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Sep 29, 2020 - Ute Trail

Winter Park, CO Sadly, it was time to say goodbye to Estes Park and move on. We were transferring down the road to Winter Park, only 2 1/2 hours away for most people. It took us the entire day. The trail from the Alpine Visitor Center to Miner Pass near Poudre Lake has an elevation change of 1,315’ Fortunately we started from the top (11,796’) and went down. It was cold and very windy in places since we were on the barren tundra on the side of a mountain. Snow and ice remain from last week’s storm. The scenery is quite different than what...

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Jan 14, 2010 - Tubing the Frazer Hill

Thursday, Jan 14th Just north of Winter Park is the town of Frazer. Frazer has a hill just outside of town that has a Tubing operation set up. You get a truck tube wrapped in a canvas & vinyl cover for a specified amount of time and you ride it down the hill as many times as you can. The hill is very steep and the ride is fast and totally out of control. To get back up you drag the tube over to the side of the hill where a cable & hook rig will tow you back up the hill. This is a whole lot of cheap fun!

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Mar 26, 2009 - Winter Park Colorado, "all together under one roof" in the Ridgetop House!!

This trip was by far the best ever! All of our family, kids and grandkids, spent the most fantastic get together we have had in years. Usually when we travel we stay in hotels etc. This year we decided to spend the holidays in the mountains. Our sons and grand kids really like to ski and had enjoyed the slopes at The Winter Park Resort in Colorado in recent years, so this seemed to be a great destination. We found the Destinations West web site while looking for lodging possibilities. This was a very user friendly site with actual pictures...

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Jun 19, 2004 - Sat - Winter Park, CO

(Leaving: Salina, KS - Destination: Winter Park, CO - 494 miles) 05:00 AM We are up and at 'em. We get showers, get dressed, pack and load the van. 06:00 AM We check out and then have some breakfast at Russell's Family Dinning Restaurant, just across the road from the motel. Good food! 06:45 AM We are done with breakfast and load up and hit the road, leaving Salina, KS. We get on I-70 and head west toward Colorado. It is gray and overcast but not raining. 07:23 AM On I-70, in the middle of Kansas, a pickup truck from Alabama (County 59,...

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