Pleasant View Resort
Travel Blogs from Lake City
... on our bikes and enjoyed the ride. We rode together for the first 35ish miles: a few hills, a few descents, lots and lots of water. It was gorgeous. Red comes up with names for each of his ride groups, today we were either dubbed: Coffee Crusaders or Casual Crew. Today was a 92 mile day, so first lunch was at mile 45. It turned pretty hot pretty quickly. We climbed a 4 mile mountain and then a 12 mile descent. At that point it was just me and Leash, at the bottom of ...
... br> Favorite Natural Attractions
1. The Narrows at Zion National Park, USA
2. Grand Canyon, USA
3. Yellowstone thermal elements, USA
4. Redwood Forest, USA
5. Tiger Leaping Gorge, China
6. Halong Bay, Vietnam
7. Himalayas, Bhutan
... s lunchbox. After making up completely un-founded situations that may have taken place there 100 years ago, we snuck into an old mine shaft up the hill in an aspen grove. Mine shafts eat sound. There is no ring or reverberation.
The old church been boarded up and new supports (tiny 2x6's) put in to keep the floor from collapsing. We climbed up the rickity skipping stairs onto the second floor of an old homestead. I let out a Tuscan Raider yell ...
Ronnie: After waking up at the Collegiate Peaks campsite, I packed up and headed west on County Rd. 306 going up, up, up until finally cresting at Cottonwood Pass. The road turned to dirt and went down, down, down, finally bottoming out at Taylor Park Reservoir where Ali and I had camped on our trip a few years ago.
Continuing on along a beatiful SW route along the Taylor River, I arrived at Gunnison around lunchtime and grabbed food at a ...
... to make it over the pass I trusted him based solely on his impressive vehicle. Nobody would have one of those and not know what he is talking about. After taking some photos of all the ruins of the mining camp I made it back to Telluride and figured out how to alter my route for the the next day.
I didn't really want to leave Telluride found myself noticing too many for rent signs but I was also ready to get moving at the ...