Twin Lakes Roadhouse Lodge
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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 ...
... snow views in a snowstorm - spectacular!!! This is the "Top of the Rockies", for Colorado anyway.
Then descended the other side, to Aspen. Elegant ski town, reminded us of Park City in Utah and Noosa in Qld. A guy we talked to told us the billionaires had pushed the millionaires out of Aspen!
After a walk around, drove up a beautiful red sandstone canyon to Ruedi Resevoir, outside Basalt. Lovely camp fire and great spot, so ...
about 10 minutes from the only stop light in town.
At Cottonwood hot springs there are 5 pools of varying
temperatures. Sean and I started off in the hottest pool and worked our way
down to the cooler levels. Before we jumped in the really cold pool, we dipped
back in the hottest pool. When it came time for us to run into the cold pool, I
noticed that my legs were barely working and I felt quite light headed. After
... that was hid away at the base of a mountain range...I could hardly remember the entrance from my time here many years ago, but it was night and day with snow cover back in the late 70's...We accidently ran into the School Director, Vic from Scotland...I'm sure here name was Vicky...Welcomed us with open arms and provided a full tour of the school and talked briefly about the mission and activities...It appeared that she was recruiting the girls ...