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Fall Color Colorado! Ironton Park

Colorado fall color! Taken in Ironton Park along US Highway 550, between Ouray and Red Mountain Pass. Yes, this is Exhibit A as to why I live in Colorado! I experimented with a new (to me) tripod with a fluid … Continue reading

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Fall Color Report: Red Mountain Pass Approaching Peak

I hopped on my motorcycle yesterday, Friday, September 14th, to check out the fall color. I did the same thing last week. Wow! What a change in a week! It’s not at peak, but if you want to see the … Continue reading

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Fall Color Update: Just Beginning in Ironton Park

Because of the early spring and heavy mid-summer rains, speculation has it that we will have an early fall color season. It does seem a bit early in this video, although over on Last Dollar Road, where I was yesterday, … Continue reading

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Red Mountain Pass Fall Color

Fall color galore! The area from Red Mountain Pass up to Ironton Park, along US Hwy 550 in Ouray County, Colorado, offers some of the best fall color in the Rocky Mountain west. Enjoy this slide show, taken right at … Continue reading

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Red Mountain Pass, Last Dollar, Uncompahgre Plateau Fall Color Update

Wednesday and Thursday of this week, I was up in the Ironton Park area, about 7 miles south of Ouray, where the color was at its peak and quite spectacular. Also, some great photos continuing south up to Red Mountain … 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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Corkscrew Pass: Ouray County Road 22A

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

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