Ridgway-Ouray Lodge & Suites
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... the opposite direction. After we both struggled, with the altitude and the length of the hill, we reached the
top of a hill, and from there the trail leveled off and we were going to proceed down the road to a state park. Unfortunately Valerie had a tire blow out, but luckily she had not
mounted the bike when it happened. We were lucky to find an outdoor outfitter store in Ridgway that had a ...
Sunday June 1, 2014
Another beautiful morning! Our first stop today was the “Black Canyon of
the Gunnison National Park”, a short distance west on US 50 and then north on CO
Rt. 347. This is like no other canyon in the U.S. with its sheer cliff walls, its narrow opening, sometimes only 1,500 feet across and the depth of the canyon which can reach more than 2,000 feet. The ...
3. A smile goes 1,000 miles
4. Respecting other cultures and their differences
5. Cultural amalgamation rules
6. Patience is a virtue; sometimes the most remarkable things/experiences occur while waiting
7. Inspiration can come from those whom you may ...
... a very traditional staple for them. They were good but harder than Cornuts by far. I needed to make sure i didn't pop out that one front tooth again. I would hate to spend the rest of this trip as "that one hillbilly from Michigan". I continued driving back up towards Durango again, then after talking to another ranger headed north towards Silverton for a couple super cool campsites he recommended at high altitude. It was about 5pm by now and both were full!! darnit. It was ...
... a really cool slide that you could take down to the beach. The water was pretty cold and we were still pretty high up in the mountains so no one felt like swimming. We did do a lot fishing and had much better luck this time catching 2 fish!
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park was nearby so we planned to spend some time there. We didn't do any ...