Mar 18, 2019 WORKING THROUGH THE HURDLES
Trying to work out sales, permit, and land use issues between different parties involved with the process.
Mar 9, 2019 ANOTHER OPEN HOUSE RESULTING IN A MEMBER
A couple of our intended RSVP's couldn't make it in due to mechanical or weather issues, but we still got another member sign up and thus have reached our full down payment goal!
Mar 1, 2019 WEATHER THREATENED BUT QUICK OPEN HOUSE SUCCESSFUL
Even though the forecast said it would be cloudy and raining in the morning, it actually hit later that afternoon and so we still managed to get a quick open house in. We gained another new owner this week and a few highly interested ones and are excited for what the good weather will bring for our next turnout!
Feb 22-23, 2019 OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED
Due to inclement weather, we've cancelled our Feb 22-23 open house and moved it to now be Fri, March 1st. Details here. See you then!
Fri, Feb 8th, 2019 OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED
Due to inclement weather, we've cancelled our Friday, Feb 8th open house and moved it to now be Fri, Feb 22nd and Sat, Feb 23rd. Details here. See you then!
Feb 4th, 2019 Article in General Aviation News about us:
Ben Sclair of General Aviation News was kind enough to do a great debut article on us. See the it here.
Feb 2nd, 2019 V3.2 of the Operating Agreement revised and available!:
We've spent the last week juggling this no-small-feat document between our real estate attorney and our other aviation attorney. Additionally, inputting your requests and questions as well as more sit down time with the real estate attorney yesterday, we were finally we able to get everything put together today resulting in v3.2 of our Operating Agreement/MOU/and initial set of Rules and Regulations. These documents really are 'living and breathing' as they are specifically crafted for the needs of the company and the benefit of it's members. Email us when you're ready to read them before signing up!
Jan 30th, 2019 Backcountry pack team vendor meeting:
We met with Steve from Golden Trout Wilderness Packers to discuss outfitting, basing some operations out of the ranch, owner discounts etc. We had a beautiful hike down to the river and lots to discuss. Good meeting and so much possibility for the future, very exciting!
Jan 26th & 27th, 2019 Good first open house turnout!:
We had a great first open house turnout with about a dozen people each day, a lot of great questions, and some beautiful weather! Checks were written, positions held, and friendships made. If you made it out to that weekend, we're holding your buy-in pricing at that rate as a thanks for coming!
Jan 17, 2019 Email update with Operating Agreement and Budget links sent out to interested owners:
Just sent out our second email to interested owners detailing our scheduled Jan 26th & 27th open house (including lunch!). If you'd like to see our Operating Agreement and Budget, please email us here.
Jan 13, 2019 We're live! Open house scheduled for Jan 26th & 27th:
We've gotten lots of good response from our debut email yesterday and -weather permitting- we've scheduled an open house for Jan 26th & 27th. Sign our contact form on our home page and we'll have more details sent out to you soon.
Jan 12, 2019 Website is live, but is still a work in progress!
We're working hard on making the initial website as useful and visually descriptive as possible -but it's always a work in progress! As we get more pictures in, we'll be sure to add them. If there's any changes or additions you think are needed, please don't hesitate to let us know.
Jan 11, 2019 Wells Fargo company bank account setup
We're all freshly setup to take our owners' deposits and yearly dues directly in our new Wells Fargo company bank account via check, cash, or wire transfer. Likewise if you'd like to use your credit card, call us and we can process your card payment on our certified FareHarbor reservation system backend.
Operating Agreement finished by attorney, now awaiting the member's input
Spent the last couple hours in a sit-down session with the company attorney finalizing the Peppermint Sky Ranch LLC Operating Agreement. It's meaty but protects everyone's interests. Now to make the format more readable for the rest of us and get your input...
Jan 10, 2019 Peppermint Sky Ranch LLC EIN filed
Not that exciting, just necessary ;)
Jan 9, 2019 Attorney and Insurance Broker meeting
Three-way phone meeting with the attorney and insurance broker went well. Solidified entity formation and coverage.
Jan 8, 2019 Designers and craftsmen interviews
Been interviewing landscape and design architects and local metal and woodworking craftsmen for the cabins, signage, etc. Lots of of candidates out there -finding the ones who will do what they say is the real test.
Jan 5-6, 2019 Snowy Peppermint Sky Ranch photo shoot
We initially set out with our new photo/videographer (and fellow pilot) Evan Robinson to get some dryer shots of Peppermint and Carver's Cut for the weekend, but by Saturday evening we knew that wouldn't be happening. Nonetheless, since the snow came down all Saturday night, by Sunday morning we had a great winter wonderland photo/video shoot . Evan brought out a lot of cool camera equipment but looked like he was having the best time flying his drone off the big boy helipad for all the video shoots.
Jan 2, 2019 Ranch couple caretaker live and getting responses!
Ad for ranch caretaker couple position for mid-2019 hiring went live (here).
UPDATE: we're getting tons of response for this! Lots of qualified possible caretakers out there, just need to sort through all the applications when the time comes!
CURRENTLY: In negotiations