Page 14 of 25

021311 grand mesa haggerty

Grand Mesa can be home to many different events, niches

By Bill Haggerty

Fish gotta swim. Birds gotta fly. When early U.S. naturalists Gifford Pinchot and Teddy Roosevelt toyed with the idea of “multiple use,” they may not have envisioned birds and fish sharing their environment with snowmobiles, ski ...

020611 haggerty grand mesa skiing

Uncrowded Grand Mesa has plenty of room for everyone

By Bill Haggerty

Grand Mesa is one of the largest flattop mountains in the world, known as a mecca for anglers in search of trout and solitude on one of its 280 lakes and reservoirs. This 800-square mile mountaintop of volcanic origin averages 10,000 feet in ...

013011 grand mesa ski

County Line Cross-Country Ski Trails perfect for you and the pooch

By Bill Haggerty

Set track. Groomed trails. Grand Mesa is a mecca for such things, thanks to the wonderful work of the Grand Mesa Nordic Council (GMNC). Take, for example, the Mesa/Delta County Line Cross-Country Ski Trails, expertly groomed by the ...

Resorts says skier visits up 10 percent this year

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado ski resorts are reporting a 10 percent increase in skier visits for the first part of the 2010-2011 ski season, thanks to abundant early season snow across much of the state. Those numbers are through Dec. 31 and include the 22 ...


Campaign focuses on tree well danger

By Dave Buchanan

This is National Safety Awareness Week, an annual push by the National Ski Areas Association for more personal responsibility on the slopes. If you’ve been skiing or riding for any time at all, you’ll recall some themes from ...

Race, learn and party at Telefest

By Dave Buchanan

Race at 8, party at 4. Of course, there is more to enjoy during the sixth annual Powderhorn Telefest on Saturday, but that’s really what you’re interested in, isn’t it? It’s a daylong festival for freeheelers, with ...

011611 haggerty pyramid peak

Flying Tomato in 3D! Check out Aspen’s Buttermilk Mountain for a thrilling time this winter

By Bill Haggerty

Here are the stats, but they don’t really tell the whole story of Aspen’s Buttermilk Mountain: Drive Time and Distance from Grand Junction: 2 hrs, 12 min, 126 miles Season dates: Dec. 11, 2010 to April 3, 2011 Base elevation: ...

Bird and ski Sunday on Grand Mesa trip

By Dave Buchanan

Go up on Grand Mesa in down. The Grand Valley Audubon Society is offering a day ski touring on Grand Mesa to see the diversity of birds that winter at 10,000 feet. Think you are the only one puffed up in feathers? Guess again. The Audubon ...

Telluride offers January special on lift tickets, lodging

By Dave Buchanan

Telluride Ski Resort is offering a two-day lift ticket for $100 for season passholders from any resort during January. That lowers the cost of skiing to $50 a day, about half the regular adult ticket price of $98. Limit is one per person per ...


Crested Butte family and powder friendly

By Dave Buchanan

CRESTED BUTTE — At 10 below zero on New Year’s Day, the Paradise Express chairlift at Crested Butte Mountain Resort carried knee-high skiers enjoying a powder day away from their parents. “Where’s your neck ...

Page 14 of 25


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
Advertiser Tearsheet

© 2017 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy