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2014 Summer Music Series at the Beach – August

by July 10, 2014 » Add the first comment.
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The South Main Arts & Parks Trust is proud to host another year of free live music at The BEACH! Each year the bands get better and the crowds get bigger. This year’s line-up is composed of red hot talent from the swamps of South Carolina to the mountains of Leadville, CO. The events will [...] Read more »

2014 Summer Music Series at the BEACH – JULY

by July 3, 2014 » Add the first comment.
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  The South Main Arts & Parks Trust is proud to host another year of free live music at The BEACH! Each year the bands get better and the crowds get bigger. This year’s line-up is composed of red hot talent from the swamps of South Carolina to the mountains of Leadville, CO. The events [...] Read more »

Ski Season is Here!

by December 31, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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After a slow start to winter, our local Monarch Mountain and Ski Cooper are fully open with some great snow! After almost no snow through early December, Monarch has been playing some serious catch up with 102″ of snow to date this season! Monarch and Cooper are both fantastic family skiing areas with shorter lines [...] Read more »

Buena Vista, CO Mountain Biking Video

by December 4, 2012 » Add more comments.
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Check out this video of a new trail, 6034A, in the Spaghetti Western area, plus descend the Midland Bike Trail into South Main in downtown Buena Vista, CO. Enjoy! Buena Vista Colorado Mountain Biking Video:  

Summit the Sleeping Indian from Your Doorstep

by November 19, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Midland Hill Buena Vista Colorado

The 14ers of the Sawatch Range west of Buena Vista, CO get most of the attention from peak-baggers passing through our valley, but turn your sights just east of town and the Sleeping Indian (a.k.a. Midland Hill) beckons. Whether the Collegiate Peaks are snowed in or you’ve got limited time on your hands, the Sleeping Indian [...] Read more »

The Piñon Pine Nut: A Local Delicacy

by September 21, 2012 » Add more comments.
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As if you needed another excuse to get outside during fall color season, here’s it is- Pine Nuts! If you have ever visited Buena Vista and South Main, you’ve seen Piñon Pine- lots of Piñon Pine. From South Main, we have a clear view of a huge stand of piñons which blankets the contours of [...] Read more »

Racers Fill South Main St. for TransRockies Start

by August 27, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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It was a real pleasure to host the start of the 6-day TransRockies Run from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek earlier this month! More than 300 racers from across the country and the globe filled the streets of South Main, snapping commemorative shots and filling the neighborhood with excitement. Covering 120 miles, and 20,000 feet [...] Read more »

BV Pro-Am Photo Gallery & Results

by June 1, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Despite low water levels, athletes and fans alike rallied this year to create one of the best BV Pro-Am Kayaking competitions to date. So many thanks to all the incredible volunteers and spectators who showed up to cheer, enjoy the beer gardens and support an amazing event. Photos of the action below, scroll to the [...] Read more »

Classic Bouldering in Buena Vista, Colorado [Video]

by May 1, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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South Main broker and Financial Manager, Andre Spino-Smith, also happens to be an awesome rock climber. Here he “sends” one of the most classic V5 boulder problems in Buena Vista, dubbed “The Becklehammer.”

Join the River Park Clean Up on April 29th

by April 2, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Many thanks to Earl Richmond of Colorado Kayak Supply for continuing to spearhead this annual event! What:  Whipple Trail, BV River Park and Sports Fields Clean Up Day When: Sunday April 29th, 2012, 1:00 PM Who: Anyone, any age who wants to help clean up [...] Read more »

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