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... When we got done with the trail I was advised by Kristi and an end had just come to our days of off roading. Something about "Never Again" followed by a middle finger salute told me that it was going to be another five years or more before I could talk her back into this type of adventure. We ended the day at Slow Groovin BBQ. A heaping serving of Poutine, a few cold beers, and some good BBQ and all was good in the world ...
... there we drove to the Rocky Mountain National Park. We didn't have any specific plans, and the ranger at the visitor's center suggested we drive all the way through the park rather than around it. She seemed to be happy the road was open the entire way, so we took her advice.
I'm scared to death of heights, and driving through that park was somewhat terrifying. It was worth it, but not an experience I'd like to repeat!
... Falls. We got to the trail, but chose not to do the hike. Again today, the storms were moving in. I didn't want to get caught up on a dirt road that was getting washed out. So we headed back down the mountain and back to Gunnison. The timing was almost perfect. We just got down to the paved road before the heavy rains came.
Tomorrow - Lake City, CO.
Chuck and Sheila Noel ...
We headed to Aspen early in the morning. It was our attempt to see some wildlife. Well the scenery was beautiful but we didn't see any wildlife. We stopped off at a scenic overlook of the San Juan mountains. In addition to the mountains we also seen the large reservoir. No real roads to get to the lake, you have to do some off roading.
We arrived in Aspen at about 11am. We visited the John Denver Sanctuary. As a kid, ...
"It's a long way from L.A. to Denver. It's a long time to hang in the sky.
It's a long way home to Starwood in Aspen, my sweet Rocky Mountain paradise.
Oh, my sweet Rocky Mountain paradise."
John Denver 1971 (Starwood was his home in Aspen)
Chilly overnight but woke to brilliant sunny morning with hot air balloons over the snow capped mountains. Drove from the camp along the river valley. Spotted bison and pronghorn. Arrived ...