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I like to share information and that's what this site is for. I love living in Southwestern Colorado in the San Juan Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountain range. I enjoy motorcycling, both street and dirt, so I keep GPS tracks of my travels to share along with photographs. Oh, the wildflowers aren't bad either!
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Tag Archives: Corkscrew Pass
I’ve been over Corkscrew Pass on the motorcycle many time. On this day I opted to take a side road. And I had the GoPro HD Hero2 camera on top of my helmet. Enjoy the high altitudes and steep drop-offs … Continue reading
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
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
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
Last July 22nd, a Friday, I set out to travel some high-country sideroads. Here are three more, all between Corkscrew (San Juan CR 11) and Hurricane Passes (San Juan CR 10). The views are spectacular, as seen above from my … Continue reading
Continuing the sideroads theme, the road to Brown Mountain (Ouray County Road 20) takes off from the same place as Corkscrew Pass Road. There are lots of roads in this area—if you follow my GPS track (below), you’ll find yourself … Continue reading
John Fischer got in touch with me a few months back. He’s an avid reader of this blog and hoped we’d be able to ride together while he was out here for vacation. We did just that! John hails from … Continue reading
As noted in an earlier post, Corkscrew Pass is now open between US Hwy 550 and San Juan CR 10. I traveled it yesterday late afternoon on my Yamaha dirt bike. I must say it was a bigger challenge than