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Lost Lake: A Moderate Alpine Hike

by June 28, 2010 » Add the second comment.
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The hike to Lost Lake is a scenic, accessible, easy to moderate hike to a pristine alpine lake just south of Cottonwood Pass. It’s around a half-hour drive west from downtown Buena Vista, CO to the trailhead. The hike to the lake is a half hour one way and is a great outing for families.

On Winning FIBArk

by June 21, 2010 » Add more comments.
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You often hear from me in the 3rd person, speaking as “South Main.” Today I thought I’d give a first person account of my win this weekend at the 62nd FIBArk whitewater festival 25 miles south of Buena Vista in Salida. Let me begin by saying that this was the first time I [...] Read more »

Flowers of the Buena Vista River Park

by June 16, 2010 » Add the first comment.

A gallery of flower photos taken with a macro lens in Buena Vista’s river park. Check out Yucca, Penstemon, Globe Mallow, Prickly Pear and more up close. Enjoy!

Nature is Fuel for the Soul, Study Shows

by June 11, 2010 » Add the second comment.

If you live in or visit the Buena Vista area, it’s certainly not news that there is ample opportunity to be or play outside, close nature. If you haven’t noticed, this is really important to us. And a new study published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Environmental Psychology shows that getting out [...] Read more »

Video: Class V Pine Creek Rapid at High Water

by June 9, 2010 » Add more comments.

Don’t try this at home…

New Wave Takes 3rd Annual BV Pro Rodeo to New Heights

by June 2, 2010 » Add more comments.

We’ve been talking a lot this spring about the new whitewater park improvements, and particularly the new wave, located just east of the South Main Town Square. Meanwhile we’ve been biting our nails behind the scenes, hoping and praying that this new feature (aka the LoDo wave) would meet our expectations as a world-class [...] Read more »

Are Americans Ready for a Lifestyle Change?

by May 18, 2010 » Add the first comment.

One of our highest hopes for South Main is that it will serve as a model of what’s possible for future development. We’re looking to demonstrate the most sustainable model possible for new development in the west. The heinous effects of sprawl in the west and the alarming loss of cherished open space is certainly [...] Read more »