Our work on the Little Rainbow extension continues as we are making awesome progress on this new trail! We are over half done and expect to finish in the next 1-2 months if we can continue to get good volunteer turnout!
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 [...]
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 [...]
We will continue with new trail construction on the Little Rainbow Extension. 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. Wear work clothes, sturdy boots, and bring water and whatever else you need for several hours of trail work. Barbeque for volunteers [...]
The SMT volunteer trail work day (ShinDig) for January is cancelled due to the amount of mud and snow on our trails.
We will resume our monthly trail work days as soon as conditions and weather permit.
You can also check the SMT website http://salidamountaintrails.org/ for
The ski season is upon us and as we gear up to ride the steep and deep in our own backyard most of our minds are filled with excitement and anticipation. Not only are we filled with hope for a great season of epic dumps and good times on the hill, but we begin to feel the burn of adventure and the itching curiosity of all the possibilities the coming winter may hold. This year Monarch Mountain has done us [...]
A community meeting held last night drew over 45 people to discuss the opportunities presented by Salida School’s new 4-day school week. Citizens gathered to share ideas, resources, and information aimed at providing worthwhile activities on Friday’s for our school-aged youth.
Saturday, November 13, 9:00am: SMT SHINDIG Volunteer Day on the North Backbone Trail.
This once-a-month SMT Shindig Trail Work Day will build new trail at the North Backbone northern terminus. Lunch will be served after the trail work around 2:00pm.
6:30 a.m. to noon, at a new location—Salida High School
While it’s not yet complete, you can check out the Beta version right now (yes, it is already loaded with many great events).
The CCVB divides its budget into administrative and marketing categories; the following is a line by line explanation of the marketing portion of the budget.
Resources for visitors (and locals) and their four-legged friends.
Nestlé Waters seeks to extract more 65 million gallons of water annually from Chaffee County, trucking it to Denver to be bottled and sold.
The Salida Dog Club promotes safe recreational and educational activities for dogs and their owners within the community.
SPOT is an active partner with the County and local municipalities in creating safe, scenic, historic and recreational non-motorized transportation corridors.
The Ark-Valley Humane Society is a non-profit animal shelter serving Chaffee County.
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Salida Concerts Inc. was founded as a nonprofit in 1982 to locally produce what has become a six-week concert series in Held Auditorium at Salida High School and one concert in Buena Vista.
Historic Salida Inc. is a nonprofit organization of volunteers interested in preserving Salida’s downtown historic buildings and other historic structures in the city.
The Chaffee County Running Club’s mission is to promote running for health, recreation and competition for runners of all ages and abilities in Chaffee and surrounding counties.