Blue Mesa Lodge
Travel Blogs from Telluride
... to write the apology letter, we were the last to leave host other than sweep. So sweep caught up with us, but today that was a good thing because sweep was Kim and Carlee. They wanted to do second breakfast. Me, Leash and Redding were game to do that, too. Christine and Lorraine rode on. We got second breakfast at a place in Gunnison called The Bean. I got a cup of coffee and a cinnamon & sugar crepe. That took a while and we lingered and it was wonderful. Red, Leash and ...
... the trip for sure. Later in the afternoon, we had some time to explore so we checked out some shops and a local brewery called Eddyline. After that, it was spaghetti dinner and an early bedtime for me. The ride into Gunnison from Buena Vista was challenging. I started my day with Sam M., Jamie, and Kaho. We reached the base of our biggest climb of the day around mile 35. Monarch Pass, at 11,312 feet, waited for us at the top. I took 6-mi climb at ...
... Grande Railway in 1879. The railroad arrived in 1881, constructing a narrow gauge line to haul passengers and freight to Silverton – and to haul silver and gold ore from the San Juan Mountains. The historic train has been in continuous operation since 1882. For $85, you can board in Durango for the 3 ½-hour, 45-mile ride to Silverton. There, you’ll relax for 30 minutes before the return trip begins. The train’s top speed ...
... the day, tough tough run
few beers at Tracks then home, 3
Day 27 17/1 ski day with Frances, Rachel & Marty, starting to get scratchy
broke my stock rescueing my escaped ski
tough day, 4
Day 28 18/1 ski day with Rachel & Marty, theyt left fairly early
I kept skiing until mid afternoon
everyday is bluebird, but we need more snow
dinner at Telluride Bistro, few beers at Smugglers, Graeme and Mike turned up at 130am, 5
Day 29 19/1 ski ...
We headed to Ouray to see the Box Canyon Waterfall. It was a very powerful waterfall and the shapes it had carved into the rocks were intriguing to say the least. I don;t like having to stand on a pathway though, it makes me feel too restricted. The chipmunks at the box canyon were cute and there was one fat one that kept lying on its belly.
At the visitor center they briefly mentioned a waterfall named Cascade Falls. I picked up ...