Category Archives: GPS Tracks

Corkscrew Pass Side Road: Interesting Diversion

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

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Ouray CR 5, 7, 9 Extravaganza with Photos and GPS Track

Gary Garren and I did quite the grand tour today, covering three roads here in Ouray County, Colorado. County Roads 5, 7, and 9 have in common that they end right at the very feet of the Sneffels Range with … Continue reading

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Powerline Roads, Glenn’s Road are mostly open

Over the past couple days, I checked out some of my favorite roads, very near to where I live. Glenn’s Road is open to the point where you can see a great view of Montrose to the north. Upper Powerline … Continue reading

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Wouxun KG-UV3D on APRS – Works Great!

I tested out my Wouxun KG-UV3D on APRS on Thursday, Sept 1st. The equipment went into my Blazer with a mag-mount antenna. As you can see from the following GPS track, the equipment performed well. This post describes my system, … Continue reading

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Sylvan Beauty: Cow Creek Rd—Ouray CR 12

Cow Creek Road is the eastern end of Ouray CR 12. The word that kept coming to mind as I rode the lengthy road this morning is “sylvan,” which comes from an old French word meaning “forest diety.” To say … Continue reading

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Clear Lake Beauty on San Juan CR 12

Clear Lake in San Juan County, Colorado, is a pristine example of a high (above tree line) lake in the bowl of a glacially-carved basin—I traveled there this morning. The lake is natural and is reached by traveling up San … Continue reading

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Sideroads: The Galloping Goose Trail

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

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Uncompahgre Plateau Rides: Aspen and Buck Trails

Gary Garren has a Honda 90. Yep, remember those? And he’s a pretty doggoned good rider, too! I thought my bike was small, but Gary sure has me beat! We had a great time today riding the Aspen and Buck … Continue reading

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Sideroads: Brown Mountain—Spectacular Views

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

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Sideroads: San Juan CR 18 to Well-Preserved Mining Site

  You can probably tell by the lead-in photo that this post will be rather technical. There’s a sideroad off of the Engineer Pass road—I can’t tell you how many times I’ve passed it by! On July 22nd I was … Continue reading

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