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.
Two fatal accidents occurred in Delta County within a two-day span last week.
Casey Gillenwater, 25, of Delta was killed the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 133 outside of Hotchkiss.