Tag Archives: Colorado

First 2011 ride—shaking out the cobwebs!

We all have spring fever, and Mother Nature aided and abetted this feeling yesterday and today with sunny skies and temps in the high 50s. I got out my trusty 1994 Yamaha Seca II, checked the tire pressure, made sure … Continue reading

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2010 Riding Summary

Reader John Fischer asked for an overview map to help orient those not familiar with the area. Whew! What you see below is it. The map stretches from Silverton at the south to Montrose at the north. I think every … Continue reading

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“Stay the Trail” in Colorado!

The Colorado Off Highway Vehicle Coalition (COHVCO) publishes this handy flyer providing great info on off-highway trail etiquette. I’m putting this here as a way of disseminating it further. These flyers are available in many places in Colorado, including on … Continue reading

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Silverjack Reservoir: East Fork, Cimarron River

  June 19th, 2010, found me atop my trusty Yamaha XT-250, checking all the side roads in the Silverjack Reservoir (Cimarron, Colorado) area. This post is about the East Fork. The GPS track is here.

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Silverjack Reservoir: Middle Fork, Cimarron River

June 19th, 2010, was a busy day! I traveled throughout the Silverjack Reservoir (Cimarron, Colorado), snapping pics. The GPS track is here.

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Silverjack Reservoir: West Fork Cimarron River

June 19th, 2010, found me traveling up over Owl Creek Pass and through the Silverjack Reservoir area. The GPS track is here. This post has a some nice photos

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Owl Creek Pass, Colorado

Owl Creek Pass and Silverjack Reservoir were my goals for June 19th, 2010, and I

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Silverjack Reservoir GPS Track with Details

Silverjack Reservoir is a favorite destination in these parts, with easy access for camping, including places to bring in travel trailers. This post provides and describes the GPS track—the photos of Owl Creek are here, West Fork here, Middle Fork … Continue reading

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Durango Silverton Train Leaves Silverton

Railfans, pay notice! Everyone loves the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (DSNGRR), based in Durango, Colorado. During the summer, the company runs several morning trains from Durango to Silverton, and then in the afternoon runs trains returning. This video shows a … Continue reading

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Durango-Silverton Railroad Video

I absolutely love the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (DSNGRR). Whenever I’m in Silverton, which is often during the summer while riding my Yamaha dirtbike, I stop to take pictures. The NGRR is exactly that—an old narrow gauge railroad that’s been … Continue reading

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