Pleasant View Resort
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... Gulch. Up on the ridge a giant cement wall (basically Helm's Deep) jutted out just below the peak across from Tuttle and Houghton Mountain. Straightway, we pulled onto Placer Gulch across the white-washed river rocks and continued on with tunnelvision locked on the bunker?/prison?/castle? up on the hill. My eyes shifted up Placer's Gulch. Boom. It instantly felt like Christmas. Hundreds of sheep covered the ENTIRE valley. My family haha.... Three Great Pyrenees guarded the flock ...
... you figure it out. Some brilliant entrepreneur decorated the inside with lots of GB paraphernalia. It's a great draw. First shower for Howard was cut short with a First Baptist Bible camp driving in right past him -- buck naked. Oops. No one has driven in here for the last 24 hrs, until then. Cost for the campground was $2.50 per night. We over paid: $10 for three nights. BTW we get a 50% discount with Howard's access ...
... trails that I have done so far and some pics to go with it.....
Day 1- Perimeter trail of Ouray- 4 mile hike- 2 hours hiking-
-Highlights: waterfalls, deer, incredible views of Ouray.
Scenic drive to Owl Creek pass-2 hours round trip from Ouray
-Highlights: incredible panoramic views of the San Juans, Ate lunch in the meadow where they filmed the final gun battle in tru grit
... Packer’s alleged murders and cannibalism
displayed at the location the five bodies were found. Lake City’s other site is
the Hinsdale County Courthouse where the Packer trial took place years
afterwards when he was caught after escaping. Packer is still somewhat of a
celebrity. When I was in graduate school in Boulder one of the restaurants in
the student union was named the Alferd Packer Grill.
... wondered about the folks who first came to this area hauling all they could on horseback or in a wagon and thought it a miracle that we can, in effect, haul our house up and over these high mountain passes and cover in a day what would have been weeks at best for them. Just before we got to the top, we saw some emergency vehicles ahead. As we pulled by them, we could see a dead dear (possibly elk??) along the side of the road with an SUV ahead of it. Looking at the front of ...