Matterhorn Motel

201 Sixth Ave, Ouray, Colorado, 81427, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ouray

Off-Roading

A travel blog entry by the_heasley on Jul 30, 2014

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I don't know what Owen & Elise see in this Off-Roading thing! It's hard to keep ones footing when the Jeep is rocking and bouncing, but we did stop for a while of Marmot hunting on the Magie Gulch Trail. I ran all over that hillside and those darn Marmots just jump down a hole. So I didn't catch any, but it was fun. Check out the pics. Now that Randy shared the pictures Pam has said that Marmots look like little bears. So I'm updating my blog. I'm Brown Bear hunting. Watch out ...

You Don't Have to be Crazy, But it Helps!

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe on Jul 19, 2013

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... more and more wildflowers. We also got more views of the river, as well as a great view of the beautiful Twin Falls, white and splashing in two branches down the hillside. Soon we got to the meadow area, parked, and all climbed out of the jeeps. This place is always so beautiful, and today was no exception! We were parked at the base of a hill covered with all types of wildflowers. There weren't as many Columbines here as there had been ...

Ouray? No way!

A travel blog entry by dsct61 on Jul 18, 2013

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Day Seven -- Plan A, Plan B, Plan C

Today was supposed to be our day to drive to Ouray to enjoy the views on the San Juan Skyway, see the waterfall at Box Canyon, go to the hot springs, and do a bit of birding. We chose this over the train to Silverton because I really, really wanted to go to Ouray and not stop at Silverton. Mother Nature had other plans.

On the way up we were passed by a big convoy of test vehicles from one of ...

Keep Calm and Go Jeeping

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe on Jul 18, 2013

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... ice patches on all the flat surfaces around! Soon we drove through the avalanche tunnel, up along the edge of the deep canyon to our left. We stopped for just a moment to see the memorial along the side of the highway in honor of those lives lost working on this road. We mostly just looked from the car window as it was still raining. And soon after that, we saw the Switzerland of America sign, and around the bend, we ...

Jeeping Once Again!

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe on Jul 27, 2012

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... to head back to Ouray, it was starting to get dark, and that and the rainclouds turned the sky a deep blue color behind the reddish-orange mountains. It was beautiful!

Driving back into town, the lights from the town filled the dark valley. We drove back to our hotel, and we are now watching the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics, while we plan for our day full of jeeping tomorrow!!
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