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Home of the Grammy Awards

Posted by Jason Millward on November 07, 2018 in  buying in Montrose Colorado  Things to do in Montrose
Ridgway Grammy Awards   Ridgway Colorado is home of the Grammy Awards.  It’s where the Grammy Awards are made!  In a small workshop John Billings and his small team cast, hammer, polish, and assemble each of the awards by hand and have been doing so for over 40 years! Check out this article:  http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-grammys-colorado-20171127-story.html   Montrose Colorado is the hub of South West Colorado.  If you’re thinking of buying or selling ... read more
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Montrose County Fair

Posted by Jason Millward on July 26, 2018 in  Things to do in Montrose
Montrose County Fair   As a yearly tradition that attracts people from all over the state, the Montrose County Fair is a jam-packed week of free and paid activities. Some of the free events are: ·         Mutton Bustin ·         Kiddie Tractor Pull ·         Main Street Parade ·         Community Night BBQ ·&nb... read more
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Blue Lake & Blaine Basin Trail

Posted by Jason Millward on July 05, 2018 in  Things to do in Montrose
Blue lake and Blaine Basin Hike   If you’re looking for some amazing scenery, outstanding views, lakes and wildflowers, check out Mt. Sneffels Wilderness area in the Uncompahgre National Forest. From Montrose, head south to Ridgway and a few miles up Highway 62 turn onto County Road 7 and follow the signs to Blue Lake trailhead.  The road is dirt but it’s well maintained and well-traveled.  There are a few different hikes from this trail head but the two I’m going to mention are Bl... read more
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Camping Around Montrose

Posted by Jason Millward on June 20, 2018 in  Things to do in Montrose
Camping Around Montrose   Whether you’re visiting Montrose or just want to go out camping, there are a lot of great spots around the area.   RV Parks: If you prefer all the hookups and amenities while camping check out the Montrose/Black Canyon National Park KOA, Cedar Creek RV Park, Jellystone Park of the Black Canyon, and more.   Established Campgrounds If your looking for established campgrounds with no hookups and less amenities here are some good ones:  Black Canyon National Park, Rid... read more
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Rafting Around Montrose

Posted by Jason Millward on April 12, 2018 in  Things to do in Montrose
Rafting Around Montrose   River sports can include rafting, kayaking, and paddleboarding.  From Montrose there are a few rivers that make good options for river sports. ·        The first one would be right in town at the Water Sports Park in Montrose.  It’s part of the Uncompahgre River and includes six man made drop structures, put-in and take-out ramps. ·        Next is down ... read more
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