Heather Woodward's Blog Posts

Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade And Santas Sleigh In Crested Butte

“Oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh!” As the Christmas holiday is fast approaching, we get excited with what holiday activities we can do at home and with our loved ones. We

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The Rock On Ice In Crested Butte 2019

As we approach into the winter season, more and more visitors will be visiting our little resort town to enjoy the outdoor activities. Crested Butte Mountain Resort is a top ten family ski resort in

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Crested Buttes 25th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Shopping has got to be a great past time, especially for the holidays. It is even more significant when we decide to purchase something for our loved ones. One such avenue to purchase items can be

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Thanksgiving In Crested Butte 2019

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays! In our home, we prepare blanched peanuts, a recipe that has been handed down from our family. Now these aren’t just any ordinary peanuts. We start with

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Crested Butte Mountain Resort Opening Day 2019

The 2019/2020 Opening Day is a very big deal for Mt. Crested Butte and the surrounding communities. Mt. Crested Butte, after all, is a resort area, and the success of our economy

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Market Update November 2019

Disclaimer: Please note the data above reflects October 2019. It’s off season here in Crested Butte, and nothing really happens until Mid-November. As locals and tourists wait for the 

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Restaurant Happenings 2019 Off Season

There is something special about the off season that emanates this enchanting feeling in the town of Crested Butte. As huge crowds of people disperse, and most of the leaves have already,

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Spending Halloween In Crested Butte

Halloween is one of those holidays that brings out the kid inside all of us. It’s the perfect excuse to dress up in the most charming or scary outfits out there. Almost all countries around the

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Market Update October 2019

Disclaimer: Please note the data above reflects September 2019. Autumn is continuing to be a beautiful season here in Crested Butte. The fall colors have been spectacular as always. 

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Crested Buttes Zombie Prom

The promenade dance or what is commonly know as prom, is a magical night were young high-school students glam up to prepare for a semi-formal dance. It’s the perfect night to socialize, take

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Saving On Candy For Halloween

Halloween will soon be here. Ghosts and goblins will appear, and to prepare for this fun day of fright, we have some interesting tips for you to save while still giving your family, friends and

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Pumpkin Patch Event 2019

The origins of the pumpkin patch event dates back to hundreds of years ago, where superstitions were revered, and any and all supernatural and explainable events were dealt with, by performing

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Winter 2019 GUC Flight Schedule

Winter is one of the busiest seasons here in Crested Butte, and with that, many people from all around the country head to our charming town to experience it and take advantage of 

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Market Update September 2019

Disclaimer: Please note the data above reflects August 2019. Autumn is finally here in Crested Butte, and the season greets us with the most beautiful colors. It is also a great time to

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Vinotok Crested Butte 2019

Autumn is a wonderful month filled with beautiful colors that show a dramatic change in the physical aspect of our landscape. It is also the season of harvest, transition, and mystic. If spring is

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Fishing Rights

Fishing is a very popular sport in Crested Butte and in the Gunnison Valley. We have some of the finest, crystal clear rivers and this area has been the “go to” place for

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Crested Buttes Chili Beer Festival 2019

Image credit: http://www.cbchamber.comestival.com/ Event: The Crested Butte’s Chili & Beer Festival is an annual event that comes every Fall. It is a famous local event that occurs at

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Battle Of The Bartenders 2019

What better way to spend a weekday than to have an afternoon of cocktails and competition. Here in Crested Butte, we will host the Center’s inaugural Crested Butte Battle of the Bartenders on

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Market Update August 2019

Disclaimer: Please note the data above reflects July 2019. The month of August has been quite busy in Crested Butte as we had many visitors acquaint the area as second home owners or as

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West Elk Bicycle Classic 2019

Biking is one of my favorite outdoor activities. If you live here or visit here, you know we love biking so much that we have many exciting events dedicated or opportunities to host events,

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Crested Butte Film Festival September 2019

Film Festivals are so fun and inspiring to me.  Designed by film makers to create an atmosphere of inspiration and awareness through thought out screenings, high-quality programming,

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Heather Woodward Team Declared Top 3 Agent Team For Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices 2nd Quarter

On July 29th, 2019, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices  corporate offices announced that Heather Woodward and team is among the top 3 agents in all of Colorado for total GCI

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Gunnison Car Show 2019

There is something about classic cars that seem really suave and cool. Besides having unique shapes and sizes, they bring forth a historic significance, a sort of time capsule of what life was like

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Crested Buttes 2019 Food And Wine Festival

Crested Butte‘s Wine and Food Festival is upon us, and is an exceptional gastronomic adventure that the town has to offer. Enjoy the event with friends and family, and take part in tasting 

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Crested Buttes 2019 Mariachi March

Crested Butte is one town that takes pride in its amazing history and rich culture, but another beauty about the town is that it celebrates all forms of art, which includes dancing, paintings,

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Market Update July 2019

Disclaimer: Please note the data above reflects June 2019. Summer is finally here in Crested Butte, and we are overjoyed with the warmer weather, which can reach about 60’s to high 70

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The Crested Buttes Historic Walking Tour

The Crested Butte’s Historic Walking Tour offers exciting and educational information about the town’s cultural and historical significance. From its rich backstory, to its awesome architectural

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Ride The Rockies 2019

The team members of The Heather Woodward Team are so proud of our team leader, Heather, for participating in the 34th Annual Ride the Rockies. Ride the Rockies is an epic adventure

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Market Update June 2019

Disclaimer: Please note the data above reflects May 2019. Spring was pretty anomalous in Crested Butte. Even in late spring, we experienced quite a lot of snow on a couple of occasions. Many

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Crested Butte Music Festival 2019

Music festivals are such great treats for a community. They bring an opportunity for people from all walks of life to simply experience and enjoy music.  As we all know, music can bring out the

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Heather Woodward Dubbed As A Gold Status Award Winner Of The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

On May 22 2019, Gino Blefari, the chairman from Berkshire Hathaway Home Services (BHHS) sent a personal email to Heather Woodward, acknowledging her for her stellar performance in the real estate

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Market Update May 2019

Disclaimer: Please note the data above reflects April 2019. Here in Crested Butte, the off season has been quite relaxing. With the winter surge of tourists that came in and now gone.

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47th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival

August Image credit: http://crestedbutteartsfestival.com/ If there is something that brings a community closer together, it is that of food and festivities. Such an event is the 47th Annual Crested

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Best High Schools In Colorado Based On US News World Report

Education is very important! It is the key to harness knowledge, and the tool to achieve the necessary skills we need to be successful in life. With over-population and the lack of jobs openings,

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Market Update April 2019

Disclaimer: Please note the data above reflects March 2019. Here in Crested Butte, the winter season is wrapping up to a good finale. We had a big surge of tourists that visited the community,

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We can’t stress how important healthy living is. True, everyone has the right to eat as much as they want, as long as it isn’t harming their bodies, but it is also important to go back to the

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Clay During The Day 2019

Crested Butte and Gunnison is known to be a tourist attraction for exciting winter sports and thrilling outdoor activities throughout the rest of the year. The community is filled

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Summer 2019 GUC Flight Schedule

There is no vacation like a summer vacation. If you wish to escape from the hot and humid, but want to enjoy the fun perks of what the summer brings, then do consider visiting Crested Butte;

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Crested Buttes Pole Pedal Paddle Race

Crested Butte‘s Pole Pedal Paddle is a multi-sport endurance race, and consists of 3 categories, which are biking, paddling and snow-sports. It is tradition that the race begins on the final 

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Contingent Buyer

Let’s talk about a contingent buyer, but in order to do this, we must learn about the meaning of contingency and an example of it. First, what is a Contingency?By definition, “a contingency

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Crested Buttes Off Season Perks

Winter has come to an end, with the ski resort closing this weekend and most of the tourists have returned home.Crested Butte becomes very quiet as we transition to the mud season, a local term

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Important Tips For New Construction Inspection

Buying our first home is indeed an American dream that many of us want and wish for, and having a newly constructed home seems like the best deal ever. However, we still need to be wary about the

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LandShark Pond Skim 2019

Image courtesy of Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Facebook page.The LandShark Pond Skim is one of those events that mark the ending of Winter. This is the time where there is still some snow, or the

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Market Update March 2019

Disclaimer: Please note the data above reflects February 2019.There has been non-stop snowfall here in Crested Butte. Everything is covered with snow, and with that, many winter events have

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The 2019 Grand Traverse Ski Race An Exciting Adventure

The Grand Traverse ski race is a truly unique experience, and what some racers dub as the OG (Original Gangster) of races. It starts at midnight and racers only have their flashlights to guide them

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The Al Johnson Telemark Race 2019

Photo credit to the CBAC (Crested Butte Avalanche Center) website.About The Event:This unique event is loosely based on the efforts of those early pioneers of ski racing. The event

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Market Update February 2019

Disclaimer: Please note the data above reflects January 2019.January was a very busy month around town! Lots of activities happened and snowfall in abundance! Wow! So far this year we have received

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Crafted Tasting Event In Crested Butte 2019

There is nothing like drinking a well crafted beverage during winter to warm up the body, especially in a high altitude location like Crested Butte. Beer, like most alcoholic beverages, goes

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On January 29, 2019, the awards committee from Berkshire Hathaway Home Services (BHHS) sent a personal email to our team announcing that Heather Woodward is being acknowledged for her hard,

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Mardi Gras In Crested Butte 2019

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday refers to a festive Carnival celebration that starts on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday, marking the

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Questions To Ask When Interviewing An Agent

Buying a real estate property is a very big deal and should really be taken seriously. We all want a home that will provide us with the best quality of living at the most reasonable price. We want a

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Market Update December 2018

Disclaimer: Please note the data above are for November 2018.December is always such a fun month in the valley. There are many holiday events planned throughout this month’s calendar for everyone

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Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Receives The Customer Satisfaction Award

On October 30, 2018, the PR and Communications from Berkshire Hathaway Home Services (BHHS) sent an email blast to everyone in the network worth sharing to all of our readers.It is with great honor

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Vail Resorts Officially Buys Crested Butte Mountain Resort

On September 27th, 2018, a historic moment was made, as it was the official date when the Vail Resort officially bought out CBMR. This change is now a huge deal that many locals are reluctant to

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Heather Woodward Supports The Realtors Political Action Committee RPAC

Crested Butte Realtor® Recognized Nationally for Protecting, Investing in Real Estate Industry Crested Butte, 2018 —The National Association of Realtors® has announced that Heather

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Crested Butte Film Festival September 2018

It is September and the leaves are changing! That must mean it is film festival time here in Crested Butte. This year the Crested Butte Film Festival will have over 100 films, at multiple venues,

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Crested Buttes Golden Leaves Of Autumn

September is the perfect time in Crested Butte where the leaves will have started to turn golden which is a spectacle to see. Many tourists come from across the country to get a chance to take great

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Fishing Subdivisions In Crested Butte

Fishing is one of the more relaxing activities one can do here in Crested Butte and one of my personal favorite past times! It has this serene feel to it that almost seems enchanting while one

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Crested Buttes Historic Walking Tour 2018

The town of Crested Butte is famous for its exhilarating outdoor activities all year long. For many, Crested Butte is the place to go for skiing and snowboarding during winter and then hiking and

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Community Resources Gunnison County Colorado

DRIVER’S LICENCE/VEHICLE REGISTRATION-GUNNISON COUNTY– 970-641-1602DMV OFFICE LOCATIONS:Gunnison Driver’s License:108 East Georgia Avenue(970) 641-1052 Gunnison Registration/Titling

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How Long Does It Take To Buy A House

When we are talking about purchasing a house or when we are in the process of getting one, the question "How Long Does it Take to Buy a House?" always comes to our minds. Of course, we want to know

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Reasons Why People Are Still Eager To Buy Real Estate

We work hard for our money and with that, most of us want to believe that we spend our money wisely. We budget this for our basic necessities from food, clothing, electricity bills and all that. If

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46th Annual Crested Butte Art Festival

August Image credit: http://crestedbutteartsfestival.com/Art Festivals have become more and more popular all around the world. They are composed of professional and amateur artists that want to

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Crested Butte Bag Ban Starts September 1 2018

It is no secret that plastic bags are causing great harm to the environment. You cannot burn it as it can produce dioxins, a group of highly toxic chemicals nor bury, as it doesn't dissolve quickly

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Flight Schedules In Crested Butte

Summer is in the air and for that reason, there will be many summer activities in Crested Butte that you might not want to miss. There are all sorts of biking and hiking trails available, there will

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Crested Buttes Top 5 Hiking Trails

Crested Butte is famous for its cozy and quite town, filled with a lovely mountainous charm. The town is also known for its fun outdoor activities especially in winter when the Crested Butte

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Summertime In Crested Butte

Although the official first day of summer isn't until June 21st, everybody knows that this upcoming Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kick off to the summer season. For those of you who don't

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Living In Crested Butte Free Bus System Schedules

The RTA (Rural Transportation Authority) bus runs a loop through the City of Gunnison before it heads north on Highway 135 to Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte, also including the new Crested

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Bike Week Chainless Bike Race

There is no better place for Mountain Biking than in Crested Butte, Colorado. The terrain, the weather, the trails and the picturesque mountains - the iconic mountain biking experience. That is

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Top 10 Questions To Ask When Buying A Home

When we buy clothes and electronic devices, this can give us a satisfying feeling, a sort of temporary bliss. However, buying a home is uniquely different though it will indeed give us a satisfying

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Crested Buttes Top 10 Things To Do In The Summer

Summer is here! This is the season where kids don't have to go to schools and where you can plan an exciting vacation for the whole family. One destination that you should not miss out on is our,

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Changes In The Gunnison Valley Community

Summer is quickly approaching and with the changes of the season, so has there been changes in the future of Crested Butte Mountain Resort.CBMR is famous for its 1,547 skiable acres after

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Top 5 Things To Do During Mud Season

The Mud Season is a mountain and ski resort term to describe the time where most of the snow melts and creates mud. It is usually from mid-April through the end of May and this is the time where

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Getting Your Home Ready For The Summer Market

Summer is fast approaching and with that, kids are excited to have their long-awaited summer vacation. There will be plenty of warmth and sunshine to come all through the season. This is the perfect

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Heather Woodward Earns GUILD Status From The Institute Of Luxury Home Marketing

A GUILD status award is given to those agents who possess the knowledge, experience, competence, confidence and performs at the highest level in their community in regards to the luxury market.

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Get The Girls Out Event

SheJumps (Rockies) have initiated the Get the Girls Out Program which focuses on connecting women, of all ages, in a community, to inspire and empower females to be more outdoor enthusiastic. This

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Cosmic Ski Mountaineering

Outdoor winter activities are everything in Mt. Crested Butte and Crested Butte and there are so many events that are happening to celebrate them while the snow is still thick.We have the

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Spring Break Events In Crested Butte

Warm weather, spring like skiing conditions, the birds singing away in the trees and lots of activities going on in town. It must be spring break in Crested Butte! Whether you are here to ski or

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The 2018 Elk Mountain Grand Traverse An Exhilarating Experience

Each year, Gunnison Valley is made famous by the Elk Mountains Grand Traverse. Generally held in late March, the Elk Mountains Grand Traverse attracts both locals and visitors to watch an epic

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Property Home Owners Insurance

Let’s talk property insurance.Types of Property InsuranceHomeowner’s Insurance: This type of property insurance that covers losses and damages to a person’s home and/or assets in the.

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The Al Johnson Telemark Race

The Al Johnson Telemark Race is just as fun to watch as it is to participate in. This race honors the 19th-century mailman, Al Johnson. Johnson, with his 11-foot wooden skis strapped to his

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Ten Peaks Sunset Soirees

Mt. Crested Butte is a beautiful resort community with an abundance of fun outdoor activities all year around especially with the help of CBMR.In the winter, you can try the zip-line tours,

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Crafted Tasting Event In Crested Butte

Whether an event is small or large, food always has to be incorporated. There is really something about delicious foods that make everyone happy. It is also a perfect opportunity to socialize with

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Crested Butte Marketing Report February 2018

Here's a look at the Crested Butte Real Estate Market for January 2018. Two key phrases that I keep hearing for 2018 nationally and what we are also starting to experience in our local market: Lack

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Prater Cup In Crested Butte

It is still winter in Crested Butte, which only means one thing, continuous fun outdoor activities. You can enjoy numerous fun winter activities here like trying out the Zip-line tours,

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IFSA Junior Regional Freeskiing Competition 2 Star Freeride World Qualifier

When you’re a parent, nothing is better than seeing our children being happy, playing around with their toys, friends and family. It is indeed totally healthy that our children go outside our

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Super Bowl Events Where To Watch The Big Game

Football is a true American pastime. It’s a tough but an awesome game to play. For a watcher, observing the game makes their blood surge with excitement. Every moment is crucial and important

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Full Moon At Ten Peaks In Crested Butte

The moon is one of the most beautiful celestial objects we see in the sky. Our earth's natural satellite has influenced many stories, myths and science studies alike. From our childhood, we always

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Elan Womens Weekend In Crested Butte

Winter is one of the most beautiful and enchanting seasons. It's unique in a way that you can do different activities which you cannot do in the other three seasons. Winter is a perfect excuse to

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Interior Design Tips

Winter is one of the most beautiful and enchanting seasons. It’s unique in a way that you can do different activities which you cannot do in the other three seasons. Winter is a perfect excuse to

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Fat Bike World Championship

Are you looking for a way to exercise and have fun while doing it? Biking might be the solution for you. It's easy to learn, very enjoyable and can be a pain-free activity for anyone. Okay, well I

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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies In Crested Butte

Christmas fever is no doubt in the air. It can start as early as the beginning of the "Ber" months and as early as the Thanksgiving holiday. For me, I love Christmas so I am one of those that starts

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