Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ouray County Roads 2 and 4, With Surprises!

One of my favorite set of roads roads is very close to home—in fact, I don’t even need to travel over any paved roads to get there. The little complex made up by Ouray (Colorado) County Roads 2 and 4 … Continue reading

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Stony Pass and Kite Lake—San Juan CR 3 and 3A

I’d heard there was a pass from Silverton that would take me to the Rio Grande headwaters. Indeed there is—Stony Pass—and I traveled over it on August 6th to see the Rio Grande and more. The detailed GPS track is … Continue reading

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More Lower Powerline Side Roads

On August 10th I explored side roads off the lower part of what I call the Lower Powerline Road (see here). On the 11th I explored the upper part of the road, all the way to Kinikin, plus a few … Continue reading

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Exploring Side Roads off Lower Powerline Road

I’ve been waiting for a few dry days in a row so I could revisit the lower powerline road (see here for previous post; I followed the road marked “another powerline road” starting from Buckhorn Road). I wanted to explore … Continue reading

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San Juan County Roads 51, 52, 53; Gladstone

This post covers three fairly short roads, but I’ve got lots of pictures to share as well as a good GPS track showing

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Uncompahgre Plateau Single Tracks Near Montrose, Colorado

When it’s dry and summer (a condition that hasn’t been met much the past month or so), the place for truly wonderful single-track trails through beautiful forest is atop Uncompahgre Plateau right around where

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Ophir Pass: More Straightforward Than I Thought

I haven’t been over Ophir Pass in many years. The last time, about 10 years ago, was on a street bike, my Yamaha Seca II 600 cc sport-touring bike. I was with three other riders, we were exploring the area, … Continue reading

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