For those of you who have bucket lists, one of the top things to do might be experiencing the thrill of parachuting. There is an easy remedy to fulfilling that wish, and it's more achievable than you think.
USA Ultimate Skydiving Adventures of Colorado is located in Delta at Blake Field Airport on 870 1575 Road.
Tandem jumps are offered by Ben Lowe, the owner and jump instructor who has logged more than 8500 jumps in 12 years (over 150 coming since April).
Lowe does contract work for the military and has traveled the world over doing contract work and offering tandem jumps.
Lowe is a jump instructor who teaches others how to jump safely and become qualified jump instructors as well.
Parachutes used in Lowe's jumps are packed at the Blake Field site.
A more detailed story on Lowe's background, and experience, is being scheduled for a later issue of the Delta County Independent.
Those interested in learning more about skydiving opportunities through Ultimate Skydiving Adventures please go to www.ultimateskydivingadventures.com or call 970-589-9490.
Thanks to the efforts of state Rep. Millie Hamner, House District 61, Colorado State University plans to re-open the Rogers Mesa research site.
The facility was taken out of operation in 2011, due to budget cuts throughout the CSU system.