Ridgway-Ouray Lodge & Suites
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... back to our campsite (at Dutch Charlie) to cook dinner wasn’t so bad. Our site overlooked the Cimmaron and Sneffels Mountain Ranges (part of the San Juans). They were snow-capped and glowed beautifully at sunset. At dusk the birds flew all around us. It was so nice to be a part of such tranquility. A series of trails allowed us to take the dogs on walks. They had a renewed vigor that was infectious. This place made me yearn to hike. We could stay here ...
... we met up with sweep and basically rode the rest of the way together. Today was a really great ride day; there was a tough, like, 30 mile stretch but on the whole it was pretty great. Gorgeous scenery; I love all the water. I think one of my favorite things about Colorado is the streams. They're everywhere and they're so clear. Get arrived at host in a small mountain town called Ridgeway. Hose shower. Group dinner. Blogging. Talking with Kim. Stretching with Taylor. Night time. ...
20. Bamboo raft
21. Rubber raft
22. Ferry boat
24. River boat
25. Inner tube
26. River kayak--
27. Sleeper bus
28. Longtail boat
... on the hike until it got too steep through the gorse-ish shrubbery. Shrubbery!
We later found that the wooden towers surrounding the Helm's Deep Castle Wall (it was a Gold/Silver Mill) accommodated a tram (mini-train). These wood & iron towers stitched the mines to the mills and the mills to the railroad. I couldn't stop thinking about this valley 100 years ago.
"They left the tables set"
Down the Gulch, we stopped off at every old tunnel and mineshaft ...
... sections, all with different temperatures. One section has swimming lanes, 2 water slides, and the "wipeout zone" we named after the TV show because it was an obstacle course through the water on inflatable rafts. It's temperature was 85 degrees, whereas the other side of the pool which was divided by a wall was 95 degrees. It was about 4 ft deep and had benches along ...