Rider after rider zipped back to the Flat Top Flyer for another trip to the top.
Smiling and excited, riders couldn’t wait for the high-speed lift to whisk them back up to enjoy another downhill mountain bike ride at Powderhorn Mountain Resort.
Saturday was the second day of Powderhorn’s new venture into downhill mountain biking and the riders were pumped.
“Awesome. That’s all I have to say,” said Tyler Johnson of Delta. “Downhill is so much fun and these trails are good and fast. I plan to be up here a lot.”
Somewhere after 40 miles, the lightning lit up the western Utah sky and the rain showered the area. Then hail pelted the dirt. … more
Check Out Colorado allows park entry … more
Rider after rider zipped back to the Flat Top Flyer for another trip to the top. … more
I must admit it’s an exciting time to be alive in America with our choices for executive leadership available in 2016. … more
We’re lucky folks to live in a state where mountain biking is possible almost all year. Except for January and February (and sometimes even then if you have a fat bike) it’s possible to find excellent biking at least somewhere in Colorado. … more
This is the time of year when wild animals give birth to their young and Colorado Parks and Wildlife provides this reminder: do not approach, touch or handle young animals. … more
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking nominations to fill eight vacancies on its Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council. … more
Mountain biking at ski resorts has long been a destination for those looking for high-speed thrills. … more
Women’s Cast and Blast event is June 26 … more
OK, so you graduated from school already. But I have a quiz for you anyway — TV show style with the answer first. … more
OK, so you graduated from school already. But I have a quiz for you anyway — TV show style with the answer … more
Brevity breeds urgency. Hesitate and the peak weeks will be gone off the calendar before you can wake up and rub … more
For all of our modernism, much of what we do as fishermen hasn’t changed since the beginning of man. Maybe … more
Some states close the fishing season for the winter. They have their reasons, I suppose. Not so in Colorado. … more
It’s summer in the southern hemisphere and all of the fishermen, fishing guides and outdoor retail stores are … more
Mostly I just want to go fishing. I am always itchy. I don’t much care where or how, but just that I go. In … more
Put on your best shorts and favorite T-shirt. Rub on some suntan lotion. Get out the sunglasses. Make some … more
It is hard to think of a creature less likely to inspire warm, fuzzy feelings than the scorpion. They have pincers, … more
Of all of our local bird species, the American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanus) is the oddest in my mind. This small … more
Grand Junction may be best known for its red-rock scenery, rivers, dinosaurs and mountain biking. … more
It is elk hunting season in Colorado, and although many hunters are interested in harvesting an elk for its meat, … more
At one time in my life, I was a (very minor) celebrity. I had only a handful of fans, but they were loud, … more
If you are ever lucky enough to lay eyes on a ringtail, your first thought will probably be something like: What … more
Let us give thanks that humans are much larger than praying mantids. … more
We’re lucky folks to live in a state where mountain biking is possible almost all year. Except for January … more
On a recent snowy spring camping and biking trip to Cortez and Durango, we reminded ourselves of this: the main … more
Two years ago, I participated in and wrote about the April 30 Days of Biking Challenge. The challenge is … more
Squeeeeeeee. Squeak squeak squeak. Ping! Rattattatatatat! What IS that noise? Many times I’ve had to stop on … more
My dad is fond of doling out bits of wisdom and advice. I’d say I use it about 50 percent of the time. … more
The 2016 RIDE Mountain and Road biking magazine is here! In it you can find great maps of the area, with QR codes, … more
by: Chris Muhr Thanks to our local cartographer John Hodge and COPMOBA, we now have intersection maps at the Lunch … more
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