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Oct 4, 2019 - Black Canyon of the Gunnison

This was one of our favorite stops. We were more impressed and awed by this canyon than the Royal Gorge. Of course, the Grand Canyon is larger and equally awesome this comes pretty close. It is one our newest National Parks. There is a nice drive along the rim with many spots to pull off and do a short walk to the edge of the canyon each with another tingling view straight down into the canyon to the river below. The visitor center shows a movie of the early explorations through the canyon. The attached photos speak for themselves. One perk...

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May 17, 2009 - Opening Weekend at Ragged Oaks

Kleinschmidt crew made the trek to Bull Mtn for the weekend. Met up with Lloyd who arrived earlier in the week. The property and roads were in great shape--Maddie and Hershey tested the ponds on the lower road. Scott learned his lesson from last year and skipped the ice cold plunge. Temps were cool at night, beautiful during the day. Still grateful for the new wood stove though :) Next weekend, Bull Mtn Part II starts Friday!

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May 21, 2008 - Black Canyon National Park

We have settled into Montrose, CO for a four-night stay. Montrose sits in a wide valley north of the San Juan Mountains with a great view of the mountains to the south. There is a 3-mile long bike path, great for running and walking just to the west of the RV park. Not far beyond that is a Yak farm! Just fifteen miles from Montrose is the entrance to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Today we drove the Honda to the park and spent an enjoyable day of short hikes, lunch and sightseeing. The canyon has been formed over a two...

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Jun 30, 2007 - Can you have too much chrome?

Day 3 I started out the day with the best omelet I've ever had at the diner next to the motel: 3 eggs, mushrooms, jalapeno peppers and a four ounce ham steak cut up on the grill into little pieces. When I started out at 6:45 a.m. it was cloudy, then it drizzled and I figured the weather lady lied to me. But by 10:00 it was sunny and clear and I spent the rest of the day in perfect weather with all the storm clouds just north of me. I went into Cheyenne Wells, CO then dropped down on 285 to U.S. 50 and hung a right. I took 50 all the way to...

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