Mountain Peaks Motel
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... turns out a cyclist had gone off the road and hurt himself pretty badly. When we arrived the MedFlight helicopter was just taking off. The pass was interesting because most of the drive was on dirt. The RAM did very well - that what it is made for. We also traveled along Taylor Reservoir - one of many huge lakes in Colorado.
We look forward to visiting Randy and Dori again in the future. They live in a beautiful area.
Chuck and Sheila ...
... too soon and is sorely missed.
After walking through the sanctuary, Sheila and I headed back downtown to look at the shops - we didn't buy anything - all the stores were pretty high classed. Before leaving Aspen, we drove to the Ashcroft Ghost Town. In its heyday, this town was bigger than Aspen. Now it is a series of log cabin buildings. You can only imagine what life was in the town.
We headed ...
... Alamo rental car and head west right into the storm front. By the time i reach the top of the Rockies the weather is appalling. Next to zero visibility, plenty of snow falling. Finally make it to Breckenridge, which looks very pretty as the whole area is covered in snow.
A day to do very little, just adjusting to the high altitude and low oxygen levels.
Drove the scenic route to Leadville and returned back via Minturn. Some very pretty scenery and some ...
... had a spiced taste and was very moist.
Wednesday I left the hotel at 8am for the airport. They request 24hr notice for airport drop offs, so I had arranged an 8am ride to the airport for my apprx 10am flight. Upon arrival at the airport there was no line for check in and a very short line for security so I had a little while before my flight. My flight to Denver was delayed about 20 min but we got in in plenty of time for me ...
... bed, Kelly to the Breckenridge Brewery for a nightcap.
Saturday February 21
A perfect day! It snowed all day long - beautiful! Got our skis, helmets, etc. then went to a different office to get our lessons and lift tickets (cards in our pockets - they scan them each time we are getting on a lift). We took a lesson in the morning - great review since we have not skied in two years. Took a break for lunch, then met Tim and Christabel at Ten ...