Bus service offers rides to Powderhorn

Weekly bus service is now available to transport skiers and snowboarders between Grand Junction and Powderhorn Mountain Resort.

The Home Loan bus offers 45 seats and leaves from four locations starting at 6:30 a.m. and returns before 6 p.m. Service is available on Saturdays through March 24. The bus features flat-screen televisions showing ski and snowboard movies.

Tickets for a bus ride and lunch sell for $20. Tickets for a bus ride, lift ticket and lunch sell for $69. Fifteen tickets will be sold every week at each of three Grand Valley locations: Flyn Roosters, 569 32 Road; Kannah Creek Brewery, 1960 N. 12th St.; and Loki Mountain Shop, 2249 Broadway, Suite 8. Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding the bus.

Sponsoring restaurants will offer dinner and drink specials to participants who show their Home Loan bus tickets.

For more information about the Home Loan bus, visit the Web site located at www.homeloanbus.buzztown.com.

Located east of Grand Junction atop the Grand Mesa, Powderhorn Mountain Resort is in the midst of its first ski season under new ownership. For more information about Powderhorn, telephone 268-5700 or visit www.powderhorn.com.