Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wildflowers along Ouray County Road 4

I rode up Ouray County Road 4 this afternoon and found many wildflowers, especially near the top—wildflowers everywhere! Not all of my pictures were in focus—rats! But here are four for you to look at.

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Road Updates: CR 2, 4, Lower Powerline Road

I had the XT-250 out this evening. Here’s a quick road status: Ouray County Road 4: Open, no mud, but the recent rains have torn it up pretty badly—watch for loose rocks where there weren’t any before. I took wildflower … Continue reading

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Buckhorn Lakes: Open with Wildflowers and Bugs!

I was out and about on the XT-250 this afternoon and am pleased to report that the road to Buckhorn Lakes (there are two lakes right next to each other) is open. Toward the top there is rutting and a … Continue reading

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Last Dollar Road GPS Map and Directions

Last Dollar Road was on my agenda last Friday and it didn’t disappoint. It’s open, dry, and easily traversable, though there are a few ruts and some tiny stream crossings. I’d hesitate to recommend this road for a 2WD passenger … Continue reading

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Wildflowers along Last Dollar Road

I was 9-1/2 hours in the saddle yesterday and covered many passes. And…took lots of wildflower pictures. This post shows wildflowers along Last Dollar Road taken in two places: near Last Dollar Ranch and much further up at a spot … Continue reading

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More passes open, but watch for mud

I completed a gigantic loop yesterday. I’ve many maps and pictures (including many wildflowers) to post. Here’s the quick status of roads open and, well, almost open. Last Dollar Road from Dallas Divide to Telluride is open and fairly dry. … Continue reading

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