Posts Tagged: salida recreation

What Happened To Summer?

It comes as a shock to realize that in a few short weeks, the mountainsides will be swathed with orange and gold. A subtle shift will have taken place in the tilt of the earth and in the tint of blue in the sky, and we will suddenly realize that summer, once again, has snuck by while we were busy making plans about how to spend it.

Remind me again why I do this?

“For the last hour or so, I’ve thought of many things, but I can’t remember a single one.” Bill was slowly turning circles on the county road, while I leaned over my handle bars, feet unclipped from my pedals, gasping like a fish too long out of water. I nodded agreement. We’d reached the far out of our ride, an eight mile climb from town, and it was time to turn around and head back down. I drained the last [...]

Saturday, October 13 – 10:00am: ShinDig Volunteer Day

This month’s trail work day on the Little Rainbow Extension will be a bit different with longer hours and hopefully more fun – really! Join us Saturday, October 13 from 10AM – 4PM. Note the revised start/finish times. For this longer trail work day, Kona Bikes and Absolute Bikes are sponsoring this event with lunch, a BBQ afterwards, a movie, and some cool door prizes! We really need a big turnout to hopefully get a substantial amount of the remaining [...]

Saturday, July 14 – 9:00am: ShinDig Volunteer Work Day

We are still working on constructing the Little Rainbow Extension.  This time we will work on the eastern portion of the trail.  Meet at the County Road 110 parking area at the west trailhead of the Little Rainbow Trail, 2.3 miles south on CR110 from Highway 50.  Drive just south from the trailhead toward the power lines to the larger parking area where Power Line Road comes in.  We will walk up the BLM trail due south of the parking [...]