Holland House Ski Lodge
Travel Blogs from Aspen
We woke up and had reservations for a 2 hour horseback riding trail ride on old Snowmass mountain and Hells Roaring. The entire family went and had a unique experience. Although Jordan and Pepijn weren't so fond of the idea of horseback riding - they had a good, even though somewhat uncomfortable experience. We went all the way up this mountain - to the top - where it was the most amazing view of ...
... stayed back at the 'lodge' with her, while Pepijn and Jordan rented their own ATV's. Jordan was supposed to be 16 to drive his own - but they let him take out his own (since he lied to them and said he was 16)!! They only rented the ATV's for 1 hour - when they came back, Jordan said "Can't we just rent them for the entire day" - they both had a blast!!! Their faces were filthy with dirt but they ...
... for sure...and pretty...but, the beautiful people are almost TOO beautiful somehow. As we were trying to head out of Dodge we were delayed by someone famous or powerful in those fancy black SUV's...flanked by many escort police...When I lived there the rich and famous just hung out with everyone else (which was part of the appeal for them). So now we are on the way to Utah...just about to Grand Junction. It's ...
We left Price early in the morning for another hot day. We continued down US 6 to Green River and then headed east on I 70 to the Welcome Center at the first exit in Colorado. There was a quite a lot to do in this Grand Mesa area and Grand Junction but most of it involved long side trips and we are a little tired at this point. We continued on to Glenwood Springs which we had not seen ...
... breeze. I had never experienced "Fall" in Manhattan Beach...I guess I was catching up. They have been doing some work on Independence Pass...it is not as scary as it once was...but, still has it's moments of excitement when it becomes a VERY narrow one lane road with a very steep drop over the edge (with no guard rails). It is difficult for me to drive without gawking at the view too much...but survival calls for eyes on ...
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