Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Sat outside eating our dinner as the sunset.
The last pass we drove over brought us into new ecosystem we commonly associate with the southwest, with juniper and Pinyon pines and cactus and other plants we find common to the southwest. So we have come full circle. No longer in the northern Rockies, but in the southwest USA.
One small not here if you read this. We harvested Pine nuts! As we ...
... our GPS. The valleys were dotted with log cabins and chalets and the mountains were covered in fir trees and autumnal aspens. The latter really do appear to shimmer, as their small golden leaves
quiver with even the slightest breeze. Soon after, we reached a high, dry plateau surrounded by mountains but without many trees and with poor-looking soil. It wasn’t what I had imagined, and it lasted until we gently crossed another highish pass ...
... low 80's is too cold for us Floridians to consider swimming. Ouray also has a cascade waterfall, but this late in the year the upper falls were pretty much dried up, but the lower falls were still going strong.
There were also several mountain lakes and the Red River which looked like the makings of a sportsman's paradise. Since it was Sunday, there seemed to be a lot of locals fishing, boating, and 4-wheeling all over the area. ...
... 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 ...
... tent, bikes and ground. This was soon followed by snow fall; not the thin, icy, windswept snow of Marshall Pass, but big, thick flakes. It certainly wasn't our number one pick for the morning's weather, but it was nowhere near as cold as many other mornings we've endured. Today we climbed two passes over 10,000 feet. The first was Cochetopa Pass (10,067 feet), a gentle ten mile climb from our camp spot. The second was Carnero Pass (10,166) which felt a lot harder for ...