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Category Archives: San Miguel County
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
Quick update for roads I traveled today: Last Dollar Road near Telluride—I traveled it today. The color is at or near peak. I define peak as when the earliest trees lose their leaves. There is still some green, but mostly … Continue reading
This concludes the video series on Imogene Pass, following the journey from the top of the pass, down to the west through the ghost town of Tomboy, and down into Telluride itself. Enjoy!
Woohoo! It was warm today! 53.6°F! After some pretty serious work that involved jumper cables, not to mention adding air to the tires and a little oil to the engine, my trusty 1994 Yamaha Seca II was ready to roll! … Continue reading
Last Dollar Road has great fall color every year! I went through this delightful San Miguel County, Colorado, road on 30 Sept 2011, a few days before peak–good thing I did because the weather turned bad. The slideshow also includes … Continue reading
Gateway, CO, was my destination on Saturday, September 3rd, 2011. My Labor Day weekend street bike ride took me west from Ridgway, along the San Miguel Canyon, up to Norwood, to Naturita, and thence to Gateway. A rest stop in … Continue reading
The Galloping Goose was a famous part of the Rio Grand Southern Railroad. RGS connected Ridgway with Telluride and, via Lizard Head Pass, down to Rico and around finally to Durango. The railroad went through some of the most spectacular … Continue reading
On July 1st I took the road up to Alta Lakes (see here). A few wildflowers caught my eye.
I’ve zoomed right on by this road for years, but of late I’ve taken to exploring side roads. The three Alta Lakes, two of which are publicly accessible, are off of Colorado State Hwy 145, not far south of Telluride. … Continue reading