Montana Placer Inn
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... teams. The guy has some real Mancos roots. From Mancos, we turn east on US-160 and 27 miles later we are in Durango, which is named after Durango, Mexico – which was named after Durango, Spain. All three Durangos are sister cities. The word Durango originates from the Basque word “Urango,” meaning “water town.” Durango sits on the Animas River at an elevation of 6,500 feet. Durango was founded by the Denver ...
... are already on sale. Adults can ski the entire season for $379; Seniors (70 ) can get a season pass for $89, and children 5 and under ski for free. Woo-hoo! For you bicycle enthusiasts, Loveland Pass is one of three passes used in the annual "Triple Bypass" ride, a supreme challenge to test the ultimate fitness of any cyclist. The event, which will be held this year on July 12 and 13, begins in Bergen Park at the junction of CO-74 ...
... a silver and gold producing icon to its rebirth as an 'environmental paradise'. Of course our favourite outlaw - Butch Cassidy - was part of the history as it was in this town that he took part in his first bank holdup!
Walked the streets of this upmarket ski resort town - it does have a spectacular setting - before heading back to the Caddis Flat RA on the San Miguel River where we set up camp for the night. Next day saw us cross over the ...
... very early night, 1
Day 24 14/1 decided to take day off as headcold playing up
Day 25 15/1 ski day with Frances & Marty, went out early and came back around 2pm
when weather came in
groomers are still good, still some powder to be found, 2
Day 26 16/1 ski day with Frances, Rachel & Marty, bluebird day, longest day so far,
skiied most of the mountain, mostly on groomers
highlights around Lift 12, Gold Express,
I skied Upper Electra at the ...
... Forest. We stopped overlooking San Cristobal Lake, the largest natural lake in Colorado, then continued on over the continental divide. We picked up the Rio Grande river almost at its beginning and watched it grow from a small creek into a nice size river and ended up in the town of South Fork.
It was a nice leisurely day of sightseeing while driving. It is hard to beat the sights in the Colorado Rockies although we heard that we need to see the Canadian Rockies.