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Travel Blogs from Crested Butte
It's Billy's Birthday!!!!! My gorgeous man is now 30!! Yay! He is officially old lol!! To celebrate his exit from his glorious 20s I planned a tour of all your 7mate reality shows including, Pawn Stars, Counting Choppers and Tanked. We went to all the stores and met a few of the guys on the shows, we also went to the stores of some of Rick's 'Buddies' that he calls in to value the old toys and sports memorabilia. We especially liked ...
... for you to chose from. Not a Pinus Radiata in sight!
Ran into these two beautiful dogs waiting for their master outside a shop. Had to stop and pat them - actually we couldn't walk past as one of them blocked our path until we did pat him. We also have seen this bird around Aspen as well. Found out he is a Black Billed Magpie. Different to our magpies in Australia especially as they have very long tails. However they still have ...
... Apple Strudel and Hot Chocolate. Warm and filling it certainly tasted good and was very much appreciated.
Once again it was a day for the Austrians. The very parochial American crowd desperately wanted local girl Michaela Shriffrin to win and although leading after the first run, her 2nd run was rather scratchy and she finished 5th. Nikki Hosp absolutely nailed the course and scored her first World Cup victory since 2008. She was one happy girl. Our Swedish ...
... course. Once again, to our amazement this was a free community event and there were drinks and nibblies on offer. We really enjoyed the gluhwein and stangely enough the buttermilk popcorn.
The perfect way to end such an exciting day? Fireworks of course, and Aspen didn't disappoint. Multi coloured fireworks lit up the sky and the snow on the slopes of the mountain. A truly spectacular and memorable day.
... to camp. I really wanted to stop and just gaze at the mountains, but my riding buddies wanted to make food at camp. Mountains vs food.... we pressed onward. We stayed at an expensive RV park just a couple miles from Gunnison. Chris wanted a watermelon, so he rode into town. Kirsty and I answered the usual questions from fellow campers and settled in. Chris came back with sandwich makings. This has been my first fresh veggie meal in a long time. I miss real food ...
Other places to stay in Crested Butte
500 Gothic Road, Crested Butte | 4 star hotelfrom $123
11 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $184
620 Gothic Road, Crested Butte | 3 star hotelfrom $153
20 Hunter Hill Road, Crested Butte | 3 star hotelfrom $204
11 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $185
11Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | 2 star hotelfrom $208
18 Hunter Hill Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $105