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Travel Blogs from Fruita

Colorado National Monument and More

A travel blog entry by dsandow

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... br> Saturday was an absolute treat. We drove through the Rocky Mountains, getting as high as 11,500 feet at the Eisenhower Tunnel west of Denver. The skies were clear blue, snow had fallen overnight with a dusting by the road at high elevations and a beautiful white mantle on the mountaintops, and the aspens were turning yellow. It was absolutely spectacular.

Through coincidence, we learned that our old ...

DAY 12 - Rain, Rain, Go Away

A travel blog entry by tim-n-charlene

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... route, we proceeded cautiously. Thankfully we made it through without incident. The rain continued in buckets and I kept the throttle in check, vigilant for standing water of any sort.

Eventually we managed to ride out from under the rain and we actually had a few dry hours during which time we played cat and mouse with an Eagle Rider motorcycle tour. As we learned by chatting with them at a rest ...

Fruita Again

A travel blog entry by tlvice

... Copper Mountain we passed a sign warning of an accident five miles ahead. We had planned to stop at the rest area on top of Vail Pass. Shortly before the exit was a State truck with a flashing warning sign indicating the left lane was closed ahead. From that point on the Interstate, one can look across the lanes of traffic and see the rest area. It was obvious that due to the amount of snow, the restrooms were closed.

As we continued ...

Independence Monument Hike

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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They say the longest journey begins with the first step. This morning Hillary and I made our first step at Judy's Restaurant. It was about 07:10. Judy's is a good-ol'-boy, country restaurant. Hillary ordered a half-order of biscuits and gravy. I opted for the Monument Special; a half-order of biscuits and gravy, hash browns, two eggs over medium, and two slices of bacon. Just the way to prepare for the day's impending doom. All of that ...

Fruita - Home Base

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... Lastly, there is a good restroom before one heads out farther into the mountains.

From the top of the pass we headed west toward Hartsel. Driving west on Highway 24 one can catch a glimpse of Spinney Reservoir. While driving this portion of the highway, it is not unusual to see antelope lying down or grazing in the vast grasslands.

At Hartsel we switched ...

 

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