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Monthly Archives: June 2010
On my evening trip up to Yankee Boy Basin a week ago (here), I was amazed to see a columbine. It was a loner—and early, given that the best time for columbines is usually late July. But there it was, … Continue reading
This website is about ham radio too. And my favorite ham radio event of the year is field day. Here are photos of the Montrose, Colorado, club’s field day event. Field Day is held the last weekend in June every … Continue reading
Many times I’ve been in Silverton, Colorado, and have wondered what that strange road was across the way. Yesterday, I found out. It leads to
No exploration of the Colorado’s San Juans would be complete without an ascent or descent of
This post has lots of pictures, and even at that I can’t begin to show the beauty of Yankee Boy Basin, a 7-1/2 mile ride from Ouray, Colorado. I’ve included a GPS track at the very end of the post. … Continue reading
It’s still spring in the Rockies, and wildflowers are coming out of hiding. Here are some I found along Last Dollar Road on my ride last Friday. Last Dollar Road features significant elevation changes, so the wildflowers that
Last Dollar Road, from Colorado Highway 62 at its north end, down to Colorado Highway 145 at its south end, has assumed mythical proportions. The road has stunning views any time of the year, but when the aspens turn color … Continue reading
Glenn Neigenfind invited me along for some adventures on Thursday afternoon and evening. I mentioned that my mom likes wildflower pictures, so we stopped frequently to get photos. Here are the better ones. The one below was found at a … Continue reading
Glenn Neigenfind invited me along last Thursday afternoon to explore a road he knew about but didn’t know where it went. His goal is to locate roads on BLM land so they can be documented to help ensure that motorcyclists … Continue reading
I like riding with Glenn Neigenfind. He’s an incredibly-experienced rider who seems to somehow magically know what my abilities are (and aren’t). He stretches my abilities, yet