Lodge at Lionshead
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... sleeping and staying dry. Alex decided he was coming to Colorado with me which definitely helped lift my mood. We spent the weekend getting all of our gear together, then headed off for real.
It was hard saying goodbye to everyone, particularly Maciej. I hope we can stay in contact.
Our transit to Colorado ended up taking almost 5 days, but it was some of the best of my entire trip. Alex and I talked philosophy for hours, I started writing some poetry and Alex began ...
... like. After seeing just one small glimpse of the canyon in a brochure we just had to check it out. It was one of those out of the way places that looked very much worth the extra driving time it took to get there. And it was!
The canyon was in total an 8 mile hike that took you through the winding and narrowing/widening canyon with the dried up river bed acting as the trail itself. Seeing as we did not have time to do all 8 miles we only did about 3 ...
Yesterday's drive was interesting following the Colorado river up through a canyon for 100 miles before hitting the interstate I-70 to New Castle. We went through Cisco, a ghost town that died with the steam train. 18-inch pizza at New Castle and bedding down with Mormons at Econolodge. Sunday was a driving day. We crossed the Rockies over independence Pass with ...
... follow one or another of the recommended byways instead of an interstate highway. Leaving Rocky Mountain National Park, we headed for the "Top of the Rockies" scenic byway, that passes by Mt. Elbert and Mt. Massive, the two tallest peaks in the state.
We drove into the historic town of Leadville and immediately felt welcomed and drawn to the area. Afternoon sun was setting behind the mountains and rain laden clouds were ...
... It is 9,603 feet above sea level. It was founded by white settlers in 1859 in search of gold. It is now a all season recreation and holiday destination. It has world class ski-ing and in summer offers hiking, bike riding, rock climbing, fishing and kayaking.
It still has a lot of timber historic buildings that now house boutiques, restaurants, cafés and bars. We were surprised to come across a Bubba Gump Shrimp Restaurant.