The Rocky Mountain Chalet
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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Flew into Boulder via The Twin Cities. It was 40 degrees when I left Boston so I wore a jacket, a flannel, two thermal layers and a scarf - but it's 90 degrees in Denver! Had to take everything off. Dillon and Liz picked me up from the airport and drove us into Boulder. Despite the heat it is beautiful and and sunny here, ...
... The camera captured this as it took a stream of photos. I came up on the rocks so fast the little squirrels on the rocks below forgot to scatter. I retrieve my camera and go back and sit on that rock for a while just to be still. And cause I do the squirrels all came out of their hidy holes and began to play and dance on the forest floor. They ran and jumped all the obstacles around for what seemed like no real reason, but it seemed fun. They were fast and nimble ...
... flute you could imagine and you play all the notes up and down starting with the low notes, going to the highest, and heading back down to the low. Her We took a cave tour of "wind cave" which has thousands of miles of tunnels all under one square mile of surface. interestingly there is no change in weather or temperature in the cave all year long. It stays a constant 50 something degrees and there is no life down there except for springtails. The cave is comprised mostly ...
... with half of the 120 mile ride. I should also mention that I had been having a mild headache for a while and this was not adding to the pleasure of this high altitude lack of oxygen, why am I doing this ride.
Again we had the long descent for ten or more miles at a break neck pace. As I'm going along I hear this guy behind me say "on your right" so he comes flying by me and as he does I hear a loud bang and his rear wheel flats. He suddenly swerves ...
... site of Denver's city lights twinkling against a dark canvas.
The climbing at "Eldo" feels much like Mt. Arapiles in Australia to us: steep, traditionally protected face climbing. However, the climbing in Eldo is even more cerebral due to its sparse gear placement options--you have to think ahead and be creative.