The Alpine Inn
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... Gothic is a biological research laboratory in the Elk Mountains. Gothic was a neat town. Lots of research buildings and cabins. One store which sold ice cream and snacks.
To get to Gothic requires a 4WD vehicle as it was a dirt road for about 15 miles. With the recent rain, it was quite muddy. But the RAM was up to the task. We learned that another mile up the road we would find a trail that lead ...
... chores done. Sheila and I even got haircuts. It was a good day to get a movie and relax in the coach. We watched the movie "Wild". It was interesting - reminded me of the folks at SEEC who did the Appalachian trail.
Tomorrow, we head up the mountain in Crested Butte.
Chuck and Sheila ...
... slope for almost 5 miles. Once we got to the valley floor, we headed to the Gunnison Diversion Dam. That is there start of the white water stream that flows through the valley floor.
On the way back to the coach, we ran into significant rain. Apparently there was some hail as well but we didn't experience any of that.
Tomorrow - Aspen, CO.
Chuck and Sheila Noel ...
... at about 3:00pm. Normally we can set the coach up within a half hour but we experienced a few problems at this campground. First, the septic location was about thirty feet from the coach. Our septic hose is only 25 feet. So off to Walmart we went. All the RV stores are closed on Saturday and Sunday. For $18, we had an extra 10 feet - problem solved. Next problem - no water. After further investigation, we found the water spigot was full of worms - yes ...
... RV park in Gunnison fondly. It was an RV park and an art photography studio. We tried to visit the studio but a big black dog inside chased us out. No human in sight. That night as I was walking dogs we heard an eerie sound - hard to tell what it was - a sort of rhythmic series of lowish pitched moan/howls? We walked around a bit and found that right next ...