Travel Blogs from Montrose, United States

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Sue!, Montrose, United States travel blog

Sue!

A travel blog entry by smcollins

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... trip. I have tried to stick with him through fast and slow riding this entire trip, but after Sue set the 2:00 deadline for Montrose, I was motivated for the first time to actually finish the day quickly. Dad had work he needed to get done, so taking a ...

I am going potty!, Montrose, United States travel blog

I am going potty!

A travel blog entry by kate.ambrose

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... the toilet, loo, bathroom and/or restroom.   Today Irene and Michael took me to the Black Canyon which is right next door to Montrose - it is quite spectacular and as it was really hot (about 38 C) and we are over 1 mile above sea level here in the ...

The best ride ever...Colorado Rockies, Montrose, United States travel blog

The best ride ever...Colorado Rockies

A travel blog entry by smorourke

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... ride was like, check out the video..   I cannot do this ride justice.... We had a great time in Montrose - in fact, we had our best dinner so far and did a good job cocktailing.   Tomorrow we ...

more on Colorado, Montrose, United States travel blog

more on Colorado

A travel blog entry by pdhvt

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... through Gunnison, past Blue Mesa Lake (huge dammed lake - goes for miles and miles - set amidst barren hills, LOTS of boaters) to Montrose.  None of this new territory for us, as we had done the same route in the other direction last year.   Staying at ...

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Montrose, United States travel blog

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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... you down into the canyon to the point where the Gunnison Tunnel diverts water to irrigate the Uncompahgre Valley around Montrose, Colorado. They are celebrating the tunnel’s centennial this weekend.  The road itself was an adventure – ...

Curecanti National Recreation Area, Montrose, United States travel blog

Curecanti National Recreation Area

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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Upstream on the Gunnison River from the National Park is Curecanti National Recreation Area. The Bureau of Reclamation has built 3 dams, creating 3 reservoirs for Colorado River Valley flood control, hydroelectric power generation, and flat water ...

It's Awesome, Montrose, United States travel blog

It's Awesome

A travel blog entry by theconroy

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On the way to the Curecanti National recreation Area we bumped into a family of sheep (I think they're Big Horns but I'll check that fact later) Then we hit the Dillon Pinnacles hike in Curecanti and Blue MesLake. We finished the day at The Black Canyon ...

On My Way to Munich, Montrose, United States travel blog

On My Way to Munich

A travel blog entry by davidofcali

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... in mind.  At 9 am I said my goodbyes and was picked up by Telluride Express.  They took me and 4 others to Montrose where I now sit in the Terminal waiting for my flight to Denver.  After Denve I jump over to Chicago, wait there an hour ...

Montrose Here We Come!, Montrose, United States travel blog

Montrose Here We Come!

A travel blog entry by kare1322

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After the Butte we headed to the Black Canyon.  When we plugged it into Jill (our GPS) it gave us two options, a North Route and a South Route.  Naturally we picked the more scenic route.  It took us about 2 hours to make it to the North ...

Civilization!, Montrose, United States travel blog

Civilization!

A travel blog entry by s2sslauren

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Great day today! Left the hotel around 7 behind the crazy riders that wanted to do the entire 85 miles. About 6 started at the beginning, including Brian (crazy man) and we followed behind them for the first 20 miles or so. Jeremy was pretty exhausted ...

The Big Surprise, Weminuche Wilderness, United States travel blog

The Big Surprise

A travel blog entry by jessamyjoy

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... the past few weeks as Jeff teased me on the phone about these "big surprises" he had in store for me upon my return to the States. I was sceptical about my physical abilities, but once I got in the fresh mountain air, I was set to go and at no point did ...

Where you from, y'all?, Montrose, United States travel blog

Where you from, y'all?

A travel blog entry by kate.ambrose

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Today Irene and I went to Ouray (45 minutes south east of Montrose) for brunch and then on a jeep ride in the San Juan Mountains for the afternoon. It was a long day - we thought the jeep ride would be for about 4 hours but we started at 1:30pm and did ...

Headed out, Montrose, United States travel blog

Headed out

A travel blog entry by red_head

Headed to ...

Eat Pa-a-ppy, eat your wa-a-ffle, Montrose, United States travel blog

Eat Pa-a-ppy, eat your wa-a-ffle

A travel blog entry by kate.ambrose

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... you great them. Even the people working at midnight were cheerful and friendly. Someone sitting next to me at Denver airport while I was waiting for the Montrose flight actually instigated a conversation!! With that it is 2am and time to go to bed. ...

5432.1 miles in the prius!, Montrose, United States travel blog

5432.1 miles in the prius!

A travel blog entry by kate.ambrose

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Today was our last day with the mighty prius and we drove from Cameron back to Montrose, another long drive but interesting, fun and sad all the same. What strikes me most about the lovely landscapes we have seen are the enormous electricity poles and ...

An unforgettable journey, Montrose, United States travel blog

An unforgettable journey

A travel blog entry by joelturner

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... poor. No amount of urban sprawl can mask the inescapable poverty that affects Thailand. But Thailand is to Cambodia as The United States is to Mexico in regards to economic development. So many factors go into this, but the fact remains that Cambodia ...

Mesa Verde National Park, Montrose, United States travel blog

Mesa Verde National Park

A travel blog entry by gstfire

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HAHA Dr. Lee. I finally went somewhere you have never been. Mesa Verde National Park is located just outside Cortez, Colorado where I had stayed the night. Even though Dr. Lee had never been there, I do have to give him the credit of telling me about ...

The pre-trip insanity begins..., Montrose, United States travel blog

The pre-trip insanity begins...

A travel blog entry by joelturner

Hello all! I bet you are wondering, "why is Joel making a travel post if he is sitting in his bedroom in Montrose? That seems hardly like a place to make a post." Well, I want you to know that these are legitimate musings. Honestly, I am just so ...

Finally... a rest day!, Montrose, United States travel blog

Finally... a rest day!

A travel blog entry by eyeride

We woke up deciding not to let last nights film ruin our rest day so we went out in search of comfort food; all you can eat Italian!   After the usual routine of stuffing our faces with pizza until we felt ill we decided to head towards a ranch ...

An unsettling run in with Indiana Jones, Montrose, United States travel blog

An unsettling run in with Indiana Jones

A travel blog entry by eyeride

... red rock canyons to the snowy mountains and green fields. Colorado is beautiful, not to say that Utah wasn't.   We entered Montrose and settled at a mini paradise as the campsite had a crazy golf course and a cinema across the road. We are happy ...

Great Zeus!, Montrose, United States travel blog

Great Zeus!

A travel blog entry by eyeride

We headed out of Montrose and towards Sapinero a non-existent town set beside the Blue Mesa Reservoir. However as we blinked we missed Sapinero and camped just next to the Reservoir, right next to the marina. The days cycling was tough as the boys had to ...

Happy 4th of July, Montrose, United States travel blog

Happy 4th of July

A travel blog entry by wanderingcoles

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Jeff and I want to wish you all a Happy 4th of July! We haven't been doing much except for spending time with family. Monday we watched our grandson, Brennan, play baseball - a double header. Temps were on the cool side so Jeff and I were in jeans and ...

Black Canyon of the Gunnison River, Montrose, United States travel blog

Black Canyon of the Gunnison River

A travel blog entry by winegalcj

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... and little so far has been done to tame it.  All the water for the park is trucked in from the nearby town of Montrose, so needless to say, the toilets are vault.   I spent Friday morning slowly walking the trails and at nearly 8000 feet above ...

The Beautiful Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose, United States travel blog

The Beautiful Black Canyon of the Gunnison

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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  We spent the day exploring the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park - an amazing, 2,000 foot deep canyon (think:  height of the Empire State Building!).  The angle of the sun made it hard to take photos that actually show the depth ...

Visiting Family in Michigan, Montrose, United States travel blog

Visiting Family in Michigan

A travel blog entry by wanderingcoles

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We made it to Montrose, Michigan yesterday after an overnight stay in St. Ignace, Michigan. As we traveled across the Upper Peninsula on Friday, we drove through numerous rain showers. Our vehicle must be thinking it is in a continuous wash loop with no ...

Day 14 Brian's Awareness Tour, Montrose, United States travel blog

Day 14 Brian's Awareness Tour

A travel blog entry by briansmith16

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... when it was 30 degrees out and by the end of the day it hadn't gotten above 40. It was a pretty flat ride out to Montrose but in the foreground I could really tell I was about to enter the Rockies. Tomorrow I will ride to Gunnison which is a fairly big ...

Cool Ride without rain :), Montrose, United States travel blog

Cool Ride without rain :)

A travel blog entry by wjvins

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Great ride today without rain. Threaten from the west and south but was avoided. Enjoy Pictures Walter ...

The most scenic journey during this trip, Montrose, United States travel blog

The most scenic journey during this trip

A travel blog entry by mchavez

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Photos ...

Enjoy the photos, Montrose, United States travel blog

Enjoy the photos

A travel blog entry by michelerogge

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Colorado high, Montrose, United States travel blog

Colorado high

A travel blog entry by visionrider

... some of the intense heat. Boy, am I looking forward to reaching the mts tomorrow for a ride on trhe Million Dollar Hwy to Durango. Montrose in not high enough to avoid the heat. The week is forecasted to be mid 90s. I left Moab via rte 128 that skirts ...

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