Mount Elbert Lodge
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... as well. This morning we went out to breakfast for some good food and more discussion. It was a very nice visit. Next time we are going to have to allocate some more time. Randy offered me a jeep ride in the mountains - that sounds exciting.
We left Buena Vista and followed Randy's recommendation to take Cottonwood Pass. It would cut some time off getting back to Gunnison and it would be a new experience; When we got outside of Buena Vista, we ran into a ...
... Pass as we headed to Buena Vista. We plan to meet Randy Peters and his wife Dori. Randy is a friend of mine who I worked with for many years at John Deere. Randy retired in 2009 and moved to his dream house in the mountains in Buena Vista. It should be a good visit. While traveling through the pass, Sheila and I stopped to have a bit of a snowball fight.
Chuck and Sheila Noel
"It's a long way from L.A. to Denver. It's a long time to hang in the sky.
It's a long way home to Starwood in Aspen, my sweet Rocky Mountain paradise.
Oh, my sweet Rocky Mountain paradise."
John Denver 1971 (Starwood was his home in Aspen)
Chilly overnight but woke to brilliant sunny morning with hot air balloons over the snow capped mountains. Drove from the camp along the river valley. Spotted bison and pronghorn. Arrived ...
... bacon and avocado on it and was to die for. As we drank
and ate, we looked around at everyone sitting around us or walking the main
street. Hipsters! The lot of them. We were seeing a common theme in the general
look of the townspeople. I swear, if we come back to Colorado, Sean will have
his beard grown out and we’ll both wear trucker hats and flannel shirts! People
will want to know us. After dinner we drove up to the hot ...
... if not use to the higher attitude...The drive up to Independence Pass was very scenic and scary with no guardrails along the road...Forbes Magazine named this Pass one of "America's Prettiest Fall Drives!"It was not Fall, but it did show it's beauty with many 13,000 foot peaks that ringed the passage..Wildflowers were abundant and many small mountain streams and ponds added to this historic byway...We all were concerned with the deep overhangs ...