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About Karin Gamba

Karin Gamba has been writing professionally for the travel and tourism markets for nearly two decades. She has promoted a wide array of travel products that include destination towns, vacation resorts, golf courses, ski areas, spas, hotels, restaurants and countless visitor attractions. Karin especially loves writing about her hometown of Glenwood Springs.

Lift-Up: “A beaming light in a trying time of darkness”

2016-11-05T06:46:23+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Glenwood Caverns Tram, News, Special Events, Top Stories|

As most people familiar with Music on the Mountain know, we partner with the non-profit organization Lift-Up for Can for a Tram, a program that collects cans of food at the tram base at every concert. We also collect turkeys in November for Lift-Up's Thanksgiving meals during our Turkey-Tram-a-Ganza event. We thought we would shine [...]

August 16th is National Roller Coaster Day!

2016-11-05T06:46:23+00:00 August 5th, 2016|News, Special Events, Top Stories|

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 16th and get ready to scream: it’s National Roller Coaster Day! We will  be celebrating at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park by riding the nation’s highest roller coaster, the Cliffhanger Roller Coaster. There will be prize giveaways, including Annual Thrill Passes for the 100th and 300th Cliffhanger riders! The [...]

More Live Music Ahead at FAC!

2016-11-05T06:46:23+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Glenwood Caverns Tram, News|

Haven’t had a chance to make it up to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park for Friday Afternoon Club? It’s not too late! We’re about halfway through the FAC season, and there are still plenty of chances to take in the views and enjoy free live tunes mountain-top in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. With Glenwood Caverns recently awarded [...]

Glenwood Caverns honored with four Locals’ Choice Awards

2016-11-05T06:46:24+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|News, Top Stories|

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park was honored with four Post Independent Locals' Choice Awards, announced on June 17 in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, at Strawberry Days! We’re thrilled to be recognized as a favorite destination among the members of the community. The awards received were: Best Local Attraction  (Gold) Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Iron [...]

Last Chance for Winter Festivities!

2016-11-05T06:46:25+00:00 February 21st, 2016|Vacation Planning|

Lights on the Alpine Coaster make for a magical, zooming ride! We’re coming up on the last weekend for two festive events in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Winter on the Mountain and the Winter Friday Afternoon Club! The last Winter on the Mountain for the season will take [...]

It’s Game Time!

2016-11-05T06:46:25+00:00 February 6th, 2016|Sports|

The big game is almost here! Whether you bleed Broncos orange and blue, will be rooting for the Carolina Panthers, or are just in it for the snacks, Sunday is a good chance to kick back, relax, and enjoy the day. Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is the spot to be for the Broncos-Panthers showdown! We’ll [...]

Bluebird Finds New Nest

2016-11-05T06:46:37+00:00 March 21st, 2012|Behind the Scenes, News|

With more and more visitors discovering Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, it was time to add to the transportation options for bringing people up and down Iron Mountain. The tram is a fun and interesting way to make the trip, but in inclement weather or for large groups, another, reliable way to get around was becoming [...]

Oyster Adventure Race 2011

2016-11-05T06:46:38+00:00 July 12th, 2011|News, Special Events, Sports|

Oyster Adventure Race 2011 in Glenwood Springs Returns to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Earlier in the year the Webmeister reviewed the 2010 Oyster Racing series in Glenwood Springs, speculating about whether racers would return to Glenwood Caverns for the 2011 race. Fortunately (or unfortunately for racers starting out in 45 degrees F. and the [...]

2011 Local’s Choice Winners: Two Golds

2016-11-05T06:46:38+00:00 July 6th, 2011|News|

There was standing room only Thursday evening, June 30th, when a packed crowd gathered at the Glenwood Masonic Lodge for the Glenwood Springs Post Independent 2011 Local's Choice Awards Celebration. This year, in addition to food and drinks and other merriment, the announcements were followed by entertaining skits performed by the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue. Glenwood [...]

Oyster Race Returns to Glenwood Springs…

2016-11-05T06:46:39+00:00 March 21st, 2011|News, Sports|

But Will Racers Return to Glenwood Caverns? The Oyster Off-Road Racing Series returns for its second year to Glenwood Springs, Colorado on Saturday, May 21, 2011. Teams of two and relays of four push their limits running (road and trail) and mountain biking. 2010 Oyster racers, pumping up Transfer Trail There [...]

National Speleological Society 2011 Convention

2016-11-05T06:46:39+00:00 March 2nd, 2011|News|

The National Speleological Society's NSS 2011 Convention is coming to Glenwood Springs, Colorado, July 18th - July 22nd. The convention will bring together cavers worldwide for a week of presentations, discussions, programs, socializing, and recreation. Dave Lester, one of the principle NSS convention organizers, reports that Glenwood Springs should expect somewhere between 1000 and [...]

Newly Identified Species from Glenwood Springs, Colorado Cave

2016-11-05T06:46:39+00:00 February 23rd, 2011|News|

For years Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, has been abuzz with activity – excited riders whizzing down the alpine coaster, visitors hanging on to their seats in the 4D theater, tour groups going in and out of the caves all day. Cave biologist Dave Steinmann explores Glenwood CavernsRoss Dinkelspiel photo [...]

Tram Manager Wade Beattie Plays Crash-Test-Dummy

2016-11-05T06:46:39+00:00 January 11th, 2011|News|

Thrill seekers everywhere can (literally) jump for joy. There's a new attraction at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs that offers some of the most excitement in town: the Bungee Jump. This feature offers a breathtaking vertical drop off of a 70-foot tower. Before the bungee jump opens to the public, it was road-tested [...]