Life In Rendezvous

RENDEZVOUS IS TRAILSIDE LIVING AT ITS BEST

Miles of trails flow throughout the community, with links to Rocky Mountain National Forest trails and the Grand County trail system. Trails vast and diverse, for all ages, all abilities…

…for nature hikes or a wild mountain bike ride
….for easy treks with kids
….for mountain meadow treks to view our resident moose and elk
….for winter fun, groomed trails so you can cross country ski or skate
….and year-round, for the Rendezvous Trailside Wellness program to maintain a vital body, mind, and soul.

Details on this exceptional Rendezvous offering that’s available to all for free.

Activities in Rendezvous

  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Fly fishing
  • Pond fishing
  • Nature walks
  • Bridge sitting
  • River rush sound-enhanced sleeping
  • Skipping stones
  • Picnics
  • Wildflower photographing
  • Toe dipping in streams
  • Cloud shape imaginative art

Winter

  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Sledding
  • Skating
  • Back country skiing
  • Snowman building
  • Snow-angel making
  • Campfire warming

MARY’S POND

Named after Mary Cozens, wife of explorer and the first developer of the Rendezvous property, Billy Cozens, Mary’s Pond is the crowning jewel of Rendezvous.

This quiet lake welcomes Rendezvous residents with its majestic beauty and mirrored reflection of surrounding mountain peaks. A charming bridge and picnic tables along the shoreline give you places to sit and enjoy the serenity and wildlife. Stocked with fish in the summer, you and your family can throw in a line any time. To prevent overfishing, we ask that renters not fish in Mary’s Pond, but take their poles to the many nearby lakes and streams. For safety reasons, no swimming, watercraft, boats, or stand-up paddleboards are allowed.

Fishing and Pond Use Rules:

  1. Fishing is limited to Rendezvous residents and their guests only. Renters are not allowed to fish in Mary’s Pond.
  2. Fishing guests per resident are limited to 4 per day. Residents wanting to have more than 4 guests on any given day must get approval from Owen Stanford at the Rendezvous Office, prior to that day.
  3. Residents must accompany their guests who are fishing. Too many “guests” have turned out to be just casual acquaintances who were told “go ahead and fish the Pond and if anyone asks, tell them you’re my guest”. This invariably leads to the guests inviting their own guests, and often results in stringers of fish being taken.
  4. Please help police the Pond and if you see someone you don’t recognize, introduce yourself as a fellow homeowner and politely ask where in Rendezvous they live. To report violations or problems, please call the Rendezvous office at 970-726-4500, or Owen’s cell at 970-390-3275, or the police department at 970-722-7779, or 911. Avoid personal confrontations.
  1. Fishing is catch and release. This is usually not an issue with fly fishermen, but many of our residents fish with their kids and use bait, which is encouraged. If a landed fish can be returned to the water unhurt and active, do so. If the fish obviously will not make it, our residents are encouraged to take the fish home and eat them.
  2. Please use barbless hooks or use a pair of pliers to crush the barb, and return fish to the water immediately after a quick picture, which will help to insure the fish survives. Forward those trophy pictures to hcox@koelbelco.com for possible inclusion into Rendezvous newsletters and websites.
  3. Keep our pond area clean. Please pack out all garbage and waste.
  4. The fire pit is also for use by our residents. Please notify Owen of any planned event with a large number of attendees prior to the event. Wood is oftentimes leftover at the pit, or can be purchased at local stores.
  5. Please keep close watch over your kids while near the fire pit and pond.
  1. All fishermen, 16 years and older, are required to have a State of Colorado fishing license.
  2. We are currently working with our insurance company to allow use of non-motorized floatation devises like paddleboards, kayaks, etc. We’ll alert homeowners of the insurance company’s decision.
  3. Owner/Developer reserves the right to host special events and restrict fishing by residents.
  4. Owner/Developer reserves the right to determine and enforce rules of conduct and behavior.
  5. Owner/Developer reserves the right to modify, change or add rules and regulations at any time without notice.

WILD LIFE

Wildlife abounds in Rendezvous! Seek and ye shall find – all of the creatures listed below.

• Deer
• Elk
• Moose
• Bear
• Fox
• Otters

Look for baby fox faces peeking through the openings in the rock walls that line Pioneer Trail road; that’s their basecamp.

Our moose like to hang out in or around the upper meadows. As for the bear, well, be careful, as they like to try to raid the dumpsters. But typically they run away when they see our Rendezvous humans.

You’ll meet up with elk and deer when you travel our trails or catch a glimpse of them through the trees when driving on Pioneer Trail. The otters and beavers play in the streams and ponds and can best be seen at dusk.

Rendezvous Homeowners Association

Bundle of perks without the expected price tag

Our HOA dues are among the lowest of all Grand County resorts, and most affordable by far when compared to resorts around Colorado.

The Town of Fraser takes care of snow removal for the main roads. This service saves significant fees for Rendezvous residents. When a particular Rendezvous cul-de-sac or street requires private snow removal, because it’s on a very limited scale, the cost is very affordable. Allegiant Management Company manages our HOA. They are a local firm that provides exceptional hands-on management.

Your dues cover the following bundle of perks.

  • Snow removal and road/street maintenance for those roads/streets not maintained by the Town of Fraser
  • Trash removal from community dumpsters, conveniently placed throughout the community
  • Club Rendezvous space and ski storage management and maintenance
  • Mary’s Pond maintenance and stocking of fish
  • Homeowner Summer Picnic (typically on 4th of July weekend)
  • Homeowner Potluck Event in December at Club Rendezvous
  • Rendezvous Shuttle to and from Club Rendezvous

Allegiant Management Company

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