Holiday Inn Express Montrose
Travel Blogs from Montrose
... br> After viewing all of the south rim areas, we decided to take the road down to the floor of the canyon. This was another white-knuckle drive, on a road barely wide enough for 2 cars, with no guard rails and sharp drop-offs from the pavement. And the hairpin curves, oh they were fun. The reward was worth it. We were down where the river flows and where there is a short waterfall and some rapids. My best photos were taken ...
... facility and we sampled
several, but our favorite was the outdoor 5 foot deep pool, the temperature of the water was near 103 degrees, and it felt great. A dinner out at a local restaurant specializing in Costa Rican food topped off the day. Centennial R.V. Park has been a very nice campground, from the views of the mountains to the large camp sites; it is definitely a place we would recommend.
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... put in some miles on the rugged mountain roads that Sue couldn't handle. En route, we planned a stop at Black Canyon of the Gunnison. Indeed we made it to the Black Canyon, did the rim tour with some short hikes thereon, then drove down a 16% grade road down to the river and found plenty of campsite space open.
And there we hunkered down for the night.
As we followed the road up the side of the mesa, we started seeing snow and at the top it was obvious that during the winter it is covered with snow and heavily used by snow mobiles. We came partway back down and parked at a trail head to try a hike. We started out in intermittent snow and finally ...