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Return To Kanab, UT

Kanab, UT After a one night stay in Bluff, UT we had a 240 mile drive to our  next destination, Kanab,UT.  We visited Kanab last May but still have a couple of things we want to do or see. We … Continue reading

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A Visit to Mesa Verde NP

Cortez, CO We visited Mesa Verde for a few days last October, but rain and cold limited our exploration.  We returned this year to blue skies and warm temperatures, allowing us to visit a section of the park we missed … Continue reading

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Another Trip Over the Last Dollar Road to Telluride

Ridgway, CO Two weeks ago we left Ridgway State Park after a four day stay.  During our time there we drove a one lane dirt road up over the mountains from Telluride back to the highway leading to Ridgway.  Now … Continue reading

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Owl Creek Pass and Silver Jack Reservoir

Montrose, CO When we first arrived in Montrose, we stopped in at the visitor center to inquire about interesting things to do or see in the area.  While there we met the perfect person to talk enthusiastically and knowledgeably about … Continue reading

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The Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Montrose, CO One of the main reasons we wanted to visit this part of Colorado was to explore the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.  We left the town of Gunnison and drove back east on US 50 for … Continue reading

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Paradise Divide Drive – Crested Butte, CO

Gunnison, CO On Tuesday we drove the Jeep over to the repair shop and returned the rental car.  We then walked into Gunnison and enjoyed breakfast at the W Cafe.  Thanks Joe and Gay for the recommendation as the food … Continue reading

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A Ghost Town, an Old Mine, and a Dams – Gunnison, CO

Gunnison, CO We did a number of small hikes and drives while in the Gunnison area, but we’ll share two of them with you.  The day before the Jeep was scheduled to be repaired (new fuel line) we again used … Continue reading

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