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Happy New Year!
January 11, 2011 by Michael Gianetti
I hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas season, a safe and fun New Year celebration and is now settling into the new year.  We certainly are looking forward to a great new year with many activities in the works along with a couple of new events.  Meanwhile, we have enjoyed some very nice balloon […] Continue reading

Ballooning
November 22, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
Ballooning, I remember how unique and special it was when I saw my first balloon and thought it would be so great to be able to chase one.  As it turned out, it is a lot of fun to chase balloons and be around balloon people.  I have met so many wonderful people since I […] Continue reading

It’s been a busy summer
August 19, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
It has been a busy summer and I haven’t had any time to write lately.  Anyway, we enjoyed a wonderful Father’s Day weekend flying balloons in South Park in June. In July we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Riverton Rendevouz Balloon Rally in Riverton, Wy.  We had the privelege to fly with some wonderful […] Continue reading

Frederick Miners Day Balloon Rally is coming up
August 18, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
The 4th annual Frederick Miners Day Balloon Rally is coming up Sept 18th & 19th in Frederick, CO.   This year, the town of Frederick will be hosting a 2 day event.  In previous years this was only an one day event.  The Town of Frederick has been very open to hot air ballooning and is […] Continue reading

A beautiful balloon wedding
by Michael Gianetti
This past Saturday Life Cycle Balloon Adventures had the privilege to host a balloon wedding!  The couple were married in front of our decorated basket prior to their flight.  Unfortunately, Mother Nature caused a flight delay and they actually flew with us a couple of days later.  After the flight we celebrated with a special […] Continue reading

We have a new pilot!
by Michael Gianetti
Chuck just earned his private hot air balloon pilot certificate this past weekend after passing his oral exam and flight exam with a FAA pilot examiner.  Chuck is now one of my “former students”.  We are all very proud of his accomplishment and now he may be preparing to earn his commercial pilot certificate are […] Continue reading

The Rain Has Finally Stopped
June 15, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
The rain has finally stopped and the sunshine is returning to Colorado.  We are looking forward to finally having some summer weather for great hot air ballooning flying.   We are also looking forward to heading up to the mountains and fly in South Park over this Father’s Day weekend. Continue reading

Hot Air Balloon Rally Season is coming
May 28, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
All across the country, cities and organizations sponsor hot air balloon rallies during the summer months.  What is a hot air balloon rally?  Quick answer: a gathering of balloonists, their crew, their balloons, and sponsors at an organized event.  Generally hot air balloon rallies are centered around a town celebration or are a celebration in […] Continue reading

A happy flyer!
May 27, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
When Amy met us in the for Sunday’s flight, she was a little nervous… actually quite scared of going up in a hot air balloon.  Todd, her boyfriend, and my crew chief Lisa talked with her and comforted her.  I also explained she had already did one of the most dangerous things she could have […] Continue reading

The Happy Couple
May 18, 2010 by Michael Gianetti
We had the privilege of flying this happy couple this past Sunday to celebrate their engagement.  They enjoyed our deluxe private balloon flight for just the 2 of them and then enjoyed a champagne tailgate brunch after the flight.  She said “this was one of the most fun things they have done together” Continue reading