Vista Verde Guest Ranch
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After a restful night, we took our time in the AM. Went to a highly recommended breakfast place, Creekside Cafe. Sat outside on a tributary (Soda Creek) of the Yampa. S- Rancheros with eggs, and chorizo sausage J- Corned beef eggs benedict. This place more than lived up to it's reputation.
Margie and Larry had told us about the new library in town so off we went after breakfast to find it. This facility was built right on the Yampa River with beautiful views ...
... my computer before retiring for the evening and preparing for my early ride to the airport the next day.
Since my flight was at 8:10am ranch hand Javin picked me up at 5:30am for my ride to the airport. On the approximately 1 hour drive to the airport, we saw a fox by the side of the road. I arrived at the airport about 6:35am and the check in line for United was already moderate in length. The U.S. Olympic Mogul Team was also traveling on my flight on their way ...
... it has just amazing views of everything and the aspen and the woods around the course are simply stunning at the moment. Saw my first chipmunk - so cute and tiny! - and saw bear scat - crazy! A bear just hanging out on the golf course! And watched hawks hunting something for a bit too....was all pretty awesome. Then we wandered around the main street for a little - very very touristy and reminded me somewhat of Leura in the Blue ...
... both occurred on different days. The staff and the owners of the ranch split up into groups of riding capability and I was actually put in a group with decent riders. We had to put a lot of trust in the horses due to not really having much eye sight ourselves, so when we loped through the meadow with the moon casting shadows through the forest - you can say it was a little exhilarating, especially ...
... pictures from the ground, but was unable to find the trail head to actually hike up the mountain. After hiking a hour and a half, I finally found the trail head rather close to my car. Must have been looking else where when I passed it. I know for next time... I will climb that mountain! I did, however, get some great pictures going and from the places I did end ...