Paradise Crested Butte Condos
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Reduced mobility rooms
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Today we knew exactly what we wanted to do....drive Independence Pass!! Sarah and Josh had told us how awesome it was so we just had to find out for ourselves!
Independence Pass is only open in the summer so would be closed soon...if you look it up I'm sure it will show you the route but it basically takes you down through Minturn, then through Leadville (the highest city in ...
... enjoys this break is Mr Pickles who is just now sleeping before we are going hicking in the mountains. The weather here is absolutly amazing reaching above 80 f so we have to wait early afternoon before heading up ! As well I am out of shape after a month just using my right foot to accelerate or braking and my ten fingers to get on the internet.
Internet, yes I am in the country that send a man walking on ...
Aspen reminded me a bit of Banff, cute little ski/snowboard town with lots of hikes in the summer.
Unfortunately, I did not realize how high up Aspen is (2400m above sea level) and once we started our hike at Maroon Bells, I felt quite dizzy and tired. Turns out I must have had some sort of altitude sickness at 3000m above sea level... That happened on our hike in Santa Fe as well.. well, now I know :)
I recovered quickly and finished the hike at least...
... with “statues” of orange stone sitting boldly in the bright sunshine, smiling back at us as we snapped their photos. And this is what life had planned for us today. Simply amazing.
Instead of arriving at our hotel at 2:45, we arrived after 5, a little later than usual, but well worth it. Now we settle down for the BIG debate, which comes to us at 7 PM. Tomorrow, Great Sand Dunes National Park. ...
... Pass as we headed to Buena Vista. We plan to meet Randy Peters and his wife Dori. Randy is a friend of mine who I worked with for many years at John Deere. Randy retired in 2009 and moved to his dream house in the mountains in Buena Vista. It should be a good visit. While traveling through the pass, Sheila and I stopped to have a bit of a snowball fight.
Chuck and Sheila Noel