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Routt County in photos: Nov. 28, 2012

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Longtime Steamboat Springs icon Vernon Summer, shown on his ranch in the mid-1990s, died Tuesday evening at the Doak Walker Care Center in Steamboat Springs. Summer was 94.

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Routt County rancher Vernon Summer embraced changes that skiing brought to the Yampa Valley

Vernon Summer, who personified the historic bridge between the ranching and skiing communities in Routt County, died peacefully in his easy chair in the Doak Walker Care Center on Tuesday night.


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