Twelve hot air balloon pilots took to the skies early Saturday morning as part of the Balloons and BBQ Blast in Craig. Among the participants were Lu Taxvard, of Longmont; Shannon White, of Fort Collins; Don Stockley, of Murray, Utah; Bruce Pivic, of Rock Springs, Wyo.; David Bair, of Colorado Springs; Kent Barnes, of Murray, Utah; Karl Peterson, of Salt Lake City; Ernie Hartt, of Cardiff, Calif.; Frank Hunter, of Colorado Springs; Barbi Hahn of Parker; Chad Morin, of Crested Butte; and Nolan Schuler, of Colorado Springs.
A hot air balloon flies past a pump jack near Yampa Valley Golf Course Saturday during the Balloons and BBQ Blast in Craig. To view the complete set of photos from the event, check out our Facebook page.