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NEW exclusive concierge service for our Lodges!

26 Apr

Exclusive service

Exclusive service

NEW exclusive concierge service for our Lodges!

  NOW offering transportation to and from Denver’s airport or train .  The price would be  500.00 for up to 10 people and gear.  I.e. bikes, kayaks, climbing gear , skis, golf clubs I will also offer individual rates of 60.00 per person with a minimum of 4. Destination transportation will be dependent upon distance and logistics.

 

Riverside Lodge makes upgrades!

11 May

We are proud to announce two new pergolas for your to enjoy at our Lodges! 

From this Pergola you can enjoy the soothing sounds and vistas of the famous Blue River!  

 
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Posted in Family Reunions, Lodge News, Lodge Orientation

 

Foxes out in our back yard!

28 May

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoJDGaCUwWg&feature=player_embedded#at=68

This video was shot out the back door of our Summit Peaks Lodge in May of 2011! Keep you yes open when you stay with us you just do not know what you will see!

 
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Posted in Lodge News, Lodge Orientation, Wildlife Around the Lodges

 

Silverthorne information!

17 May

Of course you know we are partial to this town in that our Lodges are located here and the people are especially nice!

Silverthorne Colorado


The Town of Silverthorne incorporated in the 1960’s and has flourished with the tourism brought on by the ski industry ever since. With the Blue River and its world-class fly fishing and proximity to the Ptarmigan and Eagles Nest Wilderness areas, Silverthorne is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream destination. Summer or winter, Silverthorne offers numerous Summit County activities and state-of-the-art facilities such as its newly completed Recreation Center for indoor adventures in fitness. The Dillon/Silverthorne Factory Outlet Stores provide over 70 brand name shops which are widely known for quality, value and variety and help make Silverthorne a popular stop for all visitors to the area.


Driving Directions

From Denver, Colorado:


  • Take I-70 WEST exit towards GRAND JUNCTION / IDAHO SPRINGS and drive for 55 miles.
  • Take the CO-9 NORTH / SILVERTHORNE(US-6 E) exit towards SILVERTHORNE, exit #205 and you are in Silverthorne, Colorado.

Silverthorne Recreation Center

Silverthorne Silverthorne Recreation CenterEncompassing 62,000 square feet, the recreation center features quality facilities, recreational programming and activities for all ages. The center offers yoga, land and water aerobics, personal training, indoor cycling, fitness equipment, racquetball courts, babysitting and massages therapy. Whether in for a full workout or a soak in the Jacuzzi after a day on the slopes, the Silverthorne Recreation Center has something for everyone.

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 6:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday – 7:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday – 8:00am – 9:00pm


For more information call 970-262-7370

Silverthorne Pavilion


Silverthorne Silverthorne PavilionWhat a better place to have your big wedding day than at an elegant pavilion bordering the Blue River in Silverthorne. With magnificent balconies, arched ceilings, French doors, spectacular chandeliers, abundance of natural light and cozy furnishings you can have the perfect setting for a mountain wedding. Not to forget about the large dance floor and elevated area for a live band or DJ. To view this attractive venue call 970-262-7390.

Location:
400 Blue River Highway
Silverthorne, Colorado 80498

Phone Number:
970-262-7390

 
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Posted in Activities for the Family, Colorado Facts, Lodge News, Lodge Orientation, Silverthorne Area

 

Summit Peaks Lodge Travel Insurance

13 May

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Company Name is proud to announce the availability of Travel Insurance offered through Travel Guard, a leading provider of travel insurance plans and assistance services.

To ease your worries, we have added travel insurance to all reservations. The amount of the insurance is included in the total cost of your reservation. Since it is our goal to do everything possible to make your upcoming vacation in our area enjoyable, we strongly suggest that you purchase this valuable coverage for your upcoming vacation investment.

This insurance also covers you and your family should an emergency occur and you are obliged to cancel your trip for covered reasons. Information explaining the benefits, exclusions, and limitations will be sent to you upon confirmation of your reservation.

Coverage includes:

  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption
  • Trip Delay
  • Baggage, Sportsman Equipment & Personal Effects
  • Baggage Delay
  • Medical Expenses
  • Emergency Medical Transportation
  • Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains
  • Car Rental Collision Coverage
  • Travel Guard  Assist-Concierge services, roadside assistance, Identity Theft Assistance, ect..

If you do NOT wish to purchase this insurance, include the signed Insurance Decline Slip with your down payment and the insurance amount will be deducted from your reservation.

Questions about travel insurance?

Call Travel Guard toll free 1-877-249-5376. Refer to product 008573 or download the below brochure. Representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 
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Summit Peaks Security Deposit Protector

13 May
  1. Security Deposit Protector:
    You may purchase the security deposit protector at a cost of $45.00. If you choose this option, you will not be charged the $1,000.00 security damage deposit. This insurance plan covers up to a maximum of $1,000 for unintentional damages to the condo interior that are disclosed to management prior to check-out Any damages that exceed $1,000 will be charged to the credit card on file.


Security Deposit Protector – A non-refundable Security Deposit Protector is charged at the time you place a reservation, which will relieve you of costs for minor unintentional and incidental damage to the property and its contents. This does NOT cover intentional damage or gross negligence.

SECURITY DEPOSIT/SECURITY DEPOSIT PROTECTOR: For your convenience you have the option of choosing to pay a $1.000.00 security deposit or purchasing the Security Deposit Protector available through AIG Travel Guard for the amount of $45. The optional protector covers you for any accidental damage up to $1,000. It does not cover any intentional, willful damage or gross negligence. Any damages must be reported to our office before check-out.  For complete coverage information, please refer to the Description of Coverage prior to purchase.

Disclosure needed when referencing insurance:

This is a brief description of the insurance benefits and travel services provided.  Insurance is underwritten by National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., a Pennsylvania Insurance Company and a subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. (NAIC #19445) under Policy Series T30253NUFIC, currently authorized to transact business in all states and the District of Columbia. The Policy will contain reductions, limitations, exclusions and termination provisions.  Full details of the insurance coverage are contained in the Policy.   All coverages may not be available in all states.  If there are any conflicts between this document and the Policy, the Policy shall govern in all cases.

 
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Riverside Lodge is born!

05 Apr

BY NICOLE FORMOSA
summit daily news
Summit County, CO Colorado

SILVERTHORNE – When Tamara Goodenbour walked into the former Alpen Hutte Lodge in Silverthorne last month for an annual Summit Dharma Center retreat, she was in awe over the transformation.

“Oh, I was floored. They totally re-did it, it looks so good,” Goodenbour said. “Before it was a lot of unnecessary stuff everywhere. Everything was disorderly and stacked up. It sort of reminded me of like an old fraternity house.” The lodge – renamed Riverside Lodge by new owner Brad Foreman – has been undergoing renovations for the past six months in an effort to change the 20-year-old hostel’s run-down image.

“What we’re trying to do is offer Summit County still an economical alternative for housing, but one that is clean, healthy and safe,” Foreman said.

Peak Investments, LLC – the company owned by Foreman and a partner – purchased the lodge for $1.315 million in late April, and has poured thousands of dollars into a facelift that includes new carpets, fresh paint and updated electronics in two large livings rooms, a handicap-accessible bathroom and two kitchens on the first level.

“The whole bottom floor was redone from tiles on the floor to the texture on the walls, plus we have artwork now,” said James Adams, of Vacation Rentals, who manages the property.

Renovations also included outfitting the kitchen with modern appliances, new countertops, tile floors, cooking utensils and pots and pans, and adding a second full-sized kitchen for guests of the lodge, which sleeps about 70 people.

All the beds in the lodge were also given new sheets and blankets.
Foreman is hoping the revamped Lodge will attract large groups, such as church groups, people in town for a family reunion or wedding, or perhaps ski teams in the county for training.

The lodge is also available to drop-ins – a bed in one of the dorm-style rooms runs about $25 to $30 a night – but in keeping with Foreman’s effort to attract more of a family-oriented crowd, guests must now sign a contract saying they won’t have drugs on the property or be intoxicated.

In the past, the Alpen Hutte had a reputation for allowing unhealthy conduct such as public intoxication and drug use, Foreman said,

Now, if guests do not abide by Foreman’s strict zero-tolerance policy, they will lose their deposit and be asked to leave.

Foreman envisions the Riverside Lodge developing a feel similar to Lodges in other countries that cater to cash-conscious travelers.

“What we tried to do is create that European thing where families could come cook their own meals and stay, save money and be safe, and it’s convenient,” he said.

Foreman’s philosophy also includes treating his guests right, a point Goodenbour didn’t miss during her recent stay.

“The new owners are very hospitable. It’s like what you’d expect from staying in a nice hotel, very customer service oriented,” Goodenbour said.

For inquiries about the Riverside Lodge, call (970) 468-0987 or visit www.summitpeakslodge.com.

 
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Posted in Guest Comments, Lodge Orientation, Ski Teams Love our Lodges

 

Summer at our Lodges: Need A/C?

10 Mar

Over the years I have had many guests ask Air conditioning during the Summer months?

Well that one is easy, Mother Nature takes care of that for us! Cool nights and moderate temperatures during the day make our Lodges the PERFECT location all summer. Also the Huge insulation log and Bavarian construction holds in the cool in the days and keeps the warm in, during the nights. Come out and experience our “Green” construction that gives you comfort.   

 
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What are the Lodges outfitted with?

07 Mar

One of the favorite questions guests have before arriving at one of our Lodges is what do we need to bring? Well, we have tried to outfit our Lodges with all the conveniences of home so that you can spend your time with us building memories and not bothering with the problem of finding a cork-screw!

We provide all linens, towels and cleaning products. As a matter of fact if you’re with us a week of more you can pick up fresh linens mid-week if you desire. We know large groups often like to save by cooking family meals so we provide all the pots, pans and utensils that we could think of so you can prepare whatever you like.

Our family loves to Bar-B-que after a fun day of activities so we have charcoal grills for your use too.    All we ask is you bag the COLD ashes and put them in the dumpster so the animals don’t get into them. Yes, we have bears so ashes and all trash should be put in the dumpster daily to avoid problems!

A few years back a guest called me from the  lodge asking me what to do about the BIG bear on the porch…I explained that using the dumpster would eliminate the problem. Her comment to me was she thought I had been kidding about the bears!

 
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Posted in Lodge Orientation, Ski Teams Love our Lodges

 

Hydration

04 Mar

I have a TWO  rules when our family is staying at Summit Peaks or Riverside Lodges, #1 drink lots of water and #2 Make sure you follow rule #1.

My rule of thumb is 8 liters of water a day or until ” your #1″ is clear! The Lodge sits at 9,245 feet above sea level and without proper hydration you are certain to have problems.

The other thing to bare in mind is avoid Diuretics, yes all the fun stuff…coffee, excessive alcohol, and even chocolate. (at least in the first days of acclimatization)  This is serious stuff and is the MOST common problem I have heard of over the years from our guests. With simple prevention this can  easily be avoided!

 
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