Monthly Archives: April 2010

Video of Fun on Slanty Bridge Trail

Kit Cassingham took this video while we were all racking our brains about the best way to get the motorcycle, at that point a dead weight, up a very steep trail. If I look like I’m exhausted, it’s because I … Continue reading

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Slanty Bridge Trail Fiasco

What a mess! It took three people helping to get me out of it. But I’m getting ahead of myself. It seemed so simple. The “Flat Top Peach Valley Recreation Area Trail System Map” the BLM puts out has a … Continue reading

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Kinikin Road Near Montrose, Colorado

On April 9th, after enjoying a few hours in the adobe dunes just north of Montrose, Colorado, I took a side trip. Kinikin Road connects US Hwy 50, east of Montrose and just east of the entrance to the Black … Continue reading

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Video from Montrose, Colorado, adobe dunes

Here’s some fun! I took the video on April 9th. Just put together with Roxio Creator 2010 Pro.

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Peach Valley Road and Trailheads GPS Track

Yesterday (Friday) I explored more of Peach Valley Road, moving further north. Peach Valley Road is a real “road,” meaning cars and trucks can traverse it without too many problems. The GPS track starts at the Parking Area. The Parking … Continue reading

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Peach Valley—Duncan and Bobcat Trailheads

The agenda yesterday (Friday) was more exploration of Peach Valley. I’ll put the GPS track in a separate post because it’s a little complex and bears its own explanation. The area I explored is just to the north of the … Continue reading

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A Road I Never Knew Existed

This evening I was wandering around back roads in Millionaire Valley and stumbled across a road I didn’t know existed. And it led to a great view! It turns out the road leads to a gravel pit—one completely out of … Continue reading

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Ouray County Road 8

The sun was still shining brightly, albeit from a low angle, after dinner. So, I hopped on the bike around 6:15 pm and returned around 7:45 pm, just as it was starting to get dark. I thought I’d take the … Continue reading

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Peach Valley and Chukar Road

Today’s ride took me to the Peach Valley Recreational Area outside of Olathe. It’s accessed from Highway 50 by traveling east on Falcon Road. The parking area adjoins more adobes. Lots more adobes. In fact, I think there are several … Continue reading

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A First GPS Track of the Montrose Adobes

I rode the Montrose Adobes today and took a GPS track. I barely began to explore all the trails available. Many are steep and beyond my ability. I went up one rather steep one and felt the rear wheel spinning—the … Continue reading

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