Travel Blogs from Winter Park
... and so we only completed 12 miles.
Once again, we failed to finish, making it as far as the Alpine Visitor Centre, which is just past the highest point at about half way through the 47 miles. There is just too much to see! We had a fabulous day and added some new animals to our wildlife spots (marmots, chipmunks and Bethan was buzzed by a hummingbird) as well as elk that we also saw last time.
The marmots were amazing - ...
So we flew out of Hartford on Tues. morning and arrived in Boulder around midday. This was good timing because it would give us a chance to get settled in, assemble our bikes and have enough time to do the BCC ride on Tues. night at 5:30 from Boulder Brewing Co. We followed Mary to the ride start and soon about 30 riders arrived at the parking lot to do the ride. Gordy and I had been getting in some good training ...
It's been a LOONG time since I posted anything, so it's hard to know exactly where to start. Since I last posted in Louisiana, I went to Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Georgia again, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, Kansas, and now Colorado!!
It's been a pretty incredible trip, which is, of course, an understatement. With one week left, everything I just ...
We had about 100 miles left of our journey down towards Boulder, CO. We started very early in the morning (0430 I think) We made the last 100 miles into boulder where we headed straight to Boulder mountain park. This Park ws incredable, high mountains and heaps of trails.
After this is was time to make ...
The day started out with a very cool start from Gunnison (Colorado); we had both had a great night's sleep and were ready for an 8am get-away. Our initial planning had us taking in a route via Altmont, then up to Cottonwood Pass (on of Colorado's highest pass at over 12,500ft) and then down into Buena Vista.....a bit more map scrutiny, some cross-checking with the weather and local Dept. of Transport, backed up by ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed