My wife, Mary Hertert, and I started www.WesternSlopeAdventuers.org as a meetup.com group when we moved from Anchorage, Alaska (where we had started the www.AnchorageAdventurers.org in 2007) in 2011.
Meetup.com was purchased by a large company, We Work, last year and it's service has been suffering since that time.
Another similar platform has shown up on the web, called Down to Meet. It's so new that it says 'beta testing' on its website.
However, in WSA, we are moving a bunch of the events that we are posting over there to see how it works out. In addition to keeping an eye on WSA on meetup.com, you might want to take a look at: h…
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Friday, Aug 10, 2018, 7:00 AM to Sunday, Aug 12, 2018, 2:30 PM MDT
Chama River -- mostly class I & II, a few class III - 3-days/ 2 nights
Here is BLM information about the river
US Forest Service info
A kinda funky You Tube video
This lady has way more information and personal tales than you may want to read all of.
Paul Sheya will be taking over this permt so I'll leave it to him to post more details and select participants. All participants will start out on a Wait List and be added to the trip from there.
Sunday, Jul 1, 2018, 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM MDT
HIKE & SCRAMBLE up E Beckwith Mountain in West Elk Mtns south of Paonia
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Sunday, Jul 1, 2018, 7:00 AM MDT
Boat the Moab Daily
So let's go help her celebrate a new boat by everyone bringing a boat (or friend with a boat), lunch and sun gear. For those who want to meet us at the river: we will meet at Hittle Bottom at 9 am, run our shuttle and launch. Anyone coming from GJ - meet at Starvin Arvin's in Fruita at 7 am.
(This is not the Moab Daily - but the picture suited....)
Saturday, Jun 30, 2018, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM MDT
HIKE Leon Peak -- high point of Mesa County with easy approach and 6 total mile hike
My wife tells me she took our dog when she did this hike. He is pretty long legged so I do not know about shorty leg dogs in the boulders - your choice.
BRING: Clothes for temps in low to mid 60's* and 5-15 mph winds Trekking poles (have rubber tips for traction on the boulders) Snacks & Lunch (or we can stop for late lunch at Mesa Lake Lodge) Water - bring a couple of quarts DRIVING/RIDING:
Descriptions say roads are good for all cars and it's about 1 hr 20 min from Palisade to trailhead. We can carpool from Palisade Park-n-Ride.
Thursday, Jun 28, 2018, 5:45 PM to 9:00 PM MDT
Full Moon Float and Potluck
Meet at the Redlands Parkway Boat Launch at 5:45 pm to offload boats and start the shuttle. We will end up in Fruita on the EAST SIDE of the bridge (not at the State Park)
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM MDT
Hike Good Vibes/Second Thoughts/Upper Twist N' Shout
Today's hike will be a out and back approx. 3 miles with a 200' elevation gain. This hike is rated as intermediate due to some steep sections and some areas where the trail is unmaintained (primitive). We will be moving at a pretty fast pace, at least 2-2.5 miles an hour.
John (801) 550-7268
• What to bring
• hiking boots/shoes
• hiking/trekking poles (if needed)
• light lunch/snack
Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018, 6:15 PM to 8:30 PM MDT
Documentary film - Reinventing Energy
Wednesday, June 13th, 6:15-8 pm Universalist Unitarian Church 536 Ouray Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501, USA
Description:"Reinventing Energy:-50 minute documentary that travels to 8 states showing some renewable energy options in action. Afterwards, there will be a 30 minute discussion time. Free, donations accepted to pay the custodian.
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018, 4:30 PM
BC Ski/Snowshoe: 2 Nights at OPUS Hut near Ophir Pass
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About the Group
Grand Junction, CO Founded on Apr 16, 2018 This is an attempt to migrate Western Slope Adventurers from meetup.com to this new platform.
We are supported by organizers without making any profit. Your help will be appreciated.