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... we met up with sweep and basically rode the rest of the way together. Today was a really great ride day; there was a tough, like, 30 mile stretch but on the whole it was pretty great. Gorgeous scenery; I love all the water. I think one of my favorite things about Colorado is the streams. They're everywhere and they're so clear. Get arrived at host in a small mountain town called Ridgeway. Hose shower. Group dinner. Blogging. Talking with Kim. Stretching with Taylor. Night time. ...
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... 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 ...
... My new route had me getting back to Highway 50 via Ophir pass. While this isn't considered nearly as dramatic or treacherous as the other options you cant help but noticing the shining metal of a wrecked vehicle down the steep slope as you approach the top of the pass. It's hard not to look down at it but the sick and dizzy feeling it gave me convinced me it was best to keep my eyes on the road. Ophir pass puts you onto Highway 50 just South of ...
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