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On the way back to Greeley, we stopped in Breckinridge bright and early to have some coffee and breakfast sandwiches. Ate at a cozy place on Main Street, on a comfortable couch in front of a fireplace. Perfect way to end our little Colorado getaway. ...
Today we rendezvoused in Aspen for a trip to Leadville, CO. It started to rain shortly after we started and continued most of the day. First we left town to the west to view the mountains in Maroon Bells in the National Forest. This is a short walk along Maroon Lake you don't want to miss. At the visitor center we viewed about a hundred five-inch tiles on which children had sculpted creatures and insects that are found in the ...
... but took a lot longer than the eight and
one-half minutes it took the pros to race cars to the top just a day
before. Google both trail and race for more detail.
Yesterday, we rode a eleven mile loop
trail (the Mineral Trail) around Leadville that topped out at twelve
thousand feet. We felt like we had really done something, our highest
ride ever on the highest bike path in the USA. Top of the ...
... center of Vail. I decided for my last fall day in the mountains to check out the area around Camp Hale and the nearby town of Red Cliff, Sylvan Lake near Eagle, and a last stop for the day at Vail’s Oktoberfest. I’m sad to say it because Vail is usually such a pleasant town, but its Oktoberfest is pretty lame compared to the one in ...
... and rugged and considered one of
the most punishing pass drives in Colorado. I chickened out a short distance
from the pass and backtracked to U.S. 285, the much longer route to Leadville
via Buena Vista. I have a pretty good record of chickening out on some of these
rough passes I’ve considered crossing in recent years. Altogether, though, it
was a good trip and a beautiful day in a spot in Colorado that was new for me.