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Ski patrollers at Breckenridge vote 43-42 to unionize

Ski patrollers at Breckenridge have voted to unionize. By one vote.  The 43-42 vote announced this week on the National Labor Relations Board website adds Breckenridge to a growing list of ski areas with unionized patrollers.  Patrollers in Crested Butte, Steamboat, Telluride, Utah’s Park City and Washington’s Stevens Pass are part of the United Professional […]

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Entrepreneur buys Vail Mountain Lodge, Terra Bistro, Vail Athletic Club with plans to convert resort property to Gravity Haus Vail

Jim Deters had a busy December. Not only did the tech entrepreneur open his new hotel-slash-mountain country club at the base of Breckenridge, but he bought the iconic Vail Mountain Lodge in Vail Village and another hotel in downtown Winter Park to grow his Gravity Haus empire.  Deters plans to convert the 28-room luxury Vail […]

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Denver tech entrepreneur Jim Deters opening new-school “Rocky Mountain country club” hotel in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE — In a resort landscape rich with thousands of timeshares, luxury hotels and vacation rental homes, Jim Deters has a plan for something different. He calls it “a Rocky Mountain country club for adventurers.”  “Without the golf course, swimming pool or tennis courts,” says the serial entrepreneur who is transforming a tired 1980s hotel […]