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Fall Color Photo Gallery

by October 1, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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The fall colors are in full swing here in Colorado! Check out this photo gallery taken up Cottonwood Pass and on Aspen Ridge. Get out there while they last if you can!

All Crossed Up: Cyclocross Race Draws Record Number of Competitors

by October 12, 2010 » Add more comments.
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This past Sunday, on 10-10-10, South Central Racing put on the 2nd annual “Cross at the River” cyclocross race. Racers made multiple laps on a course which began near the footbridge at the end of East Main Street and made its way as far downriver as the steps at the whitewater park’s new wave, before [...] Read more »

Fall Color “ELF” Boating on the Numbers

by October 7, 2010 » Add more comments.
ELF Boating on the Numbers, Arkansas River-8

ELFing, Extremely Low Flow paddling, is a term coined by Jim Snyder, one of kayaking’s founding fathers. ELFing extends our boating season, and here on the Arkansas it is possible to boat year round. At ELF flows large rocks that are covered at higher flows now loom overhead, and many have fantastic shapes on the downstream side caused by flowing water. Each of these flow rocks is unique and many of the shapes take on magical and mystical properties for us ELFers.

Fall Color Video of Aspen Ridge

by October 5, 2010 » Add more comments.
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Many thanks to John and Allison Abdelnour, owners of Foresight Multimedia and The Clocktower Flat Vacation Rental, for producing this beautiful video of a recent fall color drive to Aspen Ridge. Enjoy!

A Fall Color Drive to St. Elmo Ghost Town

by September 21, 2010 » Add more comments.
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I’m doing my best this year to get myself out of the office and on some adventures during our brief but spectacular fall color season. Yesterday I took a drive up the Chalk Creek Valley to the popular Ghost Town St. Elmo in search of gold. The weather was dynamic, with lots of clouds, but [...] Read more »

Plein Air Painting Comes to South Main

by August 31, 2010 » Add more comments.
Plein Air Painting in the South Main Neighborhood 1

For the 3rd year in a row, the Colorado Mountain Plein Air Painting Festival takes place in the Upper Arkansas Valley from Leadville to Cotopaxi. Local artists as well as others from several states will be arriving to paint the area. This year’s dates are September 16-26, during the height of the fall color. There are many events and “paint-outs” with awards, and two of the events will take place in the South Main Neighborhood in Buena Vista.