Travel Blogs from Crested Butte
So we woke up refreshed and ready to go today. After having a great rest in our suite we hit the road around 10:30. It was a pleasant and sunny 20 degrees and not much wind. The first part of the ride was a bit flat, but much more scenic than the last four days. Once we reached Canon City where there was all kinds of outdoor shops, we realized we were soon going to be in the mountains. What ...
Once ensconced in our space in Basalt, we visited Larry and Kathy at their newly-rebuilt hotel in Aspen which was, in Kathy's words, "Just darling!" Chris, the on-site manager, suggested Happy Bowl for supper and we all found it some of the best Thai curry we ever ate. On the walk back we toured the Jerome Hotel which is a very old example of fine hoteliery from Colorado’s pioneer days. Startlingly fine appointment await at every ...
... Kate's cabin
Went to Gunnison, CO yesterday and saw the most amazing double rainbows
We left Dillon, Colorado, knowing we would have an easy 4 hour ride. Stopped at this Target to get some provisions for our stay in Kate's cabin in Ohio City, Colorado. Sandy's Daughter (Shannon) is married to Kate' son Alexi.
On the way we stop in ...
... of Independence Pass. Note the top is above the tree line which is about 11,000 feet and is considered tundra. The views from there are amazing, but we are not on the highest peak in the area. There are some around us that reach 14,000 feet. We went back down the way we came, because we had been on the other side of Independence Pass about 2 weeks ago. No pics on the way back since I was on the inside all the ...
Other places to stay in Crested Butte
500 Gothic Road, Crested Butte | 4 star hotelfrom $131
11 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $194
620 Gothic Road, Crested Butte | 3 star hotelfrom $151
20 Hunter Hill Road, Crested Butte | 3 star hotelfrom $200
11 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $157
11Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | 2 star hotelfrom $195
18 Hunter Hill Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $105