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Category Archives: Montrose County
My friend Gary and I took a motorcycle ride along Colorado State Highway 92. Here are nine pics of the fall color along the stretch of highway west of Blue Mesa Dam.
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
Here’s a video I put together for the Montrose (Colorado) Amateur Radio Club. Field Day is the biggest ham radio event of the year! The Montrose, Colorado, Amateur Radio Club put on its event atop Sunset Mesa to the west … Continue reading
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
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
Last Wednesday found me and friends going along for a ride with several members of the local ATV club (it was not an official club ride—just informal). The GPS track shows where we parked and then went over trails that … Continue reading
I’ve added many un-indexed posts containing photos, videos, and GPS maps of many roads and trails in the area that I’ve ridden since I last updated the old “Index to Roads by County and by Date of Ride” page. That … Continue reading
Spring continues to be relatively cool (high 60s today). The flowers are out at the lower elevations and all the grass is green everywhere. And…my arm continues to heal. I’m in physical therapy and am starting to get some muscle … Continue reading
Five weeks after breaking my arm in a motorcycle accident, I made good on a promise to the five young men who rescued me. I’d promised I’d take them out to dinner at any Montrose restaurant they chose. I mentioned … Continue reading
Yes, it’s true that I crashed not long after I took this video, but I suppose there’s no harm in putting it here. For quite a number of years the only connection between the Peach Valley recreation area outside of … Continue reading