Category Archives: All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) and Side-by-Side

Moab Day 4: Gemini Bridges

When we first arrived in Moab on Oct 11th, the nice lady at the city’s tourist center suggested that my first trip be to Gemini Bridges. Well, forces conspired such that it was actually on our last full day in … Continue reading

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Moab Day 3: Onion Creek and Kokopelli Bike Trail

On day 3 of our Moab trip, while my wife and several of her friends created art along the Colorado River at the Lower Onion Springs Campground (approximately mile marker 21 along Utah Hwy 128, about a mile past Onion … Continue reading

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Moab Day 2: Hurrah Pass and Chicken Corners

Day 2 of the Moab trip saw the painters go off to Arches National Park, which doesn’t permit ATVs or side-by-sides. (See here for Day 1) So, Todd Vandyke, husband of one of the painters, joined me for a Polaris … Continue reading

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Moab Day 1: Potash Road

If you like the desert and lots of red rock, Moab, Utah, is the place to be! My wife had an art confab in Moab on 12 Oct 2015 through 15 Oct 2015, so I tagged along and brought our … Continue reading

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The New “Parallel Trail” (#139): Uncompahgre National Forest

Friend Gary, my wife Loretta, and I traveled the newly-opened Parallel Trail, Forest trail #139, in the Uncompahgre National Forest near Montrose, Colorado. Gary has a Polaris RZR, as do my wife and I. The RZRs are 50 inches wide, … Continue reading

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Imogene Pass: Video Short

Here’s a two-minute video with highlights of our trip yesterday to Imogene Pass, not far from our home. The ride was sponsored by the Uncompahgre Valley Trail Riders Association. Imogene Pass is located at 13,140 feet above sea level in … Continue reading

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Grand Mesa National Forest: Independence Weekend Ride

A good friend organized a ride through Grand Mesa National Forest, north of Cedaredge, Colorado. What you see here is a seven hour ride reduced to seven minutes of highlights. I drove my Polaris RZR. In front of me for … Continue reading

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UVTRA Trail Ride: Lower Powerline Road and Buckhorn Lakes

Susie led an excellent ride yesterday that covered Lower Powerline Road and Buckhorn Lakes. Lower Powerline Road is a maintenance road that follows a high-tension line at lower elevations (about 6000 feet above sea level) through a desert biome. The … Continue reading

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UVTRA Ride to Susie’s Happy Hunting Grounds

Here are some photos from today’s group ride of the Uncompahgre Valley Trail Riders Association. Susie led the ride and did a most excellent job! A GPS track is included at the end.

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Video of ATV Ride: Lower Elevations of the Uncompahgre Plateau

Here’s a video of a ride in the Dry Creek Canyon area of the Uncompahgre Plateau to the west of Montrose, Colorado. I posted a few days ago with photographs and a GPS map; you can see these by clicking … Continue reading

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