Mountain River Inn Bed And Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- Tennis Court
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... as well. This morning we went out to breakfast for some good food and more discussion. It was a very nice visit. Next time we are going to have to allocate some more time. Randy offered me a jeep ride in the mountains - that sounds exciting.
We left Buena Vista and followed Randy's recommendation to take Cottonwood Pass. It would cut some time off getting back to Gunnison and it would be a new experience; When we got outside of Buena Vista, we ran into a ...
... the cold pool, we ran back up to the hot pool again. In there we
met a local guy who told us that the lady who owns the hot springs allows kids
with drug addictions to come and get off the drugs. In exchange, they work for
her for the duration of their stay. The owner believes that the water has a
naturally healing property. We agreed that it was a nice idea.
Buena Vista was a nice town and another place where we
wished we had more ...
... of the trail requires a 38 mile detour for bikes around a protected wilderness area and we made good time to Granite and then Buena Vista. The scenery was alpine and we saw our first wildlife - some prairie dogs (more like squirrels) scattering as we turned a corner. Fit bro is now reading out 'highlights' from the CT website with descriptions like: brutal, nightmare and zero supply points ! Hmmm. Let's see Fat ...
... in a bar playing cards. The greenery was a stark contrast to the red rock of Arizona. Heaven in my books!
The Colorado River runs through the town which was nice to walk along and the temperature had dropped dramaticaly since we had risen in to the colorado mountains from Utah and Arizona. The town was linear again and had all of the usual amenities, so we decided to stay and rest up. We stayed the first night on the Walmart and then got a spot at the campsite. We had had a ...
... amp; some fruit. I offered oatmeal in the morning, as that's about all we had.
For dinner, we were eating some freeze-dried meals that we'd not yet taken backpacking. As I started to dig my fork into my chicken & rice, it occurred to me that these were pretty big meals, and we had one left over, so we made sure each of them got a little something in their bellies.
It was an early night, as there's just not a whole lot to do up on top of a 12,000 foot pass.