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Please join us Aug 12-13 for the Crane Lake Trail construction event!

July 6, 2017

Crane Lake Trail Construction Event

August 12th- 13th, 2017    

You are invited to join Antonelli’s Advanced Automotive, COPMOBA and the Grand Valley Forest Service Ranger District on the Grand Mesa as we build a new trail.  Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary.

More information about the event and a place to register can be found at or at Grand Valley Canyons Facebook page.  Space is limited to 50 people each day so sign up soon. Click here to sign up. 

There will be a BBQ after the trail work on Saturday with several door prizes awarded to thank all the volunteers. 

Please come prepared to hike to the work site.  Wear long pants, work gloves and eye protection.  Bring plenty of water and some snacks to tide you over until the BBQ at 3:00 pm.  

Take highway 65 to Lands End Road, in Quick read more or view full article about a mile, turn left on Flowing Park Road FS 109, travel 4-5 miles and turn right on Crane Lake Road FS109c.  Travel ¼ mile, go past the cabin and look for the COPMOBA staging area.  

Everyone is welcome to camp in that area both Friday and Saturday nights.    

Starts at 9:00 am both day.  

Saturday BBQ at 3pm

Sunday work until 12:00 pm, then ride after?

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Enjoy the Palisade Brews & Cruise Festival and Support Palisade Plunge

March 27, 2017
Enjoy the Palisade Brews & Cruise Festival May 6th AND support the Palisade Plunge Project! Register using promo code COPMOBA and $10 will be donated to COPMOBA for the Palisade Plunge trail development project. Thank you Palisade Chamber of Commerce!

Click HERE for more information and to register! 

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Grand Valley Canyons Chapter 2016 Annual Report

December 19, 2016
It has been a very busy year for the GVC Chapter - everything from attending events like the Gear Up Festival to planning new trails in the Kokopelli Loops area. Click on the link below to read the full report. 

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Palisade Plunge Update!

December 1, 2016
Good News! 
On Monday, November 21st, the Mesa County Commissioners unanimously approved an application to State of Colorado Department of Local Affairs for a $200,000 Federal Lands Coordination Grant for the Palisade Plunge. Scott Winans and John Howe spoke in support of the application. Award announcements expected in February 2017. Thank you Commissioners and County Staff! 
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Singletrack Trails, Inc Selected for Kokopelli/Mack Ridge Construction

November 16, 2016
After consideration of all bids submitted for the Kokopelli/Mack Ridge trail construction project, Singletrack Trails, Inc. was selected as the contractor for the project. More details will be announced soon! Attend our Chapter meeting in January to get involved with this project or email Our next meeting to discuss Lunch Loop trail development is November 22nd at Old Chicago at 6pm. Join us! 
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