have found the way that I think is the best way for me to play the course,” Westwood said in a post-round interview. The steady Tiger Woods that was seen the first two days was not present as the world No. 1 made 7 birdies and 5 bogeys in pursuit to a two under 70. Woods, who said he fought his swing all day, is four back and will play with K.J. Choi (-8) for the fourth straight day as he tries to win get his first come from behind major victory on Sunday. Westwood and Mickelson will tee up in the final pairing this afternoon.

Tiger Woods kicks the dirt after his second shot on the ninth hole during the third round of the Masters. Woods was four back of leader Lee Westwood at yesterday’s close heading into today’s final round. AP Photo.

Tiger’s temper sure to raise more questions The Masters third round Leaderboard ABOVE: Phil Mickelson gives a thumbs up after he holed out from the fairway for his second straight eagle on the 14th hole during the third round of the Masters. AP Photo.

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Tiger Woods said in the press conference the Monday before The Masters that he was going to try to tone down his emotions on the golf course. He certainly has not done so yet. After pulling a seven iron on the par 3 sixth, Tiger shouted out, “Tiger Woods ... You suck! God damn it.” Then he through out another, “God damn it” on the next hole. Before this year, this might not have been something to note, but Woods will undoubtedly have to answer questions about the outbursts. Nick Faldo may have put it best when he said, “Everything [Woods] does will now be highly scrutinized.”


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Helicopter hit by avalanche, 10 dead

Ten people were killed when a helicopter carrying snowboarders was hit by an avalanche after landing on a ski slope in Russia’s Far East, a spokeswoman for the Emergency Ministry told Reuters yesterday. “As of now we think 10 people died, but eight are alive,” Irina Andrianova of the Emergency Ministry told Reuters, adding three Russians and one German citizen were found to be dead when they were dug out of the snow. “Two Russians and four Germans are still under the snow. There is practically no chance they have survived as the temperature is minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus 4 F) and the thickness of the snow is 10-15 meters (30-45 ft),” she added. Two helicopter crew members also were among the dead, Reuters reported. “The helicopter, carrying 18 people including tourists from Germany and Belgium, had landed on a ski slope in Russia’s Kamchatka region,” according to the report. “It has been found out that the avalanche was started by tourists who were traveling down hill.”

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A team of federal investigators will arrive Monday, but for now the focus in West Virginia is on burying the dead and removing the remaining bodies of the 29 coal miners killed in the devastating explosion at Upper Big Branch mine, a grim process that started yesterday. Seven bodies were pulled from Upper Big Branch immediately after Monday’s blast, but dangerous gases forced rescue crews out and it took days for them to get back in. They hoped four miners they had not accounted

for might somehow have made it to a refuge chamber stocked with food, water and oxygen, but word came early Saturday that all had been found dead. Crews realized late Friday they had walked past the four bodies that first day, but could not see them because the air was so smoky and dusty. The massive blast left the inside of the mine a mess of twisted tracks, boulders and debris. Two other miners were injured and one remains hospitalized. Officials have not said what caused the blast, though they believe high levels of methane gas may have played a role. Massey has been repeatedly cited and fined for problems with the system that vents methane and for allowing combustible dust to build up. President Barack Obama said yesterday that steps must be taken to make sure such an explosion does not happen again. “We cannot bring back the men we lost,” he said in a statement. “What we can do, in their memory, is thoroughly investigate this tragedy and demand accountability.”

Steele: ‘I’ve made mistakes’

In damage control mode, GOP national chairman Michael Steele on Saturday sought to quell the furor over his management of the Republican National Committee by acknowledging errors and vowing to learn from them. “I’m the first here to admit that I’ve made mistakes, and it’s been incumbent on me to take responsibility to shoulder that burden, make the necessary changes and move on,” Steele told GOP activists and party leaders, drawing a standing ovation. “The one mistake we cannot make this November is to lose,” he added, and the crowd cheered in agreement. Saturday’s speech to the Southern Republican Leadership Conference was Steele’s first public appearance since the disclosure of questionable spending — in[See THE UPDATE, page 17]

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They saved the best for last. This is Nick Pietrack, the last of the Pietrack clan to play for Eagle Valley High School. Dave and Christa Pietrack have run four boys through the Devils sports programs: Mike. Bob, Andrew and Nick.

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Pete’s Arena on Golden Eagle. Bode went on to earn gold, silver, bronze and a DNF — now dubbed “The Bode Slam” —at the Olympics. The Beav’ was also, as Vice President Joe Biden likes to say “a big f--king deal” this year. The VP got away from official business for a few days this season to ski here with his family. After enjoying the trip so much, he postponed the giant motorcade a day and left on Monday, Feb. 8, rather than Sunday. The VP had a great weekend, took a couple ski lessons, grabbed a slice of pizza at the Blue Moose (reportedly his credit card was declined) and watched the Super Bowl with his family. Many other highlights returned, such as the Annual Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest, mandatory helmets for staff, introduction of the Epic Burger, The Talons Challenge, Beav’ Race Series, The Junior Olympics, Race of Fools, and, new this year, the Crystal Grotto and yesterday’s Jimmy Heuga Memorial Vintage Ski Race. Come shut ’er down for 09-10 today. The Beav’ is scheduled to reopen in less than eight months.

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1BD, 1BA lock-off w/kitchenette, large patio on golf course. W/D, N/S, pets welcome.

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Storage unit big enough for a car or SUV. April thru May31.

2BD, 2BA at Simba Run. 6 month or yearly lease. Fully furnished, remodeled kitchen, W/D, N/P, N/S. On the bus route, 1 mile from Vail Village, huge pool, 2 hot tubs, fitness rm, steam and saunas, tennis courts

3BD, 2.5 BA Rustic log Duplex in Lake Creek, no garage, incredible views, Pets welcome.

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Large 1BD/1BA Private entrance, W/D, N/S, N/P Furnished, Ready to Move in

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2 Bed, 2 Bath Condo with extra storage. Nicely Furnished & outfitted for turnkey move in. NS/NP, W/D, You must see this unit 1st.

Lovely, spacious 4BD, 2.5BA townhome. 1,800 sq ft, gas heat, adjacent Gypsum Elementary, reasonable.

Warehouse space, several sizes available from 950 - 3158 sqft., large overhead doors, 1/2 bath with office space or for storage

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D-3 - 3500 sq. ft. includes 300 sq. ft. Studio apartment. D-4 - 4000 sq. ft. includes 1200 sq. ft. 2 BD, 2 BA apartment.

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Gil Fancher, Sonnenalp Real Estate

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Ideal Arrowhead ski and golf condo. 2BD, 3BA in excellent condition next to Country Club of the Rockies golf, Vista Restaurant and Arrowhead ski lift. Fully furnished.

Nestled against a beautiful hillside and boasting magnificent views, this residence features an open floorplan, 5 Bedrooms, and is steps to world-class skiing and golf.

Lodge at Brookside unit. Deed restricted. 1BD, 1.5BA, 750 sq ft. Covered Parking. Access to common amenities, including Pool HOA’s.

Great 2 BD condo in Chapel Square. Great rental history. Southern views. Offered fully furnished. Convenient to everything. Walkable distance to the gondola.

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508E East Arrowhead Drive

Sale Price $218,198.76

$360,000

Gary Pesso, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

Debbie

Terry Hoffman, Hoffman West Real Estate

$525,00

970.331.6927

$1,895,000

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Charming 2 BD condo with 1 car garage. Top floor with great views, walk to the gondola and on bus route. Fully furnished and priced to sell.

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$309,000

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2BD condo w/ 1 car garage. Patio level, rm for small garden or to plant flowers during off season. Steps from Beaver Creek and central to Avon Gondola. On bus route.

Property has prepaid the $48,000 special assessment. This 2 BD, 3BA ski in/out large condo has attractive furniture package & easy walking distance to B.C. Village.

3BD, 2.5BA, ski in - ski out condo at Beaver Creek Landing. Offered partially furnished and priced to sell.

Avon Crossing

$307,000

1522 Square Feet

$939,000

Dani Stoltz, Sullivan Nicholas & Co.

Offered at $949,000

John Warnke, Hoffman West Real Estate

970.977.0560 - V318411

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Terry Hoffman, Hoffman West Real Estate

970.949.1902

3 BD, 3BA Large 3rd floor 3 bedroom end unit on one level with views north and west. Ski in/ski out building, easy access to Beaver Creek Village.

2BD, 3 BA, Completely remodeled. Excellent location in the building. Ski in/ ski out location. Easy walk to Beaver Creek Village.

802 Beard Creek Trail. Modern mountain luxury. 5BR, multiple stone verandas, fire pit, large rec room, wine cellar, elevator, & gorgeous views from every room.

11,026 sf masterpiece, insp by romantic style found in Italian mtn villages. Stone terraces overlooking Spring Creek, 2 acres of open space, unrivaled outdoor living.

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Mary Isom, Sonnenalp Real Estate

$1,375,000

$969,000

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John Nilsson, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.390.7600

970.688.4843

Possible Short Sale. Price reduced 22%! Enjoy the Eagle River in the Willowstone neighborhood, 3 BD, 2.5BA. Low HOA fee and low taxes.

NOW $285,500

Keller Williams Mountain Properties Ken Rue or Dari Laidman

970.393.3191 or 970.376.0466

Beautiful stick built home in Buckhorn Valley. Granite counters, cherry cabinets, Gas fireplace in living room, all appliances including W/D included. Fenced back yard. Large 2,699 sf, 4 Bedroom.

Beautiful 5 Bedroom, 4.5 bathroom Willowstone Home. 2 car garage, fenced yard for toys, Huge walkout guest suite, Hot tub on the deck. Short Sale.

364 Navajo Only $365,000

90 Willowstone Place

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Bob New, Colorado Mountain Properties

970.331.9650

East Vail’s Best Value! 5BD, almost 5,000 sf. New luxury construction on Gore Creek with spectacular waterfall views from master bedroom.

$649,000 Tracy Bossow, Prudential Colorado Prop.

Linda Miner, Sonnenalp Real Estate

5034 Main Gore Drive

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

$9,500,000

5 Bd spacious home w/fenced yard for privacy, cul-de-sac location, amazing storage and bonus rooms, convenient location to fine dining, skiing, golf, and shopping are all just out your front door. www.bossow.com

Perched above the Eagle Ranch Golf Course w/ 360 degree views of the surrounding mtns. This lot has full custom plans, soil tests & surveys ready to go!!

2BD plus loft duplex on one of the best sites in East Vail. Beautiful views and no highway noise. A rare find.

$4,675,000

3BD, 2.5BA, Juniper Hills end-unit condo. Across from Eagle elementary school, close to downtown. Good condition, great rental history. Low condo dues.

$399,000

Bob New, Colorado Mountain Properties

Amazing price on a Quail Run Townhome. 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath with lots of upgrades. Hardwood Floors, berber carpet, tile, and wood trim. 100% Financing to Qualified Buyers

$190,000 Bob New, Colorado Mountain Properties

970.390.3336

Photo 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath + Office, 3 Car Garage, Irrigated Horse Property, Up to 4 Horses.

916 Mayne Street

New 3BR 3Ba SF homes. Featuring Lake Creek views, hardwood floors, stone FPs, & large covered deck. www.gatewayland.com

Wonderful 3BD, 2.5BA duplex w large bonus rm. Gourmet kitchen with granite counter and stainless steel appliances. Fireplaces, hardwood floors, 2 car garage.

Real Estate

$749,000

709 Edwards Village Blvd

250 Hackmore Road - Singletree

FSBO

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

Gary Pesso, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.471.1830

970.376.5417

970.331.6927

Five available. This is your chance to buy a luxury property in Vail at 40% off! Call for a showing today.

European constructed 5BD Chalet built in 2005 w contemporary finishes. Offering family floor plan w landscaped yard and nanny lock-off, close to bus stop.

2BD, 2BA, Completely renovated w/ beautiful new furnishings Impressive rentals w/ an outstanding management company. Reduced to sell.

Opportunity to own Christmas and New Years weeks FOREVER in this 3BD/4BA condo in Vail Plaza Club, interval ownership.

Marriot Mark Lodge 387-9

Vail Plaza Club

Manor Vail Penthouses Sue Rychel

970.477.5730 - srychel@slifer.net

$695,000

1718 Geneva Drive

$2,399,000

Tyra Rudrud, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.376.2258

Best fractional value offered in Vail Village, on Gore Creek. Includes valet parking, bellmen, front desk, pool, spa, athletic club, ski valet, storage and maid service.

This completely remodeled 3BD/3.5BA mountain contemporary SF home offers exceptional finishes, southern views and open floor plan. Heated drive and entry.

Austria Haus Club

2610 Arosa Drive

Jean Mitchell, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Julie Retzlaff, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Priced from $205,00 - $360,000

970.331.3236

$1,175,000

970.376.0836

$689,000

$1,275,000

Sue Rychel, Slifer Smith & Frampton

970.477.5730 - srychel@slifer.net

Great rental income. 6BD, 4BA. Long-term leases in place. Seller Financing available.

2860 Basingdale Blvd

$755,000 Sue Rychel

970.477.5730 - srychel@slifer.net

Price Reduced AGAIN! Beautiful 3BD/BA remodel w stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and hardwood floors. TOV free bus out front door.

1746 W Gore Creek Drive

$529,900

Tyra Rudrud, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.376.2258

$475.000

Terry Hoffman, Hoffman West Real Estate

970.949.1902

Village Center 3C/D, 3BD + Study Condo overlooking Gore Creek. Spectacular views of Vail Mountain. Totally remodeled. Two parking spaces included.

$3,395,000 Jean Mitchell, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.331.3236

Extraordinary certified Built Green single family in sunny West Vail. 4BD , 2 car garage has patio w/ hot tub. Easily located on Vail bus route. Big views of Gore Range.

This masterpeice sits on the Eagle River and features 4 exquisite bedroom suites, stunning finishes, an expansive covered deck with FP, and dramatic canyon views.

2950 Square Feet

Rainbow Trout Lodge

Linda Miner, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

Just reduced to $1,780,000

970.390.4658

$2,595,000

970.376.5417


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Vail Mountaineer

Sunday, April 11, 2010

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Blow-Out Sale up to

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