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Our luck with great weather was ran out in Oklahoma. We had to wait out a cold front coming thru with severe storms. Tornados hit communities just north of our location. We were also faced with a Tropical Storm coming north from the Gulf, that was expected to hit across the ...
Driving to Telluride, a cozy little town in the Colorado Rockies. Walking around the small town, watching Austin Powers and chilling. In the evening we had made some big dinner, the other group did the most, and had a big group fiest. Afterwards it was hot tub and drinking, which was very ...
... v=q81O4wX BlD4) and heard a toddler crying. I had scared him (and his parents) out of their socks. I felt like an utter dufus. They had a beautiful Great Pyrenees. We scampered out to the river and looked up the gorge towards Red Mountain No. 2. There was an old swinging bridge maybe a half-mile up crossing Corkscrew Gulch. Yep. Let's do it. We trailblazed up the hill past a fresh (bones still covered in sinew and red) elk carcass. A cougar probably got her. It was pretty ...
... After that, on toward Lake City.
I arrive at Lake City with Sue proudly equipped with ALL wheel drive (not sure how this differs from 4 WD, but anyway), ready to tackle a difficult mountain route to Ouray, only to be told by one of the visitor center guys that "I sure wouldn't take my Outback on that road". There are a LOT of jeep and ATV rental companies in Lake City, and my guess is that they all have a vested interest in keeping that road ...
... Choo-choo work its way through the
valley we camped in and found our place at Molas Lake then Little Molas
Lake later that day. Dave, Tracy, and Josie split off from us during the
afternoon and hitched there way to Silverton for a resupply. We found
ourselves at Little Molas Lake. After discussion amongst our group
members the general consensus was that we would stop here instead of our
preplanned destination of Junction Creek in Durango due to ...
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