Bruce Bartleson Cruisin'
Things get chilly in Black Canyon
The Gunnison River in Warmer Times
Colorado Public Radio interviews so-called wild ice skaters in Gunnison County, taking advantage of the area's famous chill to skate serenely for miles and miles uninterrupted on the area's many public lands, including Blue Mesa Reservoir and Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Take a listen to learn how these winter stalwarts find the right ice (safety is of utmost importance, of course) and savor this classic cold-weather joy. To be clear, no hot chocolate is involved. Listen >>
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Photos: Michael Bain, National Park Service, Flickr/mark byzewski