Travel Blogs from Salida, United States

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Salida: "Exit Only"

A travel blog entry by nextchapter...

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Monarch Pass - The Continental Divide, Salida, United States travel blog

Monarch Pass - The Continental Divide

A travel blog entry by smcollins

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**The internet in this town is the slowest I've experienced on this whole trip. Hopefully I can post the pictures tomorrow.**  Today was one of the prettiest days of the trip so far. it was very challenging for a lot of people, but I didn't find it ...

Takening our time for a few days, Salida, United States travel blog

Takening our time for a few days

A travel blog entry by jeydoublesyou

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... was just 4 mths into a seven year trip. He also knew a lot about trains. A lot of people hitch cargo trains to get around the states. He had been all over the states and told us many stories of how to get on, where to sit and loads of history about the ...

Highest Elevation Point!, Salida, United States travel blog

Highest Elevation Point!

A travel blog entry by s2sslauren

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... fixed A LOT of food. We had salad, lasagna, dinner rolls, watermelon, strawberries and cookies. They even gave the riders a Salida Girls calendar which was pretty funny. One of the State Farm guys pointed out that we reached our highest elevation point ...

just a pin, Salida, United States travel blog

just a pin

A travel blog entry by pdhvt

just the ...

Day 16 Brian's Awareness Tour, Salida Colorado, United States travel blog

Day 16 Brian's Awareness Tour

A travel blog entry by briansmith16

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... where I was happy to get in the RV and get warm. Now the wind is howling and it is starting to rain. Good thing I stopped when I did. Tomorrow I plan to ride to at least Canon City which is 60 miles from Salida. Today I rode a total of 64 ...

Conquering the Million Dollar Hwy, Salida, United States travel blog

Conquering the Million Dollar Hwy

A travel blog entry by painey

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... and the roads was very twisty with sheer drops of to the sides! This was the coldest part of the ride! Eventually we reached Salida and found our hotel for the night, however I was a bit annoyed as my bike was now dirty again! Miles ridden today - ...

Just one more Waffle Jayne!, Salida, United States travel blog

Just one more Waffle Jayne!

A travel blog entry by karenmargulis

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... It is surrounded by mountains and gorgeous scenery and isn't at all crowded or commercialized. We got an early start and arrived in Salida around 2:00 pm after going through Big Horn Canyon. Of course we wanted to see Big Horn sheep and I actually spotted ...

Buena Vista to Silverton, CO, Salida, United States travel blog

Buena Vista to Silverton, CO

A travel blog entry by pressley10r

Bright and early we were up. What were we thinking camping by a creek during a cold snap in Fall in CO? But it was beautiful and well worth it. We packed up (which is quite an ordeal, luggage and camping gear in soft bags) fairly quickly and headed ...

From the equator to the Rockie Mountains in 48 hrs, Salida, United States travel blog

From the equator to the Rockie Mountains in 48 hrs

A travel blog entry by salida

Flew into Colorado Springs in the middle of a blizzard, the usual two hour drive from airport  to Salida took five hours.  Although our bodies are complaining about the time change, the altitude change, and a switch to a dry climate, ...

Colorado Ski Trip, Salida, United States travel blog

Colorado Ski Trip

A travel blog entry by dodder40

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We did it!, Salida, United States travel blog

We did it!

A travel blog entry by ocotillostb

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OK, we climbed our first 14er!!!  There are 50 some odd in Colo. and we took on this one first.  I felt like I had just run a marathon when getting back to the rv.  Sadie, of course, ran up, leaping across boulders to the very top. ...

O'Haver Lake CG - CO, Salida, United States travel blog

O'Haver Lake CG - CO

A travel blog entry by postcardsus

Campsite Site #27 - Forest Service campground with water nearby. No dump station. Fire ring & picnic table. Elevation: 9325 ft. Notes - Newly remodeled campground - Small lake stocked with rainbow trout - Takes reservations with a few first come ...

A Ride Along the Crest, Salida, United States travel blog

A Ride Along the Crest

A travel blog entry by mexidane

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Next stop Salida...and maybe our next home.  We really liked Salida, CO.  300+ days of sunshine, amazing outdoor opportunities, nice small size town and tons of bike commuters.  All that equals a great place to live in my book.  We ...

monarch crest trail, Salida, United States travel blog

monarch crest trail

A travel blog entry by pyg69

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Un peu plus au sud, 3e destination au Colorado: la classique randonnée de la Monarch crest trail à plus de 12 000 pieds d'altitude 50 km de vélo skeptakular..À couper le souffle (dans les 2 sens) Une scenic ride.. à l'état pur. ...

We drive through the Rockies!, Salida, United States travel blog

We drive through the Rockies!

A travel blog entry by marty_chrissie

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MJ down the gym for a few minutes - yuck! We set off back eastwards towards the Rockies to find Hwy 285 where we found the climb much easier in our 5.3L vehicle. The road lasts about 60 miles through pine-clad mountains and after about 40 miles reaches ...

Adventure Awaits, Salida, United States travel blog

Adventure Awaits

A travel blog entry by rjmlowe

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... from information session at the dealership (thank goodness for the video feature on iPhones) - Check Step Three: Drive RV to Salida without any mishaps - Check Step Four: Set-up RV (Thank goodness for RV neighbor Dan noticing our sewer line was plugged ...

Coming out of the mountains soon., Salida Colorado, United States travel blog

Coming out of the mountains soon.

A travel blog entry by lindemand

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... or commuted north to Leadville to work at the Climax Molybdenum Company. Today, the most prominent business in Salida is tourism, consisting of skiing at Monarch Ski Area, whitewater ...

Canon to Salida, Salida, United States travel blog

Canon to Salida

A travel blog entry by mlparker27

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... kayaking, fly fishing, zip lining, ATV riding, hiking, rafting. This is what I saw from the road! Good evening in Downtown Salida where the annual FIBA(?) fest. A carnival atmosphere with food, music, rides, and kayaking. Off today to visit friends with ...

Wind  & Wild Fire, Salida, United States travel blog

Wind & Wild Fire

A travel blog entry by coyote81

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... ) to the Salida Café. This used to be Bongo Billy’s coffee shop that we had frequented on previous trips to Salida but had recently changed names after merging with another local coffee shop/company.  On this night they had a singer/songwriter ...

Mountain Road Santa Fe to Jackson / Grand Teton, Salida, United States travel blog

Mountain Road Santa Fe to Jackson / Grand Teton

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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... food is good as well.   Visited with a young guy that is traveling around and had just happened to land in Salida.  The bartendress told us about their new place called Rivers Edge that does have live music on certain days.  We ...

Trust me, The Rocky Mountains aren't just rocks, Salida, United States travel blog

Trust me, The Rocky Mountains aren't just rocks

A travel blog entry by isy14

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So, the Rocky Mountains. Where can I start with trying to describe how utterly amazing this piece of preserved perfection is? As we neared, we knew instantly that what we were perceiving was the Rocky Mountains. There was huge expanses of greenery ...

En route, Salida, United States travel blog

En route

A travel blog entry by kangalis

Stopped at McDonalds for an ice cream and a comfort ...

Monarch - Day 1, Salida, United States travel blog

Monarch - Day 1

A travel blog entry by jkkroon

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Woke up to some sunny weather and fresh cinnamon rolls in Salida, but the snow report is saying 8" fresh at Monarch so looks like a good day.  After driving up the wrong pass first we still get to Monarch plenty early for some fresh tracks in some ...

total, Salida, United States travel blog

total

A travel blog entry by bluemarlin

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Steve - left the polish fruit cake and set off back on trail for salida. At hotal met a group traversing USA on a different ...

On the road again..., Salida, United States travel blog

On the road again...

A travel blog entry by salida

Colorado had another snow storm yesterday.  Every drop of water is vital to the dry west, so we haven't complained too much, but it is time to find sun and heat.  The last few months "at home" have been productive.  We can ...

16jn13. About noon, Salida, United States travel blog

16jn13. About noon

A travel blog entry by timahawk

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A pic from Monarch pass west of Salada Its 11312 ft her. The mtns in the pic are all over 14 k. Tabeguache ...

14. Kremmling to Salida (3 days, 165 miles), Salida, United States travel blog

14. Kremmling to Salida (3 days, 165 miles)

A travel blog entry by thomsontrolls

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... We just slept on our matts on the floor - no tent needed. Day 46. Sunday 28th September. Hartsel Springs Guest Ranch to Salida. It had to happen. Colorado had given us four days straight of perfect weather and consistently stunning scenery. At some point, ...

Just staying here for the night, Salida, United States travel blog

Just staying here for the night

A travel blog entry by laraandrob

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All systems go, Salida, United States travel blog

All systems go

A travel blog entry by aidan1150

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... Montrose is known as the Million Dollar Highway and is a cracker of a road.  From Montrose Highway 50 would lead us to Salida where we would rejoin the rest of the lads.  Unfortunately, waiting the best part of two days for the shock meant that ...

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