Description: Explore the area from Gunnison to Lake City with Duane Vandenbusche. Stops include the Iola boat dock along the Blue Mesa Reservoir with a talk on water and the West, the Lake City Museum, Lake San Cristobal, Slumgullion Pass, the Lake City Cutoff, and the Elk Creek Marina. Learn about the history of water, ranching, Lake City, the Denver and Rio Grande narrow gauge railroad, the three dams on the Gunnison River, and the Black Canyon. A slide show on the Black Canyon begins the trip. Transportation, continental breakfast, and a sack lunch are provided. Cost: $30.
Description: Saddle up with experienced guides from Tenderfoot Outfitters to explore the West Elk Mountains. Participants are introduced to the grooming and saddling of their horses. Then they journey into one of the most spectacular areas of the Rockies on a scenic two-hour trail ride. Transportation and sack lunch are provided. Cost: $60.