Mountain Games a boon to local business

By scott miller

VAIL — Matt Morgan is thrilled he was wrong about the GoPro Mountain Games. So are a lot of other area business owners and managers.Morgan, the co-owner of the Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard restaurants in Vail, was skeptical at first about the possible economic impact of the games.“I didn’t get it — I didn’t see it as a demographic that would do anything for us,” Morgan said. Times have changed. Now, the Mountain Games mark the real start of summer in Vail, and people come in bunches, staying at hotels, eating at restaurants and shopping in shops.It wasn’t always …

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