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All good fun here. Now that we're in the Colorado mountains temperatures are much more pleasant. After Canyonlands NP (UT) & then Colorado NM (near Grand Junction) we thought we were over canyons but Black Canyon of the Gunnison was quite different - steep sided, hard black rock rather than ...
... on the crew at a grocery store, a hitch hiker approached me and started reciting some kind of demented poem about blood running down a woman's skin. He shopped inside and suddenly yelled his frustrations of not locating the cheese in the dairy section. He saw that he had my gaze and directed the cheese rant at me. We were loading up our bikes and Cheese Man came out and continued his blood poem and cheese rant. Amazingly, Kirsty ...
We spent the first half of today in Gunnison getting supplies, and Kirsty got a new back wheel. I finally got my forgotten items that I was too embarrassed to admit in the beginning- spare tubes. I feel a lot more confident now. I found a place that served a vegan breakfast burrito and got some much needed protein. Today was an easy day of riding and we got to the camp before sunset despite our late departure in Gunnison. We had pooled ...
Steve- the ride to the mountain and trails tooknus throught some excellent scenery supported by spa hotals and facilities. We stopped and wished we had gone further the day before and stayed at one of these places. Anyway onwards and up yhe mountain to yhe hancock pass. This turned proper trickyand was very technical even for our proper ...
... and started hiking up the mountain. The ground was fairly rocky with branches stuck into the ground horizontally which helped with foot placing. The scenery was constantly breathtaking; we were either surrounded by trees, wildlife and rock faces or, after quite a steep incline, an opening in the trees appeared to the left side. This was one of the most awesome views I have ever seen. Everything I said about Carlsbad caverns, I take back and replace with every single ...
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315 E Rainbow Blvd - US 50, Salida | 4 star hotelfrom $107
7310 W. US Hwy. 50, Salida | 2 star hotelfrom $87
407 East Highway 50, Salida | Hotelfrom $61
903 West First Street, Salida | Hotelfrom $42
352 West Rainbow Blvd., Salida | Hotelfrom $57
7350 W US Hwy 50, Salida | Hotelfrom $92