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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 »

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 »

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.”

New Skatepark Under Construction on South Main Street!

by April 2, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Buena Vista Skate Park Design Rendering

We were quite excited to see ground break this month on a new skatepark at the intersection of Cedar Street and South Main Street. Located on a piece of Town land near the entrance to South Main, the park grew from efforts of Chaffee County High School (CCHS) student Caleb Green who helped write a [...] Read more »

The Games Begin!

by June 21, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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Well I’ve been in Plattling, Germany preparing for the World Championships for 10 days now. Last night was the opening ceremonies and today most classes except for the Men compete- the show is finally on the road! Before I get on to the writing, here’s a photo gallery of the really fun opening ceremonies last [...] Read more »

Jed & Dustin Surf the High Water 1.5 Wave

by June 19, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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The Numbers is our bread and butter class 4 run in Buena Vista, and when it hits around 2,800-3,000 cfs, we like to head up and surf the 1.5 Wave. It’s a very fast, super-dynamic wave that’s fun to just surf and hang on. If you can set up and time it right, you can [...] Read more »

Dustin Urban Wins Teva Mountain Games… Again!

by June 6, 2011 » Add more comments.
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There is something inexplicable about watching Dustin win the Teva Mountain Games Freestyle Kayak event once again. But then again, I feel this way most every year, since he was won 5 out of the 6 years we have been together. The event is so stacked- it is arguably the most [...] Read more »