Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sheep Along Ouray (Colorado) County Road 24

I caught this on the way home from a longer ride. The spot is near the west end of Ouray (Colorado) County Road 24, in Pleasant Valley. Lots of sheep! I mixed in a few photos I took with a … Continue reading

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Engineer Pass in Four Minutes!

Okay, well more like 45 minutes, but due to the miracle of modern video editing software (CyberLink PowerDirector), we make that more like 4 minutes. Yep, you get the entire trip. Now I must point out that I was on … Continue reading

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Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Well, after climbing Corkscrew, what’s better than lunch in Silverton? And, after lunch, why not look in on the train?

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Corkscrew Pass is Open

You may want to watch this in 720p if your link will support it. Corkscrew Gulch and Corkscrew Pass are a favorite with Jeep riders every summer. The high country network of Jeep roads is a major draw for tourists … Continue reading

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Stealey Mtn Trail Complex Now Open

Our weird weather continues—everything is happening a month early. Friday I rode my trusty Yamaha dirt bike up Ouray (Colorado) County Road 8 (Owl Creek Pass Road) to the Vista Point overlook, which is one of the access points into … Continue reading

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Oh! Point Video (Near Engineer Pass)

I made it to within a hundred yards of Engineer Pass today. I’m amazed the roads are open this early in the season! We’re at least a month early in terms of road openings. Engineer Pass Road itself (Ouray County … Continue reading

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More Open Roads: Yankee Boy, Engineer Pass (almost), Animas Forks

Whew, what a wild ride I had today! My goal was simply to see how far up toward Yankee Boy Basin I could get. The answer: all the way! The road is open up to the Forest Service restroom (usually … Continue reading

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Roads around here are opening early! Buckhorn: Open. CR 5, 7, 9: Open

Spring is here early just as it is everywhere in the country. Gary Garren and I went up to Buckhorn Lakes today on our motorcycles. The road is open all the way to the lakes. Last week I checked out … Continue reading

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Shameless Self Promotion: My New Adventure Novel is Now on Kindle!

Normally I confine my publishing stuff to the Mt. Sneffels Press website, but I’m just too excited to limit myself to an announcement on only one website! My fantasy epic action adventure novel, The Unexpected Traveler, is now available on … Continue reading

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New Feature Added: Subscribe to This Website Via Email

WordPress recently updated their Jetpack plug-in, which means it’s now easy for you to subscribe to this blog. That means whenever I post something new here, you’ll get an email. That’s a lot easier than fussing with RSS, isn’t it! … Continue reading

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