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Crested Butte and Three Lakes Trail

Gunnison, CO We left Ridgway on September 13th and drove about 90 miles east to Gunnison, CO.  The drive took us through the town of Montrose (5,800′), where we will be staying next week, and across US 50.  After crossing … Continue reading

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The Perimeter Trail – Ouray, CO

Ridgway, CO Ouray’s Perimeter Trail is a unique six mile hiking experience that takes you up and around the town.  The trail begins across from the Ouray Visitor’s Center on the east side of US 550.  Parking space is available behind the … Continue reading

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Jeep Roads and the Million Dollar Highway

Ridgway, CO One day during our visit here we drove south on US 550 through the little town of Ouray and up and over the San Juan Mountains for 23 miles to the town of Silverton.  One of the main … Continue reading

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A Visit to Telluride, CO

Ridgway, CO After a three night visit to Cedar City, UT we headed north on I-15 then east on I-70.  Heading east the highway climbs up into the mountains, cresting at Clear Creek Summit with an elevation of 7,180 feet.  … Continue reading

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Hiking Near Cedar City, UT

Cedar City, UT Upon leaving Boulder City, we headed north on I-15 into Utah.  The winding, usually speedy, ride through the Virgin River Gorge in Arizona is very beautiful.  But construction in the gorge brought traffic to a crawl for … Continue reading

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Summer Summary – Back on the Road

Boulder City, NV Since we last shared a blog (Fourth of July), we have been enjoying quiet days here in Boulder City.  With temperatures well over a hundred degrees every day, any outdoor activities needed to be done early in … Continue reading

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Small Town, Big 4th of July

Boulder City, NV As with most towns (large and small) in the U.S., the 4th of July is a big deal in Boulder City, with family friendly activities all day.  The main event, again as with most towns, is a … Continue reading

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