Monthly Archives: August 2012

San Juan Mountains: Various Video Shots

This is a little collection of short video clips I took on 17 August 2012. Each was narrated in real time. No music, no production, no cropping, just the video. There are pictures of Mineral Point, Denver Divide, a “ghost” … Continue reading

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San Juan Mountains Panoramic Beauty

This is an experiment—I’ve never tried this before quite this way. The actual picture, taken 17 August 2012, is over 12MB and is a panorama stitched together from several individual photographs taken from a side road off of San Juan … Continue reading

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Sideroad off a Sideroad: San Juan (Colorado) County Road 99

I thought I’d try something different with this video—providing some GPS info in the video itself. Tell me what you think! San Juan County Road 99 is a side road off of a side road, CR 9. It’s near the … Continue reading

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Corkscrew Pass Switchbacks

Do you like heights? Steep roads? Incredible vistas? Then this video is for you. It covers my motorcycle ride from the top of Corkscrew Pass down to the bottom of the switchbacks. Corkscrew Pass is a popular Jeep road in … Continue reading

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Picayne and Placer Gulches in Five Minutes: Video

Near the ghost town of Animas Forks, Colorado, are Picayne (yes, that’s spelled right) and Placer Gulches. San Juan County Road 9 goes up Picayne Gulch (beware: steep!), hops over the divide and down into Placer Gulch. The views are … Continue reading

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Tour Ghost Town Barracks Near Animas Forks, Colorado: Video

This is a short tour of what I believe to be an old barracks building near a mine in Picayne Gulch, near the ghost town of Animas Forks, Colorado, both in San Juan County. The nearest “real” town is Silverton. … Continue reading

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California and Hurricane Passes: Video from the East

I was up in the San Juan Mountains today (San Juan County, Colorado, between Ouray and Silverton). This is a five minute snatch of video I took with my GoPro Hero2 HD helmet camera. It starts on the east side … Continue reading

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