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Day 22: Colorado River
Today we drove 304 hard, alpine miles from about Fruita to Hot Sulphur Springs, CO. The weather cooled with elevation from near 90 at Fruita to the low 60's tonight in the mountains. Around 7 pm we were hit hard again by the monsoon low with lightning, furious wind and rain and hail. This only lasted for a bit, but …
... Granby, CO
- Rocky Mountain National Park – couldn’t get in. First time in 100 years since inception in 1915 that the park is closed.
- Lazy start to the day
- Grand Lake visitors center
- Grand Lake Lodge
- Roaring River and Bridge
- Ice cream at Zieffs in Grand Lake
- Kuwaneeche Visitors Center – personnel moved to west side to aid in rescue ...
I am now in Colorado, listening to my ears pop. The state has four Nat. Pks., and my first visit was to Rocky Mountain N.P.. OMG!!! There are mountains and there are MOUNTAINS. Those would be the Himalayas, but the Rockies are way above average. And the Park is stunningly gorgeous. Honestly, there are no words in the language that could begin to do it justice and I won't even try. I took ...
... and had an enormous burrito while enjoying listening to a hilarious conversation between two local cowboys. After lunch we headed for Grand Lake, and after being hailed on and rained on for the last 50 miles we were ready to stop. This is rather a tourist summer town, so we were not impressed to start with, but the rain and threat of more hail stopped us. We put the bike to bed safe and sound, dried out and went for a walk down town. The town is full ...
Once at the top 12,000 feet, Trevor's head is pounding and he is miserable. Motrin and water are not helping so he sleeps down the mountain. We are on the other side going to Hot Sulphur Springs. The town hosts a natural hot spring. It was not what I expected although it was a relaxing pool ...
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I was so pleasantly surprised with the price and the comfortableness and the decor and the whole experience. This is a great place and what a motel should be.
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