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Winter Kayaking at the Whitewater Park [VIDEO]

by March 14, 2011 » Add the first comment.
BV Whitewater Park-3-web

We have had 400 cfs (cubic feet per second) of water in the river for a while now, and I’ve been excited to discover that even that little water is enough for some great practice, especially at the new LoDo Wave due east of Eddyline Brewpub. Many years I don’t even get in my boat [...] Read more »

Enter the 5 Spot Live Music Series: The Kueppers on Music, Art and Moving to South Main

by October 19, 2010 » Add more comments.
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“I’ve lived all over the world, and I’ve searched high and low for a spot like this, from the alps to Australia to the Pacific Northwest, Vermont, and Montana.” -Angela Kuepper. It’s hard to believe it was only three years ago that Katie and I wandered across South Main to introduce ourselves to the cool, young couple that had just rented 1101 River Park Road. Little did we know that they would buy a home in South Main, take over organization of The Collegiate Peaks Music Festival and launch a year round music series in BV.

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.

Video: Class V Pine Creek Rapid at High Water

by June 9, 2010 » Add more comments.

Don’t try this at home…