Travel Blogs from Crested Butte
Today Sheila and I traveled to Crested Butte, Colorado. While in Crested Butte, we did some shopping and had lunch. There were a lot of sales going on. I got a nice sweatshirt for $20. After shopping, we headed to Mount Crested Butte. Again, we arrived early. The ski lifts to take you to the top of the mountain don't open until this weekend. So instead we took a drive to Gothic Natural Area north of Crested ...
... chores done. Sheila and I even got haircuts. It was a good day to get a movie and relax in the coach. We watched the movie "Wild". It was interesting - reminded me of the folks at SEEC who did the Appalachian trail.
Tomorrow, we head up the mountain in Crested Butte.
Chuck and Sheila ...
... and learned from John's music. When I had a family, we listened to his music throughout the kid's childhood. I had the pleasure of attending three of his concerts. His music has shaped my views of the environment. His music has also described places that drove me to visit them in person and enjoy the beauty he described. Most notably the beauty of Alaska and Colorado. For me, John Denver's music has shaped my life. He ...
We spent the day today at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. We started with a mile long hike from the Visitor's Center along the south rim of the canyon. The canyon is compared to the Grand Canyon except that the Grand Canyon is shaped from the erosion of soft rock, while the Black Canyon is shaped from erosion of hard rock. The hike itself was fairly flat and allowed us to get real ...
... with a piece of wood, I cleaned out the worms and hooked up the water. Needless to say, our filter is going to get a workout and we will be drinking bottled water while we are here. Now you may think I'm just complaining, but the excitement continued. We hooked up the cable - yes cable is required when roughing it. We are not one of those RVer's that have he cushy satellite TV (However, I'm thinking seriously of becoming one). When I hooked up the cable, I ...
Other places to stay in Crested Butte
500 Gothic Road, Crested Butte | 4 star hotelfrom $123
11 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $184
620 Gothic Road, Crested Butte | 3 star hotelfrom $153
20 Hunter Hill Road, Crested Butte | 3 star hotelfrom $204
11 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $185
11Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | 2 star hotelfrom $208
18 Hunter Hill Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $105